Reference Site Map
301 Anthropology, (Cultural anthropology), (Social anthropology), (Physical anthropology), (Archaeology), (Linguistics), (Ethnology), (Ethnography), (Indigenous peoples)
301.45 Afro-Americans - Segregation - Southern States - History, (Jim Crow Laws), Southern States - History - 1865-1951, Southern States - Race relations, (Race discrimination - United States)
301.55 Mass Media, (Popular Culture), (Flash Mob)
302.2 Signs and symbols, Communication
302.23 Mass media, (Mass communication), (Media), (TV), (Magazines), (Radio), (Newspapers)
302.3 Bullying, Bullying - Prevention, Bullies
303.3 Public opinion polls, Quality of life, Social values, Values, (Best employers)
303.6 Terrorism, Terrorists - Biography, (9/11)
304.6 Population, Birthrate, Mortality, Vital statistics, Human fertility, (Death rate), (Mortuary statistics), (Demography), (Birth rate), (Marriage statistics)
305.23 Children, Children and adults, Child development, (Child rearing), (Child abuse), (Child welfare), (Teenagers), (Teenage pregnancy)
305.26 Aging, Retirement, (Senior citizens), (Seniors), (Aged), Elderly, Gerontology, Old age, (Older adults)
305.4 Women, Women - Identity, (Women - History), (Women - Social Conditions)
305.896 Blacks, African Americans, (Afro-Americans), (Blacks - United States), (Black History Month), Blacks - Canada, Blacks - Great Britain
307.76 City life, Cities and towns, Urban sociology, (Town life), (Urban life)
314.1 Great Britain - Census, United Kingdom - Census, Great Britain - Statistics, United Kindgom - Statistics, (Scotland - Census), (Northern Ireland - Census)
317.1 Canada - Census, Canada - Statistics
317.3 United States - Census, United States - Statistics
319.4 Australia - Census, Australia - Statistics
320.1 Political science, Political ethics
322.4 Ku Klux Klan, (K.K.K.)
323 Human rights, Civil rights, United States - Civil rights, Blacks - Civil rights, African Americans - Civil rights, (Basic rights)
323.3 Women's rights, Women's movement, Feminism, (Women - Civil rights), (Women - Emancipation), (Women - Equal rights), (Women - Suffrage)
323.44 Freedom of action, Freedom of information, Freedom of religion, Freedom of speech, Freedom of the press, Intellectual freedom, Books - Censorship, (Banned books), (Social justice), (Equality)
323.6 Citizenship, Citizenship - Australia, Citizenship - Canada, Citizenship - United Kingdom, Citizenship - United States, (Passports)
324.271 Political parties - Canada, Conservative Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada, New Democratic Party, (Canadian Federal Political Parties)
324.273 Political parties - United States, Democratic Party (U.S.), Republican Party (U.S.), Third Parties (United States politics)
325 Immigrants, Immigration and emigration
326 Underground railroad, Slavery, (Slave trade), Abolitionists, (Abolition of slavery)
327.1 Peace, Peace movement, Arms control, Arms race, (Disarmament)
330.1 Lost and found possessions, (Lost pets), (Lost articles), (Found items)
331 Labor market, (United States - Bureau of Labor Statistics)
331.25 Pensions, Retirement income, Military pensions, Old age pensions, (Social security), (Naval pensions), (War pensions), (Old age insurance), (Compensation), (Survivor's benefits), (Disability benefits), (Children's benefits), (Retirement pension)
331.3 Age and employment, Children - Employment, (Child labor)
331.5 Apprentices, (Employees - Training), (Occupational training), (Labor)
331.7 Occupations, (Jobs), (Careers), (Job search), (Employment), (Trades), Vocational guidance
332.024 Personal finance, Estate planning, Saving and thrift, (Financial planning, Personal), (Finance, Personal), (Budgets, Personal), (Registered Retirement Savings Plans - RRSP), (Registered Retirement Income Fund - RRIF), (Retirement income - Planning), (Tax-Free Savings Account - TFSA)
332.1 Banks and banking, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
332.10971 Banks and banking - Canada
332.10973 Banks and banking - United States
332.4 Money, Coinage, Mints, Paper money, Gold, Inflation (Finance), (Currency), (Standard of value), (Legal tender), Exchange, Foreign exchange, (Exchange rates)
332.63 Stocks, (Stock market), (Stock quotes), Bonds, Mutual funds, Securities, (Investments), (Foreign investments)
332.64 Stock exchange, (Securities exchange)
332.7 Credit cards, Debt, Loans, Mortgages, Consumer credit
332.8 Interest (Economics), Interest rates, (Prime rates)
333.33 Real estate business, Houses - Buying and selling, (Home buying), (Home purchase), (Real property), (Realty), (Apartments), (Rentals)
336.2 Taxation, (Income tax), (IRS), (CRA), (CCRA), (Revenue Canada), (Tax returns), (Taxes)
336.3 Public debts, (Government debts), (National debts)
338 Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, (Home-based business), (Small business), Businesspeople, (Business people), (Self-employed), (Freelancers)
338.1 Farm produce - Marketing, (Farmers markets), (Agricultural products), (Farm crops)
338.4 Consumer goods, (Consumer products), (Merchandise)
338.5 Consumer price indexes, (Cost of living indexes)
338.7 Business enterprises, Corporations (Business organizations), (Businesses), (Firms), (Companies)
338.9 Subsidies, Economic policy, (Grants), (Federal aid), (Business and government), (Economic planning)
340 Law, (Jurisprudence), (Laws), (Statutes), (Case law), (Legal forms), Law - Directories
Governments: (See countries, e.g.: 971 Canada, 973 USA)
341.3 Embassies and consulates, Diplomacy, Diplomatic and consular service, International relations
345 Trials (Homicide), Criminal law, Trials (Murder), (Manslaughter), (Crime), (Offenses against the person), (War crime trials), (Courts martial and courts of inquiry), (Poisons and poisoning)
345.052 Wiretapping - Law and legislation
346.0434 Landlord and Tenant
346.05 Estate planning, Inheritance and transfer tax, (Tax planning), (Personal finance)
346.4 Copyright, Fair use (Copyright), (Intellectual property), (Literary property), (International copyright), (Cyberlaw), Trademarks, (Logos), (Company symbols), (Corporate symbols), (Trade marks)
347.053 Class actions
349.71 Law - Canada
349.73 Law - United States
352.230941 Prime ministers - Great Britain
352.230971 Prime ministers - Canada
352.230973 Presidents - United States
353.8 School boards, (Boards of education) - See 371.2 Schools - Administration
355 Military readiness
358.38 Biological warfare, (Bacterial warfare), (Germ warfare)
361.3 Volunteer work, (Volunteers), (Volunteering)
361.6 Social policy, (Government policy), (National planning), (Social planning)
361.7068 Fund raising, (Fundraising)
361.8 Charities, (Charity organization), (Charitable institutions), (Humanitarianism), (Philanthropy), (Endowments)
362.1 Hospitals, Hospitals - United States
362.2 Mentally ill, (Insane), (Insanity), (Sanity), (Mentally deranged)
362.29 Alcoholism, Drug abuse, Substance abuse, (Addiction to alcohol), (Drug addiction)
362.4 Handicapped, (Disabled), Deaf, Deafness, Hearing impaired, Physically handicapped, Blind, Blindness, People with visual disabilities
362.7 Child support, Child abuse, Child sexual abuse, Child welfare, Abandoned children, (Deadbeat dads), (Deadbeat moms), (Deadbeat parents)
362.8297 Missing children
363.1 Accidents - Prevention, Safety education, (Safety measures), (Water safety)
363.12 Aircraft accidents, (Aeronautics - Accidents), (Air crashes), (Airplane accidents), (Aviation accidents), (Plane crashes)
363.1251 Drunk driving, (Driving while intoxicated), (Driving under the influence of alcohol)
363.17 Poisons and poisoning, Hazardous substances, (Toxic substances)
363.2 Police, Law enforcement
363.25 Fingerprints, Fingerprints - Identification, Criminal investigation, Criminals - Identification, Forensic sciences
363.28 Secret Service 363.33 Gun control, (Firearms - Law and legislation), (Right to bear arms) 363.34 Disaster relief, (Disaster preparedness), (Emergency preparedness) 363.7 Environment, Environmental protection, Noise pollution, (Pollution - Prevention), (Pollution control), (Conservation movement), (Green movement), (Ecological movement)
363.72 Hazardous wastes, (Toxic wastes)
363.738 Acid rain
363.739 Pollution, Air pollution - Measurement, (Atmosphere - Pollution), Water pollution, (Soil pollution)
364.1 Computer crimes, Impostors and imposture, (Hoaxes), (Charlatans), (Pretenders), (Chain letters)
364.16 Fraud, False personation, Credit card crimes, Swindlers and swindling, (Identity theft), (Con artists), (Con game)
364.6 Capital punishment, (Death penalty), (Executions), (Hanging)
Scouts and scouting, (Boy Scouts), (Girl Scouts), (Girl Guides)
370.19 Foreign study, Foreign students, (College students), (Overseas study), (Study abroad)
371 Schools (K-12), (K12), (Education), (Homework)
371.04 Home schooling, (Home-based education), (Home education), (Home instruction), (Home teaching by parents), (Homeschooling)
