It's a hot summer day, and the citizens of this small
unsuspecting virtual city are puzzled by the sudden appearance
of a large magnifying glass over downtown. You can use the
magnifying glass to look around the city, or you can use your
mouse button to be a bit more mischievous....
The Black Vault
Declassified Government Documents and a little conspiracy theory. You know, your not
paranoid if people are really out to get you. Are you?
What is it with computer geeks and shirt stains? Finally a Laundry FAQ! (submitted by K. Soukup, MCSE)
Tired of the same old desktop? Do you change your wallpaper more than your socks? Check out this free utility and web service that updates your wallpaper daily. The site has some great art that downloads quickly and doesn't hog your workstation resources.
DigiCrime is a satirical attempt to point out some of the potential threats we face. Nothing on the DigiCrime page should do any damage to your machine, but it may damage your confidence in your machine. I simply use satire as a vehicle to inform and stimulate thought.
The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, founded in 1995, is the
nation's first natural habitat refuge developed specifically for
endangered Asian elephants. It operates on 800 acres surrounded
by a 3,000-acre buffer zone in the town of Hohenwald, Tennessee
© 65 miles outside of Nashville. Their site features photos of
their elephants and a live web cam.
If you like to take the road less traveled, this online guide
will give you the inside scoop on out the way destinations and
cool events all across the United States. The site site features
hundreds of unique links, book reviews, forums, and a monthly
How Stuff Works.com
Marshall Brain's award winning site that covers the inner workings of hundreds of gadgets. Everything you ever wanted to know, but were afraid to ask!
The ultimate guide to goofing off at work.
Cool free tutorials on a wide range of topics. A great daily stop.
Got a bunch of old Apple Mac 512, Mac 128, Mac Plus or Mac
Classics hanging around the office? Check out the
MacAquarium! They make great gifts, and are ready to go
right out of the box. Just add water and your favorite fish!
Our government spent millions of dollars to build these during the cold war, but you can pick up a nice tornado proof underground home on a 20 acre lot (in the middle of the nowhere) and a private runaway for a song. Be the first on your block with a pool that has a 300 foot deep
If driving an SUV
didn't take the edge of rush hour driving and the long commute
to work, start saving your pennies for the next revolution in
transportation - No wheel drive! This car goes +300 mph, gets
45mpg, and I even like the color.
Best of all, it's actually slated for production in 2004.
For my good friend Ken. Just in case he starts thinking about his old haircut. For even more mullet laughs, visit Mulletjunkie.com ;-)
down the Internet
Before everyone takes off for the weekend, make sure the last person in
the office turns off the lights. And while they're at it, have them turn off
the Internet as well. It's simple, just click here
and hit the big red button. ;-)
I'm not even sure how to begin to describe this virtual zoo of
digital wireframe creations, except to say that it's addictive,
fun, and a great way to relive a little stress. You can play
with one of the creations in the zoo, or build your own. Then
adjust parameters such as gravity, friction, and spring
Succeeding in spite of Management?
Working in a Dilbert World? Is it just me, or do the worst run companies have the most "motivational" posters hanging around? Slowly replace them with a few of these. Chances are nobody will notice.
The Encyclopedia Mythica
An online encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend with over 5,700 definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world. Makes a great reference for generating computer/server names, project codenames, hard to
guess passwords, and a unique test user list for computer labs. (This
site is temporarily unavailable)
The Official Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell Web page.
2 of our favorite artists have a great web page that features a lot of their classic fantasy art. Very cool, but don't go here if you're easily offended.
Listen to past weekly broadcasts of this popular program which
airs on WBEZ in Chicago and is syndicated on National Public
Radio. The show features original short stories (mostly
non-fiction) that are an audio documentary about our lives in
America. The subjects are wide ranging and often simultaneously
humorous and introspective, as well as always compelling and
thought provoking. A great way to spend your lunch hour if you
eat at your desk. (Although you'll want to use