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Sound*Bytes is a national radio show distributed to the over 500 stations on the CBS News network. The show, hosted by Jan Ziff and produced by Allan Davidson, is in its twenty-fourth year of continuous broadcast.
     
 
This Week

HE IS RISEN
A lovely app tells the story of Easter for children with accompanying pictures, games, and music.  For droid and iOS.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.com.nestfamilyapps.heisrisen
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/he-is-risen-an-easter-story/id621763642?mt=8

GLIMMER
Oh how I hate to get up in the morning -- goes the Irving Berlin song! Maybe if he'd had Glimmer, the song wouldn't have been written!!!
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vuxia.glimmer

LIFE  ( FOR EARTH DAY)
The encyclopedia of Life!
http://eol.org/

PERPETUALL
The ultimate contact app. Perpetuall (yes, with 2 x L) updates your contacts as they change. Sort of crowdsourcing for your address book!
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.perpetuall.perpetuall

WALL STREET SURVIVOR
For those of us not raised on The Wall Street Journal, The Economist or the Financial Times, comes a website that promises to strip away the jargon and teach you about finances.  It's a great idea, long overdue and cool.
http://www.wallstreetsurvivor.com/

Recent Programming

PASSOVER SONGSHEETS
There's one thing that always happens at a Passover seder when the singing begins, and that's the question of who'll sing which song! Now you can print out the songs in phonetics so everyone can sing everything!
http://www.hebrewsongs.com/

BRONFMAN HAGGADAH
A beautiful family haggadah - now available for everyone online, and by app.
http://www.bronfmanhaggadah.com/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-bronfman-haggadah/id818686545?mt=8

CRC WEB
Passover - the rules, the regulations, the traditions and the history! It's all here thanks to the Chicago Rabbinical Council.
http://www.crcweb.org/

EGG DYEING 101
Who makes the most beautiful, stunning and intricate eggs that we're all able to copy? Martha Stewart, that's who! And these are no egg-ception!!!  Especially the lacy ones!
http://www.marthastewart.com/275369/decorating-easter-eggs/@center/276968/easter

EASTER EGG HUNT
How to host the perfect Easter Egg hunt? Epicurious has the secret. And it's definitely worth a look!
http://www.epicurious.com/articlesguides/holidays/easter/egg-hunt

ROOMSCAN
When you want to know the size of your rooms, buy new furniture, order new carpet - Room Scan for iOS is a great app to have.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/roomscan-app-that-draws-floor/id571436618?mt=8

BUS BUD
Sick of planes, and even trains. Try taking the bus instead. This site gives you schedules and routes of buses in more than 90 countries, in tens of thousands of cities and for hundreds of thousands of miles!
http://www.busbud.com/en/

OWEGOO
We spend hours planning the trip and the hotel - but what about options for what to do when we get there? Owegoo might have the answers to that question.
http://owegoo.com/

WATCHILY
So you've gotten rid of your cable tv and you're using streaming TV online - how do you know what's on where - and how much it costs? Try Watchily to find your favorite shows.
http://www.watchily.com/

ICEBERGS
We've all heard about The Cloud, the space all around us where we can keep data - but what about icebergs? No, not large floes of ice floating in the northern oceans - rather a visual storage system for projects.  Take a look - the icebergs are very cool!
https://icebergs.com/site

TAX ASSISTANCE FROM THE IRS
Need help with your taxes? Here's more help from the IRS itself!
http://www.irs.gov/uac/Interactive-Tax-Assistant-%28ITA%29-1

LIVING WAGE
Everyone wants a LivingWage - but do you know how much it is? It varies from place to place and research from M.I.T shows that a large number of us are living below it! Check this out:
http://livingwage.mit.edu/

ER WAITING TIMES
So you need to go to the ER - do you know how long the wait will be? This helpful site should be on everyone's emergency bookmark, because sometimes nearest isn't soonest. And in a real emergency - minutes count.
http://projects.propublica.org/emergency/

KITE STRING
Now this is worth a look - we're all concerned about keeping kids safe, but how about us? Do you work late? Walk home at night alone? This handy application could save you and your loved ones a ton of worry.
https://www.kitestring.io/

PLACE MY PAST
You may know the people in your lineage, but what about the places?  For genealogists and amateur sleuths, this could be a whole new way of looking at the past.
http://www.placemypast.com/

TAX SITES
Tax sites from across the web categorized so that you can actually find what you need.
http://www.taxsites.com

YAHOO TAX CENTER
Everything you want in one place - a yahoo portal for tax payers.
http://finance.yahoo.com/taxes

TAX HISTORY
The history of taxes – with a “do-not-miss” virtual museum of taxation — also how much are our presidents worth? You’d be surprised!!!
http://www.taxhistory.org

FOR THE LATEST ON YOUR TAXES - TALK TO YOUR UNCLE!
When you need clarification or the latest form, the best place to turn online is still the home of Uncle Sam himself!
http://www.irs.gov

IRS AUCTIONS
So what happens to the property that the IRS confiscates?
http://www.treas.gov/auctions/

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