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4.8 Miscellaneous References.

The most current information on medical conditions, their causes, and treatment is found in the adam Health Illustrated Encyclopedia. For mental health conditions look here: Internet Mental Health.

These links are informational only. Self-diagnosis and treatment are ill-advised--always seek the assistance of trained medical personnel.

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last modified: 2004-01-16 15:29:24

A very good one, the NOLO Legal Encyclopedia. FindLaw hosts the Guide to Legalese by the Mississippi Bar Association, and Law.com has a Legal Dictionary.

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last modified: 2012-09-06 00:31:16

It isn't easy to use SYMBOLS.com, but it has everything from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs.

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last modified: 2004-01-14 17:05:02

If you have kids (or are a kid) this is an excellent resource: A Maths Dictionary for Kids.

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last modified: 2004-02-09 22:27:08


A Russian fish? A failed genetics experiment? Nah, it's a sneaky way to try to win an argument. Understanding fallacies and fallacious arguments is very important. It makes us better consumers, voters, and BBR members. Here's a good link, A List Of Fallacious Arguments, which mostly uses common English, instead of the more traditional Latin, for its fallacy names. A downloadable alternate: Logical fallacies index. Some nice examples: Fallacies.

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last modified: 2005-01-24 11:38:35

USConstitution.net also includes The Declaration of Independence, and The Articles of Confederation.

Each is annotated with other useful information.

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last modified: 2004-02-10 02:13:58

The Quotations Page is the oldest, and probably the largest site of its kind on the web.

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last modified: 2004-01-15 01:22:39

How do X-rays work? How do the brakes on my car work? These, and many more questions are thoroughly answered at HowStuffWorks.com.

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last modified: 2004-01-14 17:06:22

If you want fun science, Discover Magazine's site is fun, as are National Geographic Online and Science News Online. And, of course, there is Scientific American.

If you want late-breaking science news, ScienceDaily News is great.

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last modified: 2004-01-17 17:26:00

If you have scientific questions and want a detailed answers, How Things Work is a good site. It is searchable, and if you don't find your question already on it, you can submit it to the site author (Louis A. Bloomfield, PhD.) and get an answer.

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last modified: 2004-02-14 14:22:48

The U. S. Postal Service has provided two handy tools.

To find the Zip Code(s) for a town or city, use this:

»www.usps.com/zip4/citytown_zip.htm.

If you know the complete address, this will give the full 9-digit Zip Code:

»www.usps.com/zip4/welcome.htm

If you would like to find out any of these items associated with a Zip Code: county name, area code(s), time zone, latitude and longitude, MSA/PMSA, or FIPS code, use this:

»www.zipinfo.com/search/zipcode.htm

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last modified: 2004-02-26 14:04:58

Of course you can always google for them and search through a thousand links...a better choice is LetsSingIt.com.

Did Hendrix really sing "Excuse me while I kiss this guy"? You can find thousands of commonly messed up lyrics at: »www.kissthisguy.com/

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It's hard to beat the Quote Garden. It's well-organized and has a great collection.

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This is a great site:

»homeworkspot.com/

If you can't find it there, you probably won't find it anywhere.

But, if it's not there, try here next: »www.awesomelibrary.org/

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last modified: 2005-03-26 18:42:06

»www.worldcatlibraries.org/ is a beta site for locating the nearest library containing a book you search for.

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