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{{boxright|__TOC__}}[[Category:Places]][[Sol System]]: [[Earth]]{{seed}}
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==Navigation==
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[[category:planets]]
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[[category:places]]
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{{#set:thing type=planet}}
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{{#set:page type=place}}
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[[within::Sol System]]: <section begin=navbar />[[Earth]]<section end=navbar />
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* '''Satellites''':
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** '''Artificial''': (inhabited) [[orbited by::International Space Station]]; (other) [http://www.spacetelescope.org/ Hubble Space Telescope], ICESat...
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** '''Natural''': [[orbited by::Luna]]
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* '''Nearest planets''': [[Venus]], [[Mars]]
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* '''Surrounded by''': [[surrounded by::Earth orbit]]
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==Overview==
 
Mostly harmless.
 
Mostly harmless.
* '''Satellites''':
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==Related Pages==
** '''Artificial''': (inhabited) [[International Space Station]]; (other) [http://www.spacetelescope.org/ Hubble Space Telescope], ICESat...
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* [[sustainable living]]
** '''Natural''': [[Luna]]
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* '''Near to''': [[Venus]], [[Mars]]
 
* '''Surrounded by''': [[Earth orbit]]
 
 
==Countries==
 
==Countries==
*[[Bangladesh]]
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* [[Bangladesh]]
*[[Belarus]]
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* [[Belarus]]
*[[Belgium]]
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* [[Belgium]]
*[[China]]
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* [[Canada]]
*[[Germany]]
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* [[China]]
*[[Guatemala]]
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* [[Germany]]
*[[Hungary]]
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* [[Guatemala]]
*[[India]]
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* [[Hungary]]
*[[Iraq]]
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* [[India]]
*[[Mexico]]
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* [[Israel]]
*[[Morocco]]
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* [[Iraq]]
*[[The Netherlands]] (Holland)
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* [[Malaysia]]
*[[Nigeria]]
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* [[Mexico]]
*[[Slovenia]]
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* [[Morocco]]
*[[Sweden]]
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* [[The Netherlands]] (Holland)
*[[United Kingdom]]
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* [[Nigeria]]
**[[England]]
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* [[Norway]]
*[[United States]] (USA)
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* [[Slovenia]]
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* [[Spain]]
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* [[Sweden]]
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* [[Switzerland]]
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* [[United Kingdom]]
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** [[England]]
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* [[United States]] (USA)
 
===Obscure Countries===
 
===Obscure Countries===
 
These countries are very small, and their internet [[TLD]]s are often used for web sites unrelated to the country in question.
 
These countries are very small, and their internet [[TLD]]s are often used for web sites unrelated to the country in question.
 
*[[Christmas Island]] (.cx)
 
*[[Christmas Island]] (.cx)
 
*[[Norfolk Island]] (.nf)
 
*[[Norfolk Island]] (.nf)
*[[São Tomé]] (.st)
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*[[S&atilde;o Tom&eacute;]] (.st)
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===Displaced Peoples===
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* [[Palestine]]
  
 
==Tools==
 
==Tools==
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*[http://www.xe.com/ucc/ Universal Currency Converter]
 
*[http://www.xe.com/ucc/ Universal Currency Converter]
 
===Maps===
 
===Maps===
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* [http://www.yourstreet.com/ YourStreet]: uses Google Maps data service to display a map showing where local news events took place
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** '''2007-11-09''' [http://www.technologyreview.com/Biztech/19695/ YourStreet connects news stories to places, creating a different kind of social network]
 
* [http://earth.google.com/ Google Earth]: image database viewable with software tool (free download, but WinXP/2k only)
 
* [http://earth.google.com/ Google Earth]: image database viewable with software tool (free download, but WinXP/2k only)
 
* [http://www.openstreetmap.org/ OpenStreetMap]: online creative-commons-licensed maps & satellite photos
 
* [http://www.openstreetmap.org/ OpenStreetMap]: online creative-commons-licensed maps & satellite photos
 
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====geological history====
==Blogs==
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/upr.edu/planetary-habitability-laboratory-upra/press-releases/anewviewofanancienthabitableplanet A New View of and Ancient Habitable Planet]: detailed computer renderings of simulated satellite views from 750 mya to the present
* [http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/globalvoices Global Voices]: blogs from around the world
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==Directory==
==Topics==
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''many of these links should be moved to [[the Internet]]''
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===Apparel===
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* [http://nosweatapparel.com/ No Sweat Apparel]: 100% union-made, sweatshop-free, "open source" apparel; US-based, ships worldwide
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===Artists===
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* [http://rogerdean.com/ Roger Dean]: best known for his album covers for the rock group Yes
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* [http://www.ryanchurch.com/ Ryan Church]: SF/F; did work for ''Star Wars II'' and ''III''
 
