corsinet.com is an excellent, intelligent
way to waste time on the internet: discover unusual facts, learn some
new things, wake up your brain cells and have some fun.
We've been wasting time on the
internet since before there was an internet!
Candy was first posted on the internet
in 1990, as a way to store the accumulation of word play, riddles and
jokes we had compiled through the years.
Trivia is our collection of weird facts and unusual information, much
of it is totally useless unless one is training for Jeopardy or a trivia
Collections is a huge resource about Chicago. A little history, some
quotations and song lyrics, and links to great Chicago area attractions.
started because people liked our web sites and asked for help in designing
theirs. We are currently taking new clients only on a very selective basis.
is Tony's artwork. He doesn't sell it & doesn't answer his email,
so don't even bother.
Garden is a work in progress. It's what we've learned about installing
and maintaining a koi pond in our back yard. There are lots of pictures
of our pond and plants we've had success with in a shady yard, in the
brutal weather of the Chicago area.
Could Be Russian Heir's Remains
The remains of the last czar's hemophiliac son and heir to the Russian
throne, missing since the royal family was gunned down nine decades ago
by Bolsheviks in a basement room, may have been found.
August 28, 2007
Buying a house in a walkable neighborhood is good for your health and
good for the environment.
Antibacterial soaps show no health benefits over plain soaps and, in fact, may render some common antibiotics less effective, says a University of Michigan public health professor.
August 19, 2007
Baby toy alternatives
A list of the many things in your house that can be used as an alternative to toys for adventurous little ones.
Women warriors throughout history
Throughout history war and fighting have been seen as men's activities, however women have always been involved in battles and seiges, not to mention duels, prizefights and so on.
August 12, 2007
The Hair Archives
The Hair Archives is a website devoted to vintage hair fashion. Sit back and enjoy a unique library of beautiful hairstyles from past generations.
August 11, 2007
Taken at Airports
Find Happy Homes
Last year airport agents collected 12,295 "clubs, bats and bludgeons"; 1.6 million "knives and blades"; and 74,665 other objects classified as "deadly/dangerous." many states now sell the banned objects and keep the proceeds.
In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd
There was something improbable about the new guy from Chicago via Honolulu
and Jakarta, Indonesia, the one with the Harvard law
degree and the job teaching constitutional law, turning up in Springfield,
Ill., in January 1997 among the housewives, ex-mayors and occasional
soybean farmer serving in the State Senate.
Its Latin name, aurum, means "glowing dawn." Though extremely
rare, it is found on nearly every continent. It is prized above all other
metals. It is gold.
August 4, 2007
74,802 cups of tea
Feeling guilty about that chocolate bar you ate yesterday? Don't be. A
new program has discovered we consume 10,000 of them in an average
lifetime. But you will also
consume 10,866 carrots and drink 15,000 pints of milk.
"I have too much stuff. Most people in America do. In fact, the poorer
people are, the more stuff they seem to have. Hardly anyone is so poor
that they can't afford a front yard full of old cars."