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- Samuel Johnson
DATE SITE OF THE DAY
Forbes: The Best Countries to Retire to in 2013
"Planning to retire overseas? Here are the top 10 countries for North American retirees."
FDA: Recalls, Market Withdrawals, and Safety Alerts
"This list by the Food and Drug Administration provides information gathered from press releases and other public notices about certain recalls of FDA-regulated products. Visit this recall page to stay informed on the latest product recalls. Everything from recalled food, medical devices, cosmetics, drugs and more, will be listed with a brand name, product description, reason for recall, manufacturer, other details and a photo."
All Things Digital
"AllThingsD.com is a Web site devoted to news, analysis and opinion on technology, the Internet and media. But it is different from other sites in this space. It is a fusion of different media styles, different topics, different formats and different sources. Because the site is wholly owned by Dow Jones, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, we aim to adhere to the journalistic standards of the best of the mainstream media. But, because it is run autonomously as a small online start-up, we aim to exhibit the fresh thinking and nimbleness of the best of the new media. We want to be first, and sassy, but also well sourced and accurate. We will offer lots of opinion and analysis, but plenty of fact as well. "
LIfeScience: Science News Articles and Current Events
"Groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, our culture and history."
"Reference.com - a free online encyclopedia and information reference. Research articles from Columbia Encyclopedia and Encyclopedia Britannica."
"AbeBooks is your source for Used Books, New Books, Rare Books and Out of print books. Find classic collectibles, rare signed editions, used textbooks, and inexpensive bestsellers from independent booksellers worldwide."
This Day in Music
"On this day in music, provides information on musicians who where born on this day, like recordings, gigs, deaths, chart positions and significant events on this day. The site provides information on the #1 / No.1 singles or #1 / No.1 Albums for the UK, US, German, Canadian and Australia. The site is updated daily with events from all the major rock and pop artists such as The Beatles, U2, Pink Floyd, Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin to today's artists like The Killers, Lady Ga Ga, Cheryl Cole, Britney Spears, Amy Winehouse and Leona Lewis."
Popurls: News Aggregator
"Popurls is the mother of news aggregators, a single page that encapsulates up-to-the-minute headlines from the most popular sites on the internet."
Topix: Your Town. Your News. Your Take
"Your Town. Your News. Your Take. Local news and discussion forums for every city in the US, thousands of cities throughout the world and 300,000 other topics."
"Find out about dog breeds and cat breeds, volunteer and adoption, and all the info you need to live life to the fullest with your pet."
"LightBox, a new blog by TIME's photo department, will explore how photography, video and the culture of images define today's world. This blog will be our opportunity to give you a daily behind-the-scenes look at our photography as well as inspiring new projects. We want to immerse you in the visual side of the news and highlight photography that pushes boundaries in the art world. As part of our regular features, we'll include the backstory from photo shoots, firsthand accounts from photographers in the field, profiles of legendary imagemakers, photo essays and more."
Nextag: Compare Prices Before you Buy
"Don't Like Paying High Prices? Comparison Shop at Nextag and Find the Best Value for Electronics, Home & Garden, Clothing, Hotels and So Much More!"
Oblurb: News Aggregator and Information Source for Gen Y
"Oblurb, your fresh new source for everything going on in the web. Visit us today and find out what's happening on the net and in the news!"
BBC: Ancient History In-depth
"From the death cults of Egypt to the fearsome yet sophisticated society of the Vikings, the ancient world was a surprising and challenging place. Ancient History section of the BBC History website."
"Charity Navigator, America's leading independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability and Transparency of 6,000 of America's largest charities."
"Weather forecast, local to international. World class weather radar plus your up to the minute weather report and current conditions."
"The Web's largest and most authoritative acronyms and abbreviations resource."
"Infoplease.com, a free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides a comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus. Infoplease.com contains facts on all subjects including sports, entertainment, technology, education, world news, and united states government and history."
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