The newest website from the Obama administration is Data.gov: a public resource for "high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government."

The site provides both raw data as well as widgets for getting updated information on various topics such as H1N1 flu or the FBI. But if you're really interested in having a data set of the locations and characteristics of the world's copper smelters or past East Pacific storm tracks, this is your new one stop shop. They're even taking requests if the data you're looking for isn't here.

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This probably isn't useful to too many people, but if it's useful to you, you know how cool it is. [Data.gov via The Daily What]