National Motor Vehicle Title Information System

http://www.vehiclehistory.gov/

The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System is provided by the Department of Justice and the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators to protect consumers trying to purchase a vehicle. The site shows important information about a vehicle’s history, including title data, the brand history, the odomotor reading, the total loss history, and salvage history. Used car buying tips, along with a glossary and FAQ’s are also included.

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Healthcare Blue Book

http://www.healthcarebluebook.com/

The Healthcare Blue Book website allows you to look at fair prices for health care in your area. Searches dealing with the cost of surgical and non-surgical hospital procedures, routine doctor tests,  lab tests, x-rays, cosmetic surgery, and even dental costs are included. Many other health care costs are also listed and a cost by zip code can be found.

Biodiversity Heritage Library

http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/

From the site: “The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.” BHL content may be freely viewed through the online reader or downloaded in part or as a complete work in PDF, OCR text, or JPG2000 file formats. ” Browsing is available by Title, Author, Subject, and Year. Searching can be done by Author, Subject, Scientific Name, and Book/Journal Title. The record or the full book can be viewed. More than 53,000 titles and 102,000 volumes can be browsed or searched, including over 1 million species. Rare scientific texts are also shown.