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June 23, 2009
What does the Internet think?
Just type a search term, and get the internet's opinion.
June 22, 2009
Summer reading lists
Lists from many sources
June 21, 2009
Famous TV Dads
With a television set in nearly every house in America, these TV fathers have influenced generations of children and parents alike, and thusly have earned a place in celebrating Father's Day.
June 20, 2009
Picture Show - You are what you eat
From the right vantage point, an open fridge is the perfect staging grounds for a discussion of consumption.
June 19, 2009
Centuries of Progress: American World's Fairs 1853-1982
From the Hagley Museum & Library an exhibit about U.S. World's Fairs.
June 18, 2009
5 Historical Figures (and Families) ID’d with DNA
thanks to DNA analysis and radiocarbon dating, scientists have identified the bodies of some notable people who were previously thought to be lost. Here are their stories.
June 17, 2009
Established in 1999, BackyardChickens has become the #1 destination for the information you need to raise, keep, and appreciate chickens. Originally designed for the urban chicken owner, we're here to help and support chickens in any backyard!
June 16, 2009
Google's Top 17 Easter Eggs, Gags, and Hoaxes
Google makes your life easier with great search, but did you also know it's loaded with pranks, goofs, and put-ons?
June 15, 2009
Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios.
June 14, 2009
Meet some of your more unusual relatives.
June 13, 2009
Hospital Food From 11 Different Countries
Hospital food doesn't have a very good reputation, but some of this looks really tasty.
June 12, 2009
Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps
For all of the places that Google Maps allows you to see, there are plenty of places that are off-limits. Whether itís due to government restrictions, personal-privacy lawsuits or mistakes, Google Maps has slapped a "Prohibited" sign on these 51 places.
June 11, 2009
Top instant sound effects
Instant rimshot - sad trombone - crickets - and many others.
June 10, 2009
Hitler up close -- and in color
Life has posted never-before-published photos of Adolf Hitler by German photographer Hugo Jaeger. You can view them here.
June 9, 2009
100+ Portraits of Iconic People of All Time
Portraits explore the relationship between the subject and the photographer or artist and usually continue to impress the viewer years after they have been created.
June 8, 2009
Dante Gabriel Rossetti. His Family-Letters with a Memoir (Volume One)
By his brother, William Michael Rossetti
June 7, 2009
KD Lang sings Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah
Pick any - they're all great
I could listen to this all day
And here are the lyrics
June 6, 2009
Wondrous, curious, and bizarre locations around the world
June 5, 2009
Enter your ingredients & find a recipe.
June 4, 2009
100 Terrific Productivity Tools for the Bored or Unemployed
These 100 tools will help you get busy doing just about anything from organizing your DVD collection to planning your potential future, giving you no excuse to be bored or unemployed for long.
June 3, 2009
10 Most Diabolical Fish On Earth
Nasty looking things!
June 2, 2009
Classic Illustrated Zoologies and Related Works, 1550-1900
From NYPL Digital Gallery -
Illustrated books from the 16th century to the early 20th depicting the animals of the world.
June 1, 2009
Painted Hands in Advertisements
There are only a few advertisement campaigns that get your attention, but that doesn't necessarily mean the brand too.