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, (Bank credit cards), (Banks and banking - Credit cards), 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)
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 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
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
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
Gordon Brown from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Legacy of Tony Blair, Prime Minister, 1997-2007 by Gary Gibbon, Channel 4 News.
List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom from Wikipedia.
Canada: Prime Minister Stephen Harper sworn in as Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister on February 6, 2006. Biography of Stephen Harper with links to The Team, Mission, Media, Multimedia (video, audio, podcasts, photo gallery), Family Centre.
Canadian Prime Ministers Since 1867 from infoplease.
First Among Equals - The Prime Minister in Canadian Life and Politics. Detailed information on all Prime Ministers of Canada, e.g. Dates of birth, Term(s) of Office, Quick Facts, Biography, Anecdote, Bibliography, Speeches, Other References, The Path to Power, Private Life, Afterwards, etc. See also First Among Equals: Children's Version for Grades 4-6, includes profiles of Canadian Prime Ministers, Games and Teacher Resources.
Prime Ministers of Canada: 1867 to Date. Contents: About Prime Ministers of Canada, Gallery, Biographical Information, Political Information, Electoral Information, Glossary of Acronyms.
Prime Ministers of Canada. Biographies of Canadian Prime Ministers Since Confederation in 1867, from CanadaOnline.About.com.
Prime Ministers of Canada: 1867-2004. Biographies and photos of all the Prime Ministers of Canada since Confederation.
The Right Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper, Prime Minister of Canada - Biography from Government of Canada, Privy Council Office.
The Buck Stops Here:
of the United States
by Alice Provensen
Our Country's Presidents:
All You Need to Know
About the Presidents,
From George Washington
to Barack Obama
by Ann Bausum
Team of Rivals:
The Political Genius
of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The 44 Presidents of the United States of America. YouTube video, 3:40 min.
44 U.S. Presidents. A seamless transition of images of presidents from one portrait to another. 44 US Presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama morphed to the music (Boléro) Bolero by Ravel. YouTube video: 3:58 min.
Amazing President Facts. YouTube video, 2:55 min. presented by Zack Scott. 21 amazing facts about U.S. presidents you may have never known.
American Presidents: Life Portraits - Portrait Gallery. Presidential Portraits by Chas Fagan.
Ballotpedia. All States of the United States of America - Info about each state and its ballot - laws, history, statewide ballot measures, ballot access, and more.
From George Washington To Barack Obama - A Long Way - Original Video. 44 Presidents of the United States. YouTube video, 3:58 min.
From Washington to Obama in Less Than 4 Minutes. YouTube video, 3:54 min.
Young Barack Obama with
his mother Stanley Ann Dunham
Informal Obama Family Photo:
Malia, Michelle, Obama and Sasha
Barack Obama Biography from America's Election HQ. "Current Job: Attorney. Birth Date: August 4, 1961. Religion: Christian."
• An American Boyhood: Barack Obama in Hawaii - An independent documentary film.
• Barack Obama Raised in Hawaii, USA - Trailer from YouTube, 3:36 min.
• Barack Obama: the formative years (1961-1991) by Don Keko.
• A Mother's Promise: Barack's Biography. YouTube video, 10:06 min.
• Barack Obama (1961- ) from Wikipedia: "A graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he served as president of the Harvard Law Review, Obama worked as a community organizer and practiced as a civil rights attorney before serving in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. He taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004."
• Barack Obama on Ellen. Watch Barack Obama dance. YouTube video, 1:26 min.
There's no one as Irish as Barack O'Bama by the Corrigan Brothers. Video from YouTube, 3:32 min.
Barack Obama is IRISH! Sing-along Video from YouTube, 5 min.
There's No One as Irish as Barack O'Bama - Corrigan Brothers. Sing-along Video from YouTube, 3:44 min.
Obama's mother: Stanley Ann Dunham (1942-1995) B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from University of Hawaii in 1992. At age 52, she died of ovarian cancer.
Obama's father, Barack Obama, Sr.: Barack Hussein Obama (1936–1982). Studied economics at University of Hawaii in 1959. In 1962, he pursued a Ph.D. in economics at Harvard, but finished with a Masters Degree in Economics from Harvard University in 1965. At age 46, he died of a car accident.
Barack Obama Speeches:
• Obama Victory Speech 4 Nov. 2008
• Obama Inaugural Address 20 Jan. 2009
• Obama Cairo Egypt Speech 4 June 2009
• Obama Moscow Speech 7 July 2009
• Obama's Eulogy for Ted Kennedy 29 Aug. 2009
• Obama's Speech at United Nations General Assembly 23 Sept. 2009
• Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, Oslo, Norway 10 Dec. 2009
• Obama's Arizona Memorial Speech 12 Jan. 2011
• Obama's Speech on the Death of Osama bin Laden 1 May 2011
• Obama's Speech on Middle East and North Africa 19 May 2011
Books by Barack Obama:
in His Own Words
Dreams from My Father:
A Story of Race and Inheritance
By Barack Obama
The Audacity of Hope:
Reclaiming the American Dream
By Barack Obama
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.
● Barack Obama Biography from Biography.com.
● Biography Channel: Real Lives: Barack Obama Biography.
From Revolution to Reconstruction: Presidents. Index on Presidents of the United States. Contains information and documents of their speeches (including inaugural addresses), writings, biographies and anything else related to their person or the office they are holding. From #1 George Washington to #43 George W. Bush.
"I Do Solemnly Swear...": Presidential Inaugurations. Collection of approximately 400 items or 2,000 digital files relating to inaugurations from George Washington's in 1789 to George W. Bush's inauguration of 2001. Presentation includes diaries and letters of presidents and of those who witnessed inaugurations, handwritten drafts of inaugural addresses, broadsides, inaugural tickets and programs, prints, photographs, and sheet music.
The Inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States of America.
● The 56th Presidential Inaugural Weekend Schedule.
