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Our "Great Links" are interesting web places we've found:
Greatest Inventions by Muslims
Amazing Facts of Earth
Things We Know Now (That We Didn't Know This Time Last Year) 2006 Edition
Ten Animal Geeks
Non-humans who have made outstanding contributions to science. The list
includes Ham, the first chimp in space, as well as Koko, the gorilla who
learned sign language.
30 December 2006
Ten Creepy Fossil Finds of 2006
As often happens with fossil finds, sometimes they are stored away, forgotten,
rediscovered, even exhibited, but then all of a sudden, an old find experiences
a grand new awareness. The fossil is significant again.
29 December 2006
CityRag's found links to all but 6 of the named list
of The 50 Greatest Cartoons as voted on by the animation industry
in 1994. Enjoy!
28 December 2006
Ten Junk Science Moments for 2006
It’s time again for JunkScience.com’s
review of the most notable junk science events of the year – a “top
10” list that may sometimes make you think that the year 1007, rather
than 2007, is just around the corner.
27 December 2006
new 100 most useful sites
In 2004, the internet was a different place: there was, for example, no
YouTube, and most Britons online didn't have broadband. That's changed
dramatically: now, more than 75% of users have broadband, and the arrival
of Web 2.0 has brought sites where the interaction is as fast as if it
were on your machine.
26 December 2006
10 most dangerous toys of all time
In the spirit of the holidays, Radar presents the 10 most dangerous
toys of all time, those treasured playthings that drew blood, chewed digits,
took out eyes, and, in one case, actually irradiated.
25 December 2006
Enjoy our Christmas
24 December 2006
Office Holiday Party Landmines to Avoid
There's a reason a lot of workers dread holiday parties and it's because
"fun" and "making sure you can continue to pay your bills"
rarely mix in a copasetic manner.
23 December 2006
safest cars on the road
All vehicles are safer these days, but Consumer Reports has crunched the
crash-test numbers to find the best. The biggest safety factor, though,
is still the person at the wheel.
22 December 2006
Top Ten Stories You Missed in 2006
You saw the stories that dominated the headlines in 2006: the war in Iraq,
North Korea’s nuclear tests, and the U.S. midterm elections. But
what about the news that remained under the radar?
21 December 2006
in Hats for Christmas
Little known fact about cats: They love Christmas!
But what they love more than anything is to get into the spirit of the
season and wear their Christmas hats. Just look:
20 December 2006
Ways to Increase Your Brain Power
Not necessarily your IQ, but ways to increase the power of your brain.
19 December 2006
15 Best Places to Waste Time on the Web
Naysayers claim that the Internet can be one big waste of time. Here's
to proving them right.
Very disappointing, they didn't mention corsinet.com
- Fans know that we are the biggest waste of time there is!
18 December 2006
Best Inventions for 2006
It's been an interesting year in technology. Nintendo invented a video
game you control with a magic wand. A new kind of car traveled 3,145 miles
on a single gallon of gas. A robot learned to ride a bike. Somebody came
up with a nanofabric umbrella that doesn't stay wet. But only YouTube
created a new way for millions of people to entertain, educate, shock,
rock and grok one another on a scale we've never seen before. That's why
it's Time's Invention of the Year for 2006.
17 December 2006
Things You Didn't Know About... Rats
Unusual facts about rats from Discover magazine
16 December 2006
Names of Things You Never Knew had Names
For hard core trivia buffs - excellent obscure vocabulary.
Aways one of our favorites:
Jacquie Lawson Animated Christmas Card: Santa's
15 December 2006
Hidden Features in Google
Google is a great search engine, but it's also more than that. Google
has tons of hidden features, some of which are quite fun and most of which
are extremely useful— if you know about them.
14 December 2006
Tips for Smarter Google Searches
Most people use Google in a very inefficient and often ineffective manner.
If all you do is enter a few keywords and click the search button, you're
one of those users who don't get as much out of Google as you could. In
this article, Google expert Michael Miller shows you how to search smarter
— and more effectively.
13 December 2006
10 Bad Things That Are Good For You
Beer quells heart disease and chocolate staves off cancer? Though often
tagged with a disclaimer, studies that tell us to eat, inhale and generally
indulge in "bad stuff" is music to our ears. So go ahead and
enjoy these bad-for-you remedies—everything in moderation, as they
say—until the next study inevitably overturns the research.
12 December 2006
10 Scams of 2006
Targeting the most vulnerable citizens and using increasingly sophisticated
tools, most scammers have been able to easily elude law enforcement as
they pick their victims' pockets, sometimes even making off with their
Scammers scored at will, generating instant cash
using lottery and fake check scams. They capitalized on news events and
pop culture to catch consumers off guard, and enlisted all kinds of emerging
technology to perfect identity theft.
11 December 2006
Greatest Commercials of the 80s
This is Giant magazine’s list of the 50 Greatest Commercials
of the 1980s.
10 December 2006
products tested and rated
Available for the first time online, Wired Magazine editors pick the best
cameras, MP3 players, lap tops, cell phones, cars and more. More than
300 products get the once-over, every single one tried and tested.
09 December 2006
Movies and DVDs guarateed to put you in the Christmas spirit
08 December 2006
Design Gifts Under $77
Unusual gift ideas - everything from apparel to techno toys.
07 December 2006
10 Viewed YouTube Videos Of All Time
#1 - Comedian Judson Laipply's "Evolution
of Dance" (which is excellent) has had 36,441,729 views.
(Can you imagine if
he got just .50 for each viewing?)
06 December 2006
in 36 hours
Sure, the old Venice is still there, but haven’t you heard? La Fenice
has been rebuilt, and the city that everyone said was sinking is in fact
on the rise.
05 December 2006
blogs that you perhaps aren't reading
Fimoculous's "Best Blogs of 2006 that You (Maybe) Aren't Reading"
post has some real gems in it.
04 December 2006
things that do not make sense
Science mysteries and anomalies.
03 December 2006
amazing facts about sleep
Fascinating: People can take cat naps with their eyes open without even
being aware of it.
02 December 2006
Top 50 Cryptids From Around The World
Cryptids are the yet-to-be discovered animals or recovered supposedly
extinct zoological species that are being sought by cryptozoologists,
zoologists, anthropologists, and other researchers through fieldwork in
the wild, reexaminations of specimens in zoological collections, and searches
of archival materials.
01 December 2006
25 Funniest Analogies (Collected by High School English Teachers)
Taken from actual high school essays and collected by English teachers
across the country for their own amusement.