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10/1/08   Voter Registration
   Register to vote online with the League of Women Voters's Voter Registration page. The simple step-by-step process to become a registered voter or change your voter registration will only take a few minutes. Legal restrictions may apply. You must be a U.S. Citizen either through birth or naturalization to register to vote.
10/2/08   Omnibiography.com
   OmniBiography.com is the largest directory of biographies available on the Web containing information on more than 110,000 important people from antiquity to the present time. It can be searched by name, by country, by state and alphabetically and it includes biographies from the most important sites on the web in all languages. Related site: Who2.com.
10/3/08   NationMaster: World Statistics and Country Comparisons
   Welcome to NationMaster, a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease. Related site: StateMaster.
10/4/08   Encarta Encyclopedia
   More than 42,000 articles on the world of knowledge--from aardvark to zither. Also includes: Literature Guides, Archives, and Homework Starters.
10/5/08   Ellis Island
   Ellis Island is the symbol of American immigration and the immigrant experience. Use our Free Search to find your immigrant ancestors arriving through the Port of New York at Ellis Island between 1892 and 1924.
10/6/08   Google Earth
   Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. Features include: Fly to your house. Just type in an address, press Search, and you’ll zoom right in; Search for schools, parks, restaurants, and hotels. Get driving directions; Tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings, or look up to explore the sky; Save and share your searches and favorites.
10/8/08   WebMD: Sympton Checker
   Need information as you determine what to do about your symptoms? Get help figuring them out by answering a series of questions. To get started, click on male or female, regardless of age, then the part of the body that is troubling you. Use the Symptom Checker to select parts of the body where you are experiencing symptoms.
10/9/08   AAA: Daily Fuel Gauge Report
   AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report is updated each day and is the most comprehensive retail gasoline survey available. Everyday up to 85,000 self-serve stations are surveyed..
10/10/08   PublicRadioFan.com
   PublicRadioFan.com 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.
10/11/08   What's a Dollar Worth?
   Use this site to determine what an item or service purchased in 2008 would be worth in 19?? dollars.
10/12/08   Digital Television 101
   Welcome to Digital TV 101. This is a short course designed to teach you more about the exciting but sometimes byzantine world of digital TV and HDTV. We'll teach you some of the tips and tricks you'll need to know before America goes to digital TV on midnight of February 17, 2009.
10/13/08   NASA: Deep Space Network
   The NASA Deep Space Network - or DSN - is an international network of antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions and radio and radar astronomy observations for the exploration of the solar system and the universe. The network also supports selected Earth-orbiting missions.
10/14/08   Climate Debate Daily
   Climate Debate Daily is intended to deepen our understanding of disputes over climate change and the human contribution to it. The site links to scientific articles, news stories, economic studies, polemics, historical articles, PR releases, editorials, feature commentaries, and blog entries.
10/15/08   Science Daily
   Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution -- the latest discoveries in astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, climate & environment, computers, engineering, and more -- from the world's leading universities and research organizations. Related site: SciTech Daily Review.
10/16/08   Worldwide Subway Maps
   Free worldwide subway maps from Amadeus.com.
10/17/08   Television News Archive
   The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news.
10/18/08   American Currency Exhibit
   Money hasn't always looked like it does today. Explore the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's American Currency Exhibit online and watch history come alive as you step back in time to our nation's beginning. Learn how our country's rich history is closely tied with our currency. Discover the role the Federal Reserve has played--and continues to play--in that history.
10/19/08   DrugDigest
   DrugDigest is a noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer health and drug information site dedicated to empowering consumers to make informed choices about drugs and treatment options.
10/20/08   PBS: The Future of Television
   TV is a pervasive and powerful medium, and it is in a period of major transition. In the "Future of Television," NBR New York bureau chief Scott Gurvey examines how high-definition, digital video recorders, and the Internet will change that little black box that sits in 99% of all American homes.
10/21/08   RxList: The Internet Drug Index for Prescription Drugs and Medications
   RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs. Founded by pharmacists in 1995, RxList is the premier Internet Drug Index resource.
10/22/08   US News & World Report: Health
   Get the latest health news information on diseases, medications, nutrition, aging, healthcare, and fitness. Find top doctors, best therapists, or the best hospitals on US News Health.
10/23/08   Financial Calculators
   Should I refinance my mortgage? How much do I need to save for my child's college education? As accounting professionals, these are some of the questions that are posed to us on a daily basis. We are providing these interactive financial calculators and other tools to assist you with some of the day-to-day questions and concerns that may arise. While these financial tools by Padgett Business Services are not a substitute for financial advice from a qualified professional, they can be used as a starting point in your decision making process.
10/24/08   Yahoo! Finance
   Yahoo!'s financial site provides financial information. Get stock quotes, market news, mortgage rates, currency information, and more. Related sites: The Motley Fool / MSN Money / SmartMoney.com.
10/25/08   National Cancer Institute
   The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
10/26/08   National Atlas of the United States
   You've seen other atlases. They're typically big books of paper maps. The pages in this atlas are here on the Internet whenever you need them. This is a new portrayal of America in maps. We use new technologies, but we honor traditions of accuracy, reliability, and innovation. You've found the single best Federal source for national maps and geographic information on the Web. The people and places of the United States are here.
10/27/08   U.S. Population Finder
   The Population Finder displays population numbers from the 1990 Census, Census 2000, and the latest Population Estimates data, and selected links to tables and maps showing population data. Use the simple geographic search form at the top of the page to change your geographic selection to a particular state, county, city, town, 5-digit ZIP code, or census tract. Census tracts are only returned when using search by address.
10/28/08   The Holy Bible
   The culmination of English translations of the Bible, the Bartleby.com publication of the American Bible Society's King James Version features full-text searchability, content-based tables of contents and a quick verse finder.
10/29/08   Forms.gov
   The Forms Catalog provides citizens and businesses with a common access point to federal agency forms.
10/31/08   StateMaster: US Statistics and State Comparisons
   Welcome to StateMaster, a unique statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. We have compiled information from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. More than just a mere collection of various data, StateMaster goes beyond the numbers to provide you with visualization technology like pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots. We also have thousands of map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.

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