● United States Secret Service has developed an overall security plan for the 56th Presidential Inaugural on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.
● President-elect Obama Asks You to Be a Part of the Inauguration.
● Inaugural Blog: Watch the Swearing-in Ceremony on the Web, 8,500 Service Events on USAservice.org: Sign Up to Attend One Near You.
● Text HISTORY to 56333 for the Latest Inauguration Info - resources via SMS text message, whether you’ll be in Washington, DC, or at home in your community, text updates will keep you in the know about inaugural activities.
Inauguration of the President - Inaugural History. Inauguration Day Events. Facts and Firsts. Inaugural Videos.
Meet Amazing Americans: U.S. Presidents. John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Dwight D. Eisenhower, William Henry Harrison, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, James Madison, James Monroe, Theodore Roosevelt, John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, and George Washington.
POTUS - Presidents of the United States from the Internet Public Library. Site provides background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and points of interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents, audio and video files, and other presidential sites are also included.
Presidents: 13 collections - American Memory from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Images and List of names in alphabetical order. List of names in chronological order by presidential term.
Presidents as Poets: Poetry Written by United States Presidents from Library of Congress. Include samples of poems by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, John Tyler, Abraham Lincoln, Jimmy Carter.
Presidents of the United States. Selected Images from the Collections of the Library of Congress.
Presidents of the United States. Internet Resources from Utah Education Network, Themepark: Liberty.
Presidents of the United States Hotlist - hotlist of Internet resources about the Presidents of the United States. Presidents' Day Hotlist - hotlist of Internet resources about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. President's Day.
Presidents of the United States: Resource Guides. Digital collections from the Library of Congress - large selection of primary source materials associated with presidents of the United States, including manuscripts, letters, broadsides, government documents, prints, photographs, sheet music, sound recordings, and films.
Australia: Department of Defence - Official Site of Australian Military.
Canada: National Defence and the Canadian Forces (DND/CF) - Official Site of Canadian Military Site Map. Canadian Forces Recruitment.
Military Fact Files from BBC News, UK edition. BBC News Online looks at military forces.
United Kingdom: Ministry of Defence - Official Site of UK Military.
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) - Official Site of United States Military.
U.S. Weapons Systems from GlobalSecurity.org. Contents: U.S. Military Aircraft, U.S. Warships, Munitions, and Ground Systems.
Biological warfare from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Biological warfare, also known as germ warfare, is the use of any organism (bacteria, virus or other disease-causing organism) or toxin found in nature, as a weapon of war. See also Sarin from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Sarin is a human-made chemical warfare agent classified as a nerve agent. It is extremely toxic.
Contact Volunteer Canada. The power of volunteers: 13.3 million Canadians contribute 2.1 billion hours, the equivalent of 1.1 million full-time jobs (Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2010). 47% of Canadians volunteer (Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2010). National Volunteer Week.
International Volunteer Day (IVD) - December 5 is an international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
One Brick is a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer organization that brings volunteers together to support other local non-profit organizations. Includes links to: One Brick SF Bay Area, One Brick New York, One Brick Chicago, One Brick DC, One Brick Mpls/St Paul, and coming soon on April 9, 2009: One Brick Seattle.
Passport in Time (PIT) is a volunteer archaeology and historic preservation program of the USDA Forest Service (FS). PIT volunteers work with professional FS archaeologists and historians on national forests throughout the United States.
Renew America Together. You can host or create your own event, or find an event in your community across the United States to volunteer your services.
Resident provides medical help in Sri Lanka. "Isabelle Kao went on a one-week medical mission to Trimcomalee, Sri Lanka, in an effort to donate medical equipment and provide patients with free surgical procedures." Written by Katelyn Peterson, Editorial Intern, Tuesday, 17 July 2012 11:01.
Single Volunteers, Inc. Where a single person can make a difference.
Volunteer from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Volunteer MBC - Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon. "A volunteer centre to foster and develop volunteerism in the Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada, serving the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, and the Town of Caledon, by raising awareness of the power of service." Our Focus, Goals & Beliefs.
Volunteering in the United States. Volunteerism in the United States, 2001-2002. Volunteer.gov. America's Natural and Cultural Resources Volunteer Portal - Find a Volunteer Opportunity. Search and apply for volunteer opportunities that suit your interests and availability. World Volunteer Web: United States.
VolunteerMatch: Where Volunteering Begins. A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping everyone find a great place to volunteer.
CCPA. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is a national economic and social policy think tank.
Social Policy on the Web. An introduction to Social Policy. Links to resources.
Fundraising Ideas for Fundraisers from Fundraiser Help. Includes a fundraising directory for thousands of fund raising companies, products, and ideas.
The 200 Largest U.S. Charities by William P. Barrett, from Forbes.com. The 200 Largest U.S. Charities: All figures in U.S. $ (mil). Click on any charity's name for more information: Name, Total Revenue, Total Expenses, Surplus/Loss, Net Assets.
Charitable Registration. Contents include: Why register as a charity? What is the difference between a non-profit organization and a charity? Site includes Non-profit Incorporation, Volunteer Resources, Funding Sources, Fundraising Tips, and more.
Charities Directorate - Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with a List of Canadian Registered Charities, Newly Registered Charities, Recently Revoked Charities, Recent Annulments, updated daily. Check out the charitable organization before you donate, or find out afterwards if you have been scammed. Guidelines for Registering a Charity.
Charity Commission for England and Wales. FAQs on Registering a Charity. Charity Requirements and Guidance.
Charity Navigator - America's largest charity evaluator. FAQs. Site provides information on over 3400 charitable organizations and evaluates the financial health of each of these charities. Tips and Resources include: A-Z Directory of Charitable Organizations, 4-Star Charities, Top 10 Lists, 6 Questions to Ask Charities before Donating, Giving Statistics, Protecting Yourself from Online Scams, and more.
