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

- Samuel Johnson

APR 2022

Previous Archives

4/1/22    Original Italian Recipes
   The best Italian recipes.
   Search 8,378 public pianos in 117 countries around the world and find the piano closest you to you! Or, check out a random piano that has been played!
4/3/22    BrainEaser
   Brain teasers, puzzles, riddles, and learning materials carefully curated to challenge and amuse you, test your logic and critical thinking, and encourage you to enjoy learning and thinking.
4/4/22    College Navigator
   This tool links directly to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the United States. If you are thinking about a large university, a small liberal arts college, a specialized college, a community college, a career or technical college or a trade school, you can find information on all of them here. This tool is offered by the National Center of Education Statistics within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences.
4/5/22    Home Area
   This site features rich graphic expressions of US Census data dating back to 1790. Explore data such as home values, rent prices, demographic breakdown, income, employment statistics, and education details for anywhere in 29,000 cities, states, and even nationwide.
4/6/22    Guess Which Is Heavier
   Somebody once said that AI at the time was no good because it couldn't answer the question, "Which is bigger, a wolf or the moon?". That's the main idea that inspired Weigh Off.
4/7/22    A Soft Murmur
   Gabriel Brady created this site for himself to help him focus while working in noisy or distracting public spaces like coffee shops or even libraries. Listening to the calming sounds of A Soft Murmur helps him focus. Now you can try it too. Try mixing different sounds together to match and compliment your environment.
4/8/22    Starlink Satellite Tracker
   Live view of Starlink internet satellites and coverage.
4/9/22    Big Tech Wiki
   This is a global list of largest technology companies by revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500.
4/10/22    Moon Phases
   This site offers information about lunar phases. Here you can see today’s moon phase, or view the monthly, full, and blue moon calendar. Our tools are easy to use and provide you with the right information regarding any curiosity you might have for the many shapes of this astral body.
4/11/22    Count the Days Since a Record-High Temperature
   Temperature records are collected from ACIS, which tracks weather for approximately 400 U.S. cities. ACIS has data from the ThreadEx project: “ThreadEx is a project designed to address the fragmentation of station information over time due to station relocations for the express purpose of calculating daily extremes of temperature and precipitation.
4/12/22    Library of Short Stories
   A free and accessible collection of short stories from the public domain.
4/13/22    The 22 Best Movies of the Year (So Far)
   Finally, it’s spring. The sun is out. And it’s never too early to look back and count our blessings at the movies. The range of cinematic journeys we’ve experienced so far in 2022 so far are dizzying, from poignant hormonal awakenings (Turning Red) to an epic battle across multiple universes in (Everything Everywhere All at Once) to a 50-year-old madman’s doomed flight from a jumbo-sized cannon (Jackass Forever). And that’s just the start. Here are the best movies Vulture has seen and (for the most part) reviewed this year, according to our critics Alison Willmore, Bilge Ebiri, and Angelica Jade Bastién, arranged in unranked and chronological order.
4/14/22    UNESCO: Dive into intangible cultural heritage!
   Discover multiple ways to navigate through a dynamic and interactive space of vibrant intangible cultural heritage practices and expressions. See how together they represent a rich cultural diversity.
4/15/22    Ship Tracking Map
   My Ship Tracking is a FREE REALTIME AIS vessel finder tracking service. With this vessel tracker you can monitor ship positions, vessel tracking, ship tracking, and more.
4/16/22    The Best Books of 2022 (So Far)
   Whether you want to understand or escape the current moment, our favorite releases of the year have you covered.
4/17/22    Farmers Almanac: Easter Dates
   How is the date for Easter is determined? Why are eggs dyed and ham at eaten on Easter? This resource has the answers.
4/18/22    Pulitzer Prize Winners
   "Winning photographs and cartoons, and bios and photos of winners, are available by clicking the links below. More than 2,400 entries are submitted each year in the Pulitzer Prize competitions, and only 21 awards are normally made. The awards are the culmination of a year-long process that begins early in the year with the appointment of 102 distinguished judges who serve on 20 separate juries and are asked to make three nominations in each of the 21 categories."
4/19/22    New York Times Health Guide
   "The New York Times presents a comprehensive library of medical topics, including in-depth articles on diseases, conditions, tests, symptoms, injuries and surgeries. The encyclopedic reference is frequently updated and reviewed by doctors, medical writers and editors. Within the guide are extensive links to The Times's own archive of news and features."
4/20/22    Bird Migration Forcasts in Real Time
   When, where, and how far will birds migrate? Our migration forecasts will answer these questions for the first time.
4/21/22    11 rules for buying an ebike, and the 11 ebikes to buy now
   Ebikes are about to change the world. They are already the best selling electric vehicles, and are selling as fast as factories can make them.
4/22/22    World’s largest gravesite collection.
   Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials or add photos, virtual flowers and a note to a loved one's memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for every-day and famous people from around the world.
4/23/22    Review Meta
   ReviewMeta analyzes Amazon product reviews and filters out reviews that our algorithm detects may be unnatural.
4/24/22    Shazam
   Shazam will use your device’s microphone to listen to music playing around you, and will try to identify it, so you know the name of the song and artist, as well as resources for playing that full song, or adding it to your digital music library. It also is able to display lyrics for most songs.
4/25/22    FlightAware
   This web site lets you check the flight data for all flights in progress, with details over four continents. Find out if a friend’s arrival is delayed, even if you don’t know a flight number or airline. Learn what the world’s busiest airport is, and which aircraft is flown the most. A realtime map is provided showing the locations of all the flights.
4/26/22    Space Station Tracker
   See the International Space Station! As the third brightest object in the sky the space station is easy to see if you know when to look up.
4/27/22    Travel and Experience the World Through Video
   Explordle is a fun geography game which requires you to identify the correct locations shown in a YouTube video.
4/28/22    Compare U.S. Workforce Demographic Data makes it easy to compare U.S. workforce demographic data across companies and against industry reference data.
4/29/22    Fodor's Travel: 15 Bizarre Museums to Add to Your Next U.S. Road Trip
   These strange, funny, and downright odd collections will break up that long stretch of driving.
4/30/22    Vaccine Tracker shows Covid - 19 vaccines administered worldwide.

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