This web site, though ostensibly for the journalist, is a source of continual joy to the lovers of minutia. Do you desire to end every argument with that one little known fact that stuns your opponent?This site contains a plethora of specialized search tools that will leave the web surfer the unquestioned master of verbal conflict.
Even for a disciple of the unquestioned master of verbal conflict, listing every search engine would be an overwhelming task. However, providing a taste of the most unusual fact depositories will draw the trivia guru to the site and fill his/her need to know.
1. The Center for Public Integrity has compiled a comprehensive two-million-record database that includes every federal lobbying document filed since 1998. Can you imagine the number of political arguments that will be settled by accessing this database? You know that blow-hard friend who always acts as if he is right and politically correct. This one tool from the Journalist’s Toolbox will allow you to blow him out of the water.
2. The Free Speech/First Amendment page promises to fan the embers of many a heated discussion. If you believe in first Amendments freedoms, this source is as varied as a link to the first amendment center to an easy transition to the American Civil Liberties union.
3. The Just for Fun page offers connections to the strange and weird on the web. Fun sources are available. The worst jobs of the past 2000 years are one url to pitch your tent on. The ElvisFind.com promises to be the ultimate Elvis internet search engine. The Salary Converter allows you to compare your salary to the earning of professional athletes and movie stars. E-bituaries-allows the surfer to look up dead web sites.
Even if you are not a journalist, enlightenment and knowledge await the visitor to the Journalist’s Toolbox.