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Holiday Giving
Charity Navigator's Gift Giving Guide provides facts and tips for charitable giving as well as a calculator for figuring tax savings. Emily Post provides guidelines for holiday tipping.
 
posted Nov 26, 2013 by Julie B. Category: Ready Reference/Fast Facts

Daylight Saving Time Incidents & Anecdotes

It's not as simple as just changing the clock. Daylight Saving Time has had an interesting impact on a wide variety of unexpected areas--from Middle East terrorism to feuding twin cities, voter turnout to time-change riots, radio stations to trick-or-treaters, and opera performances to manslaughter charges.
 
posted Oct 30, 2013 by Julie B. Category: Ready Reference/Fast Facts

Old Farmer's Weather
The Old Farmer's Almanac has a fun website with interesting weather information that includes 2-month long-range forecasts, weather folklore, and "Today in Weather History."
 
posted Apr 26, 2013 by Julie B. Category: Ready Reference/Fast Facts

Current World Governments
The Statesman's Yearbook online provides a quick and easy way to find the names of current government officials in every country of the world. Simply choose a country, then click on the topic, 'Current Government.'
 
posted Feb 15, 2013 by Julie B. Category: Ready Reference/Fast Facts


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