IRS - Internal Revenue Service: Tax Information for Charities & Other Non-Profits. Includes: IRS Announces “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2006 - 9. Abuse of Charitable Organizations and Deductions.
Recycling for Charities. Donate your old cell phone, PDA, digital camera, iPod, ink or toner cartridge to be recycled and benefit the charity of your choice. Recycling for Charities is a non-profit organization helping other charities.
Resources for Nonprofit. What Is a Nonprofit Organization? The Nonprofit FAQ. Includes links to 68,326 non-profit Organizations worldwide. Browse All Organizations by Location: Africa, Asia, Australia & the Pacific, Europe, Latin America & Caribbean, United States & Canada. Largest Organizations by State.
U.S. Charity Offices from NASCO (National Association of State Charity Officials).
Hospital Directory. The U.S. News/American Hospital Association National Directory has facts and figures on over 6,000 hospitals.
Hospitals in the USA and Canada. Database has contact information for hospital and medical facilities across the USA and Canada, with links to Doctors and other nearby facilities.
Hospitals Worldwide. Hospitals and Health Clinics Listings. UK Hospitals and Health Clinics. American Hospitals and Health Clinics. Canada Hospitals and Health Clinics. Australia Hospitals and Health Clinics.
HospitalSoup.com. Find the Best Hospitals, Health Care Systems, Clinics, Nursing Homes and other medical facilities across America and Internationally. See also U.S. Hospital Showcase and International Hospital Showcase. Hospital and Clinics Listings A-Z by Country.
List of Hospitals in Toronto, ON Canada. Including:
● Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care.
● Hospital for Sick Children - Sick Kids Hospital.
● Mount Sinai Hospital.
● Princess Margaret Hospital.
● Scarborough Hospital.
● St. Michael's Hospital.
● Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
● Toronto General Hospital.
● Toronto Western Hospital.
● Women's College Hospital.
Ontario Hospitals. A-Z Listings. Including:
● Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga ON. Physicians Accepting New Patients.
● Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington ON.
● Kingston General Hospital.
● Ottawa Hospital.
● Royal Victoria Hospital, Barrie, ON
● Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga ON Canada. Formerly: Mississauga Hospital.
● William Osler Health Centre: Etobicoke General Hospital, Peel Memorial Hospital, Brampton Civic Hospital.
The Insanity Test. Try this test to see how sane you are. If you score 0% you are very sane. Score 10% you are 10% insane. The higher the score, the more insane you are. Not to be taken too seriously, of course.
Addiction as a Disease, Animations: How Drugs Work in the Body, in the Brain, and much more.
The Addiction Web Site of Terence T. Gorski: "Addiction is not a crime, it's a treatable illness. Addicted people are not criminals who need to be punished. They're sick people who need to get well."
Alcohol: Problems & Solutions. Contents: Alcohol Information, Alcohol Issues, Drinking & Driving, Alcohol & Youth, Alcohol & Health. Take the Bar Exam - a true or false alcohol information and knowledge quiz on beer, wine, and distilled spirits (liquor).
Alcohol Screening.org - How Much Is Too Much? If you consume alcoholic beverages, it's important to know whether your drinking patterns are safe, risky or harmful. Answering these questions will take only a few minutes, and will generate personalized results based on your age, gender and drinking patterns. Your responses are completely confidential and anonymous. Learn More About Alcohol and Health - A project of the Boston University School of Public Health.
The Best Marijuana Documentary (Canadian). YouTube video, 1 hr. 44:14 min.
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA). A non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Topics include: Aboriginal issues, Policy and Research, Law Enforcement and Crime, Prevention and Education, Treatment, Youth, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Service, Statistics, Cannabis Quick Facts, Gambling in Canada, HIV / AIDS and Injection Drug Use, and more.
The Cool Spot - Alcohol, Peer Pressure and Underage Drinking Info for Young Teens. Resources, information, and support on alcohol use and abuse among teenagers. Topics include: underage drinking, teen drinking, peer pressure, alcohol statistics, alcohol abuse, and more.
Drug Information from U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit. From Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Contents include: Breaking News, Dr. Ann P. Streissguth Biographical Sketch, Research Projects, Legal Issues, Publications, Order Reprints, FAS/FAE Resources, and more.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) from CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. Fast facts, fact sheets. What is FAS? Characteristics, Prevention, and more.
Safe & Drug-Free Schools Program. U.S. Federal government's vehicle for reducing drug, alcohol, tobacco use and violence, through education and prevention activities in American schools.
The Science Behind Drug Abuse from National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens. Contents include: Facts on Drugs (Anabolic Steroids, Ecstasy, Marijuana, Nicotine, and others), Ask Dr. NIDA with answers to most FAQs, Real Stories of teens who have struggled with drug addictions, resources for Parents and Teachers, and more.
Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade. Drug Facts from the United States Office of National Drug Control Policy. Terminology database consists of over 2,000 current drug-related street terms that refer to specific drug types or drug acitivity. Search drug terms alphabetically by commonly known drug names, e.g. Amphetamine, Benzocaine, Crack Cocaine, Designer Drugs, Ecstasy, Heroin, Marijuana, Nicotine, Opium, Peyote, Ritalin, Steroids, etc. or by topic: Costs & Quantities, Drug Trade, or Drug Use. All terms are cross-referenced.
Web of Addictions - Fact Sheets developed by many different authors. Factsheets on Alcohol, Tobacco, Other Drugs, and General Substance Abuse are free to copy and use.
World Drug Report 2007 presents the most comprehensive statistical view of today's illicit drug situation. From United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
The Amazing Typewriter Art of Paul Smith. American artist Paul Smith (September 21, 1921 - June 25, 2007) created all of his artwork using a typewriter.
