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How Stuff Works

Friday, November 12th, 2004

How Stuff Works

Containing sections such as Computer Stuff, Auto Stuff, Electronics Stuff, Science Stuff and much, much more. You’ll find out how tons of stuff works. Today they were featuring the Nintendo Game Box.

Jump inside and figure out what’s inside the box and how it compares to other gaming systems out there. You can even see

The Official World Rock Paper Scissors Society

The World RPS Society is dedicated to the promotion of Rock Paper Scissors as a fun and safe way to resolve disputes.

“We feel that conserving the roots of RPS is essential for the growth and development of the game and the players.”

Practice with the “Online Trainer”, learn Advanced techniques, and more!

http://www.worldrps.com/

The Web Museum, Paris

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Web Museum, Paris

Welcome to the web museum in Paris, visit Paul Cezanne and the Medieval Art sections for gorgeous artwork, or take the small tour of Paris. Learn all about Cezanne while viewing over a 100 paintings that you can only find here at the web museum.

When your finished in France, visit all the web museums around the world by following the links… Continue reading

Space Age City

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Space Age City

Are you ready for the future? Flying cars, odd architecture, well then you need to enjoy this site. Check out the different sections of this site and prepared to be…wowed. For those of you who want to see spaced out architecture visit it the Googie section where the buildings look like they’re right out of the

Castles on the Web

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Have you ever wanted to live in a castle? Need information on castles for a report or for your own curiosity? You may very well need to visit Castles on the Web, then! They have a fabulous castle search engine if you have specific questions, a glossary of terms, books and even a section on myths and legends! There are also images galleries to browse and links that lead… Continue reading

The Artchive

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Artchive

Like fine art? Well if you do this site has it, and it’s free. You can find everything from tribalism to modernism here, and all the good stuff in between like expressionism and romanticism. They even have a section of just women artists. You can take

The Free Site

Friday, November 12th, 2004


Need a source of freebies? Well then this is definitely it. There are tons of freebies here and a little bit of something for everyone. Webmasters—you can find freebies to make your sites neater, cleaner and better. Music Listeners—you can find wav, midi, and mp3 files. And that’s not all. Choose the freebie section of the site you wish to view and get

Influenza

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Influenza

Find out the current rate of flu suffers in your area. Look at where the flu is most prominent in the country. See if you have flu symptoms, find out what predominant flu symptoms and their treatment.

http://www.flustar.com

Automatic Flatterer

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Automatic Flatterer

Tired of people insulting you? Well see how your computer and friends should really treat you. Give yourself a pick me up and visit this site.

Type in your name and prepare to be flattered. This site could be habit forming, but hey visit it anyway.

Be appreciated for who you are.

http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~geoffo/humour/flattery.html

 … Continue reading

The Lemonade Game

Friday, November 12th, 2004

The Lemonade Game

How much lemonade can you sell in a day? Well this is a game that is highly addictive and once you figure out your secret recipe for success, a productive one.

Ready to re-visit childhood and have a lemonade stand? Then visit this site. Read the intro, click okay and set up your preferences, buy supplies, and then get ready to sell. You… Continue reading

License Plate Internet Gallery

Friday, November 12th, 2004

License Plate Internet Gallery

Ah license plates, lovely little things really, you can personalize them and make them witty. Well here is a whole gallery of them for your enjoyment.

This gallery is of license plates that are web/computer orientated. So for you cyber geeks like me, you’ll scroll through them all. Some of them are really witty and some of them are just nerdy… Continue reading

I Should Be Working

Friday, November 12th, 2004

I Should Be Working

I Should Be Working is a site dedicated to “slackers, goof-offs, procrastinators, loafers, long lunchers, and web addicted employees” states their front page. They also state, “we strive to be the best online starting point for web surfing slackishness.”

Curious? Well their statement of intent got my attention.

So I checked it out and it is a fun place to hang out… Continue reading

Space

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Space

Welcome to Space.com the perfect site for all you space nuts out there. Do you want up to date space news and odd stories, well you’ll find them at this site.

Spaceflight — get up to date news on worldwide space launches, and view mission archives as well.

Spaceviews — View image galleries, get wallpaper and screen savers, and use the universal viewer.

A space… Continue reading

Hoistman

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Hoistman

Like power tools and woodworking? Then you’ll love this site. You can find plans for a toy chest, a drill press table, cross cut sled and much, much more.

