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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 2018

Previous Archives

12/1/18    The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
   The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant. The ADS maintains three bibliographic databases containing more than 14.2 million records covering publications in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, and the arXiv e-prints. Abstracts and full-text of major astronomy and physics publications are indexed and searchable through the new ADS interface as well as the traditional "Classic" search forms. A set of browsable legacy interfaces are also available.
12/2/18    USGS: Real Time Water Data
   Water information is fundamental to national and local economic well-being, protection of life and property, and effective management of the Nation's water resources. The USGS works with partners to monitor, assess, conduct targeted research, and deliver information on a wide range of water resources and conditions including streamflow, groundwater, water quality, and wateruse and availability.
12/3/18    IEEEXplore
   IEEEXplore delivers full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in engineering and technology.
12/4/18    USGS: Earth Quake Hazards Program
   The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), established by Congress in 1977. The USGS and its partners monitor and report earthquakes, assess earthquake impacts and hazards, and perform research into the causes and effects of earthquakes.
12/5/18    Techxtra
   TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing.
   The world's most comprehensive, public science and technology research portal, searching over 400 collections globally.
12/7/18    Video Lectures
   VideoLectures.NET is an award-winning free and open access educational video lectures repository. The lectures are given by distinguished scholars and scientists at the most important and prominent events like conferences, summer schools, workshops and science promotional events from many fields of Science. The portal is aimed at promoting science, exchanging ideas and fostering knowledge sharing by providing high quality didactic contents not only to the scientific community but also to the general public.
12/8/18    Flight Radar
   The world's most popular flight tracker. Watch aircraft move around the world in real-time on detailed map, get up-to-date flight status & airport information.
12/9/18    How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Interactive Edition
   An interactive version of the How to Think Like a Computer Scientist book. "How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python" is an introduction to computer science using the Python programming language. It covers the basics of computer programming, including variables and values, functions, conditionals and control flow, program development and debugging. Later chapters cover basic algorithms and data structures.
12/10/18    The Old Farmer's almanac
   Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish festival celebrated in November or December each year. Learn about Hanukkah traditions, history and recipes for this celebrated holiday.
12/11/18    Flyright
   From pre-trip planning to offline currency calculators, Flyright will change the way you travel.Never dig through dusty, disorganized government websites again. Find out if you need a visa instantly.
12/12/18    The On-line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences
   The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences is a database of some 130000 number contains over 300,000 sequences, making it the largest database of its kind.
12/13/18    Bot Sentinel
   Bot Sentinel was created to diminish the effectiveness of propaganda bot/troll accounts that infest Twitter. Twitter users should be able to engage in healthy online discourse without foreign countries and organized groups manipulating the conversation.
12/14/18    Udacity
   Join Udacity to learn the latest in Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Web Development & more, with Nanodegree programs & free online courses. Udacity began as an experiment in online learning, when Stanford instructors Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig elected to offer their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online to anyone, for free. Over 160,000 students in more than 190 countries enrolled. The potential to educate at a global scale was awe-inspiring, and Udacity was founded to pursue a mission to democratize education.
12/15/18    NeuroNation
   Improve your brain performance effectively with NeuroNation brain training. Create your brain's personal workout plan and push your limits. Scientifically based cognitive training.
12/16/18    Inkitt
   Inkitt is the world's first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we'll publish the books you love the most based on crowd wisdom.
12/17/18    Open Law
   It is now possible to model all or parts of legal agreements using code (smart contracts), decreasing the cost and friction of creating, securing, and generating binding legal agreements at Open Law.
12/18/18    Vox: These are the charities where your money will do the most good.
   It can be intimidating to know how to pick the best charity, especially when there are thousands of worthy causes to choose from this holiday season. Vox gives a few simple tips that can help.
12/19/18    Power Thesaurus
   Power Thesaurus is a fast, convenient and comprehensive online thesaurus. Built by writers for writers. The synonymic and other associations are suggested, rated and used by its visitors.
12/20/18    TasteAtlas
   TasteAtlas is a world atlas of food and drinks, an encyclopedia of flavors dedicated to capturing the tastes and scents of every city and village.
12/21/18    The Old Farmer's Almanac: WINTER SOLSTICE 2018: THE FIRST DAY OF WINTER
   Winter officially begins with the Winter Solstice on Friday, December 21, 2018. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Enjoy the winter solstice facts, folklore, FAQs, and more!
12/22/18    Popular Science: The 100 greatest innovations of 2018
   "31st annual Best of What's New list is the culmination of a year spent obsessing over, arguing about, and experiencing the newest technologies and discoveries across 10 distinct disciplines."
12/23/18    National Geographic's Best Photos of 2018
   National Geographic's 100 best images of the year-curated from 107 photographers, 119 stories, and more than two million photographs.
12/24/18    Google Santa Tracker
   Use Google Santa Tracker to follow Santa Claus on Google Maps as he makes his journey around the world.
12/25/18    HowStuffWorks: 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."
12/26/18    Facebook: 2018 Year in Review
   "As the year comes to a close, we remember what was on our minds in 2015, and the difference we made by coming together. Take a look back at the most talked-about topics of the year on Facebook."
12/27/18    CNN: 2018 in Review Fast Facts
   "Read CNN's Fast Facts about 2018 to learn about domestic and international events that have taken place during the year."
12/28/18    PC Magazine: Best of the Year 2018
   "PC Magazine picks the best products of 2018."
12/29/18    CNN: 2018 The Year in Pictures
   "The year in pictures: CNN treks across the globe, looking back on the events that shaped 2018."
12/30/18    New York Times: The New York Times Book Review Announces "10 Best Books of 2018"
   The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year.
12/31/18    Time and Date: When Year 2019 Starts Around the World
   "With 38 different local times in use, it takes 26 hours for the New Year to encompass all time zones. Find out in which order they enter 2019 and which countries are first and last."

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