you like to waste time?
Our "Great Links" are interesting web places we've found:
March 31, 2007
the world in 8 minutes
F ly around the world to see famous places like The Eiffel Tower, The
Pyramids in Egypt, The Great Wall in China, Taj Mahal in India…
March 30, 2007
Anthropologist Martin Gray spent 20 years as a wandering pilgrim to study
and artistically photograph 1000 sacred sites in 80 countries. This web
site features Martin’s sacred art photographs and shows the location
of sacred places and pilgrimage shrines around the world.
March 29, 2007
History of Bread
c 8000 BC.- grain was crushed by hand with pestle and mortar. In Egypt
a simple grinding stone (quern) was developed. All bread was unleavened,
there were no raising agents and bread was made from a mixed variety of
March 28, 2007
How much do you know about the war in Iraq?
March 27, 2007
may be exhumed to answer mystery
For all of his death-defying stunts, Harry Houdini could not escape the
Grim Reaper. The unparalleled performer, age 52, died on Halloween 1926,
taking with him many of his trade secrets. Rumors he was murdered, however,
soon took on a life of their own.
March 26, 2007
Wonders of the World
Great resource on travel wonders around the world, compiled and updated
by Howard Hillman. How many have you seen?
March 25, 2007
President: An Online Reference Resource
Collection of material about the U.S. Presidents and the history of the
presidency. This web site features essays about each President and their
lives before, during, and after their presidential terms. It additionally
provides information about the First Lady and cabinet officials of each
March 24, 2007
Strangest Deaths in History
Neatorama's collection of unusual deaths
Corsinet's collection of unusual deaths
March 23, 2007
website for 10mg
March 22, 2007
Documentary The Great Global Warming Swindle
According to a group of scientists brought together by documentary-maker
Martin Durkin, if the planet is heating up, it isn't your fault ... and
there's nothing you can do about it.
We've almost begun to take it for granted that
climate change is a man-made phenomenon. But just as the environmental
lobby think they've got our attention, a group of naysayers have emerged
to slay the whole premise of global warming.
March 21, 2007
Celibate Sect, Not Much Shaking Goes On Any Longer
Now there are four. Or maybe it's three. Only a few people know for sure.
There are only three or four members of the curious religious sect called
Shakers still alive in the world.
March 20, 2007
of Our Time
Photographs of some of twentieth-century America's famous and influential
March 19, 2007
Diets of the World: The French Diet
Forget low-fat, low-carb, low-taste, and low-calorie -- the French diet
is full of flavor and high in satisfaction. Here's how eating la manière
Française (the French way) can keep you slim and healthy.
of France - A guide to French wines
Experience French wines in the USA
March 18, 2007
The 9/11 Myths
PM examines the evidence and consults the experts to refute the most persistent
conspiracy theories of September 11.
March 17, 2007
St. Patrick's Day!
March 16, 2007
World's Billionaires - Forbes.com
Forbes pinned down 946 billionaires, including 178 newcomers and 17 people
who climbed back into the ranks after being absent for a year or more.
March 15, 2007
hell of Norway's 'Nazi' children
The Nazis encouraged liaisons between German troops and Norwegian women.They
were known as the Lebensborn (Fountain of Life) children and - after the
war - they became targets for revenge.
March 14, 2007
Their culture is Arab and their language Arabic but they opted against
mainstream Arab nationalism and have served in the Israel Defense Forces
and the Border Police.
March 13, 2007
At what point does a bird wash off the stink of human collusion and become
accepted as a wild creature again?
March 12, 2007
Hungary's Hot Snowdrop
D isturbing wild hovirag flowers is now forbidden by law “as the
irresponsible overpicking brought them to the verge of extinction. Some
people were even detained for selling them earlier this year!”
March 11, 2007
Daylight-Saving Time Really Save Money?
Saving Time on your computer
March 10, 2007
Since its debut in Venice in 2002, more than a million people have attended
Ashes and Snow, an exhibition of more than 50 large-scale photographic
artworks, a 60-minute feature film, and two 9-minute film haikus by Gregory
March 9, 2007
behind the Soap Opera: The cute and the shocking at Meerkat Manor
This article is an overview of the research being done by the behavioural
ecologist Tim Clutton-Brock and his colleagues - and gives quite a good
summary of the science behind the Soap.
March 8, 2007
Jobs to make you appreciate your own more
You might be very lucky to have your job. I assure you that you will find
some joy in your daily drudge after reading about these other jobs.
March 7, 2007
Cakes are made from various combinations of refined flour, some form of
shortening, sweetening, eggs, milk, leavening agent, and flavoring.
March 6, 2007
Daily publication of Food News Service, which syndicates food news and
articles to newspapers, magazine publishers, and Internet sites around
March 5, 2007
By continuing to hawk "The Secret," a mishmash of offensive
self-help cliches, Oprah Winfrey is squandering her goodwill and influence,
and preaching to the world that mammon is queen.
our previous post on the Secret
March 4, 2007
The American law by which we turn our clock forward in the spring and
back in the fall is known as the Uniform Time Act of 1966. The law does
not require that anyone observe Daylight Saving Time; all the law says
is that if we are going to observe Daylight Saving Time, it must be done
Beginning in 2007, Daylight Saving
Time is extended one month and begins for most of the United States
2 a.m. on the Second Sunday in March - MARCH
2 a.m. on the First Sunday of November
March 3, 2007
History of Shia Faith and Politics
This series explores the split between Shia and Sunni Muslims, from its
origins shortly after the death of Muhammed in the seventh century to
the modern-day upheaval in Iraq.
March 2, 2007
2008 US Presidential Election
Race for the White House
Coverage of the 2008 U.S. presidential elections, including candidates
and their campaigns, media coverage, political parties, interest groups,
Presidential Field: Full Coverage of the 2008 Candidates
Profiles of candidates for the 2008 presidential elections. Includes personal
data, education, experience, books, and links to websites and news articles
about the candidates.
March 1, 2007
This site is dedicated to all the books that are creepy, scary, and give
us the willies. It is meant to be a resource for readers and librarians.
For readers of horror, this is designed to be a site where you can find
other books that fall into the horror category that you might be interested
in reading. For librarians, this site provides tools to help in collection
development, readers advisory, and program planning.