Afrigeneas : African Ancestored Genealogy

http://www.afrigeneas.com/

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.

Cemetery Junction

http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/

“This site is about helping the genealogy community find information about their ancestors. Cemeteries are an excellent source for genealogy, and are especially prone to surprises!”–From the website.

Literary Criticism Online

http://www.literaryhistory.com/

One of the New York Public Library’s recommended best web site, it is free and public service web site maintained by its publisher since 1998.  Many, many links to books and articles related to literary criticism are found here.

Vegetarian Nutrition

http://vegetariannutrition.net/

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.

WIN : Weight-control Information Network

http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/choosing.htm

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.

ASPCA – Virtual Pet Behaviorist

https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/virtual-pet-behaviorist

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.

Reading Weather Maps

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/maps/home.rxml

The University of Illinois offers information on how to read and understand weather maps.

Amphibiaweb

http://amphibiaweb.org//

“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 ARDA : Association of Religion Data Archives

http://www.thearda.com/

“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.

Skeptiseum

http://www.skeptiseum.org/index.php?override=home.php&subcat=Choose%20a%20topic

“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.

Enterovirus Information

http://www.cdc.gov/non-polio-enterovirus/

A Fall Health alert relating to enterovirus infections is found here, as well as information on confirmed cases in two states.  Much information on a variety of topics relating to the enterovirus

Having Trouble Affording Veterinary Care?

http://www.humanesociety.org/animals/resources/tips/trouble_affording_veterinary_care.html?credit=web_id83640309

“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.

Aviation Consumer Protection

http://www.dot.gov/airconsumer

“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.

 

Free Online Learning

www.gcflearnfree.org

Submitted by Earnest at Gaston Park:

From the website: “For the past 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. We believe there’s freedom in the ability to learn what you want, when you want, regardless of income or circumstances. We offer 125 tutorials on the subjects you need to continue your education—or get it started. Everything at GCFLearnFree.org is completely free. There’s no catch and no gotchas.”

Liberapedia

http://liberapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page

Liberapedia is a wiki that tries to give truthful and accurate information about liberal beliefs, which, we believe, work better than other points of view.–From the website.

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