A friend sent me the link to Wolfram|Alpha  just a while ago. So far it seems to be a bit lean in textbook-style content in the chemistry area. For instance, when you enter “aromatic solvents” into the dialog box, it returns with

Wolfram|Alpha isn’t sure what to do with your input.

But if you type in “toluene”, suddenly it is the CRC and is flush with data. The stated goals of the Wolfram|Alpha developers are-

Wolfram|Alpha’s long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. Our goal is to build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries.

I do not yet know enough about this resource, but it seems to be a data engine rather than a prose engine.

Landscheidt Cycles Research is a site devoted to the Planetary Influence Theory. This theory pertains to the possible gravitational influence of the planets on solar cycles. it is worth a look.

Watts Up With That? is a blog concerned with global climate issues. The blogger and many of the commentors seem to have their facts straight about global climate change. The site is very data intensive.

If you are a scientist or manage scientists, it is worth considering the file drawer effect.

An online NMR predictor can be found at nmrdb. In my experience the splitting and chemical shifts seem to be in the “not too awful” range.

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