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16,000 BBC Sound Effects

BBC Sound Effects

These 16,000 BBC Sound Effects are made available by the BBC in WAV format to download for use under the terms of the RemArc Licence.

The Sound Effects are BBC copyright, but they may be used for personal, educational or research purposes, as detailed in the license.

NASA Astronomy Picture Of The Day

Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Brought you by NASA APOD!

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Free EBooks

Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Historic US newspapers from the Library of Congress

Chronicling America provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages.

From the Library of Congress, Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers site