Second Life is an expansive online society, lived in and built by its participants. I'm seriously tempted to sign up but it does sound a little bit addictive and a touch nerdy. Second life or no life? Also what kind of pesudo virtual world is it where I have to be a resident of US or Canada to play? Am I really banned for being a Brit? The whole thing intrigues me.
Lo-Fi Wi-Fi finding. I swear I heard the term warchalking a few months back but I wasn't really paying attention. I then accidently stumbled across it again the other day through I don't know what google search and I got reading - such a friendly lo-tec approach to wi-fi networking. Interesting.
Last exit to Springfield - for all your Simpsons needs. Extremely neat site including the worryingly large episode guide, the seemingly endless image galleries, not to mention dates and times for up-coming episodes in 3 countries (USA, UK, Oz).
If ever there was a website that left me utterly confused it was this one. The about page actually made my head hurt - surely it must all mean something? But what? Did the dog build the web site?
The origins and meanings of the major search engines' names. What's a Google? Should you be wary of Inktomi?
A new broadsheet edition of The Sun has been announced - a spokesperson from the paper was quick to allay the reading public's worries : "I can assure people that the larger format will categorically not lead to more or bigger words in the stories".
A quick reference guide to CSS2 from the superb devguru. A timely find as it's saved me a fiver or so on the not so up-to-date O'Reilly CSS reference I was about to buy.
I might be too skint to buy myself an iPod but with the aid of some scissors and glue a 10Gb pod is within my grasp. Found at the absolutely excellent Boing Boing which truely is a directory of wonderful things - including some truely intriguing ideas like the tube map with walk lines.
Beer - the most wonderful drink in the world - hurrray!
Where is it day and where is it night? Wonder no longer with the world sunlight map.