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or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

AUG 2020

Previous Archives

8/1/20    C-SPAN: American Profile
   "Exploring the lives and careers of lawmakers and journalists."
8/2/20    PodHero
   Podhero is a monthly membership that supports podcast creators. Each month, your $5.99/mo subscription gets shared with shows you support. We don’t even take a cut—it’s all about the podcasts.
8/3/20    Science World Report
   "Science World Report reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavor from the eyes of the researcher and the interested public."
   "Health resources and personalized health tools. Information and news on depression, digestive health, diabetes, breast cancer, cardiovascular health, and much more."
8/5/20    USGS: Earthquake Map
   "The maps and lists show events which have been located by the USGS and contributing agencies within the last 30 days. They should not be considered to be complete lists of all events in the US and adjacent areas and especially should not be considered to be complete lists of all events M4.5+ in the world. In most cases, we locate and report on earthquakes worldwide of magnitude 5.0 and larger in 30 minutes or less. Additionally, we locate and report on earthquakes magnitude 4.0 and larger within the contiguous US and populated regions of Alaska within 30 minutes. Earthquakes of magnitude 2.0 or greater within the US and populated regions of Alaska are often rapidly reported if they occur within the region of a contributing local seismic network."
8/6/20    eHow: How to Clean Anything
   "How to Clean Anything. Cleanliness is said to be one of the top rungs on the ladder going to heaven. Even if you are unsure how to clean or what do first when it comes to house cleaning, there is a trick to being a good housekeeper. You don't have to be a household tips queen like Heloise to learn to clean anything and have a clean house."
8/7/20 Contact Public Officials
   "Government Agencies and Elected Officials. Find contact information for federal, state, local, or tribal governments and elected officials."
   "Free online dictionaries - Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions."
8/9/20    US 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."
8/10/20    NationMaster
   "NationMaster is where stats come alive! We are a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Using the forms below, you can get maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease. We want to be the web's one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders."
8/11/20    Brain Facts: Explore the Brain and Mind
   " is a public information initiative of The Kavli Foundation, the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, and the Society for Neuroscience. It is an authoritative source of information about the brain and nervous system for the public. Visit us for facts about the brain."
8/12/20    U.S. Inflation Calculator
   "The US Inflation Calculator measures the buying power of the dollar over time. Just enter any two dates between 1913 and 2015, an amount, and click 'Calculate'."
8/13/20    Country Culture Guides
   Access Cultural Information on over 80+ Countries. Learn about the culture, language, people, beliefs, food, etiquette, business practices and more - all for free!
8/14/20    Fun Brain
   Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, has been the leader in free educational games for kids since 1997. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
8/15/20    Cling Clanger
   ClingClanger features a library of automotive noises owners can listen to in order to help diagnose vehicle issues.
8/16/20    Learn Morse Code Online
   "At LCWO you can learn Morse telegraphy (CW) online in your browser. You don't need to install a program on your computer, and you always have your personal settings available, from any computer on the globe with an internet connection. You can also easily track your progress by means of different statistical functions."
8/17/20    Guitar Chord Finder
   On you can learn how to construct chords on your guitars fretboard by yourself. Understand different chord types and where you use them. Practise the most important chord progressions in pop, rock and jazz songs. Test and consolidate your chord knowledge with great quizzes, that are fun to do.
8/18/20    COVID-19 Malicious Domain Research Hub
   Enter any URL related to the Coronavirus below and we will tell you if it has already been flagged as potentially harmful.
8/19/20    The Measure of Things
   The Measure Of Things is a search engine for finding comparative or relative measurements of physical quantities. Want to know how much, how long, how many, how far, how large, how tall, how high, or how heavy something is? Want to figure what weighs 5; 500; or 5,000 tons? The Measure Of Things can tell you what you need to know.
8/20/20    SkillTube
   SkillTube is an online learning platform to learn skills which are useful and high in demand.
8/21/20    Listen to the Clouds
   Background noise while you work or relax. Listen to live streamed air traffic radio chatter.
8/22/20    Photography Fundamentals
   Have you ever wondered why your smartphone photos don’t turn out as good as the professionals'? In this course we’re going to demystify the basic techniques behind Photography. By the end you'll have the knowledge to take your photography to the next level.
   Internships are the surest path to a full-time job. Here's what you need to know.
8/24/20    FindHelp
   Thousands of organizations, including non-profits and neighborhood groups, are helping people affected by COVID-19 all across the country. We’ve pulled these programs into one location. Just enter your zip code to find local programs to help you get food if you can’t afford it, bill payment assistance and other programs that serve your area.
8/25/20    Internet Radio
   Music from 23,926 radio stations. Tune in to thousands of internet radio stations live right now!
8/26/20    Thrillist: These National Monuments Are Mind-Blowing National Park Alternatives
   There are 128 total across 31 states. And with national park-quality beauty paired with a fraction of national park visitation, now is the time to get to know some of these lesser-visited family members you’ve been neglecting.
8/27/20    How To Vote In The 2020 Election
   A state-by-state guide to voting in the age of COVID-19
8/28/20    Find the perfect online course for you
   Instant search for 50,000+ courses on the web. They have collected the best online courses from the biggest platforms and put them together for you.
8/29/20    Explore the places where people are moving to
   An ongoing report of where people are moving or staying
8/30/20    These 7 courses will teach you how to be anti-racist
   These courses were developed by Black women, and will teach you to recognize and work against racism
8/31/20    The Eater Guide on How to Help
   In this guide, Eater has identified a range of programs, organizations, and charities fighting hunger, developing sustainable food networks, and providing support to the roughly one in five people who are unemployed due to this global medical disaster. They’re places that are stepping in to do work in their communities where governments and elected officials have left people behind.

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