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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 2019


Previous Archives

DATE SITE OF THE DAY
4/1/19    Fifa
   The official site of the international governing body of football with news, national associations, competitions, results, fixtures, development, and organizations worldwide.
4/2/19    Read the Bias
   "ReadTheBias.com is a website that showcases how major news publications report the same issues differently. The language, media and tone used by a news publication can significantly influence a reader's perception of a particular issue. This website doesn't aim to tell you how you should think about an issue but rather tries to show a diverse view through headlines all over the political spectrum."
4/3/19    Light Pollution Map
   If you want to find out how bad light pollution is where you live, use this interactive map to see a world view or your immediate location.
4/4/19    World Radio Map
   "World Radio Map is a website that lists AM/FM radio stations by their real broadcasting frequencies and enables you to tune in directly from your browser, with no download required. It's also a place to find information about main transmitters and towers' basic technical data and many radio-related links. World Radio Map covers all the major cities of the world, from Chicago to Acapulco, from Frankfurt to Johannesburg, from Moscow to Tel Aviv, from Shanghai to Melbourne ... Now you can listen online all radio stations from these cities and thousands more from all over the World for free!"
4/5/19    Mental Floss: 10 Documentaries that Actually Changed Things
   "Lots of documentaries spark a conversation, whether it's about social justice or climate change. But all too often, that discussion fades away after a month or two of passionate debate. These 10 films didn't just get people talking-they spurred court appeals, policy revisions, and even fast-food menu changes. Here's how each of them made a real, tangible impact."
4/6/19    Travel Gam
   "At Travelgam, they believe there is a better way to book flights. They are a Swiss-based travel company and our objective is to provide travellers with a transparent and simple calendar where you can make travel decisions faster. Whilst there are many other travel sites out there, they are the only search engine on the market which truly allows you to find the cheapest flights by providing you with a price overview for the next 8 months."
4/7/19    The Discoverer: Every U.S. National Park Ranked
   According to the Department of Interior, the goal of the National Park Service is, and has always been, to keep our wild places protected and unimpaired for future generations. To that end, more than 400 areas and 84 million acres spanning all 50 states and several unincorporated territories of the United States, protect America's greatest natural treasures. With 61 of those wilderness areas toting National Park designation, it can be tricky trying to pick which park to visit. So, to help you determine which parks should be higher on your bucket list, The Discoverer ranked each park based on their overall accessibility, facilities and accommodations, trails and attractions, crowds, and, of course, overall 'wow' factor, which we measured by photo ops and stunning scenery."
4/8/19    Mental Floss: Test Your Color Perception Skills (and See How They Stack Up Against Your Fellow Humans)
   "Test Your Color Perception Skills (and See How They Stack Up Against Your Fellow Humans). Being able to perceive a wide spectrum of colors takes more than great eyesight. Your color perception depends on several factors, including your color vocabulary, your home country, and the languages you speak. That's part of why two people can look at the same image of a dress and see completely different color schemes."
4/9/19    SSEC: Earth's Current Temps/Clouds
   "The Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) is an internationally known research and development center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With a history of remote sensing innovation spanning more than 50 years, SSEC develops and utilizes space-, aircraft- and ground-based instrumentation to collect and analyze observations of the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, land surface, and other planetary atmospheres to improve our understanding of weather, climate, and atmospheric processes. SSEC is a world leader in developing the algorithms and designing the ground and archive systems necessary to process atmospheric data collected from geostationary and polar-orbiting platforms."
4/10/19    Earth Cam
   "EarthCam.com, the global network of owned and operated live streaming webcams, was built as a way to transport people to interesting and unique locations around the world that may be difficult or impossible to experience in person. Providing a virtual window to the world, viewers can freely explore the globe from unparalleled vantage points, such as the torch balcony of the Statue of Liberty, which has been closed to the public since 1916. EarthCam.com derives revenue from advertising and licensing of its proprietary webcam content."
4/11/19    Earth Science Picture of the Day
   The Earth Science Picture of the Day highlights the diverse processes and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives.
4/12/19    Mars Exploration Rovers - Nasa Marshttps://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mer/index.cfm
  
