Archive | December 2010

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/

“The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History is funded by the Heilbrunn Foundation, New Tamarind Foundation, and Zodiac Fund. The Timeline is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Museum’s collection. It is an invaluable reference and research tool for students, educators, scholars, and anyone interested in the study of art history and related subjects. First launched in 2000, the Timeline extends from prehistory to the present day. “–From the Web Site.

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National Coalition For The Homeless — Factsheets

http://www.nationalhomeless.org/factsheets/index.html

“The National Coalition for the Homeless publishes fact sheets on various aspects of homelessness. Each sheet summarizes facts and issues and contains a list of recommended reading for further research.”–From the website.

A New Portrait of America, First 2010 Census Results

http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/apportionment/apport.html

This page has links to the newest United States Census results and also to a schedule of 2010 Census Data releases.

Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States

http://www.migrationinformation.org/USfocus/display.cfm?id=818

Latest statistics from the Migration Information Source on immigrants and immigration in the United States.

James Bond — The Changing World of 007

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/james_bond/

The BBC Archive of programs on, and images of, James Bond, “the world’s most popular secret agent.”–From the website.

Glassdoor’s Best Places To Work – Employees’

http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm

“Glassdoor.com is excited to announce our third annual Employees’ Choice Awards for Best Places to Work. Our Top 50 winners were selected by the people who know these companies best — their employees!”–From the Web site.

Foodbourne Illness Outbreak Disease

http://www.outbreakdatabase.com/

“This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens.”–From the Web Site.

The Morgan Library & Museum Music Manuscripts Online

http://www.themorgan.org/music/

“The goal of the Music Manuscripts Online project has been to create and to provide online access to high-quality images and descriptions of music manuscripts owned by The Morgan Library & Museum.”–From the website.

The Large Hadron Collider

http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/LHC/LHC-en.html

The European Organization For Nuclear Research offers this web site on the Large Hadron Collider, the particle accelerator that will revolutionize our understanding of atoms and the universe.

Papal Encyclicals Online

http://www.papalencyclicals.net/

“Your guide to online Papal and other official documents of the Catholic Church.”–From the Web site.

oremus Bible Browser

http://www.devotions.net/bible/00bible.htm

Free, easy-to-use Bible browser that lets you find verses very quickly from different versions of the Bible.

Fed Emergency Lending

http://graphicsweb.wsj.com/php/Federal-Loan-Data-Disclosure.html

“During the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve lent trillions of dollars in an effort to stabilize the financial system. The central bank disclosed Wednesday details of those loans. Below, search for borrowers from selected Fed facilities: the PDCF, TAF, TSLF, AMLF and TALF.”–From the web site.