The Amazing Woman from Shandong Province, China. Video from YouTube entitled: "Can You Do It Too?" - 9 min. 50 sec. - from a 1985 documentary movie. Watch Ren Ji Mei, born without arms, cook a meal for her family, earn a living gathering live crabs, make noodles and dumplings, write a letter, embroider, play cards, etc. with her feet.
Blind Quilter: Diane Rose, Waco Texas. YouTube video, 5:41 min.
Children of the Coal - China. YouTube video, 22:59 min. Pollution in China causes over a million birth defects annually.
Dance: Hand in Hand from China, CCTV (China Central Television). Video from YouTube entitled: "She without arm, he without leg - ballet - Hand in Hand." 5 min. Beautiful and amazing stage performance by Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei, choreography by Zhao Limin. Also on YouTube (in Chinese - Mandarin): Interview with Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei: Part 1/3. Part 2/3. Part 3/3. TV Show with Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei - PART 5/5.
Disability Classifications and Categories from The Special Education Home Page. Disabilities, Asperger's Syndrome, Attention Deficit & Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Autism, Behavioral Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Eating Disorders, Epilepsy, Fragile X Syndrome, Hearing Impaired/Deaf, Hyperlexia, Learning Disabilities (LD), Mental Retardation, Phenylketonuria (PKU), Spina Bifida, Tourette's Syndrome, Turner's Syndrome, Visual Impairments/Blindness, and William's Syndrome.
Disabled Accessibility: The Pragmatic Approach. Author offers suggestions on Pragmatics: Get Top Priorities Fixed First.
Emmanuel Kelly The X Factor 2011 Auditions Emmanuel Kelly FULL. YouTube video, 8:26 min. Emmanuel from Iraq, adopted orphan with no hands, sings "Imagine" by John Lennon, including judges' comments.
Goalball from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Goalball is a team sport designed for blind athletes. It was devised by Hanz Lorenzen (Austria), and Sepp Reindle (Germany), in 1946 in an effort to help in the rehabilitation of visually impaired World War II veterans. How to Play Goalball. Goalball USA vs Japan. YouTube video, 3:27 min.
Half Man Half Price Shop. See also Half Man and Half Price Store: Inspirational Story of Peng Shuilin, China.
Jessica Cox - Pilot Flies Without Arms, Inspirational Young Lady!. YouTube video, 1:54 min.
● Jessica Cox First Pilot With No Arms. Jessica Cox - Motivational Speaker.
Nick Vujicic is a giant of a man . YouTube video, 6:18 min.
● I Love Living Life. I Am Happy. YouTube video, 7:03 min. Nick Vujicic and his attitude serve as a great example of the celebration of life over limitations. The human spirit can handle much more than we realize.
● Testimony Nick Vujicic Extraordinary. YouTube video, 8:11 min.
The Power of Words. YouTube video, 1:48 min. "This short film illustrates the power of words to radically change your message and your effect upon the world . . . The Story of a Sign by Alonso Alvarez Barreda, Music by: Giles Lamb, Filmed by Director Seth Gardner. Cast: Bill Thompson, Beth Miller."
She without arm, he without leg - ballet - Hand in Hand. YouTube video, 5:01 min.
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0. Recommendation from W3C - World Wide Web Consortium. Goal of the WAI may be summarized by a quote from Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web: "The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect."
ANCPR. Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights. Information on family law, child support and father's rights. This volunteer organization is dedicated to promoting and protecting the civil rights of non-custodial parents (NCP's). Learn about men in poverty. Many deadbeat dads are homeless, and an even greater percentage are poor.
Child abuse from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Child Abuse from MedlinePlus. Includes: Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms.
Deadbeat dad, Deadbeat mom from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Deadbeat Dads and Moms from Criminal Watch. Includes links to: The Office of Child Support Enforcement from the Administration for Children and Family. State Links.
Deadbeat Locators: Hall of Shame.
Deadbeat Parent from Wikipedia.
Deadbeat Parents and Unpaid Child Support from Single Parents, About.com.
Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act.
Good Parents Pay from Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services. "The purpose of this section is to ask for the public's help in locating missing defaulting payors. The individuals posted on this website are registered with the Family Responsibility Office (FRO), have not made their court-ordered support payments and cannot be found."
● Ontario website features first batch of deadbeat dads from CBC News.
In Defense of 'Deadbeat' Dads by Wendy McElroy, FoxNews.com.
Canada - Missing Children Website.
Child CyberSearch. Contents: Search the Missing Children Database, Missing Children's Hotline - 1-888-326-5352 Answered 24 hours-a-day OR 1-800-843-5678, The History of Child Crisis Network (Formerly known as Child CyberSearch), and more.
Child Find. See also Child Find Canada.
Child Find of America. See also Missing Children.
Child Quest International: Keeping Hope Alive.
Missing Children Society of Canada.
Missing Minors - Teaching Children Personal Safety. Child Safety Information: Child Safety Basics, Cell Phone Safety, Child Safety Game, Child Safety Rules, Halloween Child Safety, Preventing Child Abduction, Online Child Safety Tips, Childproofing Your Home. Site lists Missing Children as well as Found Children, with photos and details.
4 R Kids SakeTM aims to protect children from preventable injuries in and around cars through: Awareness, Education, Legislation, and Product Redesign.
Dry Ice Safety. What is Dry Ice? Dry Ice is frozen carbon dioxide. First of ten dry ice safety rules states: KIDS: Never use dry ice without adult supervision. Dry ice can cause serious injury if not used carefully.
Fire Safety Publications. Web Exclusives and Neighborhood Safety Library from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Documents available in HTML and/or portable document format (PDF).
Home Safety Tips: Are Your Children Safe? from Peel Public Health. In Canada, more than 75% of injury-related emergency room visits among children from birth to 4 years are for injuries occurring at home. Includes a Home Safety Checklist.
It's Your Life ... Preserve It! from Office of Boating Safety, Transport Canada. Safe boating information for the recreational boating community.
