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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

JUN 2020

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6/1/20    Heavens-Above
   "Satellite predictions and other astronomical data customized for your location."
6/2/20    Protest Map
   Explore live News Interactive map. See where the prtests are happening in the United States.
6/3/20    GRIN: Great Images in NASA
   NASA historical still image library take you through the years of NASA and all their great achievements.
6/4/20    Interactive Worldmap of Visa-Free Travel
   The weight and the travel freedom attached to a passport vary drastically across nationalities. International visa-regulations are very complex and often non-transparent. They reflect the economical and geopolitical situations as well as the relationships of countries. This project aims to cast some light on these structures. The default Visa-free destinations mode shows a choropleth map, which is shaded based on the number of destination countries/territories an individual of a certain nationality can travel to without a visa or with visa on arrival.
6/5/20    Lumosity
   At Lumos Labs, they believe in helping people keep their brains challenged. That's why they created a simple online tool to allow anyone to train core cognitive abilities.
   "We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding."
6/7/20    Mayo Clinic: Symptom Checker
   "What's causing your foot pain? Why does your child's throat hurt? And what should you do about it? Use this guide to discover the most common causes of the most common symptoms."
6/8/20 Fast Cash for Your Books
   "Welcome to! We thank you for taking the opportunity to sell us your books. was started when some of our family and friends were wondering what to do with their used books. Most people don't want to throw books away, so what do you do with them? We already owned a used bookstore Mediabuster Books, so we thought 'why not give people cash for their books through a convenient online website!' You now have at your fingertips a no hassle way of receiving cash for your books. We offer the highest prices in the industry, and there are no lines or hassles. Shipping to us is free and easy."
6/9/20    The Ickabog
   Enjoy the new novel by J.K. Rowlings here. The most exciting part is that you get to illustrate The Ickabog for J.K. Rowlings. Every day, she’ll be making suggestions for what you might like to draw. You can enter the official competition being run by her publishers, for the chance to have your artwork included in a printed version of the book due out later this year. She’ll be giving suggestions as to what to draw as we go along, but you should let your imagination run wild. When the book is published in November, she is going to donate all her royalties to help people who have been affected by the coronavirus.
6/10/20    Self-publishing Checklist for Indie Authors
   This checklist guides your self-publishing project to completion, to ensure you don't miss any important steps.
6/11/20    Talk Therapy Online and Counseling Services
   BlahTherapy is run by and was founded (April 2010) by a single individual who has had moments just like you - where we really needed to speak to someone. Today, BlahTherapy connects you with random strangers around the world who are willing to talk to you about your problems, as well as sharing their own. As a community, they've found that talking through their emotional, psychological, or mental issues is one of the best methods of releasing their anger, stress, depression or pain. Sharing and connecting with other strangers who are going through a struggles just like you provides great consolation to anyone in need of healing or a friend.
6/12/20    The 6 most useful Gmail settings you may have overlooked
   Sure, you spend most of the day with Gmail open in a browser tab. But have you ever really taken a good, long look under the hood? There are settings galore, some of which you’ll never touch, and others that are truly useful. Here’s a quick look at some of the useful ones.
6/13/20    SocialBook Free Background Remover
   SocialBook Background Remover is an online tool. You do not need to download software or install an application. Want to cut out a person from a photo but do not know how to use Photoshop? No problem. SocialBook Background Remover can do it for you with one click.
6/14/20    Kubera
   With Kubera you can keep track of your net worth, store important documents and ensure safe transfer to the beneficiary.
6/15/20    Black Lives Matter
   information to educate yourself and others about the issues black people + other poc may be facing at the moment.
6/16/20    Trips Guard
   TripsGuard helps travelers from all over the world get updated information about travel restrictions easily.
6/17/20    NPR: From Camping To Dining Out: Here's How Experts Rate The Risks Of 14 Summer Activities
   The urge to get out and enjoy the summer is real. But what's safe? We asked a panel of infectious disease and public health experts to rate the risk of summer activities, from backyard gatherings to a day at the pool to sharing a vacation house with another household. Here is what you need to know.
6/18/20    Open Culture: The 150 Best Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind
   Feed your brain with great podcasts on art, music, history, philosophy, plus captivating true and imagined stories.
6/19/20    Connected Papers
   Connected Papers is a visual tool to help researchers and applied scientists find academic papers relevant to their field of work.
6/20/20    Corporate Flights
   This site tracks flights by jets registered to publicly-traded companies.
6/21/20    House Hunt
   Collaborate interactively and find the house of your dreams with your friends, hassle-free!
6/22/20    Game Theory Online
   Popularized by movies such as "A Beautiful Mind", game theory is the mathematical modeling of strategic interaction among rational (and irrational) agents. Beyond what we call 'games' in common language, such as chess, poker, soccer, etc., it includes the modeling of conflict among nations, political campaigns, competition among firms, and trading behavior in markets such as the NYSE. How could you begin to model eBay, Google keyword auctions, and peer to peer file-sharing networks, without accounting for the incentives of the people using them?
6/23/20    BitDegree Learn: HTML
   Learn the HyperText Markup Language responsible for the aesthetic appeal of a website, including its font, type, and background otherwise known as HTML.
6/24/20    Pluto
   Pluto TV is a free streaming television service in America. It has 100s of channels. Binge Watch 100s of Channels, On Demand TV and Movies.
6/25/20    WHOSE HERITAGE? Public Symbols of the Confederacy
   This interactive map shows the places around our nation where conferate staues remain.
6/26/20    Rt COVID-19
   These are up-to-date values for Rt, a key measure of how fast the virus is growing. It’s the average number of people who become infected by an infectious person.
6/28/20    Travel Bans
   See what travel/movement restrictions are enforced in any particular country.
6/29/20    Book Finder
   Find any book at the best price. Compare Book Prices Online. Author. Title. or ISBN. Language. Any Language, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
6/30/20    Together at Home Club
   Collection of free and discounted resources to keep you staying at home during COVID-19 outbreak.

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