Have you ever thought about mapping out who the people are who rule the corporations and therefore control the world? I know I have. The good news is that Josh has gone ahead and created a web application to do it for you. You can go and add companies and then see how the members of the boards interrelate.
It took me a moment to figure out the interface once the intro is over. Just click load and choose a map. I think the most interesting was the 7 most powerful people in the [corporate] world.
linkage: they rule