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Space - Learn everything here first before you go there!

Solar System Simulator
Like having a planetarium in your own home. Pick a date and see the Earth from the moon at that time.
Spectacular views of the solar system from any vantage.
There are sample scenes, movie clips and a space library.

Detailed, accurate information about the world of space exploration,that covers shuttle missions and assembly of the international space station to statistics, and coverage of planetary exploration from Mars to Saturn.
You'll find the CBS News Space Reporter's Handbook, and the Current Mission page before each shuttle flight.

Astronomy Picture of the Day
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured.
Start there and then check out
over 4 years of pictures from their archives.

SPACE.COM
Sally Ride, the first American Woman to venture into outer space is was president of space.com
The site has a message board, a chat room, current news and a space facts section.

The Great Images of over a thousand images. This collection is intended for the media, publishers, and the general public looking for high-quality photographs.
Live NASA Cams
See and hear live shuttle missions
hubblehubble site
See Pictures from the the Hubble Space Telescope and much more from these two sites.

Track the Space Shuttle, Space Station and Weather Satellites

The Nine Planets
A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System with overviews of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system.
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Keep up with all the news on the Space Station.
The Crews & Expeditions - Building & Assembly.
Also on the site - animations and video.


Searches return photos by cities or geographic regions.

Up to the minute Space Station and Shuttle news.
Check SkyWatch for space station sighting opportunities in your city.
They also offer online press kits.

Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright
View his architecture
Read about his life

Wright Nearby
Find buildings
near you on this page


A gateway to architecture from around the world and across history. Hundreds of buildings and leading architects with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, plus commentaries, bibliographies, and web links, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

  

See the World's Tallest Buildings and Skyscrapers Under Construction - Search by City.

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View an 80 gigapixel 360-degree panorama of London made up from 7886 individual photos and zoom in for fine details. Other cities across the globe are available as well. Main site link.

Math and English - Learn while having fun.

Got a math problem you don't understand? Just type it in and they explain how to do it step by step.

Design Crosswords, word searches and other puzzles and maybe learn a little bit at the same time.
Also check out Discovery School's Science, and Social Studies pages.


Basic Math Resources - Algebra Resources - Geometry Resources - Trigonometry Resources - Resources on Differential Equations - Pre-Calculus Resources - Calculus Resources

Dr Math
Formulas - Selected Answers - Elementary School - Middle School - High School - College & Beyond

khanWatch. Practice. Learn almost anything for free. An collection of micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube.
View all the subjects available. Arithmetic, Algebra, Art History, Biology, Calculus, Computer Science, Cosmology and Astronomy, Economics, Geometry, Healthcare, Physics, SAT Preparation, just to name some.

Virtual Laboratories in
Probability and Statistics

If you're looking for a challenge or if you just want to strengthen your math skills this is the place to go.
Educate your body as well
Claims to be to the premier Web site for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students. The goal is to provide the latest information about appropriate physical education programs for children and youth.
Phrase finder
Browse phrases beginning with any character.
Find the meanings and origins of phrases and sayings.
Think this site is 'Much ado about nothing'?
Well 'Mum's the word' then. It would be a 'Moot point' for you to bother to check it out. You'd be as 'Mad as a hatter' just to even look over the section of phrases starting with the letter 'M'.
Text text to speech 2
Virtual people speak your text in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Chinese.
TinEyeTinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, modified versions, or if there is a higher resolution version.
Free Textbooks, Audio Books, Online Courses, Certificate Courses/MOOCs, Movies, Languages, K-12 Resources, eBooks.
library spot
Brings the best library and reference sites together with insightful editorial in one user-friendly spot. Sites featured here are hand-selected and reviewed by an editorial team for their exceptional quality, content and utility.
ref desk
A family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.
Check out their TOP 15 REFDESK PAGES.

MIT

Really like to learn about things? Then how about free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT?
No registration required. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

snopes

You might not want to continue a particular email chain after you read what Snopes has to say about it. They research them for credibility.


Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling
From the Purdue University Online Writing Lab. PowerPoint presentations related to grammar.

FreeRice has two goals:
Provide English vocabulary to everyone for free. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.

nationalArchives
You can use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family's ancestry or to explore history through documents and photos.

familysearch
Discover Your Family History. Family Search is the largest genealogy organization in the world with over 1 billion names in searchable databases.

Be Careful out there - Stay alert for everyone's sake.


Search criminal records - Locate Inmates.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons was established in 1930. Today, the Bureau consists of 114 institutions, 6 regional offices, a Central Office (headquarters), 2 staff training centers, and 28 community corrections offices.


Protect your kids. There is a lot you can do.
Use Family Watch Dog to locate what registered sex offenders are living in your neighborhood. They provide information about sex offenders, where they live, where they work, and what they look like.
Current Affairs and History - So you know how we got here.

Visit the White House.

There is a White House for Kids section, current affairs, help desk, pictures, tours, Virtual Library and more.

