Zika Virus – Centers For Disease Control


This the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) Zika Virus page.  It contains comprehensive information about the Zika virus, which has been declared a worldwide emergency by World Health Organization.

Musicals101.com : The Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre, Film & Television


Provides a history of musicals, including theatre, in film, and television.  There is a timeline of musicals, a photo gallery and much more.


Didaskalia : The Journal for Ancient Performance


“Didaskalia is an English-language, online publication about the performance of Greek and Roman drama, dance, and music.  We publish double blind, peer-reviewed scholarship on performance as well as reviews of the professional activity of artists and scholars who work on ancient drama.

We welcome submissions on any aspect of the field, and we provide a uniquely friendly venue for publishing sound, image, and video evidence.  If you would like your work to be reviewed, please write to editor@didaskalia.net at least three weeks in advance of the performance date.  We also seek interviews with practitioners and opinion pieces.”– From the website.

Good Health Habits at 60 and Beyond


“This site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization representing more than 120,900 family physicians, family practice residents, and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP. Visit the AAFP.org to learn more about the AAFP.

The links on the left provide additional information about FamilyDoctor.org. AAFP welcomes your feedback.

The information provided on this site is for general educational purposes only. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for medical advice. Any concerns or questions you have about your health or the health of your family should be discussed with your family physician. Please note that medical information is constantly changing. Therefore some information may be out of date.

Reading Weather Maps


“Weather forecasts, … , provide critical information to many people, including farmers, construction workers, and those planning a trip to the beach. In severe weather situations, short-term forecasts and warnings can help save lives and protect property. But how does one take the wealth of weather information that is available and make a prediction from it?

In the sections that follow, we examine features to look for on weather maps to make a forecasts, general methods of preparing a forecast, and more specific tips for specific scenarios.”–From the website.

MacTutor History of Mathematics


Includes biographies of over 1100 mathematicians and many special indexes.

Free Online Learning at GCFLearnFree


“For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free. “–From the website.

Thanks to Earnest Shinault at Gaston Park Library for this posting.

Lab Tests Online : Empower Your Health. Understand Your Tests.


“Lab Tests Online is an award-winning health information web resource designed to help patients and caregivers understand the many lab tests that are vital part of medical care. Laboratory professionals who are experts in the field, develop and review all content, including articles on lab tests, conditions, lab tests, conditions/diseases, screening, clinical laboratory topics, and lab test news. The site is produced by AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare.”–From the website.

American League Baseball Red Book and National League Green Book Scrapped in 2009


According to this ESPN story from 2009 Major League Baseball scrapped the American League Baseball Red Book and the National League Green Book in 2009.

Native American Indian Association of Tennessee


“The Native American Indian Association of Tennessee, Incorporated (NAIA) is a service agency for Indians of Tennessee. It has been chartered as a tax-exempt non-profit corporation since October 1983, under provisions of section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code to improve the quality of life for Indians in Tennessee. NAIA has helped the Indian people in its service area to achieve the following goals:

  1. Improve the services in education and decrease illiteracy.
  2. Expand job opportunities and promote better employment.
  3. Increase knowledge and awareness of Indian culture.
  4. Promote Indian unity and organization.
  5. Improve services for daycare, housing, health, social services, and nutrition for low-income Indian people.

NAIA is the only statewide non-profit organization with an all-Indian Board of Directors elected by the membership. NAIA represents the concerns of the more than 10,000 Native American Indian residents of Tennessee. NAIA is a service organization based on the principles of self-determination and self-reliance.”–From the webiste.

Choosing a Veterinarian – The Humane Society of the United States


Much information here from The Humane Society of the United States on how to find the right veterinarian, what to look for in a veterinary practice, what to do when you are not happy with your veterinarian, and more.

Pet Health – MedlinePlus


Much helpful and pertinent information here from the U. S. National Library of Medicine’s consumer health site MedlinePlus on keeping your pets healthy.



Quackwatch is now an international network of people who are concerned about health-related frauds, myths, fads, fallacies, and misconduct. Its primary focus is on quackery-related information that is difficult or impossible to get  elsewhere … Our Internet Health Pilot site provides links to hundreds of reliable health sites. Our Casewatch site contains a large library of legal cases, licensing board actions, government sanctions, and regulatory actions against questionable medical products.”–From the website.

Evaluating Health Information – National Library Medicine


Much information on here from the U. S. National Library of Medicine’s consumer health site MedlinePlus to help the medical consumer make wise choices.

Who Are My Representatives/Elected Officials – Shelby County, TN


“Click here on the Shelby County Election Commission website to get to the Precinct Locator.  Then, just enter your street name and street name, and you will find the address of your precinct where you will vote.  And, you will get “Precinct Specific District Information”  For example:

Precinct Locator

Precinct Specific District Information
Congressional District: 09
State Representative: 096
Senate: 31
County Commissioner: 02
County SBD: 05
City SBD: N/A
City Council: 02

There is then a link that allows you to return to the Elected Officals Page, and from there you can go to the site and find out who your representatives are.


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