It’s very hard to know if a particular sunscreen is good or not. Luckily, the Environmental Working Group created this guide to sunscreens. It also covers lip balms, moisturizers and make-up products with SPF. You can look up a particular product or browse the lists of the best products.
A project of the Internet Archive, the Open Library aims to create a web page for every book in existence. Currently a very young beta site, the infrastructure has been created and approximately 20 million records are currently searchable. Full records contain typical metadata fields as well as an image of the book.
This is the Act passed by the Tennessee General Assembly that amends the Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 39-17-1305(c), to allow anyone authorized to carry a firearm under Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1351 to carry a firearm, who is not consuming beer, wine or alcoholic beverages himself or herself, into an establishment that serves alcohol. Also included is the text of Governor Bredesen’s veto message, as well as the letter, from the Chief Clerk of the House to the Tennessee Secretary of State, indicating the override of the Governor’s veto of this measure by both the Tennessee House and Senate.
Some of these sites have been covered on here before, but here are The Scout Report’s Best of 2008-2009:
Smithsonian’s History Explorer – from the National Museum of American History
Academic Earth – Video lectures from the world’s top scholars
Chronicling America – Historic American newspapers
National Science Foundation: Discoveries – Reports on recent discoveries sponsored by the NSF
The Mannahatta Project – Recreating New York before it was a city…
Great Issues Forum – Meaningful conversations about important topics
Philadelphia Architects & Buildings – Check out over 250,000 projects from the past, present and future
Reclaiming the Everglades – South Florida’s Natural History
LabCAST – The MIT Media Lab Video Podcast
Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice – From the Museum of Fine Arts
“The Literary Gothic is a Web guide to all things concerned with literary Gothicism, which includes ghost stories, “classic” Gothic novels and Gothic fiction (1764-1820), and related pre- and post-Gothic and supernaturalist literature written prior to the mid-C20. Its target audience is all students and fans of the Gothic, regardless of age, academic level, profession, or just about anything else.”–From the Web site. Links to many etexts of gothic works are included.
The Michael Jackson Pepsi ad, the Farrah Fawcett Ultrabrite ad, so many of the old cigarette commercials, the Mr. Clean ads, and many more of the old classic television ads may viewed on this site via RealPlayer or MediaPlayerIE or MediaPlayerFirefox.
This is a guide to searching for health information using the Bing search engine, which includes information on what Bing calls the “trusted resources” Bing gives searchers access to.
The CDC created this environmental health website to track how the environment affects a person’s health and how people might affect the health of the environment. Different types of data are used to learn how the environment affects people’s health, including exposure data, environmental hazard data, and health effect data.
Though a site for journalists by journalists, this site has much information on current issues relating to churches and on many other religious topics that could be of interest and help to anyone.
You can click on the map on this site to view gas price data for cities in a particular state.
This is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African resources in the Americas in particular, and to genealogical research and resources in general. It includes links to Census Records, a Surnames Database, a Slave Data Collection, a Marriage Records Database, photographs and much more.