Our government at work.

See the schedules for the Senate and House of Representatives and listen to the live audio.


Information on over 40,000 Politicians, searched by zip code.
Praised by the New York Times, CNN, PBS and virtually every other media outlet as the most trusted and source for information on candidates and issues.
United States SenateU.S. House Of Representatives

The Senate and House of Representatives online.

Learn how how to contact them, how they spend your money, and how the Committees on Science, Resources, Appropriations, Government Reform, and many others work and shape your lives.


Understand the election process for Federal officials

Also clicking on the grade levels will give you other items, such as Historical Documents, games and activities, debate topics, etc.

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent Federal agency that helps preserve our nation's history by overseeing the management of all Federal records.

Presidential Libraries.
Visit the Libraries Online.

Electoral College - FAQs.
How does the Electoral College elect the president?

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing has some interesting items for sale online. Where else can you buy a 5 pound bag of money that contains a minimum of $10,000 worth of shredded US currency notes? (Warning, don't try this at home.)
Want an exact facsimile of the original Declaration of Independence? Because of the size and complexity of using a 59-pound steel printing plate, only 25 documents are printed during an eight-hour shift as each piece is printed by hand, using old style intaglio (engraved) printing methods as done in 1862.
Some items are expensive. The Lucky 777 notes, genuine $1.00 Federal Reserve Notes, feature a serial number beginning with no less than three number 7s in a row and go for about six dollars.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing shows you why it's not such a good idea to print up your own money on an inkjet printer. They do have some fun kid games and activities like Catch A Counterfeit, Design Your Own Bill, and Interactive Bill Treasure Trivia Time.
Money facts has some interesting topics.
Things like those 4 autos on the back of $10 notes have no make or model, and the hands of the clock on the back of the $100 note are set at approximately 4:10.
Note that 45% of the notes printed are $1 notes and The Bureau of Engraving and Printing produces 37 million notes a day with a face value of approximately $696 million.
They don't say where all that money goes, except that 95% of the notes printed each year are used to replace notes already in circulation.


Pick a president and explore:
Biographical facts, Key events of each presidency, Presidential places, even Reference material and Teacher guides.
Resource Links
- Online information to help you work on your Merit Badges and rank advancement.


All the information you need to see if you
or relatives have dormant checking and
savings accounts, uncashed checks payroll,
wages, insurance, refunds, credit balances,
oil and gas royalties, dividends and stock
 
FactCheck.org - aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in US politics.
They monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major US political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.

Let Matt Drudge help make sense of this whole government thing for you. There's links to stories from the United States and international mainstream media about politics, entertainment, and current events as well as links to many columnists.

Among the many duties they assume: To expose politicians who misrepresent history. To point out bogus analogies. To deflate beguiling myths. To remind Americans of the irony of history. To put events in context.

A site where you will find the most complete collection of animated flags of all the countries of the world and their dependencies.

Aside from having current flags of all nations, you can find out how flags came into existence, what were they used for, and all about the coming of national flags in the middle ages.

Help in paying for your Education
Database of over 400,000 scholarships

Loans, Scholarships -
Find everything from grants to grad school funds

Veterans Information

A Collection Of Veterans Links
Includes Assistance Programs, benefits Organizations, Women Vets, WWII Vets, services, etc. Request Military Service Records - Here.

VFW - Veterans of Foreign Wars Website


Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
Dedicated to providing the most up to date
and accurate information regarding the
Names on The Wall in Washington DC

Karin's Story, Photos, Travel Tips

Links to memorial pages of those listed.
Vietnam Learn More - Propaganda Banknote Leaflets  | The Vietnam Center |  Subject Guides and Resources
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One of the hosts for the world famous Internet Law Library. Extensive links to hundreds of other pages and sites dealing with a variety legal topics and legal tools.

Was selected as the most "extremely useful" legal website for consumers in the 1998. Accident Law, Employment (Labor) Law, Estate Planning, whatever - They have it.
Example - Should you take a field sobriety test?

Bringing Wisdom to the Information Age



Find out everything about this strange species
Actually - Why do they put themselves through this?


LII is a research and electronic publishing activity of the Cornell Law School.

Free legal advice from lawyers since 1995 - Forum Link
wcldIf you saw the movie "Conviction" you're probably courious as to the real life facts. Some answers, and this site has much more than just news items. Topics like * Appeals * DNA Exonerations * Discovery Issues * Excessive Force * False Arrest *Pardons * Probable Cause, etc.
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An inside look at companies from those who know them best. Ratings, reviews, and salaries for over 11,000 employers.

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Area Code Map - Click on each State

Area Codes - Listed in order
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5 Free Online Services to Send an Email to a Fax Machine.

Who's calling me? - Just use a last name and zip code to find a listed number.
aniAutomatic Number Identification (ANI) a feature of the telephone network that permits capturing the billing telephone number (BTN) of a calling party.
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