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.
20 Infamous "Green Innovations" That Aren't
Good on paper, bad in practice: from fart offsets to eco-beer, blocking
the sun to Green Burning Man, here are 20 of the craziest innovations,
inventions, and ideas to save the planet - most of which have fallen miserably
short of the mark.
October 20, 2008
Presidential candidates in quotes
From Google, allows you to see what politicians said what about hot issues
like health care, the environment, the economy and so forth, as quoted
from news sources.
October 19, 2008
Mandrakes Really Scream? Magic and Medicine in Harry Potter
There is more to the Harry Potter series than a child hero or a fantasy
adventure —many of the characters, plants, and creatures in Rowling’s
stories are based in history, medicine, or magical lore. Death, evil,
illness, and injury affect the characters of Harry Potter’s imaginary
world. In describing their experiences, Ms. Rowling has drawn on important
works of alchemy and herbology. These works and other links to Harry Potter
books are examined in this exhibition.
October 18, 2008
Stylish jet setters dish their best tips, from a chef's preferred city
for food to Claridge's most loved concierge.
World's Best Paid Authors
The 10 stars on this list of the best-paid authors pulled in a combined
$563 million between June 1, 2007, and June 1, 2008, thanks to hefty advances,
impressive sales and silver screen adaptations.
world's most endangered species 2008
One in four mammals is at risk of disappearing forever, according to the
latest assessment by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature
(IUCN), whose 'red list' classifies species according to their extinction
risk every year.
October 5, 2008
world's best street food
Street cooks are magicians: With little more than a cart and a griddle,
mortar, or deep-fryer, they conjure up not just a delicious snack or meal
but the very essence of a place.
October 4, 2008
50 Best Restaurants 2008
The S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants is recognised around the
world as the most credible indicator of the best places to eat on Earth.
World's Best Travel
In Travel + Leisure’s 13th annual poll, our readers once again select
their favorite hotels, spas, airlines, cruise lines, outfitters, cities,
and islands around the globe. Browse around for complete list of winners
and a closer look at who’s on top.