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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

NOV 2020

Previous Archives

11/1/20    BioDigital Human
   Hailed as the equivalent of Google Maps for the human body, the BioDigital Human is a scientifically accurate cloud based virtual body that empowers everyone to learn about health and medicine in an entirely new visual format. Anatomy, disease and treatments - all in an engaging, interactive 3D format that resembles life itself.
11/2/20    How to Read a Topo Map
   Learning to read that paper topo map (short for topographic map) is essential. Your map will be able to tell you a richly detailed tale about the terrain you’ll be exploring.
11/3/20    Exposure Guide
   Exposure Guide is a great resource for photographers of all skill levels. It covers everything from considerations when selecting the right equipment, to composition techniques, and simply how to take amazing photos.
11/4/20    CyMath
   CyMath is proud to be helping millions of students worldwide 24/7 with their math problems. We believe in open education, and that every student deserves math help that is reliable and accessible. Their math solver is powered by a combination of artificial intelligence and heuristics, so that it solves math problems step-by-step like a teacher would.
11/5/20    WIRED: How to Clean Up Your Digital History
   There are plenty of reasons to declutter your online traces. Here’s how to tidy up.
11/6/20    How Many People Voted
   See how many people voted in each state.
11/7/20    MedlinePlus: Drugs, Herbs, and Supplements
   "From the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more."
11/8/20    Pew Research Center: Science Knowledge Quiz
   "Test your knowledge of science facts and applications of scientific principles by taking our short 12-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with a nationally representative group of 3,278 randomly selected U.S. adults surveyed online and by mail between Aug. 11 and Sept. 3, 2014 as members of the Pew Research Centers American Trends Panel. When you finish, you will be able to compare your scores with the average American and compare responses across demographic groups."
11/9/20    ScienceBlogs
   Collection of a wide range of science-related blogs including latest developments in Life Science, Physical Science, Environment, Medicine and many others scientific disciplines.
11/10/20    Old Maps Online
   "Discovering the cartography of the past. Welcome to Old Maps Online, the easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world."
11/11/20    Quora: Your Best Source for Knowledge
   "Quora is your best source of knowledge. Ask any question, get real answers from people with first hand experience, and blog about what you know."
   " is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. 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."
11/13/20    BookBub
   "BookBub is a free service that helps millions of readers discover great deals on acclaimed ebooks while providing publishers and authors with a way to drive sales and find new fans. Members receive a personalized daily email alerting them to the best free and deeply discounted titles matching their interests as selected by our editorial team. BookBub works with all major ebook retailers and devices, and is the industry's leading ebook price promotion service."
11/14/20    Good News Planet
   "We offer our archives to serve as a resource for people making a positive impact on society through news, entertainment and events, no matter what the obstacles are."
11/15/20    Wordsmith: A.Word.A.Day
   "Wordsmith is a worldwide online community of people who share a love for words, wordplay, language, and literature. They hail from more than 170 countries, from Australia to Zimbabwe and almost all other places in between."
11/16/20    Reader's Digest: Daily Jokes
   "Looking for funny jokes? Settle in: You're in the right place. From clean knock-knock jokes and the top corny jokes to hilarious one-liners and clever riddles, we've got the jokes guaranteed to bring on serious laughs."
11/17/20    MedPage Today
   "MedPageToday is a trusted and reliable source for clinical and policy coverage that directly affects the lives and practices of health care professionals."
11/18/20    Coronavirus Maps: How Severe Is Your State's Outbreak?
   More than 9 million people in the U.S. have had confirmed coronavirus infections and more than 230,000 have died of COVID-19. Tens of thousands of new cases are reported daily nationwide. In the graphics below, explore the trends in your state.
11/19/20    Webcams from Around the World, the global network of owned and operated live streaming webcams, was built as a way to transport people to interesting and unique locations around the world that may be difficult or impossible to experience in person. Providing a virtual window to the world, viewers can freely explore the globe from unparalleled vantage points, such as the torch balcony of the Statue of Liberty, which has been closed to the public since 1916.
11/20/20    Fast Company: The 25 best new productivity apps for 2020
   It’s not easy being productive right now, but these tools can help with everything from staying focused to generating new ideas.
11/21/20    Run Your Own Zoom Trivia Night
   With a long, pandemic winter approaching, you're going to need some entertainment options That's why we put together this all-in-one package for Zoom trivia night. It's perfect for connecting with your work friends, your friends friends, or your family friends...and won't take much longer than an hour.
11/22/20    Be safe on the internet
   An open source checklist of resources designed to improve your online privacy and security. Check things off to keep track as you go.
11/23/20    The Pudding
   Every day, the activities of hundreds of zoo and aquarium animals are live streamed online. Throughout the day we generate short clips from each of these cameras and collect them right here in our digital zoo.
11/24/20    An Economist’s Guide to the World in 2050
   Bloomberg Economics has used a growth accounting framework—adding up the contributions of labor, capital and productivity—to forecast potential GDP through 2050 for 39 countries, from the U.S. to Ghana. We’ve used that data to map some of the key geographic and political shifts in store for the world economy.
11/25/20    Boring Day
   Generate random activity to avoid a boring day!
11/26/20    How Thanksgiving Works
   ­Have you ever wondered why Americans gather around the table each year and prepare to eat food regarded as traditional, but rarely assembled as a meal the rest of the year? Turkey, gravy, corn, stuffing, cranberries and pies take center stage on Thanksgiving.
11/27/20    Standard Books
   Standard Ebooks is a volunteer driven, not-for-profit project that produces new editions of public domain ebooks that are lovingly formatted, open source, and free.
11/28/20    Best Cities
   Ranking of the world's 100 best cities.
11/29/20    The USGenWeb Project
   The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. The Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free access for everyone. Organization is by county and state, and this website provides you with links to all the state websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the counties. The USGenWeb Project also sponsors important Special Projects at the national level and this website provides an entry point to all of those pages, as well.
11/30/20    Around the World in 72 Days
   This site is a companion to a Public Broadcasting Service American Experience program about the 1889-1890 around-the-world journey of pioneering woman journalist Nellie Bly. The site includes a map of the journey, excerpts from her writings, and biographical information. Also includes a transcript of the program and a teacher's guide.

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