Thanksgiving Recipes - allrecipes.com, Food Network, epicurious, VegWeb (vegan), Martha Stewart
Veterans Day - Military.com, History.com
Medline Plus: Memory - MedlinePlus helps us understand the difference between occasional forgetfulness and actual memory impairment, and provides information on diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and more.
Web of Stories - Who of us doesn't love a story, or have a story of our own that we long to tell? Here's a "place where you can come to record your own stories and watch stories that others have recorded." Search for specific stories, or browse by Channels (childhood, family life, heroes, music, war, etc.) or by Lives "of people who have influenced and changed our world..."
Golden Age of Music Video - Music video historian Stephen Pitalo posts videos, along with commentary and interview excerpts, from the days when MTV was non-stop music videos rather than reality TV and Beavis and Butthead (which for some reason is being brought back).
Word Spy - You heard someone in the lunch room say 'murketing.' Then, just a couple of hours later, someone explained how they've started 'fampooling'. You need to know what these fresh entrants into the lexicon mean. Turn to Word Spy.
Cell Phone and Texting Laws - If you use a cell phone while driving and you travel into other states, you might want to check here to see if you'll be breaking their laws.
International Museum of Women - This museum is "a museum without walls", and it is almost entirely virtual. The International Museum of Women (IMOW) exhibitions and the podcasts of their events are online, while their "Extraordinary Voices, Extraordinary Change" speaker series takes place in San Francisco. Visitors can start by choosing whether they want to read the site in English, Spanish, Arabic or French. The online exhibit titled "Curating Change" is a must see for visitors, as four influential women from the IMOW community act as guest curators and choose from among the global array of art archives on IMOW.
The Fifty Coolest Fictional Cities - Though this is in the annoying format that forces you to click for every single selection, it's still a fun idea to explore - and to inspire thoughts about your own favorite fictional places.
The Real Rosie The Riveter - The iconic image of Rosie Riveter is known to many Americans through the tremendously popular image that has been reproduced on posters, tablecloths, and numerous other items. But what about the real Rosie Riveters? There were hundreds of thousands of women who worked in American defense plants during WWII, and their real stories are fascinating. Working along with the Tamiment Library at New York University, the Spargel Productions company has endeavored to interview many of these women. This website features some of those women as they talk about their experiences in shipyards, electrical companies, and tank assembly lines. Visitors can click on "Browse All Videos" to look over 36 different interviews at their leisure. They will hear Eileen Tench talk about working at the Goodyear Plant Building and Arlene Crary's experiences working for Boeing. In the "Related Resources" section visitors will find links to additional information on these women and WWII