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Acronym Finder
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Translates phrases rather than words. Translates English to French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Norwegian and French, Spanish, and German to English.
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University of Waterloo. Information about scholarly societies across the world.
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Collection Columbia University. Links arranged in subject categories, a few links are restricted to CU users.
Weather
The Weather Channel. Forecasts, driving conditions, breaking conditions, etc.
World Statesmen
Benjamin Cahoon. List of heads of all the states, countries, and territories since 1700. Search by state name or person. Includes flags, national anthems,history.
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United States Postal Service.