371.102 Teaching, (Art of teaching), (Methods of teaching)
371.12 (Teacher qualifications), (Professional qualifications of teachers), (Certification of teachers)
371.2 Schools - Administration, (School management and organization), (Acceptable use policy - AUP)
371.26 Educational tests and measurements, Examinations, Intelligence tests, Psychological tests, Ability - Testing, (Tests), (Achievement tests), (Objective tests), (Educational measurements), (Intelligence testing), (Mental tests), (IQ tests), (I.Q. tests)
371.3 Teaching - Aids and devices, Teaching machines, Programmed instruction, Computer assisted instruction, (Instructional materials), (Teaching materials), (Lesson plans)
See also WebQuests - Web-based lesson plans (Internet activities for educational purposes)
371.3028 Homework, Study skills, (Art of learning), (Method of study), (Study strategies)
371.39 Tutors and tutoring, (Tutorial), (Tutorials), (Learning), (Education at home), (Home instruction), (Courses of study)
371.42 Vocational guidance, (Vocational education), (Career education)
371.7 Safety education, School violence, (Student violence), (School vandalism), (Violence in schools), (Accidents - Prevention)
372 Elementary schools
373 High schools
374 Discussion groups, Voice chat
374.0973 Literacy - United States - Statistics, Adult education - United States, Educational surveys - United States
377.2 Character, Moral education, (Character education)
378 Colleges and universities
378.13 Alumni and alumnae - Directories
378.3 Scholarships, Student aid, Student loan funds, (Bursaries), (Fellowships), (Scholarship funds), (Student financial assistance)
379.158 School standards and accreditation, (Educational standards)
380.1 Markets, and 381 Telemarketing (See 658.8 Auctions, Direct selling, Telemarketing, Online bookstores)
380.106 Chamber of commerce, (Boards of trade)
381.13 Franchises (Retail trade)
382 International economic relations, International trade, (International organization), (Internatioal cooperation), (World economics), (Economic planning), (Social policy)
383 Postal service, Postal code, Zip code, Postage stamps, (Mail service), (Post office), Postcards
384 Electronic mail systems (E-mail or email addresses), Telephone (Telephone directories), Video telephone, Chat dictionaries, Data transmission systems, Telecommunication, (Wireless)
384.54 Radio stations, Radio broadcasting, Radio programs, Amateur radio stations, (Ham radio stations), (High-frequency radio), (Citizens band radio)
384.55 Television, Television broadcasting, Public television, Television and youth, Television and children, (Educational television)
387.5 Merchant marine, (Sailors), (Seamen)
388.4 City traffic, Traffic engineering, Local transit, (Street traffic), (Urban traffic), (Highway transportation)
391 Costume, Fashion, Clothing and dress
391.413 Shoes, (Footwear), (Boots)
391.6 Perfumes, Tattooing
392.1 Female circumcision
392.5 Weddings, Marriage customs and rites, (Bridal customs), (Honeymoon)
394.26 Holidays, Festivals, (Christian holidays), (Religious holidays), (Chinese New Year), (Valentine's Day), (Easter), (Halloween), (Veterans' Day), (Thanksgiving Day)
394.268 Christmas, Christmas customs, Christmas cards, Christmas cookies, Christmas decorations, (Santa Claus), (St. Nicholas), (St. Nick), (Xmas)
398 Folklore, (Folk lore), (Folk tales), (Traditions) 398.2 Fables, Fairy tales, Legends, Urban legends (Hoaxes)
398.22 Arthurian romances, Grail, (King Arthur), (Holy Grail), (Arthur, King - Romances), (Knights of the Round Table)
398.24 Mythical animals, Animals - Folklore, Dragons, (Monsters)
398.8 Nursery rhymes
See also 599.9 Anthropology, Human origins, (Hominids), (Origin of man), (Human paleontology), Physical anthropology, (Biological anthropoloy)
Ancient Mexico & Central America: Archaeology and Culture History by Susan Toby Evans.
Anthropological Index Online is published by the Royal Anthropological Institute in cooperation with the Centre for Anthropology, British Museum.
Anthropologist: A Day in the life of a Anthropologist from The Princeton Review. A Day in the Life - Anthropologist. YouTube video, 1:53 min.
Anthropology. Resources from American Museum of Natural History. Include Tools and Methods, Prehistory, Magic, Ritual, and Belief, Art (music, dance, dress), Archaeology, Human Evolution.
Anthropology from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also What Is Anthropology? from Anthropology, University of North Texas, and Anthropology Humor from Northern Kentucky University.
Anthropology and Archaeology. Fact Sheets, Reading Lists and Links from Smithsonian Institution.
Anthropology Explorer. A glossary - dictionary - collection of terms - terminology related to the field of anthropology.
Anthropology Resources on the Internet from American Anthropological Association. Directory provides links to all aspects of anthropology: Archaeology, Biophysical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, etc.
Body Art from Australian Museum. Explores the many different ways in which people modify, change, decorate and adorn their bodies. It covers the what, why, how and where of Body Art: Painting, Piercing, Scarring, Tattooing, Shaping.
Douglas Spencer's Videos. A Tour of Douglas Spencer's Apartment (Also available on YouTube). Click on Enter Flash Website to view Doug's videos from various parts of the world. Doug is a Director, Cinematrgrapher and a Film Producer and has traveled to 80 countries.
Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture from the Library of Congress. Totaling more than 500,000 items, the Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives is one of the largest collections for a single individual in the Library. The collection includes manuscripts, diaries, letters, field notes, drawings, prints, photographs, sound recordings, and film.
Museum of Anthropology. University of British Columbia (UBC). Museum of Anthropology. University of Michigan. Links to University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (Harvard), Yale Peabody Museum, and others.
'Original' great ape discovered. BBC News: Scientists have unearthed remains of a primate that could have been ancestral not only to humans but to all great apes, including chimps and gorillas.
World Wide Email Directory of Anthropologists (WEDA). A volunteer project consists of searchable database of address and research information about anthropologists from around the world. Accessible en français and en español.
Africans in America: Historical Documents - Jim Crow with illustrations. 1828 caricature of a crippled plantation slave.
Black Codes from Wikipedia, the free encyclopdia.
The History of Jim Crow. Explore the complex African-American experience of segreation from the 1870s through the 1950s. Includes 4-part TV series: The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Jim Crow History Resources, Geographic perspectives, Jim Crow and Literature, Teacher Resources, and more.
Jim Crow laws from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. See also Homer Plessey from Wikipedia. Homer Plessey Case from Spartacus: "Plessey, who was seventh-eighths white, sat in white only railroad car in Louisiana. When he told the conductor he was an African American, he was asked to move to a black only railroad car. When he refused he was arrested and was later found guilty of breaking Louisiana's segregation laws."
Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia is both a real place and a virtual site. Over 2000 Jim Crow Era artifacts: Jim Crow memorabilia as well as caricatures.
The Reflector: An African American Newspaper Depicting African-American Life in Charlottesville, VA during the Jim Crow Era. Includes Society Notes of Charlottesvillians listed alphabetically by Names of people, plusTime-line and Links to Related Sites.
Remembering Jim Crow. Documentary presented by American RadioWorks when black and white Americans remember life in the Jim Crow times. Listen to 3-part audio excerpts of the documentary and read a sampling of Jim Crow Laws.
THE BEST FLASH MOB EVER IN NYC. Collective flash mob in New York with some 3500 participants, July 2011. YouTube video, 5:52 min.
Best Wedding Proposal - Flashmob Marry You. Uploaded by escobarin3 on Jan 13, 2012. The song is "Marry You" by Bruno Mars. "Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Jamin Love. "YouTube video, 4:21 min.
Black Eyed Peas - I got a feeling on Oprah Chicago Flashmob 24th season Oprah . October 2009. YouTube video, 3:47 min.
Cape Cod Flash Mob. 4:40 min. The Spirit of America Band surprised 4th of July shoppers at a Cape Cod Stop and Shop in this patriotic Flash Mob video.
Christmas Flash Mob by Journey of Faith at South Bay Galleria - official video. Journey of Faith performed a Christmas "Flash Mob" at the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, California, on December 18, 2010. YouTube video, 5:37 min.
Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus - Must See! Comments from AlphabetPhotography: "On Nov.13 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch. Over 100 participants in this awesome Christmas Flash Mob. This flash mob was organized by http://www.AlphabetPhotography.com to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!" YouTube video, 4:57 min.
Evolution of Dance - By Judson Laipply. Uploaded by judsonlaipply on Apr 6, 2006. YouTube video, 6:01 min.
Evolution of Dance2. Uploaded by PeopleJam on Jan 9, 2009. YouTube video, 4:11 min.
Flash Mob at the Ohio Union 5/3/2010 - The Ohio State University. Students and staff break out into a dance in the great hall of the new Ohio Union on Monday, May 3, 2010 around 12:35 PM. YouTube video, 4:06 min.
HILARIOUS Flash Mob On Bondi Beach [ORIGINAL]. Comment from Joyce Maynge: "Over 100 dancers surprised Bondi Beach with a Flash Mob on Sat Nov 14th 2009, organised by DJ Dan Murphy and starring one of Australia's most famous & delicious drag queens." YouTube video, 5:06 min.
Homeless Boy Steals The Talent Show. Korea's Got Talent. Uploaded by inspirationbygod on Jun 12, 2011. "One cannot help but be moved to tears by this amazing young man; Sung-bong Choi. When Sung-bong decided to sing on the Talent Show 'Korea's Got Talent' he had no idea that he would win the hearts of millions all over the world! His story of his childhood is so moving that even the judges had a hard time keeping their composure. He told the judges that even though he didn't think he could sing very well, he sang because it made him happy. They couldn't have been more surprised." YouTube video, 8:02 min.
[OFFICIAL] Michael Jackson Dance Tribute - STOCKHOLM. Uploaded by BounceSweden on Jul 9, 2009. Comments by OneLove: "This is the official clip from BOUNCE & Friends. More than 300 dancers met at 15.30, got informed and then learned the choreography in 30 min. Less than 1 hour later, they performed it." YouTube video, 4:08 min.
Music flashmob (Verdi, La Traviata). Flash mob in Amsterdam department store De Bijenkorf. The music is from Giuseppe Verdi's (1813 - 1901) opera La Traviata (1853). De Nederlandse Opera (DNO) celebrating the 25th birthday of the Muziektheater, 'de Stopera' NTR Podium (2 Oct. 2011). YouTube video, 3:26 min.
Onze helden zijn terug! (Translated from Dutch Our heroes are back!) YouTube video, 1:26 min. "The Rijksmuseum Holland had an idea: Let's bring the art to the people and then, hopefully, they will come to see more - at the museum. They took one Rembrandt painting from 1642, Guards of the Night, brought to life the characters in it, placed them in a busy mall - and the rest you can see for yourself!"
Prison's flash mob.Michel Jackson's song (its really nice). 2009. Uploaded by David75Beckham on Oct. 22, 2010. YouTube video, 4:27 min.
PSY - GANGNAM STYLE () M/V. "A Korean song written by Korean singer Psy. 'Gangnam' means 'south (nam) of the river (gang)' in Korean. In this song, the 'river (gang)' is the Han River, which penetrates the City of Seoul, capital of South Korea." ~ Urban Dictionary.
"The phrase 'Gangnam Style' is a Korean neologism that refers to a lifestyle associated with the Gangnam District of Seoul. The song and its accompanying music video went viral in August 2012 and have influenced popular culture since then." ~ Wikipedia. YouTube video, 4:13 min.
Sound of Music | Central Station Antwerp (Belgium). "More than 200 dancers were performing their version of 'Do Re Mi', in the Central Station of Antwerp. With just 2 rehearsals, they created this amazing stunt! Those 4 fantastic minutes started the 23 of March 2009, 08:00 AM. It is a promotion stunt for a Belgian television program, where they are looking for someone to play the leading role, in the musical of 'The Sound of Music'." YouTube video, 4:01 min.
Susan Boyle - Britain's Got Talent 2009 Episode 1 - Saturday 11th April | HD High Quality. YouTube video, 5:50 min.
The T-Mobile Dance. Watch the moment Liverpool Street Station danced to create this special T-Mobile Advert. January 15, 2009. YouTube video, 2:41 min.
Two Awesome Dancing Kids. Uploaded by amycjgracehome on Nov 10, 2009. YouTube video, 3:25 min.
Wells Fargo Flash Mob -- Times Square. Comment from #HelloNY: "Wells Fargo celebrates our New York roots. Wells Fargo returns to New York to salute the City with a surprise celebration in Times Square. Special thanks to all of the talented performers who, together, make New York one of the most vibrant places in the world." YouTube video, 6:46 min.
World's Most Beautiful Marriage Proposal. YouTube video, 14:28 min. If you haven't seen this one before, it is a surprise.
American Sign Museum. Take a Virtual Tour of this sign museum in Cincinnati - in Quicktime or RealPlayer format.
Celtic Symbols and Signs from What's Your Sign.com by Avia Venefica. Celtic Animals. Celtic Archetypes. Celtic Astrology. Celtic Knots and Meanings. Celtic Trees. Celtic Gods and Goddesses. Celtic Tattoo History. Celtic Symbol for Warrior. Celtic Symbol for Purity. Shamrock Meaning. Celtic Skull Symbolism.
Christian Symbols. Gallery of nearly 100 Christian symbols and types of Christian symbolism. Click links (where available) for an explanation of the symbol's meaning, related Bible verses, and a gallery of examples of the symbol.
Fleur-de-lis Designs. The Meanings Behind the Symbols: Family Crests, Blazons, Coat of Arms, Personalized Crests. Site includes common heraldic symbols and their meanings. "Colors can have special meaning in a 'family crest' or coat of arms . . . a shield or crest contains furs suggests a mark of dignity . . ."
Symbols and Their Meaning. Common universal symbols: Quartered circle, triangle, spiral, elements. A Short Guide to Occult Symbols. Questions about Symbols include: What is the meaning of the Christian fish symbol; What is its history?
Symbols.com. World's largest online encyclopedia of graphic symbols. Contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. Their histories, uses, and meanings are discussed in 1,600 articles.
Symbols.net. Directory of Signs, Glyphs and Symbols. What's the difference between Signs and Symbols? Links to African Symbols, Ancient Symbols, Symbolic Art, Astrology, Blissymbolics, Celtic, Chat, Chinese, Christian, Codes & Ciphers, Crop Circles, Dream, Fonts Resources, Heraldry, Hermetic, Hieroglyphics, Holiday, Jewish Symbolism, Map, Masonic Symbolsm, Math, Medical, Middle Eastern, Military, Money, Music, National, Native American, Runes, Norse, Sacred Geometry, Signology, State, Weather, Web Codes, Wicca, World Scripts, and other symbols.
What's Your Sign: The Doorway to Symbolism. A massive site created by the amazing Avia Venefica. Includes Other Videos by Avia, Signs and Symbols 101, Symbolic Resources and information with numerous images of signs and symbols on: Animal Totems & Symbolism (full list of all animals), Amphibian / Reptile Totems, Astrology Signs, Zodiac Signs and Meanings, Zodiac Animal Signs, Celtic Signs and Symbols, Chinese Symbols and Meanings, Chinese Symbols for Longevity, Chinese Zodiac Sign Symbols, Chinese Yin Yang Symbols, Chinese Animal, Dragon, Flower Symbols, Dream Symbolism, Native American Symbols, Native American Moon Signs, Native American Sun Symbols, Hopi Symbols, Kachina Properties, Sioux Symbols, Mayan Symbols, Native American Mandalas. Number Symbolism, Alchemy Symbolism, Land Totems, Basic Symbols & Shapes, Colors, Circle, Cross, Diamond, Spiral, Square, and Triangle, Symbol for Mother, Good Luck Symbols, Love Symbols and Their Meanings, Chakra Symbols, Charts, Color Meanings, Numerology, Planet and Space Symbols, and more.
Communication Studies. Links to Studies of the Media.
FreeCulture.org."The mission of the Free Culture movement is to build a bottom-up, participatory structure to society and culture, rather than a top-down, closed, proprietary structure. Through the democratizing power of digital technology and the Internet, we can place the tools of creation and distribution, communication and collaboration, teaching and learning into the hands of the common person..."
Gender, Race and Ethnicity in Media. Communication Studies Resources created and maintained by Karla Tonella, University of Iowa.
I Want Media. Media News and Resources.
International Mass Media Sources. Media Directories & Organizations, Media Sources by Country, News Agencies, Newsgroups.
Mass Communications on the Web. Selected resources from the Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Media Giants. Frontline: Merchants of Cool. PBS looks at the complex web of business relationships that defines America's media and popular culture.
