Category Archives: Interweb

International Talk Like a Pirate Day – Site

Because we’re guys, and because we can.   The Official Talk-Like A Pirate Day Web site.   WWW.TALKLIKEAPIRATE.COM BY MARK SUMMERS AND JOHN BAUR  

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Dead Blogs Create Web Litter

By DAVID NEWLAND | the Ottawa Sun Dotsam and netsam are cluttering up the web. That’s right, dotsam and netsam. The expression derives from the nautical term flotsam and jetsam, which refers to man-made junk that litters the sea, such … Continue reading

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Spam: More than Junk Mail or Junk Meat

NPR.org, July 4, 2007 Spam, which turns 70 this year, has been called the Holy Grail of canned meats. Damning with faint praise? Not when you consider the source: Eric Idle, Monty Python alum and member of the Tony Award-winning … Continue reading

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Web Zen: animal games

chicken tic-tac-toe cow herding pig balance catching tales dog frisbee dog bounce panda bounce spider jump bug on a wire worm battleship seagull bomber bear and cat   web zen home     Posted Wed Dec 28th 2005

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Time Well Wasted

If you have lots of holiday time to spare, do enjoy a protracted visit to Kevin Cornell’s website, Bearskinrug.   Posted* Tue Dec 27th 2005

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Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey

From the site: Whiplash the Cowboy monkey is truly a fan favorite, he is an international star and a true cowboy. He is an 18 yr old Capuchin Monkey and he is one of the biggest little monkeys in the … Continue reading

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Price of virtual living: Patience, privacy

Price of virtual living: Patience, privacy By Peggy Mihelich | CNN The virtual worlds depicted in the movies “The Matrix” and “Minority Report” can often seem far too real in today’s world of computers, e-mail, instant messaging, MP3 players, cell … Continue reading

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How to “gain flesh”

“A SKINNY man hasn’t a chance.” A chance to what? To make it with the delectably curvy woman shown here? On the contrary! She’s says “I’ll tell you how to gain pounds quick!” See, this woman digs skinny guys. She … Continue reading

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Lileks.com

Lileks.com Humiliating defenseless ephemera since 1966. Posted Thu Jun 22nd, 2006

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2006 Miss Klingon Empire Beauty Pageant

2006 Miss Klingon Empire Beauty Pageant Contestants in the 2006 Miss Klingon Empire Beauty Pageant will be judged in three separate categories. These include: “Beauty” — Contestants will be judged on the quality and professionalism of their costumes, make-up and … Continue reading

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Lostpedia

If you are a fan of  ABC’s Lost, you’ll want to check out this unofficial wiki site. n.b.: Googling “Lost + ABC” returns 37,400,000 hits! Posted Sat April 15th, 2006

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…. Obviously

Ricky Gervais’ site is a “must see” for fans of NBC’s the Office.  If you have not done so already, jump on your favorite P2P search engine and download all of the episodes from the original series.  Too funny!   … Continue reading

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History of the Ampersand

History of the Ampersand This is interesting (found at Adobe.com): One of the first examples of an ampersand appears on a piece of papyrus from about 45 A.D. Written in the style of early Roman capital cursive (typical of the … Continue reading

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Crazy Cat Ambushes the Avon Lady

Crazy Cat Ambushes the Avon Lady FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) Residents of the neighborhood of Sunset Circle say they have been terrorized by a crazy cat named Lewis. Lewis for his part has been uniquely cited, personally issued a restraining order … Continue reading

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