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SITE OF THE DAY ARCHIVE
"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves,
or we know where we can find information upon it."

- Samuel Johnson

MAY 2020


Previous Archives

DATE SITE OF THE DAY
5/1/20    CNN 411 Covid Resource
   Share where you live for details on the Covid-19 coronavirus response in your area.
5/2/20    COVID19 FINANCIAL RESOURCE FOR FREELANCERS
   Here is a breakdown of all the support and financial aid available to you today and notes about what’s likely to come. For every state, we’ve included relevant contact info for your government agencies, so you can get the help you need and help advocate for yourself and other local freelancers.
5/3/20    Manual Agent
   Easily find any pdf manuals online with more than 5602 brands and 742418 files.
5/4/20    How to Vote by Mail in All 50 States
   States are scrambling to hold elections in a pandemic. You should be preparing to vote by mail.
5/5/20    YMCA 360: ON-DEMAND VIDEOS
   Whether it's a current Y favorite or something new to you, YMCA 360 matches your lifestyle with a growing library of online videos for you and your family.
5/6/20    Hidden Worlds of the National Parks
   "Combat claustrophobia by taking a virtual tour of some of the country’s most majestic national parks. The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks project from Google Arts & Culture offers virtual, 360-degree tours of five National Park System sites, all guided by real park rangers. The diverse destinations include the Kenai Fjords in Alaska; Hawai’i Volcanoes in Hawai’i; Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico; Bryce Canyon in Utah; and Dry Tortugas in Florida. You can view all the properties from your phone or computer, and if you have a virtual reality headset, you can transport yourself out of your home with an immersive experience."
5/7/20    Second City Improv Classes Online
   "Improv comedy is difficult to do alone. With Second City, you can take a class with other students and master instructors from the comfort of your home. Second City has helped launch the careers of such comedy heavyweights as Steve Carell, Bill Murray, Amy Poehler, and Tina Fey. Even though its physical theaters in Chicago, Toronto, and Los Angeles are closed during the coronavirus crisis, comedy classes will continue online."
5/8/20    Women and the American Story
   The New-York Historical Society is sharing its expertise in the form of a free digital curriculum on women’s history in America. The online course materials cover the period from 1920 to 1948, starting with the flappers of the Jazz Age and ending with women in the postwar era. You can view the entire unit, which includes archival photos and documents, on the NYHS’s website.
5/9/20    D.C. Reads
   If you already plan on reading a ton of books in isolation, you can turn the solitary activity into a social one by joining a quarantine book club. The D.C. Public Library recently announced its book club D.C. Reads is going digital, and now anyone can participate from home.
5/10/20    Milk Street Cooking School
   At the Milk Street Online Cooking School you won’t learn just recipes, you'll learn new ways to approach food and cooking, giving you a reinvigorated enthusiasm for putting dinner on the table. As most of us will be spending more time at home and in the kitchen over the coming weeks, we are making our entire line of online cooking classes available for free through May 31, 2020.
5/11/20    Learn Guitar with Fender
   At the risk of driving your quarantine-mates crazy, you can use isolation as an opportunity to get in touch with your inner rockstar. Fender is giving the first 100,000 users who create a new account on Fender Play three months of free online lessons. The instructional videos led by talented musicians are high-quality, and you can access them from your phone, tablet, or computer. And if you don't have a guitar at home, the program also includes lessons for bass guitars and ukuleles.
5/12/20    Virtual Museums
   Explore the world's museums, virtually. Take a trip through the world's best virtual museums & galleries, all without leaving the house.
5/13/20    How to Get Away Without Leaving Your House
   Because travel is also a state of mind. Here are the movies, books, podcasts, online courses, and virtual tours to get your wanderlust fix from your couch.
5/14/20    Virtual Aurora Tours
   While nothing is as exciting as an evening of chasing the northern lights in person, we believe that we may have found the next best thing – watching the lights in virtual reality (VR)! We realise that it is difficult to travel right now so we thought our loyal fans might enjoy watching a few VR videos that we captured this season.
5/15/20    Native Lands
   Welcome to Native Land. This is a resource for North Americans (and others) to find out more about local Indigenous territories and languages.