4/13/19    National Geographic Photo of the Day
   Daily National Geographic photos, including photos of animals, people, culture, adventure, science, travel, underwater, exploration, and more.
4/14/19    Factslides
   Factslides is a high traffic content website that takes relevant and complex information from NGOs, think tanks, journals, specialized magazines, and media, and converts it into colorful and animated slideshows that are easy and fun to read, making the information accessible to students, teachers, and curious minds for fun, research, lesson planning, and homework.
4/15/19    Google Sightseeing
   Amazing satellite and aerial images from Google Earth, and the funniest sightings on Google Maps Street View. Why bother seeing the world for real?
4/16/19    MedPage Today
   MedPageToday is a trusted and reliable source for clinical and policy coverage that directly affects the lives and practices of health care professionals.
4/17/19    The Old Farmer's Almanac: Sunrise and Sunset Calculatorhttps://www.almanac.com/astronomy/sun-rise-and-set
  
4/18/19    SciTech Daily
   SciTechDaily offers the best intelligent, informed science and technology coverage and analysis you can find on a daily basis, sourcing a huge range of great writers and excellent research institutes.
4/19/19    U.S. Energy Information Administration:U.S. Imports of Petroleum by Country of Origin
   U.S. EIA lists all of the countries where our petroleum imports originate from in one easy to understand chart.
4/20/19    Gas Buddy
   GasBuddy connects drivers to their Perfect Pit Stop, and serves the full lifecycle of being on the road. It starts with GasBuddy's database of more than 150,000 gas station convenience stores, including real-time fuel price information, station locations and offerings, along with ratings and reviews. GasBuddy's payments service, Pay with GasBuddy, entitles drivers to save on every gallon of gas they pump.
4/21/19    The Holiday Spot
   "Easter is a religious Christian festival that is celebrated by Christians worldwide. In fact, due to the lively appeal of the festival, even some non Christians celebrate it. Here we give an account of how Easter is celebrated in different parts of the world."
4/22/19    Biography.com
   "Every life has a story. Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people. The last fateful day. The decision that changed everything. The moment of cheating death. The biggest break. The defining opportunity. The most shattering failure. The unexpected connection. With biographies and daily features that highlight newsworthy, compelling and surprising points-of-view, we are the digital source for true stories about people that matter."
4/23/19    US News Best Hospitals Ranking
   "U.S. News helps patients and caregivers find the best medical centers and children's medical centers, for themselves and their families. Find the best hospital for you."
4/24/19    US Environmental Protection Agency: Beaches
   "Find out about the quality of the water at beaches and health risks associated with swimming in polluted water."
4/25/19    NASA: Reliving the Wright Way
   "This site from the NASA Glenn Research features an overview of the Wright Brothers' discoveries, biographies of Wilbur and Orville Wright, a contemporary photo gallery, and extensive information about aerodynamics."
4/26/19    The Menus
   "The Menus provides users with business information covering over 61,728 brands, including shopping stores, banks, restaurants, hair salons and many others in the United States. You can easily find information you want, like business locations, hours, phone numbers and other useful messages."
4/27/19    Behind the Name
   "Behind the Name is a website for learning about all aspects of given names."
4/28/19    Interment
   "Interment.net is a publisher of cemetery transcriptions for use by genealogists and local historians. They maintain an online archive of transcriptions that spans tens of thousands of cemeteries across the world. Visitors use theirr online library to help them locate burials of their family and friends, trace their family history, and learn about local history."
4/29/19    The Statue of Liberty Ellis Island: Passenger Search
   "Between 1892 and 1924 over 22 million passengers and members of ships' crews came through Ellis Island and the Port of New York. Now you can research passenger records from ships that brought the immigrants - even see the original manifests with passengers' names."
4/30/19    Cost of Living Index
   "Make accurate and reliable cost of living comparisons between your area and any other participating cities across the United States."


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