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4.8 Miscellaneous References.
These links are informational only. Self-diagnosis and treatment are ill-advised--always seek the assistance of trained medical personnel.
NOLO Legal Encyclopedia. FindLaw hosts the Guide to Legalese by the Mississippi Bar Association, and Law.com has a Legal Dictionary.
SYMBOLS.com, but it has everything from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs.
A Maths Dictionary for Kids.
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.
Each is annotated with other useful information.
The Quotations Page is the oldest, and probably the largest site of its kind on the web.
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.
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.
To find the Zip Code(s) for a town or city, use this:
If you know the complete address, this will give the full 9-digit Zip Code:
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:
Did Hendrix really sing "Excuse me while I kiss this guy"? You can find thousands of commonly messed up lyrics at: »www.kissthisguy.com/
Quote Garden. It's well-organized and has a great collection.
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/
www.worldcatlibraries.org/ is a beta site for locating the nearest library containing a book you search for.