If you are like me I learn best by doing and the next best way is to watch someone doing what I need to learn. Based on this I have a web site that has many videos on how to stuff. The videos range from easy things like flower arrangements to repairing major appliances. A great help site for your view pleasure. Remember the phrase ‘monkey see monkey do’?
This sites description is based said from the quote from their site below.
“The Daily Number is a statistic, updated every weekday that highlights an important finding or trend. The Daily Number is typically drawn from surveys, research or analysis done by one of the Pew Research Center projects. Each day’s entry includes links to additional information on the subject as well as to an archive of past Daily Numbers. Listed below are the entries in the Daily Number feature for the last thirty days.”
This web site lets you explore the world through images, flags, money, language, maps and other information. It is a nice refreshing photo enhanced site covering most of the world. I great site for kids and adult to explore to learn about geography through pictures.
An interesting blog/web site that covers most anything that effects you wallet, posing some interesting solutions to everyday financial problems. It also reports on facts, figures, and details of what consumers are doing with their lack of funds based on the current recession. I found some very good articles worth keeping.
In Taunton Mass., a 8-year-old boy was sent home from school and ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation after he was asked to make a Christmas drawing and sketched a stick figure of Jesus on a cross. What is happening in our schools? This is just unbelievable. Christmas is the celebrated day for the birth of Jesus and I can easily see how a boy would draw a picture of Jesus on a cross to represent a beginning and and end to the life of Jesus on earth. A psychological evaluation? It is the school and teachers that need the evaluation not the students!
Something that is not fun to discuss but is very real in most people’s life is their credit card debt. Do you really know how much it is costing you to not pay off that card each month? This web site will give you all the gory details and will help you in finding a better card to use with lower interest rates too. The site also is a wealth of information on interest rates, loans, banks, etc.
Most of you are familiar with AAA as they have been around for a long time providing maps, towing, and many other services to automobile owners. Another service they provide is daily gas price averages. My compute to work is a considerable distance from home and this gas fact helps me keep track of what I should be paying so I don’t stop a gas station that is overpriced.
From 1776 to present many government and other published documents helps shape our country. Each document made a significant impact on the outcome of current issues of that time in our country’s history. These 100 documents were chosen for your reading pleasure. You may agree or disagree if they are the top 100 but each played a major part in our history. The list begins with the Lee Resolution of June 7, 1776, a simple document resolving that the United Colonies “are, and of right, ought to be free and independent states. . .” and ends with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
If you are at a least bit interested in anything related to science, I have a great site for you to visit. I usually visit this site 2 to 3 time a week to catch up on the latest happenings in the world of science. There are many categories listed to choose from depending on your particular interest.
The power of this painting is Amazing. As you run your cursor over each person, their name and a brief description will be revealed on the side of your screen. This is the most timely and powerful piece of art done so far in this digital age. Thanks to Jon McNaughton.
It has over 40 patriotic heroes speaking to us from the dust as Jesus Christ holds the US Constitution. See if you can identify each of the patriots. There is a link to the detailed description of the 57 symbols and an interview with Jon. Click on the links above the picture for more information on the picture.
A recent article in ‘New Journal of Physics’ tells how a low temperature plasma injected in a wound can kill bacteria on contact. It also talks about how they can use this to disinfect skin instantly using this process. There is a lot more on the web site including plenty of technical ifo if you read the whole article.