Saturday, May 01, 2004

Weekend update: Other things I found last week:

This week was dominated by politics and Iraq, lots of which I posted on the other blog. A shorter list here than usual:

The links....
Reference :
  • Guide to Olympics history from Archaeology Magazine.
  • Classic computer magazine archive.
  • CEO Compensation, 2004: report from Forbes.
    Governments, Politics:
  • Claims vs. Facts Database from the American Progress, this is trying to refute Conservative statements.
  • DoD's military casualty page has added a lot of new stats from Iraq/Afghanistan.
  • Rebuilding Iraq: Commerce Dept. Web site. Lists contracts, has links to Iraq Ministries, and a Powerpoint demonstration on doing business in Iraq.
  • Patterns of Global Terrorism, 2003: Latest report from State Dept.
  • find official Websites of cities and towns.
  • In case you haven't seen this one:
  • New from Florida archive: Florida Postcard Collection, over 5000 postcards!
  • Miami News photograph collection: an index of the collection, by category, from the South Florida Historical Museum (which now has the photos).
  • FEC complaint against Mel Martinez campaign.
  • Facts about Teachers in the U.S.: stats for Teacher Appreciation Week from Census.
  • Foreign visitors to the U.S., 2003-2 broken down by state.
  • Rawstory, a liberal news site.
    Public Records, Tools, Journalism, People: no links this week

    Some Interesting stories/Weblogs:
  • You think you have problems getting to the airport and going through security? Read this report by an Iraqi using Baghdad airport for the first time in 'Healing Iraq' blog.
  • The Food Museum and Blog. The basic info is under Exhibits, including nice histories, descriptions of lots of different foods.
  • Raw Story Editors Blog from Rawstory, which calls itself 'a liberal Drudge'.


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