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- Samuel Johnson

SEP 2018

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9/1/18    Dareful is your source for completely free 4K stock video clips that can be downloaded and used any way you want, forever! You never pay a dime.
9/2/18 Open Source Text Books
   Find thousands of text books online for free use in this library. Like a paper library, they provide free access to their text books for researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public.
9/3/18    Vistacity
   Visit A City is all about the fun of planning the details of your trip. They believe that your own personal trip requires you to have your own personal travel guide.
9/4/18    Day One
   Day One is a journaling app for the iPhone, iPad and Mac. Record life as you live it. From once-in-a-lifetime events to everyday moments, Day One's elegant interface makes journaling your life a simple pleasure.
9/5/18    How Secure is My Password
   Find out how secure your password is with the click of a button.
9/6/18    Gapminder: Dollar Street
   Imagine the world as a street. All houses are lined up by income, the poor living to the left and the rich to the right. Everybody else somewhere in between. Where would you live? Would your life look different than your neighbours' from other parts of the world, who share the same income level? Welcome! Check out this fascinating site to see how people really live.
   Explore math with Desmos. Graph functions, plot data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and much more - for free with online scientific calculators.
9/8/18 Here's How Much Time You'll Waste Commuting in Your Lifetime (by City)
   Commuting is the most stressful part of the day for many people. The worst part? Commute times are only getting worse all across the country. Using their interactive map, you can see how many days of your life you can expect to spend to commuting in the city where you live.
9/9/18    Serious Eats
   Welcome to the world's most trusted authority on deliciousness. Millions of passionate, discerning, curious, and very hungry people come to Serious Eats in search of definitive recipes, hard-core food science, trailblazing techniques, and innovative guides to essential food and drink anywhere and everywhere. They bring a scientific approach to cooking the best dishes, and busting food myths.
9/11/18 9/11 Attacks Facts and Summary
   On the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, we pause to remember the events of that tragic day, as well as honor the victims and their families.
9/12/18    Find Your Park: Park Tracks
   In celebration of the National Park Service's 102nd birthday, we invite you to tune into PARKTRACKS, an innovative audio experience to help counter the hustle & bustle of city life, and tap into the trends of tranquility and mindfulness. PARKTRACKS will virtually transport you to national parks across the country with sounds captured by the National Park Service's Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division.
9/13/18    How A Car Works
   How a Car Works is a website that provides a guide to the inner workings of a car. The guide also includes several thousand historic car manuals and documents.
9/14/18    Take Me Back To
   Find out what the world looked like in any date in the past: just type in your special date and enjoy the timemachine.
9/15/18    Fly Over Country
   Flyover Country is a National Science Foundation funded offline mobile app for geoscience outreach and data discovery. Learn about the world along the path of your flight, hike, or road trip with inflight maps and GPS tracking. Offline maps with interactive points of interest and geologic data reveal the locations of landscape features, fossils digs, cities, and more that are visible from your airplane window seat, vehicle, or hiking trail vista.
9/16/18    Body Mass Index Visualizer
   Calculate your BMI (body mass index). Visualize your 3D body shape. How is BMI related to body shape? What would you look like if uou lost weight? What does it mean to be overweight. This online tool can help you visual your BMI easily and simply.
9/17/18 is one of the internet's leading websites for earth science news and information. Check out and learn about rocks, minerals, oil and gas, geologic hazards, gemstones, meteorites, and many other topics from around the world.
9/18/18    Remote Ok
   Looking for a new job, but don't want to move? Remote OK is a daily listing of jobs where it's okay to work remotely.
9/19/18    Localeur
   Localeur serves authentic recommendations on the best local places to eat, drink, play and more as recommended exclusively by locals in more than 80 cities around the world.
9/20/18    Washington Post: NFL Grand Schemes
   To get ready for the 2018 NFL season, they studied the offensive playbooks of every team in the league. They found a lot of West Coast passing concepts, a mix of different running game schemes and plenty of the league's new favorite play: the run-pass option.
9/21/18    Pew Research Center
   Are you in the American middle class? Find out with Pew Research Center's income calculator. Their calculator lets you find out which group you are in - first compared with other adults in your metropolitan area and among American adults overall, and then compared with other adults in the United States similar to you in education, age, race or ethnicity, and marital status.
9/22/18    Traveloka: 50 Cheapest Mechelin Meals in the World
   Going for a Michelin-starred meal doesn't have to mean blowing the travel budget. They’ve found the 50 cheapest one star and two star restaurants in each country covered by the Michelin guide, and ranked them by the price of an individual meal. Sort the list by location, price, or type of meal and click on each restaurant to find out exactly where you can eat beautiful, delicious, Michelin-worthy food wherever you go in the world.
9/23/18    Smokey Mountains: Fall Foliage Prediction Map
   As the Fall days begin to get shorter and shorter, the production of Chlorophyll slows to a hault, eventually giving way to the 'true' color of the leaf. Here on the Fall Foliage Prediction Map we can see when the colors around the nation will be in full color.
9/24/18    Destination Reads
   Going Somewhere? Read a book set there. Destination Reads is a collection of the best fiction and narrative non-fiction set in popular cities around the world. Curated by literary nomads, with new books and places added every day.
9/25/18    Geography Now
   Welcome to Geography Now! This is the first and only Youtube Channel that actively attempts to cover profiles on every single country of the world.
9/26/18    Award Wallet
   AwardWallet provides a free service that helps you manage your reward balances and travel itineraries. They support 672 loyalty programs - air, hotel, car rental, credit card and others.
   The first online YouTube livestreams directory! is the only listing website for hundreds of live music shows and YouTube online radio stations.
9/28/18    Election DataBot
   The most interesting campaign data in near-real-time, including campaign finance filings, Google search trends, vote activity and press releases from sitting members of Congress, news articles from Google News, and Cook Political Report race ratings.
9/29/18    NY Times: How Connected Is Your Community to Everywhere Else America?
   In the millions of ties on Facebook that connect relatives, co-workers, classmates and friends, Americans are far more likely to know people nearby than in distant communities that share their politics or mirror their demographics. The dominant picture in data analyzed by economists at Facebook, Harvard, Princeton and New York University is not that like-minded places are linked; rather, people in counties close to one another are.
9/30/18    Sick Weather
   Just as Doppler radar scans the skies for indicators of bad weather, Sickweather's algorithm scans social networks and 3rd party data sources for indicators of illness, allowing you to check for the chance of sickness as easily as you can check for the chance of rain.

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