Mondo Times. A worldwide media guide. Access newspapers, magazines, radio and TV around the world. Select by location or topic. 15,017 media outlets in 211 countries.
Theory.org.uk. Social theory for fans of popular culture. Popular culture for fans of social theory™.
See also: 371.7 Safety education, School violence, (Student violence), (School vandalism), (Violence in schools)
Bullying and Cyber-bullying from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Bullying and Your Child, Dealing with Bullying from KidsHealth.
Bullying Awareness Week Not Just kids Stuff. Bullying Awareness Week in Canada, Nov. 19-25, 2007, a week that recognizes the devastating consequences of a problem that is much more than "just kid stuff" - and affirms that this destructive behavior must be stopped.
Bullying Awareness Week. Everyone is encouraged to increase awareness about the prevalence and impact of bullying.
● Pacer's National Bullying Prevention Center includes videos, stories, resources, get involved, links to sites for teens and kids, and news.
● October is National Bullying Prevention Month.
● Kids Against Bullying.
Cyberbullying.ca. Sites created by Bill Belsley. Contents include: What Can Be Done About Cyberbullying? Internet Usage: Facts and News. "Talking the Talk": A Quick Introduction to Knowing What People Are Saying to Each Other in Cyberspace. See also www.bullying.org: Where You Are NOT Alone!
Sticks and Stones and Names Can Hurt You: De-Myth-tifying the Classroom Bully! By Linda Starr, Education World®.
What Is Cyberbullying, Exactly? Includes cyberbullying information for kids (age 7-10), for tweens (11-13), and for teens (14-17).
Guide to public opinion poll Web sites: Polling data from around the world.
Opinion Poll from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. History of opinion polls, Potential for inaccuracy, Sampling error, Nonresponse, Response bias, Wording of questions, Coverage bias, Polling organizations, Influence of opinion polls.
● Angus Reid Global Monitor - Monitoring World Opinion Every Day. Track global public opinion on current issues.
● Ipsos News Center. Polls, Public Opinion, Research and News. View Recent and Archived Associated Press Polls, U.S. Polls and Research, Canadian Polls and Research,
● PollingReport.com. Public Opinion Online - An independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion.
● Public Agenda. Includes: Research Studies, Issue Guides, Behind the Headlines, Public Engagement, About Polling.
● Tezaa Sharing Opinions. Wisdom of many. Tezaa Project is an online community that is driven by polls. Any member can create, modify and participate in a poll.
● Trends in Public Opinion: A Compendium of Survey Data (Documentary Reference Collections) by Richard G. Niemi, John Mueller, and Tom W. Smith. Public opinion polls are ubiquitous and influential. Topics include: Political Tolerance (Like/Dislike Brazil, Canada, China), Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs, Race Relations, Role of Women, Religion, Family, etc.
● World Public Opinion. A publication of the Program on International Policy Attitudes.
Sperling's BestPlaces. Info on best places to live. Site lets you Compare Cities - Choose any two cities from 3,000 U.S. cities to compare their population, economy, housing, health, crime, education, climate, transportation, etc. Check Neighborhood Profiles with details on every Zip Code in the United States. Cost of Living Calculator allows you to compare two cities in categories such as taxes, food, and housing. Crime Rates with crime statistics in over 2,500 U.S. cities.
11 September: Five years on. BBC News Special Reports. Features, News, Analysis - includes How 9/11 changed America: In statistics.
9/11 - Amazing Story of Delta Flight 15. A touching story submitted by Todrite (Todd Puntolillo). A true recount of the events of September 11-14, 15, 2001 about the good folks of Lewisporte, in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada where Delta Flight 15 made an emergency landing along with 52 other planes from around the world. "Story written by a flight attendant. From a retired Delta Employee. An interesting story about a different flight during September 11, 2001. We might not realize the scope of that day. The Day the Earth Stood Still." See also:
● Thanks to Gander: The Hospitality of a Newfoundland Town to the Passengers of a Diverted American Jetliner on September 11 - Truth! from Truth or Fiction.
● Take a Gander - True! from Snopes.
● Unexpected Guests Warm Hearts in the Frozen North by Barbara Crossette, November 18, 2001, New York Times.
● Canada Remembers 9/11 Attacks, Gander, Newfoundland Praised for Taking In Stranded Travellers from Huffington Post.
● The 9/11 Decade: A Newfoundland town's special place in 9/11 anniversary by Oliver Moore, Gander, Nfld. The Globe and Mail.
● 9/11 passengers stranded in Newfoundland and Labrador from CBC Digital Archives. "It was a day which horrific events would be forever seared into the memories of millions. On Sept. 11, 2001, a group of Islamic extremists hijacked U.S. passenger jets and flew them into the twin towers of New York City's World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Ten years later, we present eyewitness accounts and survivors' stories from the day that has become known as 9/11."
● How Newfoundlanders made stranded 9/11 passengers into neighbours by Rex Murphy, National Post.
● Gander Flight 15 Scholarship Fund. Many readers of the Delta 15 Stories have asked about contributions to the Delta Flight 15 Scholarship Fund. Shirley Brooks-Jones, working with Dr. Furguson and others has put a great amount of work in setting up the trust to manage the fund.
"Donations to the scholarship fund for the benefit of students from Lewisporte/Gander, Newfoundland, enrolled in college or post high school technical/vocational training should be payable to 'GANDER FLIGHT 15 SCHOLARSHIP FUND" and sent directly to:
The Columbus Foundation, Attention Nancy Koerner, Planned Giving Officer, 1234 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205 USA
For gifts of stock or mutual funds, please contact Nancy Koerner at 614.251.4000 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbus Foundation is a qualified public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Gifts are deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. An acknowledgment letter of each gift will be sent to the donor."
The 9/11 Records. Complete Coverage of the September 11, 2001 Records from New York Times.
America's Day of Terror from BBC News, UK. Detailed information on 11 September 2001 terrorist attack.
Homegrown Terrorism: A Growing Concern for US Intelligence by Gordon Lubold, Staff writer, Christian Science Monitor.
London Attacks. BBc News - In Depth - London Explosions.
No Mosque at Ground Zero. Comments by Pat Condell, 4 June 2010, YouTube video, 6:00 min. See also A Sneak Preview of the Ground Zero Mega-Mosque by Stella Paul, American Thinker, 2 June 2010.
Osama bin Laden from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
● Osama bin Laden from infoplease.com.
● Who is Osama Bin Laden? From BBC News. Osama Bin Laden is one of the CIA's most wanted men but also a hero to many young people in the Arab world. (Page last updated at 11:35 GMT, Sunday, 6 December 2009)
● Death of Osama bin Laden from BBC.co.uk. (Last updated at 02:49 ET, Friday, 6 May 2011)
● British Commentator on Bin Laden. British humor. Video, 4:18 min.
Ready.gov from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Be informed about what might happen: info on Biological Threat, Chemical Threat, Explosions, Nuclear Blast, and Radiation Threat. Check out current Homeland Security Level.
September 11: Bearing Witness to History from Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Collection, Exhibition, Tell Your Story.
Terrorism - Portals to the World. Internet Resources selected by Library of Congress Subject Experts.
Terrorism from Council on Foreign Relations. Counterterrorism, Havens for Terrorism, Targets for Terrorists, Weapons of Terrorism, Terrorist Organizations, State Sponsors of Terrorism, Terrorist Leaders, Terrorist Attacks, Terrorist Financing, Terrorism and the Law, Terrorism and Technology, Terrorism and the Economy.
The Threat of Homegrown Terrorism by Lydia Khalil, Boston Globe.
True heroes of 9/11 still with us today posted by Stephen Boyd, September 15, 2011. "These are the dogs that worked the trade center that are still alive but retired, they are heroes too." Photos.
The War on Terrorism from Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Includes Terrorism FAQs.
Yahoo! News. Photos. Terrorists. Color photographs with descriptions.
The Big Picture: News Stories in Photographs from the Boston Globe. World Population: Where it's thick and where it's thin by Paula Nelson, 4 Nov. 2011, includes 41 photos. "The growing population of the world, now estimated to be over 7 billion, marks a global milestone . . . China is the most populous country with India following closely behind . . . including scenes from Mong Kok district in Hong Kong, which has the highest population density in the world, with 130,000 per one square kilometer. In Mongolia, the world's least densely populated country, 2.7 million people are spread across an area three times the size of France. Then there's Out Skerries . . . of Scotland where the population is just 65. And doing what he can to contribute to that 7 billion global milestone is Ziona, the head of a religious sect called 'Chana.' He has 39 wives, 94 children, and 33 grandchildren."
Global Statistics from GeoHive, a site with geopolitical data, statistics on the human population, Earth and more.
