- Measuring Worth - Relative Value of UK Pounds
Five Ways to Compute the Relative Value of a UK Pound Amount, 1830 to Present (inc Retail Price Index GDP Deflator Average Earnings Per Capita GDP (relative share of) GDP)
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- Met Office London: forecast
Much more useful forecast view than the usual one as it gives time as well as day summaries.
by 2 users
- Transport Direct
Point to point transport across the UK - trains, flights, coaches or cars.
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- UN Infonation - various economic statistics compared
Lots of ways to do interactive graphs and comparisons across all nations
The United Nations Cyberschoolbus is a website about global issues and the UN, for students ages 5-18 and their teachers.
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- Visualizing Global Web Performance with Akamai
Bookmark this page to check the world's online behavior at any given moment -- How fast is data moving? Where's the most congestion? What events are causing spikes in Web activity? Previously, only Akamai and our customers had access to this information. Now we're opening that window into the online universe.
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See world maps with the size of countries adjusted for variables (eg population)
by 5 users
a guide to transport projects in london
- Current Value of Old Money
List of useful links and books
by 2 users (all private)
- Get a map online free from Ordnance Survey, Britain's national mapping agency
printable but small maps of anywhere in the UK particularly suitable for walking and cycling.
Create your own walking, cycling, and running routes; switch between views of OS Explorer maps and OS Landranger maps; view routes from AA, Trail magazine and more.
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- Google Earth Hacks
Lots of downloads, information and hacks for Google Earth.
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- International Networks Archive \\ Remapping Our World
Variety of statistical data about international flows etc (tourism, Internet, students drugs etc)
- nationmaster.com - Everything About Everywhere
nationmaster.com - Everything About Everywhere - lots of customisable comparison charts. Some of the Internet statistics quite dated.
Country comparisons using graphs, maps. Huge database of world statistics. Reference site contains country statistics, maps, flags, graphs and pie charts.
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- Search Index--MapMachine--atlas, street maps (National Geographic)
"MapMachine is a dynamic atlas that lets you explore hundreds of maps, satellite images, and historical cartography to customize your own experience."
Use our tools to explore the world, learn about human and physical patterns, and make your own maps.
interactive map mapping
- SensibleUnits.com - unit conversion plus convert to 'real world' dimensions
eg 19kg = 3.8 average domestic housecats!
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- Sunrise/Sunset Predictions
(for London - other places also available)
- Surname profiler
Find where in the UK your surname is most commonly found in 1881 and in 1998. Will later feature other countries too.
by 2 users
- UK Schools Map
Google map of all UK schools with scores
A Google Maps mashup site to display UK schools, and links to Ofsted reports and DFES performance results.
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historical weather data
Weatherbase.com offers records and averages, climatology and historical weather for 16,439 cities worldwide, searchable by city, state, country or ZIP code. Try our unique Vacation Finder to plan your next vacation.
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- Wi-Fi Hotspots : JIWIRE Hotspot Directory
Indicates both free and pay wifi, allows you to specify nearness to a postcode (as near as .2km)
JiWire works with the leading national and international advertisers, networks and Internet service providers.
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