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December 9, 2007

Newsletter 12-9-2007

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 9:39 pm

This site provides access to government sites with RSS feeds. Topics include agriculture, business, education, health, international relations, and science. Also includes a link for downloading RSS readers. RSS has several meanings: Really Simple Syndication, Rich Site Summary, and RDF Site Summary, where RDF stands for Resource Data Framework. In any case, it’s a method of summarizing the latest news and information from a website, that can be easily read by many news readers or news aggregators.
http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference_Shelf/Libraries/RSS_Library.shtml

Tired of ordinary news and want something really interesting to read each day? Well, I have a site that just might be your new home page for news. National Geographic now has a news page that is updated each day with items of interest to its readers. Some of the items you might find include an new species, fossils found, new photos, special videos, and much more.
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/

How many times have your hear the phrase, ‘contact your congressman’ or write a letter to your congressman , or even send an email to your congressman. Ok, so you finally decide to send that email, write that letter, now where to go to get the address and all the information to complete your quest. The following site has the answers to all the above questions.
http://www.visi.com/juan/congress/

All-acronyms.com is a free website with more than 600,000 published abbreviations.
Initially, the web site was developed, supported and privately used by a group of acronym enthusiasts. It was moved to public sector in 2005.
These days with the support of its editors and users All-Acronyms.com covers more and more abbreviated terms.
The main purpose of the site is to have a convenient lookup tool for those who need to quickly find an acronym definition.
Many of our editors like the site for the ability to share, correct and improve the collection.
http://www.all-acronyms.com/about_us.asp

The Housekeeping Channel strives to be the Web’s most comprehensive storehouse of information and resources to help households everywhere achieve a cleaner, more organized and healthier indoor environment. The site provides how-to tutorials, plus news and reviews regarding the latest innovations from the cleaning products industry to improve the home environment. Resources include time-saving systems, tools and motivation for keeping a better house at the click of a mouse.
http://www.housekeepingchannel.com/index.php

“Don’t brag about tomorrow, since you don’t know what the day will bring.”

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