InfoNation. View and compare statistical data for Member States of the United Nations. Compare data of up to 7 countries at a time in 4 major data fields: Geography, Economy, Population, and Social Indicators.
Poodwaddle World Population Statistics. Current statistics: Population by Demographic (Births / Deaths) and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Oceania.
U.S. POPClock Projection as of 12:01 a.m. each day. According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, the resident population of the United States, projected to 03/24/06 at 05:19 GMT (EST+5) is 298,364,362. See also: Historical National Population Estimates.
World Health Statistics. Latest statistics from World Health Organization on WHO's 193 Member States.
Child Development Institute. Online Information: Child Development, Parenting, Child Psychology, Teenagers, Health, Safety and Learning Disabilities including Attention Deficit Disorder and Dyslexia.
Child Welfare Information Gateway. Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse. Site provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Museum of Childhood from Victoria and Albert Museum. Contents include: Children's Lives (Education & Creativity, Holidays & Entertainment, Health & Work, Weblinks, Reading List), Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood Collections - UK's national collection of childhood-related objects, Kids' Pages - Things To Do, To Make, To Tell Us.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (NCPTP). Mission is to improve the well-being of children, youth, and families by reducing teen pregnancy. Contents include Current Update, Facts & Stats, Fact Sheets, Polling Data, Tips and Resources, etc.
The National Children's Study will examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of 100,000 children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21. The goal of the Study is to improve the health and well-being of children.
Prevent Child Abuse America. Contents include: Information and Fun Activities for Kids, Hotline Numbers, Prevention Tips for All of Us and for Parents, When Parents Drink Too Much (with toll-free numbers to call for help), Fact Sheets, Bullying Tip Sheet - in PDF, 2 pages, and Web Resources.
Teenage Pregnancy. Government Publications made available online plus links to related Teen Pregnancy sites.
Teenage Pregnancy from MEDLINEplus. Latest News on Teen Pregnancy, General/Overviews, Nutrition, Prevention/Screening, Facts About Teenage Pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Disease, and Birth Control, Directories, Organizations, and Statistics.
|You: Staying Young:
The Owner's Manual
by Michael F. Roizen
& Mehmet C. Oz
A Lifelong Guide
to Your Well-Being
by Dr. Andrew Weil
|Too Young to Retire:
An Off-The Road Map
to the Rest of Your Life
by Marika Stone
& Howard Stone
by Dr. David
& Carol Colman
by Jerry L. Old
to a Happier Life
from the Landmark
Harvard Study of
by Dr. George Vaillant
10 Ways to Live Longer by Vanessa Gisquet, from Forbes.com. 25 ways to live longer by Karen Williamson, from iVillage UK
Restrict Your Calories and Live Longer by Dr. Ronald Neil Kostoff (Ph. D. in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences, Princeton University)
Reduce Your Calories and Slow the Ageing Process by Dr. Joseph Mercola.
50Plus.com, along with its affiliate website www.carp.ca is the online home of CARP, Canada's largest 50 Plus advocacy group with more than 400,000 members and CARP magazine, Canada's largest 50 Plus publication.
AM740 - Zoomer Radio Station. AM740 is Toronto's 'Best of the Best' station. With access to the largest active music library in Toronto radio. Caters to people 50 plus and seniors.
Australia: Your Life Choices. (Formerly: About Seniors.com Australia). The No. 1 Seniors Website. Comprehensive seniors information, health, wealth, travel, work and other useful links. Includes: Play Daily Crossword Puzzles, Play Daily Sudoku Puzzle, Links to Aussie Competition Websites.
CARP (Canadian Association of Retired Persons). Official site of Canada's Association for the Fifty-Plus (50+). Contents: Health, Money, Travel, Home & Family, Community. CARP E-VOICE: You've Got the Power - an important advocacy tool to ensure your voice is heard by your elected representatives. This site makes it easy for you to communicate with your elected representatives and show your support for CARP’s advocacy campaigns. Search Elected Representative(s) by Last Name, by Province, by Local Riding. Contact Federal Representatives (MP's) or Provincial Representatives (MPP's) directly by email.
Ageing and life course: The world is fast ageing - have we noticed? Facts about ageing from World Health Organization (WHO). October 1: International Day of Older Persons. Older people – a new power for development. Chart shows Number of People Aged 60 and Over for 2002, 2025, 2050.
AgeLine® Database. Abstracts of social gerontology and aging-related articles, books, and reports from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). A searchable electronic database containing detailed summaries of publications about older adults and aging, including articles from 300 magazines and journals, and videos.
● Public Health and Aging: Trends in Aging --- United States and Worldwide from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
● Aging Statistics from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration on Aging (AOA).
● Retirement Facts and Trends. Retirement Statistics from Squidoo.com.
● Age Discrimination and Facts about Age Discrimination from U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
● Internet Resources on Aging from AARP (American Association of Retired Persons): Aging Organizations, Directories, State and Area Agencies on Aging, and much more.
Can We Prevent Aging? From the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
Can You Afford to Retire? From PBS - FRONTLINE. Baby boomers are heading for a shock as they hit retirement: vanishing pensions and inadequate 401(k) savings. Includes: What you need to know, The changing world or retirement, Interviews, Retirement stories, Poll - How are you doing? Readings & Links.
Canadian Retirement Income Calculator from Service Canada, Government of Canada. The calculator will help you better understand how each level of the retirement income system will contribute to your future financial security. Results are rough estimates for information purposes only. Site does not collect or save your personal information.
Canadian Senior Years. Senior links by province; Horoscopes, Jokes, Lotteries, Recipe, Soap Operas, Movie Reviews, Online games, Finance, Genealogy, Hobbies, Travel, News, and more.
the care guide: Canada's Premier Guide to Seniors' Housing and and Care Services.
Centenarians in the United States - in PDF, 23 pages by Constance A. Krach and Victoria A. Velkoff, Current Population Reports, U.S. Bureau of the Census. Contents include: Socioeconomic characteristics of Centenarians, Educational Attainment, Geographical Distribution, International Comparisons, Percent in Poverty by Race and Age, Population Aged 100 and Over in 1990, Projected Number of Centenarians in the U.S. 2000 to 2050, and more.
Classical 96.3 FM. Home of Toronto's Classical Favourites, started its life in 1979 as a humble classical music station (CFMX-FM at 103.1 FM) in Cobourg, Ontario. Listen Live - On Air Now. View Video: Classical TV.
cRANKy Search the Web: The first age-relevant search engine designed for people age 50 plus.
Dan Buettner: How to live to be 100. YouTube video, 22:12 min. At TED Talk, Dan Buettner shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep people spry past age 100.
Don't Honk at Old People: Granny fights back!. Comedy. Uploaded on Nov 23, 2006. YouTube video, 0:33 min.
Dr. Oz: Live to 100 by Taking Control of Your Life. Article by Kathy Wolfe. "Dr. Oz covered a study done by Dr. Thomas Perls, founder and director of the New England Centenarian Study, a study done among people who lived to the age of 100 or above. Dr. Oz covered six factors which impact how long one lives. The factors were attitude, genetics, exercise, interests and nutrition and smoking."
Eat Less, Live Longer? The Quest to Learn Why Slashing Calories Extends Life, by Cheryl Simon Silver, Genome News Network (GNN).
The Fifties Web - Your Retro 50s, 60s and 70s Source. Categories: Music, Trivia and Games, Pop, History, Movie, Quotes, Fads, Fashion, Slang, Dead People, Elvis, TV Westerns.
Fifty-Five Plus Magazine - Online edition. Contents: Finance (Estate Matters, Investment Planning, Life Insurance, Taxes, Financial Calculators), Housing, Travel, Family, Leisure (Gardening, Bird Watching).
Flash Fabrica from Japan. Test your memory and find out how old is your brain. Click "START"; Wait for countdown 3, 2, 1; Memorize positions of numbers; Click circles from SMALLEST to BIGGEST number. Computer will tell you the age of your brain.
Guide to Government of Canada Services for Seniors - Health and Wellness.
Halton Seniors . A guide for seniors, caregivers, and Services Providers. Dial 211 for Community Information. Dial 311 for Halton Government Services. Dial 911 for Emergencies. Search The Halton Community Services Database.
|If I Live to Be 100:
Lessons from the Centenarians
by Neenah Ellis
|If I Live to Be 100
by Neenah Ellis
International Day of Older Persons - October 1 from United Nations. The General Assembly designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons on 14 December 1990. Celebrating International Day of Older Persons from Public Health Agency of Canada: Aging and Seniors - Suggested activities and themes for observing the Day.
IRA Online Resource Guide. This resource guide contains information that encourages: Business owners to establish and properly operate IRA-funded retirement plans, Individuals to evaluate their own retirement planning and set up and fund IRAs, and Tax and benefits professionals to assist their clients with IRAs and IRA-funded plans.
