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6/1/09   National Geographic KIds
   This National Geographic site features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links.
6/2/09   Project Gutenberg
   Project Gutenberg is the first and largest single collection of free electronic books.
6/3/09   Bloomberg.com
   Bloomberg.com is where the pros go for their financial news and updates, and it is open to the public, as well. The site allows you to track stocks, read breaking news, and use Bloomberg's investment tools and calculators to aid your financial decision making.
6/4/09   Indeed Job Search Engine
   Indeed is a search engine for jobs - with a radically different approach to job search. In one simple search, Indeed gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites. Indeed.com includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
6/5/09   Trulia.com
   This real estate site lets you select a neighborhood or town and browse homes for sale on a Google Map. Search for foreclosures in your area, get community stats and pricing trends, and get home-buying advice from the Trulia community pages.
6/6/09   Facebook
   Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
6/7/09   DSLreports.com
   DSLreports.com is the largest online community based on interest in consumer broadband (and related) information, news and tools.
6/8/09   CNET
   CNET is the premier destination for tech product reviews, news and price comparisons, free software downloads, daily videos, and podcasts.
6/9/09   Google LIFE Photo Archive
   Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
6/10/09   Magnetic Storms
   Is the magnetic field protecting Earth from deadly radiation about to reverse direction or even disappear? This PBS site explores all aspects of Magnetic Storms.
6/11/09   Kids.gov
   Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 1,200 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
6/12/09   Food Network
   The Food Network is a unique lifestyle network and Web site that strives to be way more than cooking. Find the best recipes, videos, healthy eating advice, party ideas and cooking techniques from top chefs, shows and experts.
6/13/09   SPAM Email
   Do you receive lots of junk email messages from people you don't know? It's no surprise if you do. As more people use email, marketers are increasingly using email messages to pitch their products and services. Some consumers find unsolicited commercial email - also known as "spam" - annoying and time consuming; others have lost money to bogus offers that arrived in their email in-box. This website has information about the Federal Trade Commission's recent law enforcement actions against deceptive commercial email and spammers' responsibilities under the CAN-SPAM law.
6/14/09   Searchme
   Searchme is an innovative search engine that essentially uses Apple's Cover Flow interface to present your search results. To search, enter a term and then scroll horizontally through full previews of each relevant Web page until you find what you're looking for.
6/15/09   Cyberhomes
   Cyberhomes has all the usual real-estate-site features, but adds a ton of nifty functionality to help you find not just the right home, but the right neighborhood, too. Get info and ratings for local schools, mine demographic data to find a neighborhood with (or without) children, or even search for a neighborhood by affluence. You can also track individual home prices and average price trends in the area.
6/16/09   National Sleep Foundation
   The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving public health and safety by achieving understanding of sleep and sleep disorders, and by supporting sleep-related education, research, and advocacy.
6/17/09   Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body
   The Bartleby.com edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body features 1,247 vibrant engravings - many in color - from the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn.
6/18/09   National Do Not Call Registry
   The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free.
6/19/09   FBI History: Famous Cases
   Since its founding in 1908, the FBI has been involved in many famous cases. Inasmuch as inquiries often are received about them, the Office of Public and Congressional Affairs has prepared monographs on some of the most frequently requested, closed investigations. The monographs listed have been made available for your use. You may download them for any noncommercial use without obtaining permission from the FBI.
6/20/09   The World's Healthiest Foods
   The World's Healthiest Foods have been selected because they are among the richest sources of many of the essential nutrients needed for optimal health. Site uses a concept called nutrient density to determine which foods have the highest nutritional value. Nutrient density is a measure of the amount of nutrients a food contains in comparison to the number of calories. A food is more nutrient dense when the level of nutrients is high in relationship to the number of calories the food contains.
6/21/09   U.S. Census Bureau: Father's Day: June 21, 2009
   The first presidential proclamation honoring fathers was issued in 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson designated the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. Father's Day has been celebrated annually since 1972 when President Richard Nixon signed the public law that made it permanent.
6/22/09   Mortgage Calculator
   Enter the requested information and click 'calculate' to see the results. Also available is a amortization feature, which allows you to create a customized amortization table for your loan.
6/23/09   How Digital Cameras Work
   The digital camera is one of the most remarkable instances of this shift because it is so truly different from its predecessor. Conventional cameras depend entirely on chemical and mechanical processes -- you don't even need electricity to operate them. On the other hand, all digital cameras have a built-in computer, and all of them record images electronically. In this Howstuffworks article, find out exactly what's going on inside these amazing digital-age devices.
6/24/09   Nixon Documents Released
   On June 23, 2009, the Nixon Library opened additional materials from the Nixon Presidential Materials. Below are scans of 41 documents that represent the variety of subjects and wealth of historical information included in this new release. The documents are from file segments for the White House Special Files, Staff Member & Office Files; White House Central Files, Staff Member and Office Files; and the National Security Council File series, including the Henry A. Kissinger Telephone Conversation Transcripts.
6/25/09   All-time 100 Best Novels
   Time magazine critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo pick the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to the present.
6/26/09   BBC: Human Body and Mind
   This BBC site in their Science and Nature series, features resources on the human body and mind with topics ranging from organs and muscles to psychological tests and mental disorders.
6/27/09   StateMaster.com
   This site is a unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. Site has compiled information from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. More than just a mere collection of various data, StateMaster.com goes beyond the numbers to provide you with visualization technology like pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots as well as thousands of map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.
6/28/09   Resources for Learning
   Resources for Learning, a site from the American Museum of Natural History, is a collection of activities, articles, evidence and analysis and more, for educators, families, students and anyone interested in teaching or learning about science. There are over 1137 resources to choose from.
6/29/09   The Hottest Smartphones of the Summer of 2009 Battle It Out
   Apple iPhone 3G S. Nokia N97. Palm Pre. T-Mobile myTouch 3G. Of all the smartphones recently launched and soon to be released, these four are the most closely matched -- and the most desired. Which one comes out on top? Review by PC World.
6/30/09   WebMD: Symptom Checker
   Need information as you determine what to do about your symptoms? Get help figuring them out by answering a series of questions. To get started, click on male or female, regardless of age, then the part of the body that is troubling you. Use the Symptom Checker to select parts of the body where you are experiencing symptoms.

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