~ potpourri of Web resources and
Gleanings - Objects or ideas that have been
gathered or amassed over a period of time,
especially when they form a collection or comprehensive whole.
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Following are discoveries I've gleaned during reference searches on
the Internet. Enjoy!
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these listing, except an occasional link exchange.
January 23, 2015
God’s Way: "What it looks like to be a Christian in sports
culture.…to see Christians glorifying God in sports culture rather than
just conforming to it." Click on Topics for articles on various
different topics that are prevalent in sport.
Get critical information regarding FDA recalls, medication warnings and
other important information so you can avoid any serious health problems
and are alert to the various dangerous side effects of your medications.
The Consumer Justice Foundation: Informs consumers about defective
drugs and medications that are currently being prescribed to patients,
and information regarding previously available drugs and products.
Small Business Loan Calculator: Easily calculate fixed-rate loans
for your business.
January 21, 2015
Nine Days of Prayer, Penance And Pilgrimage (USCCB): 9 Days for
Life: January 17-25, 2015.
The Words of Sacred Admonition by St. Francis of Assisi. Translated
from the Critical Latin Edition, edited by Fr. Kajetan Esser, O.F.M.
"Of all the writings of St. Francis, The Admonitions contain the
most stirring and enduring words of his legacy and are a monument to his
profound wisdom of spiritual realization."
Musopen: non-profit intent on providing classical music resources
and educational materials online. On the site, readers will find
recordings, sheet music, and even textbooks free of charge. One may
click either Music Catalog, Sheet Music, or Music Education to begin
scouting the site.
Animal Facts: National Geographic. This enormously informative site
will delight and edify. The Animal Facts are categorized by Amphibians,
Birds, Bugs, Fish, Invertebrates, Mammals, Prehistoric, and Reptiles.
Historical Thesaurus of English (University of Glasgow): online
thesaurus of over 800,000 words. "Said to be the only resource to make
the meaning of every English word from the last millennium available to
the public online. It is a digital version of the Historical Thesaurus
of English Project, the printed version of which was first published in
2009 after 44 years of work by academics at the University of Glasgow."
January 13, 2015
Teaching Climate (NOAA): Earth's climate is a mind bogglingly
complex system of interdependent parts and teaching about that system is
no easy task. This site from NOAA climate.gov provides all the resources
teachers need to bring the subject to life.
January 9, 2015
Introduction to Probability, Statistics, and Random Processes: by
Hossein Pishro-Nik. An open access peer-reviewed textbook intended for
undergraduate as well as first-year graduate level courses. It can be
used by both students and practitioners in engineering, mathematics,
finance, and other related fields. Includes: short video lectures that
aid in learning the material, online calculators for important functions
and distributions, solutions manual for instructors.