Apr 27 2009
Setting out across the solar system, the planet or the state? Get to the destination of your choice with these armchair traveler picks.
Access the CIA’s online World Fact Book. Learn all about exotic places you can’t pronounce. Download a map and flag. It’s the next best thing to being there, minus the hassles of international travel.
Tag along with the Opportunity and Spirit on Mars with this mini control center from NASA. I’m not guaranteeing how long the rovers will be broadcasting, but this is the best software for playing along at home.
For those of you that’d trade Mars for Wall Street, you’ll want to download Bull Market for quick menu-bar access to your favorite stock quotes from Yahoo! Finance. Retrieve quick updates on your portfolio stocks easily.
Wherever you’re headed, know what to wear. Download quick weather maps for your region with this tiny AppleScript app and get a heads-up on Mother Nature’s mood.
Have fun and learn something. See you next week with more good stuff.
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