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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement



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Any-Day-in-History

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


Description:

A great resource for finding what happened in history on a given day of the year.


Calculator.com

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


Description:

Need a calculator quickly, but you've left yours behind at home or at school? Head out to Calculator.com, where you'll find calculators for finance, business, and science. There are also ones for cooking, hobbies, and health. Some solve problems, some satisfy curiosity, and some just for fun.


Guinness World Records

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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Searchable online version of the venerable (since 1955) book of the same name. If there's a record they report it. Largest, smallest, highest, lowest, longest, worst, most .... Includes standard records and some really weird ones!


How Far Is It

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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This distance service measures the distance (as the crow flies) between US cities and towns, and now includes 500 cities around the world.


How Many?

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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A dictionary of units of measurement.


HyperHistory Online

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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HyperHistory presents 3000 years of world history with a combination of colorful graphics, lifelines, timelines, and maps.


MegaConverter

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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Billed as "the Web's best place to figure what equals what"-- convert everything--cubits, light-years, interest rates....you name it--here! Please note: you'll need a Java-enabled browser to enjoy this site.


O and A Currency Converter

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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Daily foreign currency exchange rates.


Timeanddate.com

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


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A guide to time zones, calendars, city/country.. sunrise/sunset, dialing codes and more.


What is a dollar worth...?

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General Reference Tools


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Time and Measurement


Description:

From the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis--Fill in the blanks to find out what today's loaf of bread might have cost in 1920.




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