Tech Tips Home
The Best Tech Tips And Daily Deals
Newsletter On The Internet!

Shop online 24hrs a day or call us Mon-Fri
8:30AM-4:30PM EST - 1-800-915-2088
WorldStart Tech Tip And Store Search
Email: Password: Login Remember Me

Like what you see here? Subscribe to the Tech Tips newsletter!   Email: Subscribe

Useless Information cool site

Monday, October 24th, 2005 by | Filed Under: Cool Sites
 
Loading...


Useless Information

Have you ever wondered how Q-Tips got their name? Want to find out how Band-Aids come from Listerine? What would you do if you were President for a day? Well, you can do that at this site.

I have to admit that I fell in love with this site and spent a good two hours of my day just reading the articles. The slogan of this site is “Stuff You Never Needed To Know, But Your Life Would Be Incomplete Without.”

On the main page you’ll find lots of articles, like the Bath School Disaster, U.S. Camel Brigade, and a nifty article called Fast Facts where you can get a bunch of neat facts all at once.

Just click the link to read any of these articles. I really liked the Antarctica’s Red Light District article about the mating habits of penguins. A few other favorites were the article on David Rice Atchison who was President of the United States for a day, or how S.O.S pads came to be.

After you’ve had your fill of the front page, scroll to the bottom and click the image with the three arrows that reads “Click here for more stories.” This takes you to a page where the stories are in categories: Forgotten Genius, Hmm.., Incredible Stories of Survival, Inventive Genius, Presidents and Rulers, Unbelievable!, Why? Why? Why?, You’ve Got to Be Kidding!, and other site files.

The other site files area includes information about the author, the site, some photos, and even some links.

http://home.nycap.rr.com/useless/index.html

~ Amanda

Leave a Reply


Like these tips? Get them for FREE in your email!

WorldStart's Tech Tips Newsletter

  • Tech Tips Daily - Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

  • Tech Tips Weekly - If you don't want our Tech Tips newsletter every day, then sign up for this weekly newsletter to get the best information of the week. Sent on Fridays.

Other Newsletters

  • WorldStart's Daily Deals - Every week, we send out great deals in our Daily Deals newsletter. Many of these deals are exclusively for our Daily Deals newsletter subscribers and can't be found with our regular specials.

  • Just For Grins - Each issue includes a couple clean jokes, some funny quotes, and a hilarious reader's story. Newsletter is sent five days a week.


Enter Email Address:

Subscribe

Your e-mail address is safe with us!
We only use it to send you the newsletters you request. It is NEVER disclosed to a third party for any reason, ever! Plus, if you decided you don't like our newsletters (don't worry, you'll love them), unsubscribing is fast and easy.

Free Newsletter Signup



Tech Tips Daily

Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

Tech Tips Weekly

The week's best in tech and computer help. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

WorldStart's Daily Deals

The very best deals on the Internet! Get a new set of incredible sales every day of the week!

Just For Grins

Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Sent 5 times a week straight to your email.


Subscribe


Love Worldstart? Refer A Friend!

WorldStart's Premium Membership

Tip Archive


Categories:
Archives: