U.S. Census: Profile America

EBRPL Online Resource

Profile America is a calendar from the U.S. Census radio website. Each daily entry commemorates a person or highlights an event that happened on that day. This site is chock full of interesting facts.

For example January 3, 2010: The drinking straw was first patented on this day in 1888.

You can download entire months of audio clips or subscribe to the RSS feed for a fresh story every day. It’s a fun site that will entertain you and make you a much more formidable Trivial Pursuits player!

Don’t forget the 2010 Census is nearly upon us!

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