LA4Seniors.com. Site is available in English, Armenian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Russian, Spanish, and Yiddish. Topics: Abuse & Neglect, Staying Independent, Housing & Facilities, Benefits & Rights, Crime & Safety, plus information on services for seniors in the Los Angeles area.
Lifespan Calculator. "How long you have already lived is one of the best predictors of how long you may live." Answer 13 questions to find out how long you're predicted to live.
Living to 100 and Beyond: Search for Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity - in PDF, 81 pages. Research explores possible predictors of exceptional human longevity such as familial factors, early-life living conditions, month-of-birth, and birth order. Final report (October 4, 2005) by Natalia S. Gavrilova and Leonid A. Gavrilov, Center on Aging, National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago. 2008 Living to 100 and Beyond Monograph.
MayoClinic.com - Senior Health Center. Anti-aging quiz: Secrets to a longer, healthier life.
Nine Frequently Asked Questions About IRAs relating to retirement in United States. 9 FAQs: Roth Withdrawal Rules, Spousal IRA Contributions, Deductible IRA Eligibility, Evaluating a Roth Conversion, Leaving a Roth to Heirs, Roth: Taxes on Partial Conversions, SEP IRAs and Roth IRAs, How Are IRA Gains Taxed? IRAs and Unearned Income.
Peel Community Information Database: Seniors Organizations in Bolton, Brampton, Caledon, Caledon East, Greater Toronto Area, Hamilton, Malton, Mississauga, North York, Oakville, Orangeville, Shelburne, Toronto, Woodbridge. Website listings for organizations for seniors in surrounding areas near Peel Region.
Pension Reform from U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Contents include: President Bush Signs the Pension Protection Act of 2006, Fact Sheet: Pension Protection Act of 2006: Ensuring Greater Retirement Security for American Workers, Summary of Pension Protection Act of 2006, Technical Explanation of Pension Protection Act of 2006, and more.
Retirement Living Information Center. Gateway to Resources for Senior Living in the U.S. Links to tax information by State, guide to State Aging Agencies, Retirement News, shopping for special assistive products and services, and links.
Retirement Planner from Social Security Online, United States Social Security Administration (SSA). Contents include: Benefit Calculators (Calculators will show your retirement benefits as well as disability and survivor benefit amounts), Eligibility Issues (Factors that may affect your retirement benefits), Near Retirement? (Step by step guide through the retirement process), Apply for Benefits Online (Social Security Claims, Apply for Retirement / Disability / Spouse's Benefits, Check Your Claim Status), FAQ's/Feedback (Frequently Asked Questions on Retirement, Disability, Survivors), plus Other Resources.
Senior Citizens' Resources. Official information and services from the U.S. government. Contents include: Social Security, Consumer Fraud Against the Elderly, Flu Season Help, Health Issues for Seniors (MEDline Plus), Emergency Preparedness, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Aging Statistics, Profile of Older Americans, 80+ Birthday Greeting from the President, Consumer Protection for Seniors, Education, Jobs, and Volunteerism for Seniors, Federal and State Agencies for Seniors, Housing for Seniors, Laws and Regulations Concerning Seniors, Money and Taxes for Seniors, Retirement, Travel and Recreation for Seniors, and more.
Senior People Network from SeniorPeopleMeet.com. Meet Other Seniors (60+ years young), Free to Browse, Browse Pictures and Videos, Use Real Time Chat, Communicate Anonymously.
Seniors from Public Health Agency of Canada. Site provides information to help those 55 and over stay active and well. Contents include: Support seniors and their caregivers, Prevent falls, Manage arthritis, Deal with loneliness when you are older, Active Living, Healthy Eating, Respiratory Diseases, and more.
Seniors and Aging from Helpguide. Articles and resources on aging issues and elder care.
Seniors Canada Online from Service Canada. Canada's Trusted Information Source for Seniors, Caregivers, Families and Service Providers. 1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232).
● Guide to Government of Canada Services for Seniors
● Employment Insurance (EI) Information
● Canada Pension Plan / Old Age Security Information
● Canada Pension Plan / Old Age Security Tax Information Slips
● Change Address or Direct Deposit Information
● Apply for Disability Benefits
● Apply for Employment Insurance Benefits
● Apply for Pension Benefits
● Apply for Social Insurance Number
● Apply for Old Age Security (OAS) Identification Card or Get a Replacement OAS ID Card
● Find a Service Canada Centre Near You
● View and print your Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Statement of Contributions
● Canadian Retirement Income Calculator
● Benefits Finder - Get a personalized list of benefits
● A to Z Services Index
Seniors: Canadian Health Network. Provides health information for Canadian men and women, 65 years and older.
Seniors: Health Canada. Contents: Abuse & Self-neglect, Death & Dying, Disability, Diseases & Illnesses, Health Care System, Health Statistics, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Safety, Substance Abuse, Travel, Other Resources, and Health Canada Programs.
Seniors & Retirees from Internal Revenue Service (IRS), United States Department of the Treasury. Topics include: Elderly / Disabled Credit, Older Americans Tax Guide, Tax Guide to U.S. Civil Service Retirement Benefits, Pension and Annuity Income, Retirement Plans for Small Business, Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans), Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs), Topical Index to Forms, Instructions and Publications.
Seniors Circuit is on Facebook. Seniors Circuit is a free online community for Canadian seniors. Post your thoughts on the Wall, join the Discussions, browse the Notes for seniors discounts.
Seniors Income Tax and Government Benefits from taxtips.ca: Canadian Tax and Financial Information. Includes For Seniors - one-stop access to government services in Canada.
SeniorsSearch or Wired Seniors. Search sites of interest to seniors: Arts and Crafts, Art Galleries and Museums, Bed and Breadfast, City Guides, Coins and Stamps, Computers, Disabilities, Music, Scam Bulletins, Travel, etc.
Services for Seniors Guide from Government of Canada. A guide to Government of Canada services for seniors and their families. Who should use this guide? If you are: 50 years of age or older; planning for retirement; caring for a senior; or a friend or family member of a senior. Printable Version in PDF - 18 pages. Includes phone numbers and contact information.
The Source for Seniors. New LifeStyles Online: Your Complete Guide for Senior Living. Includes: Provider Search for Housing & Care, Products & Services for seniors across the United States.
ThirdAge. Topics: Activities, Beauty and Style, Computers, Family and Pets, Health, Horoscopes, Love, Money, News and Views, Politics, Travel, etc.
Too Young to Retire. 2young2retire, the website of retirement alternatives, provides information, ideas and tools to design a future as interesting as your past, if not more so.
Trends in Retirement Age in 4 Countries, 1965-95 - in PDF, 11 pages. United States, Germany, Japan, and Sweden, all experienced a decline in average retirement age and an increase in duration of retirement.
United Nations Programme on Ageing.
A Web Pointer for Senior Adults. Contents include: Senior Issues and Opinions, General Senior Guides in the U.S., U.S. Federal Government Agencies and Organizations, Health and Diseases, Legal, Senior Magazines and Newsletters, Nutrition and Exercise, Retirement Financial Planning, and more.
What is the oldest living thing on earth? Who has the secrets to longevity? By jstankevicz, from HubPages.
Advancing Women's Leadership from The White House Project.
American Women. A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States.
American Women Through Time from Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Murfreesboro, TN. American Women's History: Timeline. Prehistory - 2001, Links to Online Timelines, Timelines About Notable Women, Timelines Covering Specific States, Other Timelines by Topic.
Celebrating Women Theme Page. Web links to 4000 Years of Women in Science, BC Archives Time Machine: Women in BC History, Celebrating Women's Achievements (in Canada), A Celebration of Women Writers, Encyclopedia of Women's History, and others.
Children's Encyclopedia of Women. Brief biographies of famous women with portraits, photos or illustrations where available, written by children.
Discovering American Women's History Online. Database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document history of women in the United States. Browse by subject, place, time period, and primary source type, from Middle Tennessee State University Library.
Distinguished Women of Past and Present. Site covers biographies of women writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers, and others.
Famous Firsts by American Women. Major milestones achieved by women throughout U.S. history (1587-2006) by Ann-Marie Imbornoni, David Johnson, and Elissa Haney.
International Women's Day. International Women's Day - PowerPoint. Images in honor of women around the world. See also International Women's Day Slides.
Jewish Women: A Compehensive Historical Encyclopedia. Info on Jewish history, culture, accomplishments of Jewish women and their contributions to Jewish historical experience over the past three millennia. Table of Contents A-Z. Glossary - terminology related to Jewish topics.
