Freesound

http://www.freesound.org/

Freesound is a database of 120,000 sounds, not songs. The sounds can include anything from a pipe banging against the wall to water dripping. Many of the sounds have been used in movies and in ccMixter remixes. Keywords and “sounds-like” type of browsing  are available for searching. From the site, “Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Browse, download and share sounds.”

Global Change Master Directory: Earth Science Data & Services Directory

From Neat New Stuff:

http://gcmd.gsfc.nasa.gov/

“Offers ‘more than 20,000 descriptions of Earth science data sets and services covering all aspects of Earth and environmental sciences’ courtesy of NASA. Among the wide range of topics: soil temperature, drought severity, el nino oscillations, atmospheric radiation, glacial landforms/processes, volcanic ash/dust, reforestation, environmental assessments, diseases/epidemics, ice core records, etc.”

CDC Disasters: Emergency Preparedness Information

www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/

This site from the CDC offers thorough information on preparing for, or responding to, many types of disasters (Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods, Power Outages, etc.)  Selecting a specific type of disaster leads the user to more in-depth information on topics such as food safety, hazards, animal protection, etc.  Information is also available in Spanish, French, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole, German and Portuguese.