Meals Matter

Meals Matter is a free resource from the Dairy Council of California that “strives to assist the family meal preparer in overseeing the family’s meal and snack choices by making informed decisions that lead to optimal health.”  Tools include recipes, meal planners, shopping lists and pantry lists.


DSIRE: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

“DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.”  Very easy to search with links to related agencies and programs.

Dave’s Garden

An online community of gardeners.  This site offers: PlantFiles, “the largest plant database in the world”; Garden Watchdog, a guide to gardening by mail; Go Gardening, a database of nurseries, garden centers, public gardens and parks; Bug Files, a database of insects and bugs; and Bookworm, a database of gardening books.


“HubMed uses information from PubMed’s database, provided by the NCBI through the EUtils web service, to produce a search interface focused on browsing, organising and gathering information from the biomedical literature.”  Basically, it’s an easier interface for searching PubMed.

“Special features of HubMed include date- or relevance-ranked search results; web feeds for regular updates of published literature matching any search; clustering and graphical display of related articles; expansion of query terms; direct export of citation metadata in many formats; linking of keywords to external sources of information; manual categorisation (tagging) and storage of interesting articles.”