National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall. Explore the biographies of famous Women in the United States. Complete list of 207 inductees include Madeleine Albright, Louisa May Alcott, Lucille Ball, Nellie Bly, Pearl S. Buck, Dorothy Day, Emily Dickinson, Amelia Earhart, Betty Friedan, Grace Hopper, Helen Keller, Billie Jean King, Margaret Mead, Annie Oakley, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gloria Steinem, Harriet Tubman, Oprah Winfrey. Please note: Photos may not be reproduced from the website.
Picturing Women. An exhibition about how women are figured, fashioned, turned into portraits, and told about in words and pictorial narrative, with video clips, lesson plans and more from Bryn Mawr College, Library Company of Philadelphia, and Rosenbach Museum and Library.
Women in the U.S. Army. Images of Women in U.S. Army History.
Women's History. Women's History Month Resources from Gale. Timeline, Biographies, Learning Activities.
Women's History Month from Library of Congress.
America's Second Harvest - Hunger Almanac 2006. The Nation’s Food Bank Network's Comprehensive Guide to National and State Facts on Hunger and Poverty.
Child Poverty Fact Sheets from National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) in the U.S. Site includes Media Resources, Newsletters, State & Local Info, Child Care & Early Education, Family Support, Welfare Reform, Research Forum, and Publications.
Free Rice. Learn Free Vocabulary & Give Free Rice. For each word you get right, FreeRice will donate 20 grains of rice to the United Nations World Food Program. FreeRice has two goals: 1. Provide English vocabulary to everyone for free. 2. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free. This is made possible by the sponsors who advertise on this site.
Free Statistics from CCSD - Canadian Council on Social Development. Includes: Poverty Lines 1993-2002, Poverty Statistics, Welfare, Income, and Miscellaneous.
Hunger and Poverty Facts from Bread for the World, a nationwide Christian citizens movement seeking justice for the world's hungry people by lobbying decision makers.
Institute for Research on Poverty. A national, nonprofit and nonpartisan, university-based center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States.
The Life You Can Save. Mission Statement: The Life You Can Save is a movement of people fighting extreme poverty. We hold that an ethical life involves using some of our wealth and resources to save and improve the lives of those less fortunate than us.
Make Poverty History - Videos.
Peel Poverty Action Group (PPAG) addresses issues of poverty in the Region of Peel in Ontario, Canada. Site includes current and archived issues of Tough Times, a community newspaper publication produced by Peel Poverty Action Group (PPAG). Tough Times puts poverty in Peel into public knowledge and provides news, information and ideas on social justice issues.
The Miniature Earth (Movie). "If we could turn the population of the earth into a small community of 100 people ..." The text that originated this movie was based on the May 29, 1990 publication of "State of the Village Report" under the title "Who lives in the Global Village?" written by Donella Meadows, a pioneering environmental scientist and writer, who passed away on February 20, 2001 at the age of 59. The initial report was based on a village of 1000. David Copeland, a surveyor and environmental activist, revised the report to reflect a village of 100. See Donella Meadows from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Poverty. United States Census Bureau data on: poverty statistics in the U.S., poor people by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, state, income-to-poverty ratio, and other characteristics; poverty rates; poverty definition, thresholds, and guidelines; and current population survey.
Poverty from Wikipedia. "Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education." See also: Extreme poverty.
Poverty in Canada from Wikipedia. "Poverty in Canada remains prevalent within some segments of society and according to a 2008 report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the rate of poverty in Canada, is among the highest of the OECD member nations, the world's wealthiest industrialized nations."
Poverty Statistics from NSCB - National Statistical Coordination Board, Philippines.
United States Poverty Map.
White Band - Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP). GCAP's main aim is to achieve policy and practice changes that will improve the lives of people living in poverty. Mission: "Challenging the institutions and processes that perpetuate poverty and inequality across the world to defend and promote human rights, gender justice, social justice and security needed for survival and peace."
Yahoo! Issues and Causes > Poverty.
Arab & Arab World from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Arabs from Howstuffworks. Article discusses the approximately 250 million Arabs who live in the Arab world.
Arabs article by Tore Kjeilen, LookLex Encyclopedia. Characteristics of Arabs, Arabic Politics.
Not all Muslims are Arabs, but are all Arabs Muslims?
Who Are the Arabs? from Cleveland Memory.org. See also Table of Contents for more information on the Arabs: Part One: The Arabs - Their History and Heritage. Part Two: Religions of the Arabs. Part Three: Arab Contributions to the West. Part Four: The Arab World and the West in Conflict. Part Five: The Immigration. Part Six: Settlements and Settlers. Part Seven: Contemporary Dilemmas. Table of Illustrations include: Map of the Arab World,
in His Own Words
A Story of Race
By Barack Obama
By Barack Obama
Great Speeches by
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
OBAMA: Biography Video/Convention Intro Video from YouTube, 9:52 min. A Biography on Barack Obama from days of his childhood, through adolescence and adulthood. Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School; his late father Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. attended the University of Hawaii and also received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University; his late mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, received a Master's Degree in Anthropology from the University of Hawaii.
● Barack Obama from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
● Biography Barack Obama. Video from YouTube, 5:45 min.
● Barack Obama Biography from Biography.com.
● Biography Channel: Real Lives: Barack Obama Biography.
● Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States. This publication tells the story of Obama’s life, describes how he captured the presidency, and portrays his vision for the future. View Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States - in PDF, 10 pages. Download translations of Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States in Arabic, Persian, Russian, Spanish and French.
● First 100 Days of the 44th President: Barack Obama. Special Reports from CNN: Progress report, Economy tracker, Global challenges await Obama.
● Obama's first 100 days from BBC.co.uk. Watch video: Obama ends stem cell funding ban. 1:20 min.
● President Barack Obama: In His Own Words. This book includes the complete text of the 44th President’s Inaugural Address plus excerpts from eight other significant campaign and pre-presidential speeches. View President Barack Obama: In His Own Words in PDF, 50 pages.
47 English and Social Studies Guides for Black History Month 2010 on Shmoop. Featured U.S. History: Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement: Desegregation, Civil Rights Movement: “Black Power” Era, Brown v. Board and Admissions Quotas, Race in the American Revolution, Race in Antebellum America, Race in Causes of the Civil War, Race in the Civil War, Race in Reconstruction, Race in FDR’s New Deal, Race in WWII, Race in the History of Rock and Roll, Blues Music History, Desegregation in the NFL. Plus Featured Poetry, Literature, and Biographies.
African American History Timeline by Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr., Department of History, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. See also Vignettes of Significant People and Places in African American History - Short descriptions of individuals, places and events. Many biographies include photos.
African-American History Timeline from Fact Monster. A chronology of black history from the early slave trade through Affirmative Action by Borgna Brunner. Chronology: 1600s • 1700s • 1800–1850 • 1850–1900 • 1900–1950 • 1950–present.
African American Inventors. Resources from Encyclopedia Smithsonian.
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship from Library of Congress. Exhibit Sections include: Slavery - The Peculiar Institution, Free Blacks, Abolition, Anti-Slavery Movements, and the Rise of the Sectional Controversy, Civil War, Reconstruction and Its Aftermath, Booker T. Washington Era, World War I and Postwar Society, The Depression, The New Deal, and World War II, Civil Rights Era.
The African American Registry: Your Source for African American History. Search the Registry by Category, by Keywords, Months and Names. Find out What important event happened on your birthday.
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century from Digital Schomburg, New York Public Library Digital Library Collections.
African Canadian Heritage Association (ACHC). The ACHA program features African history lessons, arts and crafts, special events for students, who range in age from 5 to 16 years of age. Classes run from September to June.
African Canadian Online at York University, Toronto, Canada. An online information resource presented by the Centre for Black Cultures in Canada. Site provides information on African Canadian artists and their work, links to other Canadian resources on the web, and updates about the activities of the Centre. Contents include: Profiles, African Canadian Politicians, Black Pioneers, Literature, African Canadian Film and Theatre, Visual Art, Music, and Dance.
American Black Journal, originally titled Colored People’s Time. TV show documents over 30 years of Detroit history from African American perspectives. Collection includes interviews, round-table discussions, field-produced features and artistic performances featuring African Americans. Topics covered: African American history, culture, and politics.
Black History Month from Fact Monster™, Information Please. Contents include numerous links to: History and Timelines, Contemporary Issues, Special Features, Holidays, Education, Awards, Quizzes & Crosswords, Other Resources, Almanac and Reference Links, Economics.
Black History Month. Resources from Gale. Timeline of Events in African-American History, Biographies, Learning Activities.
Black History Month from Infoplease.com. Contents: History and Timelines, Special Features (Black Scientists and Inventors, African American Literature, Blacks in the Military), Fun Stuff, and other resources.
