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Women's Hall of Fame
March is Women's History month! Learn about some remarkable American women
and their contributions to society.
A Gothic tour of Victorian London.
Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of
European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque
periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 14.500 reproductions.
March 17 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Irish Blessings, Curses, Quotations, Proverbs, And Irish Toasts
Ground Meat Cookbook
204 Intriguing Ground Meat Recipes
Products Are Made
How Products Are Made explains and details the manufacturing process of
a wide variety of products, from daily household items to complicated
electronic equipment and heavy machinery. The site provides step by step
descriptions of the assembly and the manufacturing process (complemented
with illustrations and diagrams.)
The Spirit of Ancient Colombian Gold
The National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. presents a
spectacular exhibit of over 280 Colombian gold items from the Museo del
Oro in Colombia. The selection ranges from tiny votive figures and decorative
nose rings to the full regalia worn by the elite, drawing from diverse
regional and cultural traditions between 2500 B.P. to 500 B.P.
Walt Disney had a furnished apartment on Disneyland's Main Street. The
Orange County Register presents this multimedia tour of Walt's crib
hosted by Disney historian Tim O'Day.
A collection of damn interesting things, working to provide daily articles
about all manner of subjects.
Tut @ National Geographic Magazine
Leaving his tomb for the first time in almost 80 years, Tut has undergone
a CT scan that offers new clues about his life and death—and provides
precise data for an accurate forensic reconstruction of the boyish pharaoh.
Insects are capable of spreading diseases caused by many different types
of micro-organisms including bacteria, viruses, protozoans, etc. In these
instances it is the micro-organism that is the pathogen (disease causer)
and the insect involved is known as the vector.
Rainbows have many forms. Multiple bows, bows that cross, red bows, twinned
bows, coloured fringes, dark bands, spokes and more. Find out about them
Sometimes better known as William of Orange, King William III of England
reigned from 1689 to 1702. Click through the pages and find out more about
Britain's least loved and least understood King.
If you're interested in archeology or mummies, this is a great place to
catch up on all the latest news and finds. Learn about mummies from around
the world and read about the latest research and discoveries.
Lost City of Stone
Ruined cities in remote places have always stirred the human imagination.
Petra drew the attention of early 19th-century European travelers through
the remarkable published accounts of a Swiss explorer named Burckhardt.
The city was unmarked on modern maps and--until Burckhardt's visit--had
been unseen by outsiders for more than 500 years. Early visitors arrived
on camelback and foot to marvel at Petra's grandeur and wonder about its
past. Their accounts and images fueled immense curiosity about the city
and its origins.
Bottle House of Prince Edward Island
Over 25,000 recycled bottles ingeniously cemented together to create the
Bottle Houses, a must-see tourist attraction situated in Cap-Egmont, Prince
Edward Island, Canada. They were built by the late Édouard T. Arsenault.
Galleria Carnivora is a museum dedicated to the fine art of carnivorous
plant photography. Since being established in 1923, it has redefined our
concepts of imagery as they relate to carnivores, emulsions, and botany.
Most Dangerous Bacteria
Many common bacteria and fungi have evolved into being resistant to the
drugs that have kept them at bay for a half-century. Doctors are trying
to get more attention for the problem, hoping that comprehensive legislation
could stimulate drug firms to put more effort into developing new antibiotics.
here for a list of the six scariest germs.
Built 1889 for the Universal Exhibition in celebration of the French Revolution,
the Eiffel Tower is one the most well known monuments in the world, visited
by more than 5 million people each year. Take
a virtual tour of the Eiffel Tower.
Video: Best of 2005
Videos we email to friends - A collection of clips so funny, quirky, embarrassing,
or bizarre that it's impossible to resist the urge to pass them on.
Totally silly ways to waste time