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.
Topics to Avoid at Thanksgiving Dinner
You haven't seen these people in months and you,re dying to share your
views on everything from the election to your tanking 401(k) to your cousins'
expanding waistlines, but keep the controversial turkey talk to a minimum.
The Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide
Make Turkey Day easy and stress-free with Epicurious' delicious recipes and menus, entertaining tips from the pros, tools, and how-to videos
November 23, 2008
6 Lessons in Manliness from James Bond
Admit it, if you're a man, you've thought about how cool it would be to
spend a day in the shoes of 007 himself, Bond, James Bond. The cars, adventure,
beautiful women, and all the ridiculous spy gadgets. Seriously, who wouldn't
enjoy sporting a wrist-mounted dart gun?
Why buy the cow?
27 popular websites that became books
(Some are pretty obvious - some, I've never heard of)
November 20, 2008
Top 10 Unusual Food Combinations
While some people know about these little tricks, the majority do not. These are small tips to help you improve the foods we commonly eat - most are recommended by top chefs and others by very experienced home cooks.
November 19, 2008
LIFE photo archive hosted by Google
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
10 Fascinating Last Pictures Taken
The words “Last picture taken” before his or her death conjure up many emotions, whether in front of the camera or behind it. This list consists of 10 last time stamps in history taken of and by some fascinating individuals.
10 Private Islands You Can’t Afford to Live On
Feeling a little cramped in your thousand square foot Manhattan apartment? Got a few extra million to blow? If so, you too can join the elite of the elite and buy your very own private island.
A little more than a century ago, Washington D.C.'s downtown parks and green spaces didn't have a squirrel population to speak of.
So where did they come from?
November 8, 2008
butler sees a new White House
Eugene Allen, 89, a retired White House butler, served eight presidents
during a period when America's racial history was being rewritten, is
marveling at the election of Barack Obama.
How lame is a lame-duck president?
Despite their timid-sounding moniker, lame-duck office holders aren't always as meek as little lambs. Since they may no longer feel beholden to voters, these officials may take advantage of their position against the wishes of their constituents.
On his last day in office on Jan. 20, 2001, President Bill Clinton issued scores of pardons, including for his brother and the husband of one of his fundraisers.)
Today is election day here in the USA. I seriously hope that whichever
candidate wins, he will keep his campaing promises. Both candidates certainly
worked hard and deserve to be admired for that fact alone.
Celebration of High-Speed Photography Smashing Magazine presents over 35 beautiful examples of high-speed
which are supposed to provide you with some inspiration of what can be
done with high-speed photography.