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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

JAN 2022

Previous Archives

1/1/22    50 New Year’s Resolution Ideas And How To Achieve Each Of Them
   Now’s your chance to sit down and prepare a list of important lifestyle changes you want to make, and we’ve decided to give you a bit of help – because since the majority of people fail to stick to their resolution, you’ll need all the help you can get.
1/2/22    Google Cultural Institute
   "With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide."
1/3/22    The Why Files Archive
   "The Why Files was created at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the auspices of National Institute for Science Education with support from the National Science Foundation. It was funded through the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Each week, it brought a new story on the science behind the news. This archive lets us peek back at those keen insights."
1/4/22    Mapping Sound Across America
   Scientists made long term measurements of sound in parks as well as urban and rural areas across the country. This information helped predict current sound levels for the entire United States. A model was developed to understand relationships between measured sound levels and variables such as climate, topography, human activity, time of day, and day of year. The resulting geospatial sound model can also estimate how places would sound naturally, without human influence.
1/5/22    UNSW Face Test
   Are you a super-recogniser? Take our challenging test to find out if you are one of a small proportion of people with exceptional abilities in identifying faces.
1/6/22    Reading Resolutions: 12 Books to Start a Smart New Year
   Starting 2022 with the desire for renewal? Whether it’s a better way of ordering your thoughts, your diet or your inbox, these books—all reviewed in The Wall Street Journal in the past year—have ideas to get you started.
1/7/22    Every Time Zone Converter
   Never warp your brain with time zone math again.
1/8/22    Annualized Returns Calculator
   Calculate annualized returns for investments, by adding the start date of investment, the investment amount, and the current amount.
1/9/22    The Ultimate Google Sheets Toolkit
   A curated list of Google Sheets resources to supercharge your analysis, manage your workflow, or build expertise in advanced analytics.
1/10/22    Corporation Violation Tracker
   Discover Which Corporations are the Biggest Violators of Environmental, Health and Safety Laws Throughout the United States
1/11/22    Taste Atlas
   TasteAtlas is an experiential travel guide to traditional food that collates authentic recipes, food critic reviews, and research articles about popular ingredients and dishes.
1/12/22    Report Identity Theft
   In 2020, reported identity theft cases doubled to nearly 1.4 million, and 21% were from repeat victims. If you suspect that a scammer has your sensitive information such as your social security number, credit card, or bank account numbers, report it to the FTC. Submitting an Identity Theft Report and forming a Recovery Plan helps you fix problems caused by identity theft.
1/13/22    Extreme Weather Watch
   This site provides a quick reference for the record high and low temperature for cities, states, and provinces in North America. You can use it to find historical record-setting temperature days back to the 1800s.
1/14/22    electricityMap
   ElectricityMap is a live visualization of where your electricity comes from and how much CO2 was emitted to produce it. Use this open-source app to explore the real-time data quantifying how carbon-intensive electricity is on an hourly basis across 50+ countries. The data can be accessed historically, in real-time, or as a forecast for the next 24 hours.
1/15/22    FiveThiryEight Data
   The data analysis site FiveThirtyEight publishes the data and code they use to support their analytic conclusions for a range of subject matter ranging from sports and politics to science, economics, and lifestyle topics. All of the source data is shared here to allow fact checking and further analysis.
1/16/22    511
   It’s simple to check road conditions on nearby highways. Just dial 511 for free, listen to the voice prompts and speak to the system or use your keypad. This network of automated systems is available across the US and Canada. There is a web version in your local area as well, many of which also offer live traffic webcam views, and maps of road closures and severe weather warnings.
1/17/22    8 must-see stargazing events to watch in 2022
   The year ahead offers many heavenly delights for sky-watchers, including two blood moons, a pair of partial solar eclipses, and multiple planetary meetings.
1/18/22    22 tips for 2022
   Life Kit's here to help you start — and continue — this year feeling refreshed, motivated and well cared-for.
1/19/22    Dish Dragon
   What pairs well with what? Ingredient pairing and recipe recommendations based on data science.
1/20/22    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. Companies that deliver DL solutions (such as Amazon, Tesla, Salesforce) are at the forefront of stock markets and attract impressive investments. 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.
1/21/22    National Alliance on Mental Illness: Infographics and Fact Sheets
   "Millions of Americans are affected by mental health conditions every year. Here are some facts about the prevalence and impact of mental illness. There are also additional infographics that can help someone you love with mental health."
1/22/22    Dept. of Energy: This Week in Petroleum
   "This Week In Petroleum Production, Imports, Stocks, Supply, Prices, Data and Analysis from the Energy Information Administration."
1/23/22    NationMaster
   "NationMaster is where stats come alive! We are a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Using the forms below, you can get maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease. We want to be the web's one-stop resource for country statistics on everything from obesity to murders."
1/24/22    US Dept of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics
   "The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics."
1/25/22    NASA: Chandra X-ray Observatory
   "The Chandra X-ray Observatory is part of NASA's fleet of 'Great Observatories' along with the Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitizer Space Telescope and the now deorbited Compton Gamma Ray Observatory. Chandra allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe."
1/26/22    CrimeReports
   "Incident data is available for the past six months. Using the controls below, you may choose to display up to 30 consecutive days worth of data within those six months."
1/27/22    City Data
   "Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, crime, house prices, schools, races, income, photos, sex offenders, maps, education, weather, home value estimator, recent sales, etc."
1/28/22    How N95 Masks Work
   When worn properly, N95s can filter out at least 95 percent of particles in the air, including the virus that causes covid-19. Only pricey air-purifying respirators or hazmat suits offer better protection.
1/29/22    World Health Organization
   WHO exists to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world working through offices in more than 150 countries. Together they strive to combat diseases - infectious diseases like influenza and HIV and noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease. They help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. They ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink - and the medicines and vaccines they need.
1/30/22    Science Direct
   ScienceDirect combines authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health publications with smart, intuitive functionality so that users can stay informed in their fields and can work more effectively and efficiently.
1/31/22    DeviantArt
   Simply put DeviantArt is the world's largest art gallery in your hand. DeviantArt is the largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art. They entertain, inspire, and empower the artist in all of us.

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