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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

JUL 2021

Previous Archives

7/1/21    Find a Local Library
   Search for public libraries in your area. Libraries offer a range of job search information and services. Your local library might offer free computer access, a job club, resume assistance, or other help.
7/2/21    Live Internet Usage Statistics
   A collection of 21 different live counters detailing the current number of users on the internet, how many websites exist, how many videos are on YouTube, and many more. Each has links to the source of the data so you can research further.
7/3/21    Nature’s Volume 1
   Read the first issue of the respected scientific journal Nature published on November 4, 1869. There have been 594 volumes so far.
7/4/21    The Fourth of July: 2021
   "On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues across the country."
7/5/21    UN Refugee Agency Data
   This database contains information about forcibly displaced populations spanning almost 70 years of statistical activities. It covers displaced populations such as refugees, asylum-seekers, and internally displaced persons, including their demographics.
7/6/21    Canine Companions
   Canine Companions leads the service dog industry so our clients and their dogs can live with greater independence. We provide service dogs to adults, children, and veterans with disabilities and facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice, and educational settings. Since our founding in 1975, our dogs and all follow-up services are provided at no cost to our clients.
7/7/21    Minerals and Where They Come From is the world’s leading authority on minerals and their localities, deposits, and mines worldwide.
7/8/21    Abandoned Rails Across the United States
   They feature thousands of miles of abandoned railroad routes in North America, illustrated with maps, pictures, and history.
7/9/21    Window Swap
   WindowSwap is here to fill that deep void in our wanderlust hearts by allowing us to look through someone else's window, somewhere in the world.
7/10/21    Visible Earth
   This is a searchable directory from NASA of images, visualizations, and animations of the Earth.
7/11/21    360 Degree Vincent Van Gogh
   This immersive 360-degree creation from visual artist Alejandro Vigilante allows you to drag up, down, left, and right to explore a view all around you. The piece features aspects of some of Van Gogh's most famous works, including "The Starry Night," "Doctor Paul Gachet," "Cafe Terrace at Night," "At Eternity's Gate," and "The Night Cafe."
7/12/21    100 Words all high school graduates and their parents should know
   The quality of a person's vocabulary directly affects their success in college and the workplace. In response to parents' misgivings over the quality of their children's education, the American Heritage College Dictionary editors have compiled a list of 100 words they recommend each high school graduate should know.
7/13/21    Diotima
   This recently revised historical record covers women, gender, sex, sexualities, race, ethnicity, class, status, masculinity, enslavement, disability, and respective intersections in the ancient Mediterranean world.
7/14/21    Famous Trials
   This site contains accounts, maps, photos, transcript excerpts, and other materials relating to over 96 famous trials, from Socrates to the Scopes to George Floyd. We consider this the most extensive collection of primary documents and original media from famous trials.
7/15/21    Ellis Island Passenger Search
   The United States is the destination of the largest human migration in modern history. Ellis Island processed more immigrants than all other North American ports combined. If you are one of the tens of millions of Americans today who can trace at least one ancestor to Ellis Island, you can use this tool to find their arrival records.
7/16/21    RAMMB Slider from CIRA
   This remarkable global view from the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) at Colorado State University shows elapsed satellite images of weather from six different satellites, each with a different view of Earth.
7/17/21    Trade Your Unused Domains
   Trade Your Domains With Me is the best and fastest way to trade a domain name with someone.
7/18/21    Foreign Language Translator
   You can translate 30 languages, including English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese, and Hindi.
7/19/21    The 5 Most Basic Rules of Health and Fitness
   In today's quick-fix culture, it's more important than ever to remember that a few simple lifestyle changes can transform your overall health.
7/20/21    House Plant Resource
   With confidence-boosting plant guides, HMP is here to help you on your journey to plant-based happiness!
7/21/21    Incarceration in Real Numbers
   This site shows the actual number of Americans jailed or imprisoned visually.
7/22/21    Ellis Island Passenger Search database
   Welcome to our accessible Ellis Island Passenger Search database, home to 65 million records of passengers arriving at the Port of New York from 1820 to 1957. For tips on how best to utilize the database, check out our Genealogy Primer page.
7/23/21    Olympics live streams: How to watch 2021 Tokyo Games for free without cable
   The 2021 Olympics are set to be the most covered Summer Games in Olympic broadcast history, but cord-cutters need not worry. Here is a complete breakdown of live streaming options for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
7/24/21    Regrid
   Regrid is an industry-leading property data and location intelligence company.
7/25/21    Well-Tempered Traveler
   The Well-Tempered Traveler shows year-round temperatures & precipitation levels for dozens of cities around the world.
7/26/21    This Beach Does Not Exist
   Check out this AI-based synthetic beach generator.
7/27/21    Should I Get a House
   This tool helps compare the cost of renting vs. buying a place to live. It takes into account taxes, PMI, and other factors that some calculators miss. A cash-flow model compares the cost of renting to the cost of buying (and eventually selling) a home.
7/28/21    Calculate Winning Poker Hands
   A simple JSON poker API for calculating the winning hand in a game of Texas hold 'em.
7/29/21    Calculator Edge
   CALCULATOR EDGE is a FREE calculator website for Engineers and Students worldwide. It features more than a few hundred calculators for solving complex equations and formulas in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Electronics, Civil, Metallurgy, Oil & Gas, Optical, Plastics, Ceramics, Physics, Maths many more to come.
7/30/21    Calculate and Compare Shipping Prices
   Find the cheapest way to mail a package.
7/31/21 is the world's largest municipal street and park tree database, produced by harvesting open data from dozens of different sources.

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