Or you can visit the woodshop, and see some interesting wood working projects. The finished pictures are very neat, I particularly enjoyed the picture of Walnut and Birdseye table, and the puzzle box.

Get some coffee… Continue reading

Arseiam

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Arseiam

Do you like strange visual effects and different type of graphics? I do, they’re neat and imaginative and make you think.

This site is full of them, and I mean full of them. Better yet, they are interactive, so you can play with them and control the contour and speed. For those of you who are web masters, you can get the source code so… Continue reading

The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements

That title is definitely a mouthful. For those of you who like comic books you should like this interesting way of cataloguing them.

Click on an element of the periodic table and you’ll get a list of the comic book pages involving that element, or for technical information you can follow the link to Mark Winter’s Web… Continue reading

Stupid Computer Tricks

Friday, November 12th, 2004

Stupid Computer Tricks

A photo gallery, gasp, no not a photo gallery – where are the computer tricks? Well they are of a different variety, check out the pictures and the captions. Randomly I choose the picture of the floppy disk.

The caption for that one reads “Here’s another ‘floppy drive won’t read…’ problem. Note the disk

eHow

Friday, November 12th, 2004

eHow

I know, the name is kind of strange, but let me tell you, the site is chock full of great how-to advice. They say they have over 15,000 articles (I wasn’t going to count), so if you have a how-to to do here’s your site :-)

http://www.ehow.com

Castle of Spirits

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

Castle of Spirits

Do you like a good ghost story? Would you like to see photos of paranormal, ghostly activity? Well if so you might enjoy this site. Are you ready to visit the Castle of Spirits?

This site has ton of pictures, and pictures that have proved to be hoaxes. So for you sleuths out there that should appeal

Virtual Fish Tank

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

Like Fish, but don’t want the upkeep? Well now you can get your fish fix by using the virtual fish tank. You’ll need to have Macromedia’s Shockwave to use this site. If you don’t have shockwave this site will direct you to it. If you’re really curious how this whole site works check out their Technical Stuff Section.

From their Press box

Dumb Warnings

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

Dumb Warnings

In the style of Dumb Laws, here are dumb warnings. I particularly enjoyed their top ten dumbest warnings and I think you will too. A nice section is the random warning which is a good way to experience the humor of these warnings. Want to just go through them however you want? Go through their warning index and pick and choose as you please.

Have… Continue reading

StarryScapes

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

StarryScapes

“Welcome to Loke Kun Tan’s Astrophotography website which displays photographic images of celestial objects adorning our night skies. Some of the objects are visible to the naked eye, such as the bright and spectacular Comets Hyakutake and Hale-Bopp. Other objects, such as gaseous nebulae and galaxies, can be extremely faint and are visually evident only in telescopes or through

Healthy Diet

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

Healthy Diet

Here you will find Medical Diets and much, much more. Need to find a diet after all this holiday eating? Then I suggest you start your research at this site.

The Medical Diet section is very interesting with information ranging from Heart and Diabetes diets to Allergies and Pregnancy. For those of us who are regular dieters, you will enjoy the other sections with recipes, humor, and… Continue reading

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Visit the Fact-O-Matic, type in a single word and find all occurrences of that word in Mr. Smarty Pant’s database. Or you can just jump right in head first to the topics, and browse to your heart’s content.

I choose the odd topic heading of Flan. Knowing that flan was a desert, I was curious as to what interesting factoids I could find… Continue reading

Dumb Laws

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

We all know they are out there, waiting, just waiting to get us. Have you ever been the victim of a dumb law? Well now you can find out about dumb laws from all over the world. Check out the dumb laws for my state, Ohio:

1.It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

2.The Ohio driver’s education

What Is?

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

What Is?

Have you ever been curious what those tech people are talking about? Well here is a site that has thousands of definitions for the latest IT-related words. Just pop it in their search engine and get your definition, or better yet browse by letter, or topic.

Believe me if you can think of the word they probably have the definition you are looking for.

Here’s… Continue reading

City Creator

Thursday, November 11th, 2004

City Creator

Are you a fan of Sim city? Well if so here’s a site for you. City Creator allows you to build cities online. You have a choice between Blankton and Snoland. One is a regular city, the other is, you guessed it – full of snowy items.

Build great cities, or tiny communities, it’s your choice. I’ve spent hours here just… Continue reading

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