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ConsumerReports.org provides ratings, reviews, recommendations, and buying advice for cars, appliances, home and garden, electronics, food, and more. A nonprofit organization, they are dedicated to unbiased product testing and consumer-oriented research. They accept no advertising, pay for all the products they test, and have no shareholders.
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A database dedicated to issues surrounding humans' impact on the environment. It provides scholarly, government, and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations, and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.
Thousands of full-text magazines, journals, reference works, and more than one million images. Covers many general-interest subject areas with an extensive collection of photos, maps, and flags. Includes Consumer Reports Buying Guide.
This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazines - every page of every issue - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.
This online reference source contains every article from the 22 volume encyclopedia set plus thousands more. You have access to state-of-the-art multimedia, dictionary, maps, homework help, study aids, editor-reviewed websites, curriculum guides, and more.