5/16/20    Senate Stock Watcher
   Members of the Senate must report periodic reports of their portfolio transactions. This website is purely for an informative purpose and aid in transparency. Updated Daily - See the stock trades US Senators are making as they are reported. Get notifications when new reports are uploaded. Get insight now!
5/17/20    Virtual Hug
   Their platform has been created to help people express their love, support and affection to their loved ones virtually so that no one in the world ever feels alone. You can use this platform to send virtual hugs with customized messages to anyone, anywhere in the world at any time. Their mission to help people share love, joy, and happiness by sending a virtual hug that will leave long-lasting positive impacts on the receiver’s mood.
5/18/20    COVID-19 Drugs and Vaccine Tracker
   Here’s a guide to some of the most talked-about efforts to treat or prevent coronavirus infection, with details on the science, history, and timeline for each endeavor
5/19/20    Forbes: These 25 Technology Trends Will Define The Next Decade
   "We may not be living on Mars or traveling to work using jet packs, but there's no doubt the coming decade will bring many exciting technological advances. In this article, I want to outline the 25 key technology trends that I believe will shape the 2020s."
5/20/20    Geologic Map of the Moon
   This new work represents a seamless, globally consistent, 1:5,000,000-scale geologic map derived from the six digitally renovated geologic maps (see Source Online Linkage below). The goal of this project was to create a digital resource for science research and analysis, future geologic mapping efforts, be it local-, regional-, or global-scale products, and as a resource for the educators and the public interested in lunar geology. Here we present the completed mapping project as unit contacts, geologic unit polygons, linear features, and unit and feature nomenclature annotation.
5/21/20    Where the virus is spreading fastest
   A visiual map of the changes in new COVID-19 cases in the United States.
5/22/20    Quarantine Book Club
   Join your favorite authors on Zoom where you can have spirited discussions from the privacy of our own quarantined space!
5/23/20    Become a Smithsonian Digital Volunteer
   "Become a Smithsonian Digital Volunteer and help us make historical documents and biodiversity data more accessible. Join 19,910 "volunpeers" to add more to the total 553,328 pages of field notes, diaries, ledgers, logbooks, currency proof sheets, photo albums, manuscripts, biodiversity specimens labels that have been collaboratively transcribed and reviewed since June 2013."
5/24/20    U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs: Memorial Day
   "Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time."
5/25/20    USA Today: 10 Historical Facts about Memorial Day
   "USA Today: 10 historical facts about Memorial Day"
5/26/20    WeatherSpark
   "WeatherSpark: beautiful weather graphs and maps making in-depth weather information easily accessible."
5/27/20    Returning Human Space Flight to the United States
   SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, May 27 for Falcon 9’s launch of Crew Dragon’s second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This test flight with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on board the Dragon spacecraft will return human spaceflight to the United States.
5/28/20    Charity Navigator: Your Guide to Intelligent Giving
   "Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator, provides free ratings of the Financial Health and Accountability and Transparency of thousands of charities. We are the individual donor's first source for unbiased news and information on philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, wise giving, donating money, charitable donations, and charity ratings."
5/29/20    Meteor Shower Calendar
   "The meteor showers listed on this site are the easiest to observe and provide the most activity. Particular attention should be noted to the time and moonlight conditions. All these showers are best seen after midnight. Some are not even visible until after midnight. Showers that peak with the moon’s phase greater than one half illuminated (first quarter to last quarter) will be affected by moonlight and difficult to observe."
5/30/20    LIFE History: Pictures of WWII, Civil Rights, Vietnam, More
   "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."
5/31/20    Collins Dictionary: Discover the New Scrabble Words
   "Over 6,500 new words have been added to the Collins Official Scrabble Wordlist. Influenced by all parts of life including social media, slang, technology and food, plus English from around the world. Delve into some of the new words below and discover the full Wordlist."


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