Lost Your User Manual?

September 28, 2008

diplodocs.com provides user manuals and instruction guides with just a few clicks. You can search by manufacturer, appliance type and in a variety of languages.

http://safemanuals.com/

The SATs and College Testing

September 22, 2008

Many kids would rather not think about tests until the very last minute. For them, being prepared means having a No. 2 pencil. But, because SATs and ACTs are so important, planning ahead is crucial. Get tips, practice tests, and advice to be prepared – mentally and physically – when the big day arrives.

http://school.familyeducation.com/college-tests/educational-testing/34575.html?detoured=1

Fact Monster Homework Center

September 19, 2008

Looking for some homework help?  Try out Fact Monster’s Homework Center.

http://www.factmonster.com/homework/

Enjoy free general admission for you and a guest to hundreds of museums and cultural venues nationwide. Simply present the Museum Day admission card to receive free general admission at participating Museum Day locations. The admission card is available in the September 2008 issue of Smithsonian magazine or downloadable via the site link belo:

http://microsite.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/about.html

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The EPA defines a carbon footprint as the amount of greenhouse gasses emitted into
the atmosphere each year by a person, household, building, etc. Also according to the EPA, the average carbon footprint for 2-person household in the US is 41,500 pounds a year. Here are a few websites that offer carbon footprint calculators:
http://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/

http://lowimpactliving.com/

http://www.terrapass.com/

Marvelous Paper Art

September 11, 2008

Danish artist Peter Callesen takes a simple piece of paper, some scissors and glue, mixes in his artistic wizardry and the result is pretty amazing. Take a look.

http://www.petercallesen.com/index/A4PAPERCUT_000.htm