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DECEMBER 2002
NEW SITES ADDED

  1. Best Places to Live - Money magazine's editors picked the top neighborhoods around America's 10 favorite big cities. The magazine editors surveyed more than 1,200 cities and chose the top 10 cities. Conclusions were based on a city’s rate of population growth, real estate demand and local income levels.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Population & Demographic Resources
  2. Multimap - Detailed maps of most countries.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Atlas & Maps Resources
  3. Multilingual Translation Dictionary
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Dictionary & Language Resources
  4. Dictionary of Finacial Terms (2) - Over 3500 finance related terms available with search capacity.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Dictionary & Language Resources
  5. Garbl's Writing Center - This style guide gives writing and editing advice about abbreviations, capitalization, English grammar, numbers, organization terminology, punctuation, spelling, word usage and the World Wide Web.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Grammar, Usage, and Style Resources
  6. 100 Words That All High School Graduates — And Their Parents — Should Know - The quality of a person's vocabulary has a direct effect on his or her success in college and in the workplace. In response to parents' misgivings over the quality of their children's education, the editors of The American Heritage® College Dictionary have compiled a list of 100 words they recommend each high school graduate should know.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Grammar, Usage, and Style Resources
  7. Quartz Watch, The - Ever wonder how a watch works? Discover the fascinating stories behind the invention of the quartz watch. This Smithosian Institution site provides history and background information on quartz clocks.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Time & Date Resources
  8. Med-Psych Network - collection of summaries of new research articles on topics where medicine and psychiatry overlap, along with a large collection of mental health links
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Mental Health Resources
  9. Science Site of the Day
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Daily Almanac
  10. Investopedia - Includes investing dictionary as well as articles and tutorials on nearly any aspect of the market.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Personal Finances
  11. AssignmentEditor.com - One stop information site for television reporters and print journalists to research and find news stories.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Journalists' Tools
  12. Free IQ Tests - This site by the International High IQ Society, offers seven tests that can measure different aspects of intelligence. Each online test is free and results are available immediately upon completion. If you score 126 and above can become a member of the society.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Mental Health Resources
  13. What's Up With the Weather? - The overwhelming majority of scientists agree: earth's temperature has risen during the past century. But is it due to man's use of fossil fuel energy? And if so, how can we prevent the catastrophic results that some scientists predict if global warming continues? In "What's Up with the Weather?" the PBS series Nova and Frontline join forces to investigate the science and politics of one of the most controversial issues of the 21st century: the truth about global warming. This is the companion web site to this special.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Weather Resources
  14. The Virtual Autopsy - This Web site allows you to be the pathologist. You're presented with several case studies including symptoms, examination and test results, progression of the case and an "interactive cadaver."
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Health & Medicine Resources
  15. Used Books Search - A used books search engine for secondhand, rare and out of print books. Search, browse and buy online from thousands of bookstores worldwide.
    Listed at:   Facts Encyclopedia | Books & Literature Resources

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