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CNN Daily Almanac today's events, upcoming events, and "on this day"

KIDS' Almanac: information on sports, countries of the world, science and homework help.

Old Farmer's Almanac: has been published since George Washington was president, includes information on weather predictions, old time quotes and sayings.


MapQuest: get customized maps for places all over the world, using the interactive atlas.

National Atlas: United States atlas provided by the government

World Atlas: maps of the countries of the world

Xpeditions - National Geographic: has over 600 maps from around the world, maps are only in black and white; may be printed or saved.

Academy of Achievement: profiles of great individuals
American History Biographies: famous Americans throughout history, many names from colonial America era.
Biography: searchable online database from A&E TV.
Biographies of the Presidents: from Fact Monster on the Learning Network profiles of artists, authors, directors and musicians
Distinguished Women: biographies of women past and present
Internet Public Library Biographies:biographical resources which provide numerous links.
Invention Dimension:inventor Archives are organized alphabetically by inventors' last names
Inventor Hall of Fame: biographies of inventor and/or invention
Lives: links to other biographical resources
Scientific Biography:a comprehensive online encyclopedia of famous scientists in history
Stamp on Black History: famous African Americans who had great accomplishments and inventions in science, music and medicine.
White House - President’s Hall: presidential portraits and information


Bartlett's Familiarthe famous collection
Cliché Finder
cliché search engine
Quoteland.comfind quotations by subject or person