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General Reference Websites
Online dictionary, thesaurus and quotations. Also has a Spanish-English dictionary.
Full-text, free, online encyclopedia. Entries are written by experts and professionally edited.
A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, they "monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases."
Online Reference website that includes almanacs, an encyclopedia, biographies, an atlas, timelines, and more. From Pearson, a well-known education publisher.
Check the authenticity of e-mail forwards, websites, and urban legends.
You can search for a topic, but rather than getting links to other websites, Wolfram-Alpha gives you concrete information and data. Geography, science, and nutrition are just a few subject areas it covers. Go to http://www.wolframalpha.com/examples/
for suggestions of how to use it.
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