Everything Links

I think the universe is fascinating and I like to explore it–while sitting in my comfortable chair at home, with my Hannah Joy on my lap, sipping hot coffee or iced tea. These are links to many things that I find interesting. I will add to this page when I find more things to explore.

Transportation

Deliveries
All In One Package Tracking

Airplanes
Flightaware.com (It’s cool learning the origin and destination of the planes flying overhead)

Boats/Ships
MarineTracker.com
Vesseltracker.com
Shipping Routes
National Data Buoy Center
Sunken Ships of the Atlantic
Lakes Ship Traffic

Snow Plows
Michigan Department of Transportation (No plows in summer. Duh. But construction, incidents, and cameras all year)

Earth

Earthquakes/Volcanoes
Dutchsinse Youtube
Earthquakes Live Feed
Earthquakes USGS
Earthquake/Volcanoes
Interactive Map of Active Volcanoes

Wildfires
Fire and Smoke Map
US Wildfire Map

Weather

Weather
There are a lot of sites/downloads to track weather. These are my two favorite:
National Weather Service
MyRadar.com (You can buy an inexpensive subscription for more features.)

Lightning
Real-time Lightning Map

Flooding
Flood Map

Wind
Global Map of Wind

Combination Tracking
Radar-tracker.com (Airplanes, Marine, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, ISS)
USGS.Gov Realtime Data (Wildfires, Avalanches, Droughts, Floods, Landslides, Geomagnetism )
Zoom Earth  (real-time satellite images, rainfall radar maps, animated wind maps, tropical cyclones, severe storms, wildfires, natural hazards and more)

Space

International Space Station
Spot the Station
NASA: Crew and Mission Info
NASA: Livestream from ISS

Northern Lights
Aurora Alerts
Aurora Forecast
NOAA: Aurora 30 Min Forecast
Space Weather

Astronomy
NASA’s All-Sky Fireball Network
Meteorite Calendar
Eclipse Calendar
Astronomy Calendar
Near Earth Objects
The Sky Live (near earth objects)
Atmospheric Optics
Tonight’s Sky
North American Dark Skies
Stellarium
Solar System – NASA
Sky & Telescope
Space Engine
Stars – Chrome Experiments
Nine Planets Tour
In the Sky
Night Earth
Earth & Moon Viewer
Astronomy and Telescope Webcams
The Sounds of Space
EarthSky: The Sounds of Space
NASA Audio Collection

Wildlife

Birds
All About Birds (identification)
E-Bird Migration Links
E-Bird Migration Map (enter species to see where they are)
Bird Conservation Region
Globe of Bird Migration (Tracks 11 types of birds.)
ABC Birds Migration Tracking
Bird Migration Maps
Live Bird Migration Map
eBird Science
Hummingbird Migration Map
The Feather Atlas (feather Identification)

Animals
Nature Tracking
Greenbelly Wildlife Tracks Identification
Hiking Michigan Wildlife Track Identification
50 Animal Footprints Found in N. America
Animal Tracks in Snow and Mud
Wildlife Webcams and Tracking
Watching Wildlife
Wildlife Cams
Wildlife Webcams All Around the World
Where the Animals Go
World Atlas Animal Migration
Migrations in Motion
Wildlife Teaching Resources for Children

Fish
Global Swimways (Fish Migration)
Marine Life Encyclopedia
Shark Tracker

Geography

World
GEO Awesomeness
Geolic Maps
19 Fascinating Maps
World Maps
USGS Topographical Maps
USGS Interactive Topographical Map
Stamen Maps (You can change the appearance of the maps)
20 Largest Cities
Map Crunch (Explore random Google Earth sites)
US Census Maps
Google Maps Mania
NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive
Scribble Maps
Webcam Hopper (webcams from around the world)
EarthCam (webcams from around the world)

Michigan
I have been born, raised, and lived all my life in Michigan, and I’m Michi-centric
Explore Michigan
55 Interesting Facts About Michigan
Unpronounceable Michigan
Michigan National Parks
Michigan State Parks
Michigan Forests
Michigan Lighthouses
Interactive Michigan Maps (Maps of counties, cities, lakes, rivers, islands)
Great Lakes Maps
Michigan’s Hand Map
Tolkien-inspired Map of Michigan (because LOTR)
Funny Michigan Maps
Great Lakes Current Map
Mackinac Bridge Cam
Great Lakes Shipwrecks
Great Lakes Shipwreck Map
Edmund Fitzgerald

United Kingdom
Mind the Gap (A Brit’s Guide to Surviving America FB page)

Fantasy Maps
Map of Middle Earth (because everyone should have a map of Middle Earth)
IGN Maps (maps of fantasy worlds, video games, TV and movies)

History

Hyper History
Atlas of World History
Histography
Interactive History Map
Ancient History Maps
iBible Maps
Bible History
Paul’s Missionary Journeys
Bible Maps, Timelines, Pictures

Encyclopedias

World Culture Encyclopedia
Holidays and Observances Worldwide
Lakepedia
Murderpedia
Mythopedia
Science Fiction Encyclopedia
Symbols

Language

The Free Dictionary
Visuwords
Lexipedia
Online Etymology Dictionary
Dictionary.com
Acronym Finder
United Kingdom Informal Speech Dictionary
Legal Dictionary
Wiktionary
Quote Investigator
Virtual Keyboard (Translator)

Music

Radio Garden (Music stations around the world
Radiooooo (Listen to music from around the world and history)
Old Radio World (Historic radio programs from the 1930s-1950s)
Old Radio Programs (Archive of historic old radio broadcasts)
Music Bubbles (Music people around the world are listening to)
Music Map (Type in any musician’s name and it will give you a map of other artists you might like)
A Soft Murmur (Create your own ambient sounds)
Piano

Food

My Fridge Food (site gives recipe ideas based on the food in your fridge)
Recipes (Linked to a page on this blog listing a few of my personal favorite recipes)
Coffitivity (Ambient sounds of a cafe)

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