Carter Center: former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's organization for advancing peace and health worldwide
Catalog Choice: a free service that lets you communicate your mail preferences to companies. Reduce the amount of unsolicited mail in your mailbox and go paperless.
Charity Navigator: America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities
Choosing Wisely: aims to promote conversations between clinicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is: supported by evidence, not duplicative of other tests or procedures already received, free from harm, and truly necessary.
Class Central: a complete list of free online courses offered by Stanford's Coursera, MIT and Harvard led edX (MITx + Harvardx + BerkeleyX), and Udacity
Cluetrain.com: tries to give companies clues, and contains a bit of baloney and a bit of insight
eHow: Step-by-step instructions on how to do just about anything, and buy the stuff you need to do it.
Ready.gov: a US government site with information on emergency preparedness
Really Ready: a project of the Federation of American Scientists...devoted to providing comprehensive and correct emergency preparedness information for families, businesses, and individuals with disabilities
Engrish: the humorous English mistakes that appear in Japanese advertising and product design
Freecycle: a grassroots movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns
GDACS: The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System provides near real-time alerts about natural disasters around the world and tools to facilitate response coordination, including media monitoring, map catalogues and Virtual On-Site Operations Coordination Centre.
Getconnected: comparison shopping for broadband, wireless voice and data, local and long distance telephone, and cable and satellite television