A Parents Guide to First Aid from Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training Center. Useful links on: How to Keep Your Home Safe, How to Teach Your Child About First Aid and Emergencies, and First Aid for a New Parent.
Safety is no game. Keep your family safe from preventable injuries from Healthy Canadians. Stay Safe - an educational program which teaches children to recognize the hazard symbols found on household chemical products in a fun and interactive way. Is Your Child Safe? A publication for parents and caregivers containing safety information on products that may pose a danger to children under 6 years of age.
Share the Road Safely from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Goal of FMCSA: to reduce commercial motor vehicle crash fatalities on the highways. Site provides safety information for Car Drivers, Truck and Bus Drivers, Motorcyclists, Bicyclists, Pedestrians, and Mature Drivers.
Teen Summer Job Safety. Teen Workers: Construction. Build a safe work foundation for: Construction, Landscaping, Life Guarding, Parks and Recreation, Restaurants, Farm Work, Safe Driving.
100 Worst Aviation Accidents from PlaneCrashInfo.com.
Accident & Incident Data from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Include: Reports, Accidents, Aviation Accident Reports and Statistics, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and more.
Aircraft Crashes from Infoplease.
AirDisaster.com. Solutions for safer skies. Accident Videos, Voice Recorders, Accident Photos, Aircraft Photo Search, Accident Database, Accident Statistics, Eyewitness Reports, Investigations, Special Reports, and more.
AirSafe.com - Airline safety and security information from the passenger perspective, other useful information for the traveling public as well as information on recent fatal plane crashes.
Historic Aircraft Crash Sites. Find out more about how these crashes occurred and see what the crash sites look like today.
How Aircraft Crash. Accident Reports and Causal Explanation from Faculty of Technology, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
How Black Boxes Work from How Stuff Works.
The Dangers of Drinking and Driving from QuitAlcohol.com, an initiative with the Alcohol Abuse Counsel and a trained group of volunteers. Site includes links to related Resources and Organizations.
Department of Justice Canada - Impaired Driving Fact Sheet - What does "impaired driving" mean? What is the "legal limit"? and other FAQs.
Initiatives to Strenghten Impaired Driving Laws.
Government of Canada Amends the Criminal Code to Deal with Impaired Driving through Ignition Interlock Devices.
Impaired Driving Law Amendments Come into Force.
Impaired Driving Law Receives Royal Assent.
Tougher Impaired Driving Law Comes into Force.
Criminal Code Amendments Target Impaired Drivers.
Drunk Driving Overview from Drunk Driving Lawyers. Other resources include DUI Overview and Definition - Driving under the influence (DUI), DWI Overview and Definition - Driving while intoxicated (DWI), DUI / DWI Laws, Frequently Asked Questions About Drunk Driving, and more.
Impaired Driving - Facts from CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
Impaired Driving. Fact Sheet from Department of Justice Canada. Impaired Driving from Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO), includes Impaired Driving Programs and Campaigns such as Drinking and Driving: Reduced Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE).
MADD Canada - Mothers Against Drunk Driving - Research Library. Includes: Alcohol, Trauma and Impaired Driving (PDF) 92 pages, Canada-Wide Statistics.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
SADD - Underage Drinking, Impaired Driving, and other topics.
YAERD - Young Adults Educating Responsible Drinking. Contents include: Cost of DUI, Breathalysers, Alcohol Facts, Statistics and Resources.
Hazardous Substances Databank - Search, Household Products Database: Health & Safety Information on Household Products, and other links from National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Household Products - Household Chemicals, Harzardous Waste, Accidental Poisoning from MedlinePlus.
Index of Poisionous Plants, Poisons & Antidotes - Stedman's Shorter Medical Dictionary (1942) from Botanical.com.
Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health from MedlinePlus.
Poisons & Overdoses Index from AllRefer Health.
Poisons Information Monographs (for advanced students) from IPCS INCHEM - a tool for those concerned with chemical safety and the sound management of chemicals. Produced through cooperation between International Programme on Chemical Safety (IPCS) and Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Prevention of Poisoning, First Aid, Information Sheets, Bites & Stings from Victorian Poisons Information Centre, Australia.
Protect Your Child from Poisons in Your Home from U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Questions and Answers About Dioxins from FDA.
Toxicology (Poisons). Veterinary Toxicology - toxins, animal poisoning, adverse drug reactions from About.com.
Officer.com: The Source for Law Enforcement and Police. Law enforcement Website. U.S. and Federal Laws, International Laws, Criminal Justice Issues, Computer Laws, Search and Seizure, Prisons, Firearms Laws.
Toronto Police Service: To Serve and Protect. A-Z Index, 9-1-1, Investigative Units, Victim Services, Info for Seniors, Canadian Crime Stoppers at www.canadiancrimestoppers.org or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), Missing Children, Links to Police Services across Canada. Includes FAQ on About the TPS, Careers, Court, Reporting a Crime, Tags and Tickets, Web Site - News Releases, and Professional Standards.
Fingerprint Identification - An Overview. Training Information includes: Fingerprint and Criminal History Training, Taking Legible Fingerprints, FBI Identification Record Request. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS).
Fingerprinting from CyberBee® by Linda C. Joseph and Linda D. Resch. Contents include: History of Fingerprints, Fingerprinting: A Lesson in Classification - Lesson plan for Later Elementary or Middle School, Fingerprinting Identification - an FBI Educational Web Publication, Taking Prints - What are fingerprints? and how to take a fingerprint, Classifying Prints - Arch, Loop, or Whorl, Dusting - Fingerprints at the Crime Scene.
The Forensic Science Service® - UK. FSS® supplies forensic science services to police forces in England and Wales. Site includes Fact Sheets in Word document, e.g. What Is DNA? and a Book List of useful resources covering forensic science-related topics.
Frequently Asked Questions About Fingerprints from Onin.com. Latent Print Examination: Fingerprints, Palmprints and Footprints: The Reliability of Fingerprint Identification - A Case Report by Andre A. Moenssens, Douglas Stripp Professor of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Legal Challenges to Fingerprints, What is a Daubert Hearing? and more.
Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS). A government agency dedicated to protecting the national security interests of Canada and safeguarding its citizens. Main objective is to investigate and report on threats to the security of Canada while respecting the law and protecting human rights.
FBI. Federal Bureau of Investigation. FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, Wanted by the FBI, Major Investigations, FBI Library, Uniform Crime Reports, Kids and Youth Educational Page: K-5, Grades 6-12, Freedom of Information Act, FAQs About the FBI, and more.
United Kingdom Intelligence Agencies. Links to Central Intelligence Machinery, Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), and others.
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Includes a multi-part online critique of the D.C. Circuit's recent Parker opinion, the only federal appeals court decision in American history to strike down a gun law as a violation of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
A Case for Gun Control by Jason Gottlieb. Gun violence in America and what can be done.
GunCite: Gun Control and Second Amendment Issues. Site quotes from two Founding Fathers "that the right to self-defense is a natural right, it cannot be justifiably taken away by any governing body." Includes numerous links to Gun Control related sites.
Gun Control from About.com. U.S. Gov Info / Resources including: Gun Control and the Second Amendment - Articles and links on gun control, the Second Amendment, and gun control laws.
Gun Control Australia. Gun Issues - Articles include Us and Them - The United Nations and Gun Control.
Gun Control - Just Facts. Contents include:
● Statistics for Private Firearm Ownership in the U.S. as of 1993/1994: Households With a Gun: 49% = 47,600,000. Adults Owning a Gun: 31% or 59,100,000.
● Firearm Use in Crime and Self Defense.
● Right-to-Carry Laws - require law enforcement agencies to issue handgun permits to all qualified applicants.
● The Brady Bill - implemented on February 28, 1994. This law established a national 5 business day waiting period on handgun purchases through licensed dealers. It also required local authorities to conduct background checks on handgun purchasers.
● The "Assault Weapons Ban" - enacted on September 14, 1994. This bill banned the manufacture, possession, and importation of semiautomatic assault weapons for civilian use.
Gun politics in the United States from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Hot Paper Topics: Gun Control from O'Keefe Library - Best Information on the Net.
Mayors Against Illegal Guns is committed to working toward simple objectives: keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and punishing criminals who use guns. Member Mayors come from across the United States.
Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness from U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Provides current and up-to-date disaster preparedness information. Hazards covered: Floods, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Thunderstorms and Lightning, Winter Storms and Extreme Cold, Extreme Heat, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Landslide and Debris Flows (Mudslide), Tsunamis, Fires, Wildfires, Hazardous Materials Incidents, Household Chemical Emergencies, Nuclear Power Plant, and Terrorism (including Explosion, Biological, Chemical, Nuclear, and Radiological hazards).
Disaster Links from CBS News.
Disasters - 2009 Federal Disaster Declarations from U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Emergency Preparedness and Individuals with Disabilities from U.S. Department of Transportation. Includes a list of Officially Recognized Categories of Disasters.
Emergency Preparedness and Response - Natural Disasters & Severe Weather from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Contents include:
● Extreme Heat
● Floods & FloodSmart.gov
● Landslides and Mudslides
● Power Outages
● Winter Weather
Natural Disasters from Guardian Unlimited, the online version of The Guardian newspaper in UK, covering news about recent natural disasters worldwide.
50 Simple Things You Can Do
to Save the Earth:
Completely New and Updated
for the 21st Century
by John Javna, Sophie Javna,
and Jesse Javna
The New 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do to Save the Earth
by Sophie Javna
Forest Ethics: Salon -- Stop junk mail for good. Annual greenhouse-gas emissions from the production of junk mail are equal to those of 3.5 million cars. ... each year junk mail production in the U.S. consumes more than 96.7 billion gallons of water and more than 100 million trees, ForestEthics estimates.
Markets Initiative.org. Recycling one ton of newspaper: Saves 17 trees, Saves enough energy to power an average home for 6 months, Eliminates 3 cubic metres of landfill material, Saves 31,780 litres of water, Creates 75% less air pollution, Takes 43% less energy than producing a ton of paper from virgin pulp, Creates 35% less water pollution. (Source: Environment Canada 1992 and PaperCalculator.org 2006).
National Do Not Call List - National DNCL at www.lnnte-dncl.gc.ca. From CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission). "If you are a consumer you can choose to reduce the number of telemarketing calls you receive by registering your residential, wireless, fax or VoIP telephone number on the National DNCL. You can also check your registration, find out how to remove your number from the National DNCL, and file a complaint about telemarketing calls."
Red Dot Campaign. Easy ways to stop junk mail. Canada Post uses red dots to flag households that have said NO to Junk Mail. Request form letter available online. Step-by-step guide on: How to reduce marketing offers received by mail, telephone and fax. Register online for Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) Do Not Contact Service for Do Not Mail, Do Not Call, and/or Do Not Fax Services. See also: Printable No Flyer Signs, "No Junk Mail Please" Signs, Reducing the Amount of Physical "Junk" Mail You Receive by Scott W. Ambler, Dump the Junk Campaign from CleanCalgary.org.
Reduce.org. How you can reduce trash and conserve resources. How to compost your organics. How to reduce waste at home, at school, at work, when you shop, or when traveling. How to grow a healthy no-waste lawn and garden. How to reduce junk mail. How to reduce toxic chemicals in your home.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Student Center. Here you can learn about your environment and how you can help protect it for the future. Categories: Air, Conservation, Ecosystems, Human Health, In Your Neighborhood, Waste & Recycling, and Water.
Hazardous Waste Fact Sheets from Hazardous Waste Management in B.C.
