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CIA World Factbook




Internet Audio
Here are a couple of clasical format radio stations that net broadcast using Real Audio.

WUNC
WUNC 91.5
King FM
KING FM 98.1

Useful Places
These sites contain information I refer to alot.
Slashdot  Freshmeat  Linux Today  Tasty Bits
perl  User Friendly  Linux Today  GNU 

> Some Linux distrbution home pages.

Red Hat Software  Caldera  SUSE

> STN Public Library. Lot's of good stuff including:

The CIA World Fact Book.
The Linux Documentation Project.
  The HOWTOs are here.
Linux Gazette.
RFC Index.
RPM Repository Index.

Programing Republic of Perl > CPAN. The Comprehensive Perl Archive Network.

    CPAN Search:  Help

> Flight Tracking. You can find out about current flights between major cities within the United States. You can see an example random flight to see how the tracker works.

News
ABC News
BBC
NPR
CNN

Links
linux.org
LDP
Linux rescources
freshmeat
Mod Perl
OpenGL
Mesa
Gimp
Moonlight
KDE
Web Watcher
Linux FTP Watcher
Themes for X
RealPlayer
Netscape


Entertaining Places
The following links lead to some of the more entertaining places I've found while wasting untold hours cruising the net.

h2g2 > h2g2, the Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the Earth Edition. "21 years ago, almost to the year, the inimitable Douglas Adams lay drunk in a field, thinking about the galaxy, and how you might find your way around it. His solution, the 'Guide', was an ingenious device that offered advice about almost any place, object, entity or event you might care to name all at the convenience of your fingertips..."

> Color Landform Atlas of the United States. Version 2 of the Color Landform Atlas of the United States from JHU-APL.

> Everything...
is a communal cassarole of information created by the deranged collective imagination of Rob Malda, and Nate Oostendorp.

Exploratorium > ExploraNet! Exploratorium Home Page with over 650 interactive "hands-on" exhibits. Located at the Palace of Fine Arts, Marina Blvd. at Lyon St., in San Francisco.

> Express Tour of the Solar System. A quick look around the neighborhood.

> J-Track 3D. If you've never seen a satellite travel across the sky (with your naked eye), then you're missing out on an incredible experience. It's rather cool to see a "star-like" object travel on a straight trajectory (best viewed over five hundred specific satellites (in their Earth orbit). You can rotate the 3D image around to get a better view, get detailed info on any given satellite, and zoom in and out. Requires Java.

> The Virtual Tourest. A guide for the virtual tourist containing lots of travel info and links.

Clickable Map
Central America North America South America Europe Middle East Africa Asia Australia-Oceania Australia-Oceania

Pyramids > Tour Egypt. Official Internet Site of The Ministry of Tourism, Egypt The Egyptian Tourist Authority.

> The Jerusalem Mosaic at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

> George Goble. The George Goble extended home page. A perenial favorite, check it out and see why.

> Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche. The Nietzsche Page at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication.

Media sites

Comics > The Comic Strip. United Media's online comics (and other things as well).

> Dilbert.

> Dr. Fun. The Dr. Fun archive at Sun Site.

> Film.Com. Reviews, hipe, and RealVidio clips of comming attractions.

Politics & Scoundrels

> Thomas. Legislative information on the internet. Ask not what Congress can do to you.

> The Right Side of the Web. Information for those of a conservative bent.

> The Whitehouse. Drop in on Laura and Dubya for a quick look around their current residence.



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