===Aviation===
 
===Aviation===
 
* [http://www.airliners.net/ Airliners.net]: photos, data, and history for civil aircraft
 
* [http://www.airliners.net/ Airliners.net]: photos, data, and history for civil aircraft
 
* [http://www.landings.com/ Landings]: databases, aircraft sales, planning, weather, pilot supplies, flight schools...
 
* [http://www.landings.com/ Landings]: databases, aircraft sales, planning, weather, pilot supplies, flight schools...
 
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==={{faint|Banking}}===
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''see [[#Microloans]]''
 
===Disasters===
 
===Disasters===
 
* [http://quakehelp.asiaquake.org/ QuakeHelp] wiki
 
* [http://quakehelp.asiaquake.org/ QuakeHelp] wiki
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===Employment===
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* '''project placement'''
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** [http://www.guru.com/ guru.com]: freelance technical project-oriented placement/collaborative site
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** [http://www.project4hire.com/ Project 4 Hire]: similar
 
===Environment===
 
===Environment===
 
* [http://www.wri.org/ World Resources Institute]
 
* [http://www.wri.org/ World Resources Institute]
 
===Events===
 
===Events===
 
* '''09-19''': Talk Like a Pirate Day: [ [http://www.talklikeapirate.com/ site] ] [ {{wikipedia|International Talk Like a Pirate Day}} ]
 
* '''09-19''': Talk Like a Pirate Day: [ [http://www.talklikeapirate.com/ site] ] [ {{wikipedia|International Talk Like a Pirate Day}} ]
 
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===Internet Access===
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* [http://en.fon.com/ fon]: "the largest wi-fi community in the world"
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===Microloans===
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* [https://www.microplace.com/ MicroPlace]: "Invest wisely. End poverty." (an [[eBay]] company)
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===Real Estate===
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* [http://www.privateislandsonline.com/ Private Islands Online]
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===Religion===
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* [http://gbgm-umc.org/ Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church]
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===Scam Baiting===
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* [http://419eater.com/ 419 Eater]
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* [http://thescambaiter.com/ The Scam Baiter]
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===Trade===
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* [http://www.alibaba.com/ Alibaba]: "global trade starts here". Meeting point & directory for manufacturers and buyers
 
===Travel===
 
===Travel===
 
* Vacation Cruise Ships
 
* Vacation Cruise Ships
 
** [http://www.celebrity.com/ Celebrity Cruises]
 
** [http://www.celebrity.com/ Celebrity Cruises]
 
** [http://hollandamerica.com/ Holland America Line]
 
** [http://hollandamerica.com/ Holland America Line]
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===Urban Exploration===
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* [http://www.siologen.net/pbase/ International Urban Glow]: photos from Australia, Canada, Europe, US...
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* '''2015-02-20''' [http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/photos-enter-an-abandoned-world-frozen-in-time/ Urban explorer reveals an abandoned world, frozen in time]
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* '''2007-11-20''' [http://www.esquire.com/features/best-brightest-2007/mirukim1207 Miru Kim Takes Pictures]

Latest revision as of 02:35, 21 February 2015

Navigation


Sol System:

Earth

Overview

Mostly harmless.

Related Pages

Countries

Obscure Countries

These countries are very small, and their internet TLDs are often used for web sites unrelated to the country in question.

Displaced Peoples

Tools

Maps

geological history

Directory

many of these links should be moved to the Internet

Apparel

  • No Sweat Apparel: 100% union-made, sweatshop-free, "open source" apparel; US-based, ships worldwide

Artists

  • Roger Dean: best known for his album covers for the rock group Yes
  • Ryan Church: SF/F; did work for Star Wars II and III

Aviation

  • Airliners.net: photos, data, and history for civil aircraft
  • Landings: databases, aircraft sales, planning, weather, pilot supplies, flight schools...

Banking

see #Microloans

Disasters

Employment

  • project placement

Environment

Events

Internet Access

  • fon: "the largest wi-fi community in the world"

Microloans

Real Estate

Religion

Scam Baiting

Trade

  • Alibaba: "global trade starts here". Meeting point & directory for manufacturers and buyers

Travel

Urban Exploration