Hazardous Waste Program from Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
Hazardous Waste Publications from Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Household Hazardous Waste Guide Sheets. What makes a product hazardous? Household Hazardous Products, Identifying Product Hazards: Material Safety Data Sheets, Safe Use, Storage and Disposal of Paint and Pesticides, Store Hazardous Products Safely, Home Hazardous Product Survey, What Your Home Haz, and others. Published by University of Missouri Outreach and Extension Household Hazardous Waste Project.
Safety and Health Topics: Hazardous Waste from U.S. Department of Labor.
Acid Rain from Environment Canada. "Acid deposition is primarily the result of emissions of sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) ... Damage caused by acid deposition affects lakes, rivers, forest, soils, fish and wildlife populations and buildings." Acid Rain Drops Keep Falling on My Head (and really soon I'll literally be dead!) from ThinkQuest, Projects by Students for Students.
Acid Rain from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Acid Rain. What is acid rain and what causes it? How do we measure acid rain? What are acid rain's effects? How do we reduce acid rain? Science Experiments, Learning Activities, Glossary.
● Acid Rain Educational Resources - Science Experiments.
● Acid Rain Students Site.
● Acid Rain Kids Site
Children of the Coal - China. YouTube video, 22:59 min. Pollution in China causes over a million birth defects annually.
China Pollution. PowerPoint presentation, 1.8 MB. Human consequences of pollution. Progress at what price? Description of photos in Chinese. Caution: Graphic and disturbing images. Email received 30 Dec. 2009. Lu Guang. Free lance photographer who took photos about the human cost of pollution in China. Interview of Photographer Lu Guang.
Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) - A rule that will achieve the largest reduction in air pollution in more than a decade from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). See also Clean Air Act, Six Common Air Pollutants, Ozone, Clean Water Act, Water Pollutants.
The Green Lane from Environment Canada. Contents include: Air - Acid Rain, Air Pollution, Air Quality, Atmospheric Science, Ozone, Smog, Contaminants, Environmental Protection, Pollution Prevention. Waste Management.
Lead Free Wheels. "On May 17, 2005 the Ecology Center filed a previous citizens petition ... asking EPA to develop rules which would ban the sale of lead wheel weights in the U.S." What Is the Problem With Lead Wheel Balancing? "Dr. Root's findings indicate that this lead is rapidly abraded into fine dust particles ... These conversions make lead more soluble, and increase the risk that lead will contaminate surface, groundwater, and drinking water supplies." National Lead Free Wheel Weight Initiative (NLFWWI) encourages the transition from the use of lead for wheel weights to lead-free alternatives.
Pesticides and Water Quality from Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California. Find out how pesticides applied in your home and landscape affect our creeks, lakes, and rivers.
Pollution Watch. Canadian source for information about chemicals that manufacturing facilities release in a community. Simply type in a postal code or click on the map of Canada to get the facts on pollution in a community, in a province, and in Canada. Includes information on health effects and regulations concerning toxic chemicals.
America's Most Wanted. North America's number-one crime-fighting show hosted by John Walsh. Show archives go back to 1998.
The Crime Library. True stories of famous crimes. Categories covered: Classic Crime Stories, Gangsters, Outlaws and G-men, Terrorists, Spies and Assasins, The Best Crime Fiction, plus New Crime News updated daily.
Crimes Against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. Facts and statistics about crimes against children in the United States. Topics include: Bullying, Exposure to Domestic Violence, Homicide, General Child Victimization, Impacts of Child Vicimization, Internet, Juvenile Prostitution, Juvenile Victimization Questionnaire (JVQ), Kidnapping, Missing Children, Physical Abuse, Polyvictimization (multiple victimizations of one child), Prevention, Privacy, Sexual Abuse, Statistics, Trends in Child Victimization.
Criminal Justice Links from AELE Law Enforcement, Legal Center, Chicago, IL.
● Criminal Justice Links from Florida Department of Corrections.
● Indian County Criminal Justice Links from Indian Country Criminal Jurisdiction.
● Criminal Justice Links from Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR.)
● Criminal Justice Links by Tom Ross.
● Criminal Justice Links Annotated from World Criminal Justice Library Network (WCJLN). Site provides links of criminal justice agencies, institutes, or organizations of each country. International, Africa, Asia, Europe, and alphabetically by country from Afghanistan to Yemen.
Criminal Justice Web Links from York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Law Library.
The Cybrary's Top 100 Criminal Justice Sites on the Web from Prentice Hall.
Megan's Law by State. Nationwide registries and links from Parents for Megan's Law.
● Megan's Law from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
● Megan's Law from California Department of Justice.
● Megan's Law Website from Pennsylvania State Police.
Organized Crime from Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). About Organized Crime: News and Issues, Major Cases - Past and Present, Glossary. Inside Crime Groups: Italian Organized Crime / Mafia, Eurasian Criminal Enterprises, Asian Criminal Enterprises, African Criminal Enterprises, Sports Bribery Program. See also FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.
See also 341.7 Copyright, Cyberspace law, Cyberlaw and Anti-Virus
7 Tips for Avoiding Counterfeit Items Online from ScamBusters.org. Site also includes: Online Auctions: Deal or Steal? SCAM: The Nigerian Advance Fee Scheme, and Credit Card Fraud.
AVG Free Advisor. Free antivirus and anti-spyware downloads, free version of Grisoft's anti-virus programs, for personal use with Windows or Linux.
Break the Chain - BreakTheChain.org - Stop Junk E-mail and Misinformation. The first step to reducing the amount of junk out there is to stop sending it yourself. The more junk you send, the more you will get. Includes links to E-mail Chain Letters in the News, e.g. Don't Fall for Chain Letter Scams.
Chain Letters by Donald Watrous of Rutgers University. What are chain letters? Why can't chain letters work? A brief analysis of the Dave Rhodes chain letter, plus links to further reading.
