Sunday, September 24, 2006

Weekend update: More research links from the week

This week I managed to find things in most categories, despite being almost too busy to browse the sites. Lots of good stuff though.

The links:

  • The Oliver North File, now at the National Security Archives. Does anyone remember Iran-Contra any more?
  • bin Laden's Speeches, 2003-6 from MEMRI Jihad and Terrorism Studies Project archives.
  • Escherichia Coli, guidelines from the CDC.

  • Recent Research on Medical Marijuana, from NORML.
  • Evaluating Fairness and Accuracy in State Death Penalty Systems, from the ABA. Recently added: Florida.
  • United States Army Military Readiness, report by reps. Murtha and Obey.
  • Iran Nuclear Program: U.S. Options, another bibliography from the Air University library.

  • U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, 2006, latest release from BEA.
  • European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics - 2006, chapters available in PDF.
  • Crime in the U.S., 2005, FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report.
  • Water Data for the Nation, from USGS.

    Governments, Politics:
  • Legistorm has a searchable/browsable database of Congressional staff salaries.

  • Registry of the American Soldier, project from Defense Dept to get Army records online, voluntary registration.
  • 400 Richest Americans, from Forbes, latest list.

  • Fortune 500 2006

  • Six Tips to protect your online search privacy, from EFF.

    Some interesting stories/blogs:
  • Standinaqueue,a blog devoted to the great British pasttime.


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