Black History Month: A Medical Perspective from Duke University Medical Center Library Online. Site focuses on achievements of African Americans in medicine. Biographies of numerous black physicians and Mary Eliza Mahoney (1845-1926) - First Black professional nurse in the United States (1879), Medical Education, Medical Societies, Black Hospital Movement (1865 - 1960's), Health Insurance, Folk Medicine, Other Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro.
The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. An Online Reference Guide to African American History by Dr. Quintard Taylor, Website Director, University of Washington, Seattle. Site includes an online encyclopedia of 600 vignettes, complete transcript of over 100 speeches (1789 - 2004), over 80 full text primary documents, bibliographies, timelines and four gateway pages with links to 50 digital archive collections, 75 major African American museums and research centers and over 400 other website resources on black history.
The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords. A film by Stanley Nelson, from PBS. Documentary film celebrates the history of America's black newspapers.
Black Settlement in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Museum's Archaeology in Nova Scotia web site.
Black Voices News from HuffingtonPost.
Blacks in Canada: A Long History - in PDF by Anne Milan and Kelly Tran. Canadian Social Trends, Spring 2004, 7 pages. Statistics Canada - Catalogue No. 11-008.
Bunche, Ralph Johnson (August 7, 1904 – December 9, 1971) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. "Ralph Bunche was an American political scientist and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation in Palestine in the late 1940s that led to an armistice agreement between the Jews and Arabs in the region. He was the first African-American, and first individual of non-European ethnicity or race to be so honored in the history of the Prize." See also: A Centenary Celebration of Ralph J. Bunche from University of California, Los Angeles, Library, Black History: Biographies: Ralph J. Bunche from Thomson Gale, Ralph Bunche Biography from The Famous People.
Celebrating Black History Month at SIBL (Science, Industry, Business Library) - in PDF, 2 pages from New York Public Library. List of Noted African-American Inventors and Biographical Resources.
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences from University of California, Irvine. The Past, The Present, The Future. Categories of Scientists include: Biochemists, Biologists, Chemists, Physicists, Engineers, Entomologists, Geneticists, Inventors, Mathematicians, Computer Scientists, Meteorologists, Medical, Veterinarians, Geologists, Oceanographer, Protozoologists, Zoologists. Science Ph.D.s Awarded to U.S. African Americans, 1870-1999.
Famous Firsts by African Americans by Borgna Brunner.
February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four from PBS. In one remarkable day, February 1, 1960, four Greensboro, North Carolina college freshmen changed the course of American history. Historical footage, interviews, and reenactments. See also Greensboro Sit-ins: Launch of a Civil Rights Movement - "With their very bodies they obstructed the wheels of injustice ..." Audios, Photo Gallery, Timelines of Civil Rights Movement.
A Guide to Harlem Renaissance Materials. Compiled by Angela McMillian, Digital Reference Specialist, Virtual Program & Services, Library of Congress. Contents include: African-American expressions of writing, music, and art during the 1920s and 1930s, e.g. African American Sheet Music, 1850-1920, Creative Americans: Portraits by Carl Van Vechten, 1932-1964 (1,395 photographs of celebrities, including many figures from the Harlem Renaissance), America's Library (brief biographies with portrait of James Weldon Johnson, Langston Hughes, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, James Baldwin, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes), and more.
The Malcolm X Project at Columbia University. The Life of Malcolm X. Includes: Malcolm Multimedia, Malcolm X: In His Own Words - selected archival video footage of Malcolm X, Oral Histories - over fifty hours of interviews with people who knew Malcolm X, Malcolm X: A Chronology - 1925-1965.
Many Rivers to Cross: The African-Canadian Experience presented by Multicultural Society of Ontario, with photographs. Listen to "Many Rivers to Cross" sung by Jimmy Cliff, the multi-talented Jamaican artist. "It is a graphic metaphor for the struggles and hopes, the successes and failures, of people of African descent everywhere."
Misunderstanding Malcolm X (1925-1965) from BBC News.
The NAACP Top 100 Films of the Century. To celebrate a century of people of color, primarily African Americans, in film, hundreds of movies have been selected and now you are invited to make your voice heard. Starting February 12, 2009, you can rate your favorites and help the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People compile a list of the NAACP Top 100 Films of the Century.
National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) from Smithsonian Institute. Tells the story of America's history through an African American lens. Includes links to Resources.
Oh Freedom Over Me by John Blewen. "The summer of 1964 is remembered for the murders, in Mississippi, of three young civil rights workers - James Chaney, Michael Schwerner, and Andrew Goodman. But there's another story behind that event: the story of Freedom Summer, a movement led by young civil rights workers and dependent on the bravery of ordinary black Mississippians." Listen to archived program audio in 3 parts.
Profile: African-American North Pole Explorer Matthew Henson by Anna Brendle, for National Geographic News.
A Selected Bibliography of African Canadian History. Prepared for the Racism & the Black World Response International Symposium by David W. States and Crystal D. Mulder.
Sojourner Truth: A Life and Legacy of Faith. Timeline of Sojourner's Amazing Life ... And Beyond.
Soul of America: Black Museums from soulofamerica.com. Links to dozens of Black Museums across the United States: magnificent culture & historical museums, engaging art and wax museums, Black Holocaust (Slavery) museums, Civil Rights Movement museums, military museums, cowboy museums, and even a fashion museum.
Blacks in Canada: A Long History by Anne Milan and Kelly Tran, from Statistics Canada - Catalogue No. 11-008. Published in Canadian Social Trends, Spring 2004.
The Universal Black Pages. The primary purpose of the UBP is to maintain a comprehensive listing of African-diaspora-related Web pages at a central site. Last update in 1999. No new links will be added until databases redesigned.
Marriage Statistics. Latest Statistics from US Census Bureau. Charts included.
Vital Statistics - Marriage Database from Statistics Canada.
Vital Statistics of the United States 1988; Vol. III, Marriage and Divorce in PDF from United States National Center for Health Statistics.
Dr. Phil McGraw's Family First:
Your Step-by-Step Plan
for Creating a Phenomenal Family
Families and Living Arrangements - Formerly "Households and Families" from U.S. Census Bureau. Definitions and Detailed Tables.
CitySearch.com. United States City Guides include Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, etc. International City Guides include Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Vancouver, Reykjavik, Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Kyushu, Scandinavia, Copenhagen, Göteborg, Malmö, Stockholm, etc.
U.S. Cities and Towns. CityTownInfo provides details on 20,000 US cities and towns, including population, property, schools, colleges, hotels, ancestry, political contributions, climate, zip codes, area codes, counties, airports, and much more.
Electronic Statistics Textbook from StatSoft. A free online guide to statistics. Includes a Statistics Glossary.
An Introductory Statistics Textbook and Online Tutorial from HyperStat Online Textbook. 18 chapters including: Introduction to Statistics, Univariate Data, Bivariate Data, Probability, Sampling Distributions, Testing Hypotheses with Standard Errors, etc.
Census for England and Wales: The most comprehensive survey of the UK population. Most recent Census was on 29 April 2001, next Census in 2011. See also: General Register Office for Scotland for Information about Scotland's People.
National Statistics Online. Home of official UK statistics.
2006 Census of Canada. The census provides a statistical portrait of Canada and its people. The most recent census was on May 16, 2006. See also 2001 Census of Canada, 1996 Census of Population.
Census Finder: Canada Census Records Online. Genealogy Sources include United Kingdom Census Records of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Britain, England.
Census Online. Some 658 links to Online Census Records in Canada. Includes links to Online Census Records in England (414), Ireland (105), Scotland (18), and Wales (51).
E-STAT from StatCan.ca. You may need to ask a Librarian from an educational institution for the needed username and password to access this database. Colorful graphs and maps are accessible to illustrate detailed and up-to-date Canadian statistics.
Statistics Canada. Statistics on Canada's people, economy, environment and government, daily news, 1996 Census, 2001 Census, education resources, employment opportunities, CANSIM - Canadian Socio Economic Information Management System and Trade Statistics, and more.
Census Finder. Links to free census records online.
Census Online. Some 41,813 links to Online Census Records in the United States.
Facts for Features *Special Edition* 300 Million from U.S. Census Bureau. Population in the United States is expected to reach 300 million in the later part of 2006. The Census Bureau compares contemporary life and statistics to those in the time periods in which the nation reached other noteworthy population milestones in 1967 (when the population reached 200 million) and in the year 1915 (when it reached 100 million).
FASTATS - Fast Stats A-Z on State and Territorial Statistics in the United States from National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), or Click on map for individual state data.
FedStats. Topic Links A-Z. Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. FedStats is the new window on the full range of official statistical information available to the public from the United States Federal Government.
U.S. Census Bureau. United States Census Bureau. Subjects Index A-Z. Facts for Features & Special Editions.
USA Quick Facts from US Census Bureau.
Census of Population and Housing.