Cybercitizenship.org. The Cybercitizen Awareness Program educates children and young adults on the danger and consequences of cyber crime. Topics: What is Cyber Ethics? What is Cyber Crime? Teaching Cyber Ethics. Understanding the Internet, and Just for Kids.
Museum of Hoaxes: The Hoax Photo Database. 1840-1900 | 1900-1919 | 1920-1939 | 1940-1959 | 1960-1979 | 1980-1999 | 2000-2004 | 2005-Present. Includes Famous Hoaxes Throughout History, Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time, Hoax Photo Gallery, and more.
Virus Hoaxes and Netlore. A site designed to debunk e-mail hoaxes. Contents include: Virus Hoaxes Chain Letters, Fear Mongering, Real Virus Update & Advice, Potential Effects of Forwarding Email, and more.
ID Theft: Has some clown taken over your good name? from The Police Notebook. Contents include: Introduction to Identity Theft, Preventing Identity Theft, Internet Scams, Identity Theft Resources, News - Recent Legislation in the United States, and more.
Identity Theft. How Not to Get Hooked by a Phishing Scam, Fraud Hotline: 1-800-876-7060, Mon.-Fri. 9-5, EST.
Identity Theft - Canada - includes How can you prevent identify theft? How Identity Theft Occurs. Identity Theft: How to prevent and recover from fraud from TransUnion of Canada.
National Fraud Information Center. To Call from Canada or the United States, including Puerto Rico, use the toll free number: 1-800-876-7060. Topics covered: Telemarketing Fraud, Internet Fraud, Scams against Businesses, Fraud against the Elderly, How to Report Fraud and Ask Questions, Fraud Alerts, Links, and more.
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. . How to Report Fraud. From Canada or the United States: Toll Free: 1-888-495-8501, Toll Free Fax: 1-888-654-9426. Email: email@example.com. To report an economic crime online go to Reporting Economic Crime Online (RECOL).
Capital Punishment: All Points of View on the Death Penalty from Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance.
CACP - Catholics Against Capital Punishment. Frequently asked questions about the Catholic Church and the death penalty.
Death Penalty: The Ultimate Denial of Human Rights from Amnesty International.
Death Penalty Information Center. Includes searchable Execution Database (United States), Crimes Punishable by the Death Penalty by State, and more.
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Stuart Mill: Overview from Internet Encyclopedia of Philosopy. John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) includes Utilitarianism and On Liberty. Speech In Favor of Capital Punishment by John Stuart Mill.
Anonymous Life Insurance Quotes - Canada. Request a free, instant, anonymous, online life insurance quote. Anonymous quotes also available for Americans at Anonymous Life Insurance Quote - USA.
Auto Insurance Learning Center from Esurance. FAQs, Auto Insurance Glossary, Interactive Auto Insurance Coverage Counselor, and Esurance Insights.
Auto Insurance Quotes Canada from Kanetix.ca - Compare car insurance rates online. Include: Canadian Insurance Directory, Critical Illness Insurance Quotes, Term Life Insurance Canada, Motorcycle Insurance Quotes, Home Insurance, House Insurance, Property Insurance Quotes, Travel Insurance Quotes.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) - Health Insurance Information. List of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies. See also: 12 Tips to Protect Yourself from Health Care Fraud - in PDF, 2 pages from National Consumer Protection Technical Resource Center. How to Spot Health Fraud from FDA Consumer magazine.
Canadian Banks - Insurance: Note: Read and understand ALL fine print before signing anything!
• BMO - Bank of Montreal Insurance Solutions. Life Insurance, Mortgage Insurance, Loans and Lines of Credit Insurance, Mosaik MasterCard Balance Insurance, Accident and Illness Insurance, Travel Insurance.
• HSBC. Creditor Insurance - Mortgage Insurance, Line of Credit Insurance, Personal Loan Insurance, Travel Insurance.
• RBC Insurance (Royal Bank of Canada). Property Insurance, Auto Insurance, Life & Health Insurance, Travel Insurance, Loan & Mortgage Protection, Credit Card Insurance.
• TD Canada Trust - Products & Services - Insurance. Free Online Quotes. Auto Insurance Quote, Term Life Insurance Quote, Home Insurance Quote, Critical Illness Insurance: Survivor's Financial Plan, Motorcycle Insurance Quote, Travel Medical Insurance Quote.
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA): Consumer Assistance Centre (CAC). CAC provides information about industry practices, life and health insurance companies, and their products; assists family members to locate lost policies of a recently deceased, and more. Call toll free: 1-800-268-8099. In Toronto: 416-777-2344. Or submit inquiry by email.
CLUE and You: How Insurers Size You Up from Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, Nonprofit Consumer Information & Advocacy Organization. Claims you file can appear in a database called CLUE (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange). Your insurance "score," which is largely based on your credit rating, can determine how much you pay for homeowner's or automobile insurance. The CLUE report and the insurance scoring system are tools insurers use to decide your risk profile, i.e. how likely you are to file a claim against your policy.
C.L.U.E. Reports - In Compliance with FACT Act. ChoiceTrust.com provides free C.L.U.E. ®Personal Property Report providing a five year history of losses associated with an individual and his/her personal property; and free C.L.U.E. ®Auto Report providing a five year history of automobile insurance losses associated with an individual. Must open a ChoiceTrust account to order free reports.
Facts Book 2009 - in PDF, 44 pages from Insurance Bureau of Canada. Contents: Property and Casualty Insurance in Canada: The Oxygen of the Economy, Automobile Insurance, Home Insurance, Business Insurance, Appendices: History of Insurance.
The History of Insurance from FindLocalInsurance.com. In 2100 BC, traders in Babylonia assumed the risks of the caravan trade through loans that were repaid after the goods had arrived safely. The Romans used burial clubs as a form of life insurance, providing funeral expenses for members and payments for survivors.
● Learn the Basics About Homeowners Insurance
● Learn the Basics About Life Insurance.
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