These are links that I find easy to read and look
through. Some of my favorites include The Smoking Gun
where you can see actual celebrity contracts and see how
selfish and greedy they are. Another favorite is
TerraFly where you can find your house from a satellite photo!
|The Smoking Gun
||Former private documents, mugshots,
etc. Be sure to check out some of the contracts
Wanna see satellite pictures of your
house? Images are a few years old but still cool.
Example: Bittersweet Park is at Longitude:
-104.73699042; Latitude: 40.41811826
Google Earth is another one. Sometimes the
picture is not quite as detailed depending on the area.
You can download stand alone software for this one but
there is a version online too. Simply go to Google
Maps and type in your address then click the Satellite
button or Hybrid button for combined map and photo.
MSN has their own Virtual Earth. You can choose
between roadmap or photo.
Flashearth lets you use the MSN Virtual Earth
interface on Google maps, and also switch between Google
Maps and MSN VE.
||Can you really build a car that
flies? Paul Moller did. See for yourself !!!! Here is a review labeling it as one
of the inventions of the next century. There are
various models of skycars and some have
of them hovering.
In the January, 2005 issue, Popular
Science featured various aircraft inventors of which the
sky car designer,
Paul Moller was one of them.
Here is the article.
Take A Leap Into Hyperspace
||What if you could eat lunch on earth and
travel to the moon in time for dinner? According
to this theory, it's possible.
ZRPSL EM-10 Bielik
|Want to own your own jet? You can!
It won't be ready until late 2007 but an Englewood,
Colorado group (ATG) has made a prototype and is taking
orders. Gee. Wish I had 2.8 million right
now 'cause I WANT ONE!!!
Poland makes a personal jet
too named the Bielik which has been around since 2003.
Click on the small picture to see a bigger
picture. Personally, I think the Javelin looks
||Scared of heights? How about depths?
If you don't want aircraft try watercraft, as in
submarines, created by private individuals and
companies. You can even attend "flight" school and
learn to pilot your own deep
||Is time travel possible? Professor
Ronald Mallet thinks so and he's actually building a
John Titor thinks so too since he claims he
is from the future. Read about him
||Even high end digital cameras don't take
pictures with much more than 5 Megapixels (5 million
pixels). This pictures has 2.5 Billion
pixels (yes, Billion, with a "B"). Click
on the thumbnail and you will be linked to the huge
image where you can zoom in pretty close to the smallest
detail. Warning: Don't try to download this to
||An endless collaborative art project.
Stop along the way and view some of the art. More
||Experience zero gravity. For about
$3,000 you can have a day in nothingness.
||Some pretty cool pictures that you can
||A small church made completely out of
Legos. It took a year and a half and filled much
of one room in the creator's house.
|Humanoid Soccer Playing Robots
||Check out what these robots can do.
There are all kinds of short video clips of robots doing
human-type things. Cool!
|Prove evolution and be a quarter of a
million dollars richer
||Anybody who knows me knows that I believe
the world was created by intelligent design, and who's
creator I claim is God/Jesus Christ. But if you
think you can prove evolution then take up this guy's
offer and collect $250,000. Nobody claimed it when
it was $10,000 and I can guarantee nobody will claim it
now. Evolution as the origin of life is only a
theory and cannot be proven!
|The Webby Awards
||The webby awards are the best internet
sites as voted by these people. It also has a
"People's Choice" awards. My favorite
one is the weird category. This year's winner is a
bunch of girls who get their cars stuck in mud and snow
then take pictures of it. (huh?) Check it
||This is kind of a blog of really
interesting stories. I found myself going from one
story to the next.
Learn How To Draw
||Ever wanted to draw something more than
just stupid stick figures? Check this out.
||A full encyclopedia in which you can
contribute to the content!
|How To Cheat Google
How Does Google Rank Pages?
|Most people think that to get a high rank
on Google there must be many other sites that link to
your site. While that's the biggest factor there
are over 100 more.
||Glad I never had this captain.
|Rubber Band Machine Gun
||But mom, it would be the greatest
Christmas present ever for only $395.
|Is your printer spying on you? YES.
This is scary.
||Generate a maze and then solve it.
||Wow. I used to only build houses
when I was a kid.
||We're talking REALLY small here.
||An experiment in artificial
intelligence. See if you can outsmart the
game. The more this thing is played by everybody,
the smarter it gets.
|The next hard drive is going to be
Update: October, 2005. It's coming...
||Some more ways to waste your time.
|A Different Kind of CD Burner
||Did you know you can burn images onto your
CDs? No, I mean onto the plastic itself--not an
image file!!! Scroll down about 3/4 of the page
and find the section labeled DiscT@2 for an image
of Spiderman on a CD.
|MJ Official Press Room
||Michael Jackson's official site to defend
the allegations against him (for those of you who just
can't get enough).
||Check out this clock. It's real time
with a cursor
||This is a huge event where everybody gets
together and creates... well, art??
