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SITE OF THE DAY ARCHIVE
"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

APR 2017


Previous Archives

DATE SITE OF THE DAY
4/1/17    Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time
   "A reference guide to hoaxes, pranks, practical jokes, frauds, tricks, and other forms of deception."
4/2/17    Library of Congress: YouTube Channel
   "Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. As the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, we are the steward of millions of recordings dating from the earliest Edison films to the present. In addition, we sponsor events, lectures and concerts that are free and open to the public."
4/3/17    The National Parks: America's Best Idea
   "The National Parks: America's Best Idea is a six-episode PBS series produced by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan and written by Dayton Duncan. Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales - from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, and the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska."
4/4/17    Science Daily: Evolution News
   "Evolution news articles delving into and supporting the theory of evolution. Science articles, photos and more."
4/5/17    How-To Geek
   "We are an online tech magazine, dedicated to providing interesting articles, how-tos, and even fun trivia to our audience of geeky - and not-so-geeky readers. We've tried really hard to make sure that our content is understandable for regular people, but geeky enough that the more technical readers would find it interesting as well."
4/6/17    AP: The Big Story
   "The Associated Press delivers in-depth coverage on today's Big Story including top stories, international news, politics, lifestyle, business, entertainment, and more."
4/7/17    WhatWasThere - Put history in its place!
   "WhatWasThere ties historical photos to Google Maps, allowing you to tour familiar streets to see how they appeared in the past."
4/8/17    FactSlides: Random Facts
   "Random Facts. Updated daily. FactSlides is an endless stream of amazing facts presented as colorful and animated slides. All facts are well verified and sourced."
4/9/17    NOAA National Weather Service
   "NOAA National Weather Service. The headquarters of the National Weather Service is located in Silver Spring, Maryland, with regional headquarters located in Kansas City, Missouri; Bohemia, New York; Fort Worth, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Anchorage, Alaska; and Honolulu, Hawaii. With some 5,000 employees in 122 weather forecast offices, 13 river forecast centers, 9 national centers, and other support offices around the country, NWS provides a national infrastructure to gather and process data worldwide. Each year, NWS collects some 76 billion observations and issues approximately 1.5 million forecasts and 50,000 warnings."
4/10/17    US Wind Map
   "An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us - energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US."
4/11/17    GasBuddy: USA National Gas Price Heat Map
   "See what gas prices are around the country at a glance. Areas are color coded according to their price for the average price for regular unleaded gasoline."
4/12/17    US TreasuryDirect: The Debt to the Penny and Who Holds It
   "To find the total public debt outstanding on a specific day or days, simply select a single date or date range and click on the 'Find History' button. The data on total public debt outstanding is available daily. The debt held by the public versus intragovernmental holdings data is available."
4/13/17    FindHow: The How-To Directory
   "FindHow is made up of a small team of extremely dedicated and enthusiastic writers and content editors who are addicted to learning and knowledge. We are constantly searching the Internet for the latest and best information on how to do everything and anything to make your life easier."
4/14/17    HowStuffWorks
   "HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works."
4/15/17    Who2 Biographies
   "A biographical resource with data on thousands of interesting people from the headlines and the history books."
4/16/17    Oanda: Currency Converter / Foreign Exchange Rates
   "OANDA uses innovative computer and financial technology to provide Internet-based forex trading and currency information services to everyone, from individuals to large corporations, from portfolio managers to financial institutions. OANDA is a market maker and a trusted source for currency data. It has access to one of the world's largest historical, high frequency, filtered currency databases."
4/17/17    US Census Bureau: American FactFinder
   "American FactFinder is your source for population, housing, economic and geographic information. Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community."
4/18/17    Legacy.com: Where Life Stories Live On
   "Legacy.com is a global network of online obituaries that provides timely news of death and allows users to pay respect and celebrate life."
4/19/17    U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
   "CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same."
4/20/17    WebMD: Symptom Checker
   "The WebMD Symptom Checker is designed to help you understand what your medical symptoms could mean, and provide you with the trusted information you need to help make informed decisions in your life for better health."
4/21/17    100 Milestone Documents
   "The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965."
4/22/17    U.S. Census Bureau
   "Learn how U.S. Census serve the public as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy."
4/23/17    Wolfram|Alpha
   "Wolfram|Alpha is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics, including science, nutrition, history, geography, engineering, mathematics, linguistics, sports, finance, music, and much more."
4/24/17    Faultline: Seismic Science at the Epicenter: Exploratorium
   "The history and science of earthquakes as presented by Exploratorium."
4/25/17    50States.com
   "State information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees, and more."
4/26/17    Acronym Finder
   "With more than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 5 million acronyms and abbreviations. You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes."
4/27/17    Social Security Admin: Actuarial Life Table
   "A period life table is based on the mortality experience of a population during a relatively short period of time. Here we present the 2011 period life table for the Social Security area population. For this table, the period life expectancy at a given age is the average remaining number of years expected prior to death for a person at that exact age, born on January 1, using the mortality rates for 2011 over the course of his or her remaining life."
4/28/17    FlightAware.com: Flight Tracker
   "FlightAware provides live flight data, airport delays, fuel prices, airline operational tools, weather maps, flight planning, flight routes, oceanic tracks, and navigation charts, as well as aviation news and photos to over ten million users a month via the FlightAware.com web site and mobile apps."
4/29/17    AnnualCreditReport.com
   "AnnualCreditReport.com is the official site to get your free annual credit reports. Don't be fooled by look-alike sites. You can be sure that you are on the right site if you type www.AnnualCreditReport.com in your browser address line. Don't come to this site by clicking on a link in another site or in an email. This site is maintained by Central Source, LLC. Central Source, LLC is sponsored by Equifax, Experian and TransUnion so you have a single site where you can ask for all three of your free credit reports."


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