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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

DEC 2012

Previous Archives

12/1/12   Epicurious.com
   "Welcome to Epicurious. We are happy to offer you the very best recipes, cooking features, and video how-tos on the Web."
12/2/12   Ticketmaster
   "Tickets for Concerts, Sports, Arts, Theater, Family, Events, more. Official Ticketmaster site."
12/3/12   Kiplinger: 10 Best Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree
   "To identify the ten best jobs you can get without a college degree, we focused on two critical factors: salary and job growth. We started with the more than 300 professions that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies as requiring only a high-school diploma or post-secondary non-degree (typically awarded by a trade school or vocational training program)."
12/4/12   Zagat
   "ZAGAT.com, the world's original provider of user-generated content, provides trusted and accurate restaurant ratings and curated restaurant reviews for thousands of top restaurants worldwide. Our robust restaurant search and rich free features help diners easily find the best restaurant for every occasion, every time - from New York to Los Angeles, London to Tokyo, Paris to Beijing and everywhere in between; from the most elegant restaurants for fine dining to casual, inexpensive spots for family meals, you'll find it all on ZAGAT.com."
12/5/12   CardsThatGive.org
   "If it were easy for individuals and businesses to buy their greeting cards from non-profit organizations, card sales could generate millions of dollars for worthy causes. That's the idea behind CardsThatGive.org. Our site directs you to more than 200 organizations that sell holiday greeting cards, tribute cards, and eCards to help fund their charitable work."
12/6/12   Merriam-Webster: Words of the Year 2012
   "Merriam-Webster Inc., America's leading dictionary publisher, has announced the Top Ten Words of the Year. Based on the volume of user lookups at Merriam-Webster.com, this list sheds light on topics and ideas that sparked the nation's interest in 2012."
12/7/12   Google: Flu Trends
   "We've found that certain search terms are good indicators of flu activity. Google Flu Trends uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity."
12/8/12   Zillow
   "Zillow is a home and real estate marketplace dedicated to helping homeowners, home buyers, sellers, renters, real estate agents, mortgage professionals, landlords and property managers find and share vital information about homes, real estate and mortgages. We are transforming the way consumers make home-related decisions and connect with real estate professionals."
12/9/12   Publications.USA.gov
   "This Federal Citizen Information Center site offers important consumer information and publications to help you make important life decisions."
12/10/12   Kiplinger: End-of-Year Business Tax Planning Tips for 2012
   "Here are several ways businesses can save taxes by acting before the year ends."
12/11/12   YourDictionary.com
   "YourDictionary is the easiest to use on-line dictionary and thesaurus. To create the dictionary you can understand we feature simple, straightforward definitions that actually make sense along with example use cases for the most popular words. Because we want you to be confident in your use of words we offer quick-click access to more in-depth information including specialty definitions and related articles."
12/12/12   ZDNet Software Downloads
   "ZDNet's Software Directory is the Web's largest library of software downloads. Covering software for Windows, Mac, and Mobile systems, ZDNet's Software Directory is the best source for technical software."
12/13/12   Currency Converter
   "Currency information, tools, and resources for investors, businesses, and travelers."
12/14/12   Internet 800 Directory
   "The Internet 800 Directory has become the definitive site on the Internet for people to locate products or services via a toll free number. Because of this position, The Internet 800 Directory attracts millions and millions of users each year. No other toll free directory enjoys this type of steady, continual growth."
12/15/12   Postage Price Calculator
   "This guide will explain your options for mailing and help you choose the services that are best for you."
12/16/12   Salary Calculator
   "Whether it is to search for salaries on different jobs or different locations, compare salaries, or find salary advice, CBsalary offers a multitude of resources for salary information. You can also find general salary information here, such as salaries for a graduating class, best cities for salary growth and much more."
12/17/12   US Department of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook
   "Welcome to the Nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010-20 decade."
12/18/12   Merriam-Webster: Words of the Year 2012
   "Merriam-Webster Inc., America's leading dictionary publisher, has announced the Top Ten Words of the Year. Based on the volume of user lookups at Merriam-Webster.com, this list sheds light on topics and ideas that sparked the nation's interest in 2012."
12/19/12   ipl2: Information You Can Trust
   "ipl2 is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment. To date, thousands of students and volunteer library and information science professionals have been involved in answering reference questions for our Ask an ipl2 Librarian service and in designing, building, creating and maintaining the ipl2's collections. It is through the efforts of these students and volunteers that the ipl2 continues to thrive to this day."
12/20/12   Charity Navigator: America's Largest Charity Evaluator
   "Charity Navigator's free charity ratings have enabled millions of donors to access relevant information before they make a donation - giving them the peace of mind they desire. As we celebrate this momentous occasion, it is our birthday wish to double the number of charities we rate and expand the information we provide on each charity. Help us make this ambitious wish - to rate 10,000 charities on a 3-dimensional rating system -- a reality by making a contribution."
12/21/12   Bloomberg: Business and Financial News
   "Bloomberg is a premier site for business and financial market news. It delivers world economic news, stock futures, stock quotes, and personal finance advice."
12/22/12   FlightAware: Live Flight Tracking
   "Best Flight Tracker: Live Tracking Maps, Flight Status, and Airport Delays for airline flights, private/GA flights, and airports."
12/23/12   US Census Bureau: State and County Quick Facts
   "QuickFacts includes statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with more than 5,000 people."
12/24/12   Google Sky
   "Traveling to the stars has never been easier. To help you explore the far reaches of our universe, we have teamed up with astronomers at some of the largest observatories in the world to bring you a new view of the sky. Using Google Maps this tool provides an exciting way to browse and explore the universe. You can find the positions of the planets and constellations on the sky and even watching the birth of distant galaxies as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope."
12/25/12   How Christmas Works
   "For hundreds of millions of people around the world, Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year. Have you ever wondered where traditions like Santa Claus come from? Find out at this How Stuff Works site."
12/26/12   MarketWatch: No merit aid? 6 ways to pay for college
   "More than 25 states award some financial aid to college students based on academic achievement, as opposed to need. Thirteen states award more than half of their financial aid based on merit. But students who don't quality for merit-based aid aren't entirely out of luck. Several sources of free aid - such as grants and scholarships that don't need to be paid back - are still available. And many are still being distributed based on a family's finances rather than a student's grades. Here is a primer on where to look."
12/27/12   FactCheck.org
   "FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit "consumer advocate" for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.
12/28/12   National Geographic: 2012: Six End-of-the-World Myths Debunked
   "Supposed Maya predictions of the end of the world in 2012 have some people seriously scared. See what experts say about the unknown planet predicted to pummel Earth, the cataclysmic 'galactic alignment,' and more."
12/29/12   Refdesk.com: 2012 in Review / Best of 2012
   Links to websites providing information about major events and "best of" reviews for 2012.
12/30/12   TIME: 50 Best Websites of 2012
   "TIME's annual salute to sites and services that keep you entertained and informed, save you time and money - and maybe even change your life."
12/31/12   Popular New Year's Resolutions
   "These New Year's resolutions are popular year after year. Find resources to help you achieve your goals."

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