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Photography has changed so much since smartphones came into our lives. Now we have these amazing pocket-sized devices that we carry with us all the time. Everywhere you go people are taking pictures. Amateur photographers are taking beautiful pictures with smart phone cameras and high-tech apps. Many people are discovering…
  Map lovers this is for you! The Library of Congress is joining forces with the Digital Public Library of America to bring rare and historic maps online for everyone to enjoy. The first batch of records will include 5,000 items from three major Library of Congress maps collections—the Revolutionary…
  If you decide to go back to school or to pursue further job training, as many boomers are doing, then here are some tips and websites to help you find money for the added expenses. When you do your financial aid research, remember that there are no age restrictions…
  It Started with Just a Simple Blog Travelers and art lovers this is for you. What began in 2005 as a blog featuring free audio guides for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art has become the leading open educational resource for art history. Smarthistory…
  Online Help for Your Writing Aspirations Do you aspire to write your memoirs, put together your family scrapbook, start a blog? Or maybe you are a writer and you want to sharpen your craft or start exploring e-publishing. Whatever the case may be, visit ExploreWriting, a web resource "formed…
Interactive Language Learning Adventure Online The BBC has many acclaimed resources for language learning including the British Academy Television Craft Awards winner, Mi Vida Loca. A quick look at the video lessons and you'll know why they won. This interactive video drama and Spanish course will take you on a…
  An Online Learning Revolution Salman Khan has been called “the man who tutored his cousin and started a revolution.” Khan has been profiled by 60 Minutes, featured on the cover of Forbes Magazine, and recognized as one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World”. The "revolution"…
What's on Your To-Read List? It's free and it's one of the best places to find the World’s classic literature online and available to download. Have you every heard of the Open Library? Currently they offer over a million public domain books in PDF, ePub, DAISY, DjVu and ASCII text.…