Properties of Specific Numbers
||A site that explores interesting concepts
about numbers. If you didn't like math in school
don't click here.
||What are vampire numbers? Click to
||Spaceship One was the first spacecraft
built outside of government funding and the first to
enter space twice within a week using the same
spacecraft. It won the 10 million dollar prize
||Been wondering if somebody famous was
dead? This site tracks famous people so you can
||No, not Microsoft Windows but REAL
windows! You can live anywhere you want with
these. Kind of cool!
||This guy takes the impossible and makes
real stuff out of it.
||Top Ten Words entered into Merriam-Webster's
||All kinds of info about airline
crashes. I like the Videos.
Great Heroes that Liberated Afghanistan and Iraq
||Some fantastic images of the people and
equipment in Afghanistan and Iraq.
||A list of the today's biggest thinkers on
topics including: cyborgs, time, networked humanity,
singularities, death, the 10,000-Year Library, and
|Thought Provoking Photos
||There should be at least ONE image in here
that you will stop and say, "hmmmmmmm..."
||Optical illusions fool your eyes.
These fool your ears. They show some sheet music
and have audio examples of some of the illusions.
Oldest Escher Archive
||M.C. Escher is the guy who did all the
drawings like the widget staircase that never ends or the
pattern of birds that are lizards in the spaces.
Lots of cool images here.
||A collaborative art project you can
journey through. Click your mouse and move your
mouse to start your journey.
||Want to track somebody? Shoot them
with this high powered rifle that embeds a chip into
them so you can track them. It only feels like a
mosquito bite to them.
Here is the chip that gets embedded.
||Are you bored? Check out some of the
things that keep others busy.
||Name 43 things you'd like to do and see
what others say about it. Comment on others who
have their lists of 43 things.
How to Convert VHS to DVD
||You need to archive your video tapes
because the magnetic media deteriorates over time.
Here's a site that tells you how to do it.
Nature Video Clip
||Who wins a fight between a shark and an
octopus? See for yourself (requires Real Player).
||How popular is your name?
||Here is a visual demonstration of the
speed of sort algorithms. You can even download
the algorithms. (for geeks only).
You may need to
download Microsoft's Java.
Eric Harshbarger's LEGO Website
||Man this guy can BUILD! Some awesome
creations from just LEGOS.
Making Of A Brick
||Speaking of LEGOS, here's a little
interactive flash that gives you a tour on how LEGOS are
made. Hold your cursor over the numbers to see
Dig To The Other Side
||Where would you end up if you dug a whole
straight through the middle of the earth? This
site shows you exactly where. An interesting
application using Google Maps.
|Ever hacked an elevator? This site
shows you that if you press the open door button and the
floor you want to go to, you bypass all the other floors
requesting the elevator!
Inside Skywalker Ranch
||Inside Skywalker Ranch gives you a mini
tour of all things George Lucas.
||The holographic projection screen used in
the movie Minority Report.
Hydrogen Fuel Systems
||Affordable Hydrogen fueled cars.
Never use gas again!
Flash Tutorial Videos
||Free Flash and video tutorials from a
master at Stanford University.
Video Camera Rocket
||Wouldn't it be cool to put a video camera
in an Estes rocket and send it up? These guys did
and then put the video on a website for all of us to
Lifescience Article on LED Discovery
||The light bulb will soon be obsolete with
this accidental discovery.
||Legal revenge against spam snail-mailers.
||You'll be amazed at the sculptures that
artists build out of cans. All for a good
cause--to stamp out hunger.
Bald Eagle's Nest
||Someone stuck a camera in a tree, hooked
it up to an encoder, and pointed it at a wild Bald Eagle
nest. Strangely captivating.... Probably the closest any
of us will ever get to one of these birds
||Got some old DVDs, CDs, or something you
don't want any more? Zunafish is a little like
eBay but instead of buying or selling, you trade.
It cost a buck a trade.
Interesting Cloud Formations
||Some cool pictures of clouds here.
||This guy creates sculptures in the eye of
needles and the top of pinheads. Amazing stuff.
Snopes has verified that it is real.
||Find out who keeps pestering us by making
phone calls while we're eating. This gives the
names of companies who do it.
International Sidewalk Astronomy Night
||There is a night where astronomers from
all over the world literally take their telescopes to
the streets (sidewalks) and share what they see with
||Some GREAT pictures of airliners.
Some of my favorites I have affectionately named.
There are many, many more cool ones and some have
descriptions. All photos can be viewed in a
variety of sizes.
||There are numerous sites across the
internet that give out awards or feature the best
websites in many different categories. Here are a
(The most prestigious)
||Here is a proposal for a mass transit
system up the Interstate 70 corridor from Denver to the
ski areas. During an interview with the inventor
he said it would cost about 2 million dollars per mile.
This car looks a bit like an airplane and can reach
speeds of up to 100 miles per hour!
|Honda's 285 MPG regular gasoline car
||Yes, 285 miles per gallon with a regular
gasoline engine--not a hybrid! Honda plans on
making these available in 2010.
|BMW's GINA--a cloth covered car!
||Imagine having a car that changes the
shape as it speeds up to accommodate aerodynamics.
Or a car that you could change to a different color each
week if you wanted to in only 2 hours. Here it
is--GINA, a car that doesn't have a metal or fiberglass
body but one of cloth.
Link to YouTube video
Timberjack Walking Machine
||New technology mimics a simple spider.
6 legs can move over any kind of terrain.
YouTube video only.