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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
DATE SITE OF THE DAY
U.S. Census Bureau: Women's History Month: March 2016
"The roots of National Women's History Month go back to March 8, 1857, when women from New York City factories staged a protest over working conditions. International Women's Day was first observed in 1909, but it wasn't until 1981 that Congress established National Women's History Week to be commemorated the second week of March. In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month. Every year since, Congress has passed a resolution for Women's History Month, and the President has issued a proclamation."
"StumbleUpon is the easiest way to find cool new websites, videos, photos and images from across the Web. We make the best recommendations just for you."
Library of Congress: Today in History
"Each day an event from American history is illustrated by digitized items from the Library of Congress American Memory historic collections."
"Tips, tricks, and downloads for getting things done."
BBC: Health News
"Get the latest BBC Health News: breaking health and medical news from the UK and around the world, with in-depth features on well-being and lifestyle."
NASA: Science News
Latest science news from NASA, including the Image of the Day Gallery.
Gallup.com: Public Opinion Polls
"Gallup.Com provides data-driven news based on U.S. and world polls, daily tracking and public opinion research. Articles and videos cover news, politics, economy, behavioral economics, wellbeing, world issues, management, and employee engagement."
Newseum: Today's Front Pages
"Through a special agreement with more than 2,000 newspapers worldwide, the Newseum displays these front pages each day on its website. The front pages are in their original, unedited form, and some may contain material that is deemed objectionable to some visitors. Discretion is advised."
"Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage, aggregated from sources all over the world by Google News."
"Bloomberg Business delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News."
AAA: Daily Fuel Gauge Report
"Your trusted source for nationwide gas prices." Related site: USA Gas Prices Map.
History.com: This Day in History
"Discover what happened today in history. Read about major past events that happened today including special entries on crime, entertainment, and more."
"Browse a large collection of United States obituaries from major newspapers." Related site: Obituary Links Page.
U.S. Census Bureau
"Learn how U.S. Census serve the public as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy."
"State information resource links to state homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representatives, songs, birds, flowers, trees and more."
"With more than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 5 million acronyms and abbreviations. You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes."
FlightAware.com: Live Flight Tracking
"FlightAware provides live flight data, airport delays, fuel prices, FBO reservations, weather maps, flight planning, flight routes, oceanic tracks, and navigation charts, as well as aviation news and photos to over three million users a month via the FlightAware.com web site."
"You can get a free report once every 12 months from each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies. That means if you order a report from one of the companies on March 1, you can't get another report from the same company until March 2 next year. You can ask for your free credit report from https://www.AnnualCreditReport.com. Make sure you are on this site before ordering your report. This is the official site, authorized by the Federal government, for you to get your free reports. You usually can get your report immediately by ordering online."
CIA: Chiefs of State
"The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States. Regimes with which the United States has no diplomatic exchanges are indicated by the initials NDE."
U.S. Dept. of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook
"The Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations - such as carpenters, teachers, and veterinarians. Revised every 2 years, the latest version contains employment projections for the 2012-22 decade."
U.S. Census: US and World Population Clock
"The U.S. population clock is based on a series of short-term projections for the resident population of the United States. This includes people whose usual residence is in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. These projections do not include members of the Armed Forces overseas, their dependents, or other U.S. citizens residing outside the United States. The projections are based on a monthly series of population estimates starting with the April 1, 2010 resident population from the 2010 Census."
State Health Facts
"State Health Facts provides free, up-to-date, health data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the United States, counties, territories, and other geographies. State Health Facts provides users with the ability to map, rank, trend, and download data. Data come from a variety of public and private sources, including KFF reports, public websites, government surveys and reports, and private organizations."
Kelly Blue Book
"Let Kelley Blue Book help you find the right car today! Begin your car search at kbb.com, The Trusted Resource. Whats your car worth? Research car quotes, photos, videos, reviews, and more from the automotive industry experts. Blue Book Values you can trust."
"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."
Social Security Admin: Actuarial Life Table
"A period life table is based on the mortality experience of a population during a relatively short period of time. Here we present the 2011 period life table for the Social Security area population. For this table, the period life expectancy at a given age is the average remaining number of years expected prior to death for a person at that exact age, born on January 1, using the mortality rates for 2011 over the course of his or her remaining life."
Merian-Webster: Visual Dictionary
"Welcome to the Visual Dictionary Online, the dictionary with a new point of view. A quick glance at the index is all it takes to connect words with images. Explore the 15 major themes to access more than 6,000 images and see words like never before."
Rent.com: Apartment/Home Finder
"Apartment rentals and houses for rent. Search millions of apartments for rent with the Rent.com apartment guide. Rent homes, cheap apartments, condos, and townhouses."
GetHuman.com: Customer Service
"The fastest way to get customer service by phone, chat, email, or even by having the company call you back. GetHuman has millions of tricks and shortcuts to make sure you get help better and more quickly than ever before."
National Geographic: Maps
"Browse through National Geographic maps online in our print map collection and Atlas Explorer, explore your world with MapMachine, and enjoy map-based editorial features like EarthPulse."
NOLO: Free Dictionary of Law Terms and Legal Definitions
"Legal definitions from A to Z. Find plain-English definitions for legal terms by browsing Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary."
USA.gov: Contact Government Agencies and Elected Officials
"Find contact information for federal, state, local, or tribal governments and elected officials."
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