NOAA’s Ocean Explorer offers users the opportunity to learn about current expeditions and to explore for themselves virtually. Also provides a nice section on the technology of ocean exploration and a full gallery of images.
Offers a home renovation checklist, floor plans, design ideas, cost estimators, budgeting suggestions, and information on selecting and working with a contractor.
“This section contains information to help you protect your family from fire. Included is information about smoke alarms, residential fire sprinklers, escape planning, consumer product recalls, fire safety tips, and what to do after a fire.”
“This mineral database contains 4,442 individual mineral species descriptions with links and a comprehensive image library.” Tables are available on crystallography, X-Ray powder diffraction, chemical composition, physical and optical properties, Dana’s New classification, Strunz classification, mineral specimen images, and alphabetical listings of mineral species.
This site consolidates information from the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse to present all relevant information on child welfare in one place.
From the FDA, a simple guide to reading, understanding and using the nutrition facts label.
A “gateway to an abundance of disability- and rehabilitation-oriented information,” “there are more than 75,000 resources collected here, including organizations, agencies, Internet resources, reports, and research projects.”