This sub-web site is mostly for my own amusement. I have a lot of discussions with friends on these topics, and often these discussions hinge on data of a numerical nature. I'm making that data available here if & when I get around to adding it. Each page also gives link to the authoritative data sources the underlying data is sourced from..
Perl scripts are often used to scrape data from referenced websites in real time, and to generate web pages at the left in real time that have rapidly changing data (such as economic data). Thus, the data is the most up-to-date available at the time of viewing.
Books worth reading: