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CIA The World Factbook

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Comprehensive geographical, economic, political and statistical summaries of the world's countries and other political entities. To contact by email, use the online form.

Central Intelligence Agency
Office of Public Affairs
Washington DC 20505

Tel: +101 703 482 0623
Fax: +101 703 482 173

Free Tips

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Heterogenous collection of tips and information on subjects generally disregarded by formal works of reference. Information is reduced to a level of simplicity just short of the absurd.

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Email: admin@free-tips.org

Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office

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Produces the Astronomical and Nautical Almanacs, and also authoritative astronomical data for aviators, surveyors, the armed forces, lawyers, religious groups, architects, schools, diary and calendar publishers, photographers and film crews.

Space Science and Technology Department
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Didcot OX11 0QX
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1235 821900
Fax: +44 (0)1235 445068
Email: hmnao@nao.rl.ac.uk


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Award-winning Web site giving introductory explanations online of how anything and everything works, from aphrodisiacs to the zeta bike propeller. Use the form on the Web site to make email contact.

c/o Convex Group Inc
One Capital City Plaza
3350 Peachtree Road
Suite 1500
Atlanta GA 30326

Infinite Domain

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Portal site for UK-based Web-oriented information. Contains newsfeeds, weather and TV listings. Provides Web-based email with the @infinitedomain.co.uk address.

United Kingdom

Email: info@infinitedomain.co.uk


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The online service linked to Nature, the international weekly journal of science. Authoritative articles on current scientific research. Science news email alert service. Part of Nature Publishing Group, the scientific division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, along with Nature research journals, Nature Reviews, Nature Clinical Practice journals and NPG academic journals, all linked to this site,

The Macmillan Building
4 Crinan Street
London N1 9XW
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7833 4000
Fax: +44 (0)20 7843 4596/7

Ordnance Survey

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Official UK cartographic agency. Paper and digital maps can be bought online and the site contains a useful Get-a-map feature which will provide an online map for any UK postcode, place name or grid reference.

Customer Service Centre
Ordnance Survey
Romsey Road
Southampton SO16 4GU
United Kingdom

Tel: UK 08456 05 05 05
Fax: +44 (0)23 8079 2615
Email: customerservices@ordnancesurvey.co.uk

Really Funny Videos

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Collection of humorous and oddball streaming video clips with many links to similar sites.

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Scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI). Private individuals can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyses radio telescope data.

Web presence only. Site developed and run by the Univestiy of California, SETI is based on the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC).

The Knowhere Guide

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Manifestly a site for UK and Irish skateboarders to publish the skate parks inadvertantly created by urban architects along with the hook-up spots, shops and cafés essential to teen culture. In practice, also an indispensable reference for journalists looking for the places to find and interview the cutting edge of British and Irish puberty.

For additional up-to-date contact details enquire using the email address below.

Email: info@knowhere.co.uk

The Official String Theory Web Site

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A site which addresses everything beyond E=mc². Contains online forums in which the curious may enquire and the knowledgeable inform.

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UK Information

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A directory, information and guides to cities, towns and villages in the UK for residents, visitors, business and media research.

Email: sales@britinfo.net

Watch Time Zone.com

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Provides current local time of cities worldwide in a tabulated world time clock. The online time zone converter allows visitors to enter a time and city of their choice and read off the corresponding time for a different city in another time zone.

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Comprehensive glossary of IT terminology.

Jupitermedia Headquarters
23 Old Kings Highway South
Darien CT 06820

Tel: +101 203 662 2800
Fax: +101 203 655 4686


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Web-based, free-content encyclopedia written collaboratively by volunteers and sponsored by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Make initial contact through forms on the Web site.

Wikimedia Foundation Inc
3911 Harrisburg St NEST
Petersburg FL 33703

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