BlogSearchEngine.Org: Tool for searching many blogs including .gov, .edu, .org as well as .com sites.
CIA World Factbook: Select a country and the facts you would like to know about the country.
Library of Congress Country Studies Collection: This resource contains 80 books, written in the 1990's, about information from various countries. They have been photocopied so you will need to select the "view images in sequence" to read the pages. If you select All Formats, found next to the search box, you can find other pertinent information about life, art, etc. that will be more up to date.
Search Blog Spot:: Tool for searching blogs that are on Blogspot (a free blog creation/hosting site sponsored by Google.