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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 2021

Previous Archives

6/1/21    National Geographic: FOUND
   "FOUND is a curated collection of photography from the National Geographic archives. In honor of our 125th anniversary, we are showcasing photographs that reveal cultures and moments of the past. Many of these photos have never been published and are rarely seen by the public. We hope to bring new life to these images by sharing them with audiences far and wide. Their beauty has been lost to the outside world for years and many of the images are missing their original date or location."
   "Answer questions to find out which government benefits you may be eligible to receive."
6/3/21    Digital Public Library of America
   "The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word to works of art and culture, to records of America's heritage, to the efforts and data of science."
6/4/21    LIFE Photos: Classic Pictures From LIFE Magazine's Archives
   "Classic and unpublished photos of the 20th century's major events and public figures from LIFE magazine. Pictures from World War II, the Space Race, Vietnam, the Civil Rights Movement, Hollywood, sports, science, the arts, and more."
6/5/21    International Travel Restrictions and Policies Leaving United States
   See which countries are restricting travel and what their policies are.
6/6/21    United States Army: D-Day - June 6, 1944
   "June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which 'we will accept nothing less than full victory.' More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day's end on June 6, the Allies gained a foothold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded -- but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler."
6/7/21    Travelo
   Get ready to take travel planning to the next level with Notion. Travelo helps you to turn your travel bucket list into a bulletproof action plan and help you manage all your adventures in a single common workspace. It organizes your bucket lists from scratch and helps you to convert them into the most cherishable memory. It will be the most valuable asset to your existing notion workspace if you a traveler or someone who is looking to explore more of this world.
6/8/21    Goods Unite Us
   Corporations earn profits off of your everyday purchases. And some of those profits are then donated to politicians and causes you might not agree with. See their list of the companies that have made a commitment to halt PAC donations.
6/9/21    5 COVID-19 Vaccine Myths, Debunked
   The rush to develop, authorize, and administer an effective COVID-19 vaccine has left many people skeptical about its safety—and reluctant to get vaccinated. And there's plenty of misinformation (and disinformation) about how the vaccines got approved, how they work, and what the risks are. Here’s the truth about five common COVID-19 vaccine myths.
6/10/21    DCA Calculator
   Online dollar cost average calculator, DCA calculator helps you to find the average cost. Simply add the number of shares and the average Buying or the total cost. Add a minimum of two buying processes or many. Then calculate the cost average.
6/11/21    GetBodySmart: Human Anatomy and Physiology
   "A study guide to human anatomy, human physiology, anatomy and physiology, and human body systems. Included are many anatomy and physiology quizzes, tutorials, animations, and diagrams."
6/12/21 Online Measurement Converter
   "Online weights and measures conversion. Online calculators for quick and easy metric conversion, conversion tables for both commonly used and very exotic units."
6/13/21    National Weather Service: Storm Prediction Center
   "Official government site for the prediction of thunderstorms and severe weather in the U.S."
   "Find the best library and reference resources at, including top dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps, quotations and much more."
6/15/21    U. S. Copyright Office
   "U.S. Copyright Office is an office of public record for copyright registration and deposit of copyright material."
6/16/21    AAA: Daily Fuel Gauge Report
   "AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report is the most comprehensive retail gasoline survey available. Every day more than 100,000 stations are surveyed."
6/17/21    The Feynman Lectures on Physics Audio Collection
   These are the tape recordings of Richard Feynman's 1961-64 Caltech Introductory Physics lectures, which form the basis of the book The Feynman Lectures on Physics. The original recordings were made on 1/4" reel-to-reel tapes, now preserved in Caltech's Archive. In 2010 the entire collection was digitized by media preservationist George Blood. We present entire lecture tapes without any editing or enhancement, including the tape leader. Parts of some lectures edited out of the commercial versions of these recordings are preserved here intact.
6/18/21    Digital Public Library of America
   The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society by maximizing access to their shared history, culture, and knowledge.
6/19/21    The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth
   Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States celebrating the emancipation of African Americans who had been enslaved. Originating in Galveston, Texas, in 1866, it has been celebrated annually on June 19 throughout the United States.
6/20/21    History of Father's Day
   Today, the day honoring fathers is celebrated in the United States.
6/21/21    The 1619 Project Education Portal
   The 1619 Project, inaugurated with a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year when the first enslaved Africans arrived on Virginia soil as our nation's foundational date.
6/22/21    Use Google like a pro
   Let me show you how to get better at Googling.
6/23/21    Open Historical Map
   OpenHistoricalMap is a project designed to store and display map data throughout the history of the world. This is a work in progress, they'll be playing around with many new features as they time-enable the site. They encourage you to start playing around and editing data, too.
6/24/21    Get Body Smart
   An Online Examination of Human Anatomy and Physiology
6/25/21    Google Project Sunroof
   Your own personalized solar savings estimator, powered by Google Earth imagery.
6/26/21    Data Visualization: What it takes to go to space
   The inspiration was to study the astronaut dataset and find any pattern related to the astronauts that can help people become astronauts.
6/27/21    Nations Report Card
   The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), first administered in 1969, is the largest continuing and nationally representative assessment of what our nation’s students know and can do in subjects such as mathematics, reading, science, and writing. Standard administration practices are implemented to provide a common measure of student achievement.
6/28/21    Unscrambler
   This word unscrambler can help find words from a collection of individual letters. It can be handy if you are stuck solving a puzzle. Easily create lists of valid Scrabble words and anagrams that are made from your selected letter combinations.
6/29/21    Rhyme Desk
   Are you writing a poem or a song? "Rhyme Desk" offers a selection of tools to help by searching for rhyming words, related words, and even a tool for making rhyming word worksheets to make vocabulary studies more fun.
6/30/21    Pigly
   They offer a rich collection of helpful utilities to help people figure out their finances, manage their budget, and plan for retirement.

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