Maps showing every country, state, and county I have ever been in

Every few years, I have posted maps of every country, U.S. state, and U.S. county I have ever been in. It is time for an update. Since I last posted, in August 2009, I have added one country (South Korea), zero states, and thirty-one counties (in Kansas, Nebraska, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Arizona). I do …

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Sim City 5

Sim City 3000 was the greatest game ever created for a computer. Sim City 4 was a disappointment. Sim City 5 (or just SimCity on the official web site) is coming in 2013. Will it be the new "greatest game ever?" Or another dog? P.S. "Sim City" is not the same as "The Sims."

Video: 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes

A four minute video on world wealth and health that is a more interesting presentation of statistics than the norm: The video ends on an optimistic note: everything is getting better and better, even for those down at the bottom. I would be more cautious: while life expectancy has improved for all but the poorest …

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