10/20/14
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TODAY'S STORIES...
Interesting stories hand-picked from the Web ... just for you.

Not So Fast Cordcutters_Cable's Not Going Anywhere
17 Of The Most Influential Architecture Photos Of All Time
More Americans Using Mobile Devices To Access Internet
Time Warner To Launch HBO As Streaming Service
Data Rescue For Mac Review
Family-Friendly Flat Belly Diet Recipes
Plumpest Pumpkin: 2,058-Pound Gourd Sets Record
BMI Calculator: Determine Your Body Mass Index
Five Myths About Germs On Aircraft
Behind Hive's Plans To Automate Your Entire Home

Word of The Day — from Dictionary.com




STUFF TO KNOW...
Semi-permanent links. Updated periodically.

Best Hospitals ... By Specialty
Best Medical Advice On The Web ... from the Mayo Clinic
Best Places ... The best places in America to live, work & play.
Best Places To Retire ... Where are the retirees of tomorrow flocking now?
Best Places To Work ... The annual Fortune magazine listing.
Car Talk... the informative & entertaining NPR show from Tom & Ray Magliozzi.
Crime Doctor
A community service website providing practical advice about security, crime, loss prevention, and avoiding liability.
Estate Planning: A Five Minute Guide ... 23 Tips You Need To Know
Filling Your Tank ... What it will cost you to fill up with gas or diesel in all parts of the U.S.
Gadgets That Changed The World...Have you used any of them?
Guinness Records - Okay, you don't really need to know this stuff, but it's fun to read.
How Stuff Works
This website is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Founded by NC State University Professor Marshall Brain in 1998, the site has since grown to be an award-winning online resource for millions of people of all ages.
Know Thyself ... with these professionally developed self tests
Medical Tests ... Which ones do you really need? And how often.
Most Admired Companies ... The annual Fortune magazine listing.
MPG! - Real Life Numbers ... EPA & actual user MPG ratings for vehicles 1985 - present
Retirement: The Five Big Questions ... A feature from Time magazine
Salaries! - Is your paycheck lagging behind?
This site provides a free basic report that shows national average salaries by profession, adjusted by location.
Taxpayers Network ... key economic & social indicators in all 50 states
U.S. Census Bureau ... How many and how much of just about everything.
U.S. Government ... The U.S. Government's official web portal
You could spend hours here. A GREAT site with links to everything you could possibly want to know about government at the federal, state and local level. Includes contact info for thousands of government officials.
WD-40: Bet you didn't know it could do all this!
Wills: Need One? - Often, there’s an online way
Writing: Get It Write! ... Writing tips everyone can use ... updated regularly.


FEATURED WEBSITES...
Interesting websites & articles. Updated periodically.

Astronomy Picture Of The Day
A different image or photograph each day of our fascinating universe. The images are great conversation starters as computer wallpaper. You can see the entire archive here.

Fascinating Interactive Census Map
A superb presentation by the editors of USA Today. Lots of details in a straight-forward, simple format.

GetHuman.com
Tried of getting continuous automated computer prompts when calling a business with questions?  Here's a website that helps you speak to a real live person at many of those businesses.

The U.S. Debt Clock
Lots of other interesting clocks as well ... state debt clocks, world debt, plus energy and auto sales.

Bundle.com
Why should banks have all the fun monitoring consumers' purchases? Bundle is a nifty service that lets you drill down and see what people are buying in your neighborhood.

Playing For Change | The Video | Original Video

As Long As We Both Shall Live
Want a view from the trenches of what it takes to hold a union together? This photo essay features pictures and comments from long-married couples.

Cute Animal Photos To Brighten Your Day
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