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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

FEB 2022

Previous Archives

2/1/22    Chinese New Year
   Celebrate and learn about 2022 Chinese New Year - Year of the Tiger!
2/2/22    Luna Imaging: NASA Images
   "With the NASA Images collection we've consolidated over 70 disparate image collections into a single, freely available resource. This site is operated independently of NASA and is powered by our LUNA software. Search over 100,000 historic photos documenting America's space program, including images from the Apollo moon missions, views of the universe through the eye of the Hubble Space Telescope and experimental aircraft past and present."
2/3/22    Transit Explorer
   Transit Explorer is a map of under construction and planned transit projects in North America, Africa, and Europe.
2/4/22    Where to Watch the Olympic Winter Games Live
   Watch the Winter Olympics from the Opening Ceremony to amazing celebrations of athletes from around the world. You will be able to watch every moment of the Olympic Games Beijing 2022 live thanks to the Official Olympic Broadcast Partners. They will bring all the excitement and drama of the Olympic Games to you, live and on-demand, with the most comprehensive, relevant and tailored offerings wherever you are.
2/5/22    Shade Map
   Global map of sunlight and shadow for any date and time.
2/6/22    A Guide to Deep Learning and Neural Networks
   As a subset of artificial intelligence, deep learning lies at the heart of various innovations: self-driving cars, natural language processing, image recognition and so on. According to Statista, the total funding of artificial intelligence startup companies worldwide in 2014–2019 is equal to more than $26 billion. This high interest can be explained by the amazing benefits of deep learning and its architectures — artificial neural networks.
2/7/22    Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021 winners
   Now in its 14th year, the Environmental Photographer Of The Year competition showcases some of the world’s most inspirational environmental photography. The annual competition provides an international platform to raise awareness for the environmental issues that put our planet at risk.
2/8/22    Compensation Data and Trends
   The global pandemic has accelerated trends in compensation seen in what was already a fiercely competitive and dynamic job market. The shift to a distributed workforce has broken down regional talent barriers to create an even greater nationwide competition for talent. Continued venture and private equity investment has fueled job openings in some industries, while the pandemic has created shortages elsewhere. As these forces have worked together to drive the “Great Resignation,” this report reveals some of the rapidly changing dynamics in how companies of all sizes are compensating their employees.
2/9/22    Explore Climate Change Solutions
   To address sustainability challenges while enabling economic growth, Bertrand Piccard and the Solar Impulse Foundation have identified 1000+ clean and profitable solutions. The Solar Impulse Foundation has organized these solutions into a search-engine for climate action - the Solutions Explorer - in order to support their implementation at scale. By giving political and economic decision-makers the tools to adopt much more ambitious energy and environmental policies, the Foundation will help them to set a roadmap to reach their environmental objectives.
2/10/22    Energy Information Administration: This Week in Petroleum
   "This Week In Petroleum Production, Imports, Stocks, Supply, Prices, Data and Analysis from the Energy Information Administration."
2/11/22    Books to Prisoners
   Books To Prisoners is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a love of reading behind bars, encourage the pursuit of knowledge and self-empowerment, and break the cycle of recidivism. We believe that books are tools for learning and for opening minds to new ideas and possibilities, and engage incarcerated individuals with the benefits of reading by mailing tens of thousands of free books to inmates across the country each year.
2/12/22    National Geographic: Maps
   "Browse through National Geographic maps online in our print map collection and Atlas Explorer, explore your world with MapMachine, and enjoy map-based editorial features like EarthPulse."
2/13/22    How to watch Super Bowl 2022: Live stream online without cable, TV channel, time for Rams vs. Bengals NFL game
   Super Bowl Sunday 2022 is tomorrow and the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals are set to play in football’s biggest game. NBC Sports has you covered with all you need to know about how to watch the 2022 Super Bowl including every TV and live streaming option on devices such as Roku, Apple TV and more or those with or without cable.
2/14/22    The History of Valentines Day
   Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14. Across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and where did these traditions come from? Find out about the meaning and history of Valentine’s Day, from the ancient Roman ritual of Lupercalia that welcomed spring to the card-giving customs of Victorian England.
2/15/22    Lighthouse Map
   Courtesy of Geodienst, this is a map of the world's lighthouses.
2/16/22    YSFlight
   YSFlight is the only free flight simulator where anything is possible.
2/17/22    Best in Travel 2022
   Their expert-chosen list of Top 10 Countries is packed with must-see destinations, places, and amazing adventures guaranteed to inspire.
   " features schedule listings for thousands of public radio stations and programs around the world. Follow the audio links to hear your favorite programs and discover new ones."
2/19/22    Moon Phases Calendar
   This moon phases calendar tool or moon schedule is an easy way to find out the lunar phase for any given month.
   "Healthgrades is the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals."
2/21/22    National Park Foundation: Trail Talk Blog
   Ever wonder about the best hikes, sites and activities in America's national parks? Are you unsure about where to plan your next park adventure or what you should pack? NPF's blog, Trail Talk, is a great place to find all the answers!
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2/23/22    How to Clean Anything
   "How to Clean Anything. Cleanliness is said to be one of the top rungs on the ladder going to heaven. Even if you are unsure how to clean or what do first when it comes to house cleaning, there is a trick to being a good housekeeper. You don't have to be a household tips queen like Heloise to learn to clean anything and have a clean house."
2/24/22    Wordle
   A game that challenges players to guess a five letter word in five tries or less. The game was created by a software engineer named Josh Wardle, who recently sold it to the New York Times once it grew a following of millions of daily users. A spokesperson for the Times said the game would initially remain free to new and existing players. Refdesk has added Wordle to the Daily Diversions and Just For Fun sections for your continued enjoyment.
2/25/22    NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Asteroid Watch
   "Breaking news on asteroids, meteors, comets and other near-Earth objects tracked by JPL spacecraft and NASA's Near-Earth Object Program Office."
2/26/22    WhistleOut: Compare Cell Plans
   "Compare Cell Phones and Cell Phone Plans, Tablets and Tablet Plans with our hand built technology. WhistleOut is comprehensive, fast, free and easy so you can get the right deal and buy happy."
2/27/22    Science Daily
   "Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution - the latest discoveries in astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, climate and environment, computers, engineering, health and medicine, math, physics, psychology, technology, and more - from the world's leading universities and research organizations."
2/28/22 Filing a Consumer Complaint
   "Find out what steps to take and who you should contact if you need to file a complaint against a company."

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