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

- Samuel Johnson

FEB 2021

Previous Archives

2/1/21    The Library Map
   The Library Map is a map with more than 100,000 books on it based on their relevance and similarity. Color is also applied based on the genre and topics of each book.
2/2/21    This Word Does Not Exist
   This Word Does Not Exist uses an artificial intelligence model named GPT-2 to invent new English words.
   Read Harder has 24 tasks designed to help you break out of your reading bubble and expand your worldview through books. With new genres, new authors, and new points of view, the challenge will (hopefully) help you discover amazing books you wouldn’t have otherwise picked up.
2/4/21    Numbr
   Numbr is a currency calculator, a notepad that understands your calculation. You can use notes with numbers alongside each other. And all your numbers are instantly calculated as you type.
2/5/21    11 Cooking Hacks From Real Chefs to Elevate Your Pasta Dishes
   It’s one of the easiest and most popular dishes to make at home. Just boil noodles, heat a jar of sauce, and voila! What many don’t realize, however, is that with some attention to detail and just a few extra steps, you can take your spaghetti with marinara sauce from serviceable to restaurant-quality. Here are a few tips from the pros.
2/6/21    Beautiful Free Stock Video Footage
   Coverr offers a catalog of thousands of free, high-quality videos that have been downloaded more than 5 million times and are viewed 1.1 million times each month.
2/7/21    When is Super Bowl 2021: Date, start time, TV channel, NFL halftime show, national anthem, odds for Chiefs vs. Buccaneers
   The 2021 Super Bowl is right around the corner. See below for all you need to know including the teams playing, date, start time, odds, location, how to watch and more.
2/8/21    So What Is Short Selling? An Explainer
   By now, you've probably heard that an army of amateur investors ganged up on short sellers, causing them painful losses while sending shares of the beleaguered retailer GameStop soaring. You also may be asking, OK, but what is short selling?
2/9/21    Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction
   Welcome to the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction. This work-in-progress is a comprehensive quotation-based dictionary of the language of science fiction.
   Looking for a timeless bop? Pick a year and jam out to their curated set of songs.
2/11/21    50 Cheapest Michelin Meals in the World
   Going for a Michelin-starred meal doesn’t have to mean blowing the travel budget. They’ve found the 50 cheapest one star (*) and two star (**) restaurants in each country covered by the Michelin guide, and ranked them by the price of an individual meal. Sort the list by location, price, or type of meal and click on each restaurant to find out exactly where you can eat beautiful, delicious, Michelin-worthy food wherever you go in the world.
2/12/21    Chinese New Year
   Discover the traditions and taboos, dishes and drinks that are part of China's most important holiday, the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival.
2/13/21    Wikispecies
   The free species directory that anyone can edit. It covers Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Bacteria, Archaea, Protista and all other forms of life.
2/14/21    National Retail Federation: Valentine's day Consumer Behavior
   National Retail Federation has been conducting its annual Valentine's Day consumer spending survey since 2004 to gauge how Americans plan to celebrate this special day with their loved ones.
2/15/21    Darwin Correspondence Project
   Read descriptions of more than 15,000 letters known to have been written by or to Charles Darwin, and inspect the complete texts of about half of them.
2/16/21    Mardi Gras
   Mardi Gras (/ˈmɑːrdi ˌɡrɑː/), or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is known as Shrove Tuesday.
2/17/21    Wikimedia Cookbook
   A growing, world-wide, collection of recipes in English, with links to other languages.
2/18/21    NASA's Mars Perseverance Rover Landing
   NASA's Mars Perseverance rover makes its final descent to the Red Planet. There are many ways you can take part in this landing. Create a photo booth, watch online, do a student event and much more.
2/19/21    The Official US Time
   It is a web clock showing the official time of day from NIST, displayed as a 12 or 24-hour clock, in a user-selectable time zone.
2/20/21    Nasa's Solar System Exploration
   Nasa's real-time science encyclopedia of deep space exploration. Their scientists and hardworking robots are exploring the wild frontiers of our solar system.
2/21/21    Help When You Need It
   Whether you are looking for food pantries, stores that accept food stamps, assisted living facilities, domestic violence shelters, homeless shelters, hospitals, mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, free clinics, V.A. facilities, women's clinics, legal assistance, or financial assistance, we have over 350,000 listings of both private and public resources near you that are ready to help.
2/22/21    Old House Web
   Welcome to The Old House Web -- the Web's leading site for old-house enthusiasts.
2/23/21    Ranking Every Netflix Original Movie: 2015-2020
   Here Vulture attempts to rank every single Netflix original movie through 2020 (excluding documentaries, in the interest of this list remaining … bingeable).
2/24/21    Nasa Send Your Name to Mars
   Send Your Name to Mars on a future NASA mission. View and share your boarding pass and frequent flyer points. All submitted names are reviewed, approved, and then etched onto a microchip. The microchip is placed aboard the Mars 2020 rover, which will land on Mars.
2/25/21    Ten Years Ago
   Ever wonder what the internet looked like ten years ago? Check out for a trip back in time.
2/26/21    Page Turner
   Pageturner is a free community for book lovers. Reading in public and sharing your notes gives you valuable ideas and thoughts from other community members, and keeps you accountable.
2/27/21    7 Zoom mistakes you might still be making — and how to raise your video skills
   I’m hoping that we’ll soon be able to enjoy some of the simple, daily routines we took for granted before the pandemic. But — and I hate to break it to you — there’s one 2020 staple that appears to be sticking around: Virtual presentations. Here are some of the mistakes people are making and the fixes for them.
2/28/21    Listen to Any Web Article in Your Podcast Player
   Audiblogs lets you listen to any web article in your podcast player in an Audible-like voice. Use it to "read" while you exercise, cook, do housework, and much more.

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