“AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.
Vegetarian Nutrition is a sub-unit of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and abundant and diverse information relating to a vegetarian diet and nutrition is found here. Other useful information relating to a vegetarian diets is found, including many recipes.
“The Weight-control Information Network (WIN) is an information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Established in 1994, WIN provides the general public, health professionals, and the media with up-to-date, science-based information on obesity, weight control, physical activity, and related nutritional issues.”–From the website.
“Now you can get pet-behavior advice from ASPCA experts 24 hours a day. Our nationally recognized team of animal behaviorists offers possible solutions to a wide range of issues at no charge. With our easy-to-use database, you’ll receive step-by-step advice—without leaving home.”–From the website.
The University of Illinois offers information on how to read and understand weather maps.
“AmphibiaWeb is an online system enabling anyone online to search and retrieve information relating to amphibian biology and conservation. This site was inspired by the global declines of amphibians, the study of which has been hindered by the lack of multidisplinary studies and a lack of coordination in monitoring, in field studies, and in lab studies. We hope AmphibiaWeb will encourage a shared vision for the study of global amphibian declines and the conservation of remaining amphibians.”–From the website.
“The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. Founded as the American Religion Data Archive in 1997 and going online in 1998, the initial archive was targeted at researchers interested in American religion. The targeted audience and the data collection have both greatly expanded since 1998, now including American and international collections and developing features for educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers.”–From the website. Quality Data on Religion found here. Comprehensive information.
“The Skeptiseum website hosted by CSICOP, the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal. The mission of CSICOP is to investigate and critically examine paranormal and pseudoscientific claims: the former being reported phenomena that seem beyond the range of nature and normal human experience; the latter being claims that are alleged to be based on science, but have no scientific evidence in their support whatsoever. A skeptical approach is not dismissive but analytical, demanding that there be sufficient evidence in order for a claim to be accepted.”–From the website.
“No owner wants a pet to suffer because medical care is out of reach. Financial aid is out there, and there are steps you can take to cover an emergency vet bill.”–From the website. The Humane Society of the United States offers information that could help anyone who needs help in paying for veterinary care for their pets.
“The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings, including its Aviation Consumer Protection Division, monitors compliance with and investigates violations of the Department of Transportation’s (Department) aviation economic, consumer protection, and civil rights requirements. The Office also provides legal review and support on aviation economic licensing matters.”–From the website. The link to where you can file an aviation complaint is found here, as our the monthly Air Travel Consumer Reports, and more.
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