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AUG 2021

Previous Archives

8/1/21    Candide
   To identify a plant, simply upload, or take a picture of the plant, leaves, flowers or fruit, and let their sophisticated machine learning plant model do the rest.
8/2/21    Podchaser
   Uncover the latest Podcasts, Ratings & Reviews, Guest Appearances, Curated Lists, and more!
8/3/21    Follow the changes to the terms of service
   Services have terms that can change over time. Open Terms Archive enables users, rights advocates, regulatory bodies and any interested citizen to follow the changes to these terms.
8/4/21    Live Animal Cams is the world's leading philanthropic live nature cam network and documentary film channel.
8/5/21    A Guide To Gender Identity Terms
   Here is a glossary of terms relating to gender identity. The goal is to help people communicate accurately and respectfully with one another.
8/6/21    Finger Spelling
   Learn ABC in sign language with machine learning.
8/7/21    Interactive Physics Simulations
   This website is a platform to make teaching and learning physics easier. Physics is often daunting with long formulas and numbers but can be exciting and understandable with interactive simulations.
8/8/21    Interactive Visited States Map
   This page features an interactive and customizable map builder showing visited states. You can use it to track your US travel history by marking the states you have previously visited! Create a beautiful custom map in a few clicks, and share it with your community.
8/9/21    The Feynman Lectures on Physics Audio Collection
   These are the tape recordings of Richard Feynman's 1961-64 Caltech Introductory Physics lectures, which form the basis of the book The Feynman Lectures on Physics. The original recordings were made on 1/4" reel-to-reel tapes, now preserved in Caltech's Archive. In 2010 the entire collection was digitized by media preservationist George Blood.
8/10/21    Public Domain Artwork
   In the last few years, several major museums and libraries have instituted an open access policy by designating most of the public domain art in their collections with a creative commons license making them available for use for any purpose with no restrictions attached. We sort through and aggregate the best of these images in one location to make them easy to discover and download.
8/11/21    Bucket-list Road Trips for Every Decade of Your Life
   There's nothing quite like being out on the open road. And as travel slowly returns, planning a truly epic, once-in-a-lifetime road trip may be the perfect reintroduction. As we grow as travelers, our tastes continue to evolve — meaning the road trip that spoke to you as a 20-something might not be suitable for you in your 40s. To get you started on your next great American adventure, we've outlined where to road trip (and what to see along the way) during each decade of your life.
8/12/21    COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination
   CDC uses Travel Health Notices (THNs) to alert travelers and other audiences to health threats around the world and advise on how to protect themselves. CDC adapted its 3-level notice system to a 4-level system for COVID-19 and updated criteria used to determine THN levels. The system was updated to align with the same incidence rate or case count thresholds adopted by recognized public health organizations and shares a common 4-level structure with the U.S. Department of State’s Travel Advisory external icon system.
8/13/21    BirdNet
   How can computers learn to recognize birds from sounds? The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Chemnitz University of Technology are trying to find an answer to this question. Their research focuses on detecting and classifying avian sounds using machine learning – they want to assist experts and citizen scientists in monitoring and protecting birds. BirdNET is a research platform that aims at recognizing birds by sound at scale.
8/14/21    How Products are Made
   How Products Are Made explains and details the manufacturing process of a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated electronic equipment and heavy machinery.
8/15/21    Citi-Data
   Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, crime, house prices, schools, races, income, photos, sex offenders, maps, education, weather, home value and more.
8/16/21    Product Hunt
   Want to be the first to know about the best new products and services that launch? Product Hunt is a site for entrepreneurs and creative people who want to promote their new tech products/services, books, games or podcasts. You can get involved in the voting and discussions as well.
8/17/21    Useful Science
   This website offers a collection of one-line summaries of research published in scientific journals on topics ranging from health to productivity to creativity.
8/18/21    Uncontacted Tribes
   This website is a beautiful collection of videos, pictures, and even stories of 'uncontacted tribes,' which still exist, scattered worldwide. It gives an interesting insight into the way of life of humans who have been untouched by technology, electronics, and other modern facets of life.
8/19/21    Geocaching
   Geocaching is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches" or "caches", anywhere in the world. There are millions of geocaches hidden around the world-there are probably some near you right now. Get the free Official Geocaching app and start finding them.
8/20/21    Wolfram Alpha
   Wolfram Alpha is the awesome artificially intelligent graphing calculator that you wish you had in high school. Want to know what a function looks like? Done. Want to see how to solve an equation, step by step? Can do. Want to know the nutrition facts of a cubic parsec of fried chicken? Not a problem. Wolfram Alpha has a bizarrely broad and sophisticated suite of features, and is the student's best friend.
   Think your computer has been infected with a virus or malware? Visit This is a huge resource not just of security news, but also virus, ransomware, adware and malware removal guides.
8/22/21    FEMA: Coastal Flood Risks
   "This homepage houses all resources and mapping information related to coastal flood risks and mapping for all stakeholder groups in coastal communities nationwide. Historically, cities, towns and villages are settled around ports along the nation's coastlines, providing individuals and families opportunities for trade, jobs and transportation, recreation and relaxation. These areas are extremely important to our nation, with great economic, historic and cultural significance."
8/23/21    FBI: Crime in the United States
   "Crime in the United States, 2013, presents data tables containing information on the topics listed below. Data users can download Microsoft Excel spreadsheets of the data tables and Adobe PDFs of most of the text. Offenses Known to Law Enforcement - Includes information about violent crime offenses (murder and non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault) and property crime offenses (burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson)."
8/24/21    Barnes and Noble: Top 100 Bestsellers
   "Top selling books organized by subjects and categories."
8/25/21    Google Scholar
   "Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research."
8/26/21    100 Milestone Documents
   "The following is a list of 100 milestone documents, compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration, and drawn primarily from its nationwide holdings. The documents chronicle United States history from 1776 to 1965."
8/27/21    PayScale: College Salary Report
   "Choosing a college and deciding to get a degree are big decisions, so do your homework and choose the degree and school that will set you up for the career of your dreams. PayScale's College Salary Report ranks undergraduate and 2-year colleges by the highest earning graduates."
   "Click the state you're interested in below for quick access to a variety of state specific facts and other useful information. Hover over the state in order to see its abbreviation and capital city."
8/29/21    Social Security: Actuarial Life Table
   "A period life table is based on the mortality experience of a population during a relatively short period of time. Here we present the 2011 period life table for the Social Security area population. For this table, the period life expectancy at a given age is the average remaining number of years expected prior to death for a person at that exact age, born on January 1, using the mortality rates for 2011 over the course of his or her remaining life."
8/30/21    Homeland Security: Check Airport Wait Times
   "Travelers can find a wealth of information including crowd-sourced airport security wait times at our mobile My TSA application. Here, you will be able to check and post airport delays reported by fellow travelers in real time, confirm what items you can bring through security and review other tips for travelers from TSA. Those crossing land borders can consult the Border Wait Time application, which is available for mobile phones and also features RSS feeds."
8/31/21    NOLO: Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions
   "Find plain-English definitions for legal terms by browsing Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary. You can also purchase Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary as a downloadable eBook or as a paperback."

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