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web culture Genealogy:

Cyndi's list of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet
Online Genealogy
A database index for Genealogy
Genealogy and Family History Internet Web Directory
Over 5,000 Listings, connecting to hundreds of thousands of related links that lead to billions of database records!!!

web culture Global Information:

Academic Info
A gateway to quality educational resources

International Advertising Resource Center
A guide to global advertising and media

International Airlines
A list of links to the national carriers and other important major airlines.

Business Culture Worldwide
A series of reports on business customs, etiquette, cross-cultural communication, proper gifts, negotiating tactics, business culture, manners, business entertainment and much more.

great site CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook's Information was provided by a lot of US Agencies, Offices, Departments, Foundations and Bureaus, therefore it contains a heavy amount of facts and only a little fiction.

Embassyweb
Diplomatic Offices around the world.

Flags of the World
More than 1900 pages and 3600 images about flags. Wow!

Foreign Government Resources on the Web
A guide to Foreign Governments by the Documents Center, University of Michigan

Geographia
Beautiful informations

great site The Leading Hotels of the World
An organization of far more than 300 luxury hotels located in about 70 countries worldwide.

How Far Is It?
Calculate the distance between two places.

IDRC To the World
Internet Sites related to international development by "The International Development Research Centre Library"

InternetWorldStats
Internet Usage and Population Statistics.

Ethnologue
Languages of the World

InfoNations
The Database of Country Information, run by students at french business schools

web culture Lonely Planet Destinations
Lonely Planet is known for publishing practical, reliable and no-nonsense travel information.

Munisource
Comprehensive information concerning municipalities, and municipal information from around the world

Origins of Humankind
Internet resource for the human evolution, physical anthropology, human prehistory - locate, research, interact, and share information.

Political Resources on the Net
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.

Portals to the World from the Library of Congress
Contains selective links providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world.

The Spire Project: Country Profiles
A guide to country specific information

Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
A guide to official tourism information

Travel Document Systems
TDS provides visa services for U.S. citizens for most countries for which an entry visa is required.

  United Nations Cyberschoolbus
Online education component of the Global Teaching and Learning Project, whose mission is to promote education about international issues and the United Nations.

Universities Worldwide
Links to 6506 Universities in 172 Countries

WebcamSearch
Webcam directory with links to over 42,000 resources worldwide.

great site World Flag Database
Contains flags and basic information on all countries, territories and sub-national regions.

World Heritage List
An UNESCO program, protecting natural and cultural properties of outstanding universal value.

WorldWide Classroom (WWC)
Contains information on over 10,000 schools in 95 countries.

web culture Worldwide Governments on the WWW
Comprehensive database of governmental institutions on the World Wide Web

great site WWW Virtual Library:
International Affairs Resources

Zárate's Political Collections
Political Leaders, 1945-2001

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 web culture It's getting crowded here
World Population and Statistics

Really BIG Cities!
The most populated cities of the world

The most populated countries of the world
Population by countries

great site Global Statistics
The World in numbers

Population Reference Bureau
More global population information

Popnet
A resource for global population information.

World Gazetteer
Population figures for cities, towns and places

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web culture Maps of the World

Maps around the World

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 web culture Spaceship Earth - Support your local planet

web culture Earth and the neighborhood

Earth Facts
Dry facts about planet earth.

Astronomy Picture of the Day
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

Earth and Moon Viewer
You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon and the night side of the Earth.

The Nine Planets
An overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in the solar system.

Planetary Photojournal
Images from various Solar System exploration programs.

Discovery of Extrasolar Planets
The SFSU Extrasolar Planet Search Project.

solar system simulator
Simulated views of the solar system.

Origins: Timeline of the Universe
The 15-billion-year-long history of the Universe.

Earth Science
Center for International Earth Science Information Network
CIESIN's mission is to provide access to and enhance the use of information worldwide, advancing understanding of human interactions in the environment and serving the needs of science and public and private decision making.

Destination: Earth
A scientific guide to Earth.


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 web culture Time is on my side

Atomic Web Clock
If you really must know how late it is - As time goes by from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Date and Time Gateway
Time zones around the world.

The Earth Calendar
The Earth Calendar is a worldwide holidays and celebrations website.

Greenwich 2000
Home of Greenwich Mean Time.

Time Service Department
The official source of time used in the United States.

  Timeticker
Visible timezones.

web culture Today's Calendar and Clock Page
Ethiopian Year, Buddhist Year, Kouki (Japan), Julian Day and many other systems... you name it!

