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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

MAR 2022

Previous Archives

3/1/22    Help Ukraine
   Several organizations are asking for assistance in helping people ... Ukrainians relying on humanitarian assistance to meet their basic needs.
3/2/22    Heardle
   A Wordle inspired game where you have to guess the song from the intro in as few tries as possible.
3/3/22    Detailed Elevation Map
   Oilslick ia a color elevation map layer designed to highlight the fine detail in terrain, and perform equally well throughout the entire range of Earth's elevation.
3/4/22    Gastro Obscura
   We are a global community of explorers, who have together created a comprehensive database of the world’s most wondrous places and foods —24,207 of them contributed by our community so far, and more every day, from a secret apartment atop the Eiffel Tower to bridges built out of living roots, from a temple shaped like a chicken to an island ruled by cats, from a fruit that tastes like chocolate pudding to a spicy chutney made out of red ants.
3/5/22    FSI Language Courses
   Used by professional diplomats to learn languages for overseas postings, the FSI language courses are some of the world's most in-depth and thorough courses.
3/6/22    Nat Geo Map Maker
   Empower your learners to explore Earth's interconnected systems through a collection of curated basemaps, data layers, and annotation tools.
3/7/22 features schedule listings for thousands of public radio stations and programs around the world. Follow the audio links to hear your favorite programs and discover new ones.
3/8/22    Summle
   Make sums using the tiles at the bottom to reach the target number at the top, in 5 steps or fewer. Click numbers to add or remove them.
3/9/22    National Agricultural Library Digital Collections
   The National Agricultural Library Digital Collections (NALDC) offer access to full-text historical documents in the agricultural and food sciences.
3/10/22    Surname Maps in Europe
   From this website you can access to surname maps generators of main european countries.
3/11/22    Free Sheet Music Data Base
   The International Music Score Library Project, also known as the Petrucci Music Library after publisher Ottaviano Petrucci, is a subscription-based digital library of public-domain music scores. It includes public domain and licensed recordings to allow for study by ear.
3/12/22    Inflation, explained by eggs
   There’s a lot of chatter around exactly why inflation is relatively high, not only in the United States but globally. Some people blame the pandemic, others the supply chain, others government spending, others corporate greed. The truth of the matter is that there is a mix of factors in play, and there’s no one simple answer to how we got here — or solution to how to get out of this. To the average person, the whole thing can feel confusing. So we figured we’d take a crack at it by deciphering the case of the egg.
3/13/22    Moon Phases Calendar
   This moon phases calendar tool or moon schedule is an easy way to find out the lunar phase for any given month. Simply select a month and year, and click "Go", and it will show you what the moon will look like for any day that month. The internal phase calculator is very accurate, but the images are approximations. Moon calculations are based on your time zone as specified by your computer.
3/14/22    Worldle
   An online game where you guess the country based on the shape shown.
3/15/22    Ghost Towns of America
   Ghost towns: once thriving communities that have dwindled over the decades. Some vanished entirely or were absorbed into newer settlements, but many of these towns still stand, at least in part, allowing us glimpses of what these now-abandoned places once were. Where are America’s ghost towns, and how do they look today? Scroll down to find out.
3/16/22    The History of St. Patrick's Day
   St. Patrick’s Day observes of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green.
3/17/22    Free Court Case Records Search
   judyrecords is a 100% free nationwide search engine that lets you instantly search hundreds of millions of United States court cases and lawsuits.
3/18/22    T H E C O G N I T I V E B I A S C O D E X
   The Cognitive Bias Codex is a handy visual tool that organizes biases in a meaningful way.
3/19/22    Gas Prices Around the World
   The average price of gasoline around the world is 1.32 U.S. Dollar per litre. However, there is substantial difference in these prices among countries. As a general rule, richer countries have higher prices while poorer countries and the countries that produce and export oil have significantly lower prices.
3/20/22    Hey What's That
   You hike to the top of a mountain or pull off at a scenic overlook. You see mountains in the distance. Which mountains are they? HeyWhatsThat will tell you, providing a 360° panoramic sketch labeled with the names of the peaks you're looking at from almost anywhere in the world.
3/21/22    A Kids Book About War
   This is a kids book about war. Really! It helps explain what war is, why wars start, and what happens after a war. In light of all the current global conflict, this felt like the right book to create and just give away so kids everywhere can find some answers to their questions about war.
3/22/22    What's my place in the world population? How long will I live?, brought to you by World Data Lab, aims to make demography – the study of human populations – accessible to a broader audience. We believe that demographic data can play an essential role in understanding our time's social and economic developments. We hope that people from all walks of life, of all ages, and across all countries will explore a new perspective of their own lives and find their place in the world of today and tomorrow.
3/23/22    Mapping Global Restoration Projects
   Restor is accelerating the global restoration movement by connecting everyone to local restoration. Restor connects people to scientific data, supply chains, funding, and each other to increase restoration efforts' impact, scale, and sustainability. We believe that anyone can be a restoration champion, including you.
3/24/22    Solutions Story Tracker
   Search a curated database of rigorous reporting on responses to social problems: 12,900 stories produced by 6,000 journalists and 1,600 news outlets from 187 countries, growing every day.
3/25/22 No Surprise Medical Bills
   The 2022 “No Surprises” US federal law that went into force in January 2022 protecting all Americans from unexpected emergency medical bills. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services offers a summary of these protections, and ways for consumers and providers to file complaints if they are not provided the protections the law assures them.
3/26/22    This Person Does Not Exist
   Each visit to this site displays a photo of an imaginary person. These stunningly realistic computer generated photos are created by a Generative Adversarial Network named StyleGAN2 developed by Nvidia’s Tero Karras in December 2019. Check the site’s links for other models that generate Art, Cats, Horses, and even imaginary 3D Chemical models.
3/27/22    How to Watch the Oscars
   While a number of elements of the ceremony have changed in recent years, one thing remains the same. The Oscars will be televised, as usual, live on ABC.
3/28/22    NICB's VINCheck
   This free lookup reveals if a vehicle has a record of a theft claim, or was reported as a salvage vehicle by an insurance company. Check the VIN of your next used car before you purchase it.
3/29/22    CIA Maps
   Search over 100 locations across the globe for CIA maps.
3/30/22    FBI Guide to Internet Slang
   With the advent of Twitter and other social media venues, the FBI created a list of shorthand acronyms used on Twitter and other social media platforms.
3/31/22    21 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Constitution
   The Constitution of the United States is only 4543 words—7762 if you count the Amendments—and initially fit on just four large sheets of paper. But it packs a wallop. Not only is it the oldest written national constitution in the world, but it's arguably the most influential in the world, too.

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