Blog/Article about 3 trips to take in SouthEast Asia
Another great archive of historic maps. Available for download or purchase a print. This site has a really cool viewer that lets you scroll and zoom in on the maps.
Collection of historical maps that can be purchased as a print or downloaded. Great collection of pieces.
An Introductory guide to the XML package for R-Project, written by Duncan Temple Lang
Besides the XML package, Omega Project for Statistical computing has a number of other R-Project packages that look very interesting, like KML, Python, and WordPress packages.
Great reference on global economics – by country.
Using a PC and a software defined radio receiver to track airplanes:
Have you ever wanted your own google streetview setup? There are a couple of companies that will sell you a set up – here is one that is interesting because they provide a proof of concept on a rail car:
Article from io9 that talks about the commission and maps predating the interstate highway system.