Google Earth - always fun...one of those grand and glorious free things on the Internet
....find the Tom Hanks Castaway island, creep around in Amsterdam, or find your home or school (if it was there)...
Catalogue of Life - Indexing the World's Species
In the history of Science, no one has ever listed all known species in one comprehensive list.
Project was expected to be completed by 2011 with approximately 1.75 million species.