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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

AUG 2015


Previous Archives

DATESITE OF THE DAY
8/1/15   Grammar-Monster.com
   "Free online English grammar lessons and tests. Glossary of grammatical terms and common grammar errors."
8/2/15   The iPhone FAQ: Information about the Apple iPhone
   "The iPhone FAQ is an online resource dedicated to providing information about the Apple iPhone. News, usage tips, tutorials, technical specifications, general information, and more."
8/3/15   Presidents: Discover Our Nation's Leaders
   "Research every U.S. President in one place. Includes facts, election results and links to presidential resources from across the Internet."
8/4/15   U.S. Dept. of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics
   "The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics."
8/5/15   FactCheck.org
   "We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding."
8/6/15   FBI: Wanted by the FBI
   "Protect your family, your local community, and the nation by helping the FBI catch wanted terrorists and fugitives. You can also help reunite missing persons of all ages with their loved ones. Rewards are offered in some cases. Use the Search Center below to find specific cases."
8/7/15   American Library Assoc: Great Websites for Kids
   "Great Websites for Kids is a compilation of exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14. Suggested sites are evaluated by the Great Websites for Kids Committee using established selection criteria. The committee is made up of members of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association."
8/8/15   GovTrack.us
   "Track bills in Congress, your representative's voting records, upcoming committee meetings, and get alerts by email."
8/9/15   Healthily: Human Body Maps
   "BodyMaps is an interactive visual search tool that allows users to explore the human body in 3-D. With easy-to-use navigation, users can search multiple layers of the human anatomy, view systems and organs down to their smallest parts, and understand in detail how the human body works."
8/10/15   HowStuffWorks: How TED Talks Work
   "TED is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading innovative ideas and exciting discoveries through 18-minute talks delivered in front of live audiences at TED conferences. HowStuffWorks explores the history of TED, how TED speakers are chosen and what kind of preparation goes into making a great TED talk."
8/11/15   Information Please Almanac
   "Compendium of statistics and up-to-date facts and figures, on everything you need to know."
8/12/15   U.S News: Best Hospitals
   "US News and World Report Best Hospitals provides a list of the best hospitals in the US. Find the top 100 hospitals through a list of hospitals, hospital locator, or hospital finder."
8/13/15   CIA: The World Factbook
   "The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
8/14/15   USA.gov: Government Agencies and Elected Officials
   "Find contact information for federal, state, local, or tribal governments and elected officials."
8/15/15   Atlantic Magazine
   "The Atlantic covers consequential news and ideas in politics, business, entertainment, technology, health, education, and global affairs."
8/16/15   Weather Channel
   "The Weather Channel and weather.com provide a national and local weather forecast for cities, as well as weather radar, report and hurricane coverage."
8/17/15   GasBuddy.com
   "GasBuddy lets you search for Gas Prices by city, state, zip code, with listings for all cities in the USA and Canada. Updated in real-time, with national average price for gasoline, current trends, and mapping tools."
8/18/15   Rent.com: Apartment and Home Finder
   Apartment rentals and houses for rent. Search millions of apartments for rent with the Rent.com apartment guide. Rent homes, cheap apartments, condos, and townhouses."
8/19/15   Encyclopedia Britannica: Quizzes
   "Take these quizzes at Encyclopedia Britannica to test your knowledge on a variety of fun and interesting topics including Animals, Art, Music, Pop Culture, Science, History and more!"
8/20/15   Bing: Language Translator
   "Free translation service for online automatic translation of text and web pages, translating between many languages, including Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Chinese, Italian, Korean, Thai and Russian."
8/21/15   Broadcastify
   "The world's largest source of public safety, aircraft, rail, and marine radio live audio streams."
8/22/15   Pixlr: Photo Editor Online
   "Picture is a free online photo editor. Edit, adjust, and filter your images. No registration - jump right in!"
8/23/15   Google Art Project
   "The Art Project is a collaboration between Google and 151 acclaimed art partners from across 40 countries. Using a combination of various Google technologies and expert information provided by our museum partners, we have created a unique online art experience. Users can explore a wide range of artworks at brushstroke level detail, take a virtual tour of a museum and even build their own collections to share."
8/24/15   Goodreads
   "Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!."
8/25/15   iMapTv
   "MapTv provides real-time weather maps from across the globe. Check an area's radar, cloud coverage, current temperatures, weather advisories, storm warnings and much more."
8/26/15   Coursera
   "Take free online classes from 80+ top universities and organizations. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company partnering with Stanford University, Yale University, Princeton University and others around the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We believe in connecting people to a great education so that anyone around the world can learn without limits."
8/27/15   HowStuffWorks: 5 Everyday Things You Can Do to Keep Your Computer Healthy
   "In this article, we'll look at the best ways to keep your machine working smoothly and quickly without breaking your budget -- or causing more problems as you learn."
8/28/15   U.S. National Debt Clock
   "Real Time U.S. National Debt Clock."
8/29/15   U.S. Census Bureau: Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Aug. 29, 2015
   "Hurricane Katrina is the costliest U.S. hurricane on record, and the deadliest to strike our nation since 1928. After initially making U.S. landfall on Aug. 25, 2005, in South Florida as a Category 1, it moved into the Gulf of Mexico, rapidly intensified into a Category 5 and made its second landfall early the morning of Aug. 29 in Plaquemines Parish in Southeast Louisiana as a strong Category 3 with sustained winds of 125 mph."


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