The World Clock
Current local times around the globe.

WORLDTIME
WORLDTIME is a service featuring an interactive world atlas, information on local time as well as sunrise and sunset times in several hundred cities, and a database of public holidays worldwide.

World Time Zone
A Source for World Time.

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web culture Global Rain and Shine - Weather:

AccuWeather
World Weather, Hurricane! 2000, Maps, Radar, Satellite, Storms

The Weather Channel
Weather Maps, World Weather, Weather Headlines, Tropical Update, Storm Watch

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 web culture Internet Culture:

The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Vogon Heavy Industries is proud to make the Guide available to Earth Internet users.

Salon Magazine
Exclusive, Everest, Controversy.

web culture Shift
E-Zine directly from Japan.

the Ultimate Band List
Artists & their music online

Word
Issues. Culture. Salt.


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 web culture Science and Education:

Academies and Royal Societies Worldwide
Links to national Academies and Royal Societies by the University of Waterloo Library

American Scientist
The Magazine of Sigma Xi, the Sientific Research Society.

Born to Read
In 1995 the Canadian Ben Wicks founded the Born to Read program, the most successful attack on illiteracy

EnviroLink
Dedicated to providing comprehensive, up-to-date environmental information and news.

EurekAlert
Web site about the latest research advances in science, medicine, health, and technology.

nature
International weekly journal of since.

Sience Magazine
Essays on science and society.

Scientific American
...scientific paper, for the advancement of more extensive intelligence in Arts and Trades in general...
(Letter From the Editor - Thursday, August 28, 1845. Number I.)

The Why Files
The Why Files explores the science behind the news.

The Last Word
The New Scientist, science questions and answers.

xrefer
The web's reference engine

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 web culture Jumpstations 4 Mind Travellers:

Aleister Crowley
"Some of the more sophisticated members of my audience may possibly be thinking that there is a catch in it somewhere. They are perfectly right."

Related Books:
The Magik World of Aleister Crowley



William Gibson
"Cyberspace: A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation."

Related Books:
The Cyberspace of William Gibson


G.I. Gurdjieff
"If you have not by nature a critical mind your staying here is useless."

Related Books:
Meet a Remarkable Man: Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff


Stephen Hawking's Universe
"To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit."

Related Books:
Close to the Event Horizon: Stephen Hawking


Hermann Hesse
"Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists,
other, new insights begin."

Related Books:
The Work of Hermann Hesse


Alexander von Humboldt (Alexander von Humboldt in the net)
Alexander von Humboldt (Humboldt State University)
A traveller with an open mind.

Related Books:
Report on a journey: Alexander von Humboldt


C. G. Jung, Analytical Psychology, and Culture
Jung Index
The Concept of the Collective (Un)conscious

Related Books:
Collected Consciousness: Carl Gustav Jung's Universe


Timothy Leary
"There are three side effects of acid. Enhanced long term memory, decreased short term memory, and I forget the third."

Related Books:
A Manual on the Use of the Human Nervous System by Timothy Leary


John C. Lilly
"In the province of the mind, there are no limits."
Programming and Metaprogramming in The Human Biocomputer.

Related Books:
More Manuals:
The Center of the Cyclone : An Autobiography of Inner Space
Programming and Metaprograming in the Human Biocomputer


Benoit Mandelbrot
"The rare scholars who are nomads-by-choice are essential to the intellectual welfare of the settled disciplines."

Related Books:
The Fractal Geometry of Benoit B. Mandelbrot


Marvin Minsky
In 1951 Marvin Minsky built the SNARC, the first neural network simulator.

Related Books:
ARTificial: Marvin L. Minsky


Jeff Noon
"I get my ideas by allowing my head to open up to chance."

Related Books:
'Vurt'-ual: Vurt | Pollen


Jane Roberts and Seth
"Consciousness is, among other things, a spontaneous exercise in creativity."

Related Books:
The channeled wisdom of Seth


Rupert Sheldrake Online
Morphogenic Fields - invisible, intangible, inaudible, tasteless and odorless

Related Books:
From the Morphogenic Fields to the Unexplained Powers of Animals:
Rupert Sheldrake


Robert Anton Wilson
"There are periods of history when the visions of madmen and dope fiends are a better guide to reality than the common-sense interpretation of data available to the so-called normal mind"

Related Books:
The Cosmic Trigger: Robert Anton Wilson

 
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