Family photo 2005 Mike, Anna, Louis, Lola, and JoAnne
Some old family photos that I like:
Useful Fun Stuff
South Carolina Outdoors Links Information on trails, local rivers, tides, conservation, etc.
Charleston Weather (Weather Underground) Up-to-date and accurate.
Edmunds.com Looking for a used car? Here is a great place to do your research....
HowStuffWorks.com How does knuckle cracking work? How do pawnshops work? How do firewalls work? If you've ever wondered about how something works, you will likely find the answer here....
Ad Access Project Duke University archive of images and information for over 7,000 U.S. newspaper and magazine advertisements between 1911-1955.
Urban Legends and Folklore Effectively documents and dispels new (e.g., hydrogen beer explosion, computer virus hoaxes) and classic (kidney snatching, gerbil) stories that you know are true because your good friend's friend said so....
Popular Baby Names Want to know the 100 most popular male names in the 1990's? The 10 most popular female names in 1923? The 5 most popular baby names in South Carolina? Check out these lists generated by the Social Security Administration....
One of My Favorite Movies Great story, great visuals, great music....the 1951 version, not the recent remake.
Useless Fun Stuff
Cow's Eye Dissection Yep, that's what it is.
Internet Movie Database According to the IMDB website, this is "the biggest, best, most award-winning movie site on the planet."
Slipups.com Extensive database of movie mistakes.
Kissthisguy.com--The Archive of Misheard Lyrics Named for the oft-misheard Jimi Hendrix phrase, "Scuze me while I kiss the sky."
Dead People Server Ever wonder whether someone is dead yet?
Find-A-Grave Ever wonder where someone is buried? Search by name, city, or claim to fame.
Groovycandy.com Best source of candy from yesteryear (50s, 60s, 70s)slo-pokes, wax lips, candy cigarettes, bubble gum cigarsall of your favorites!
Roadsideamerica.com "Your online guide to offbeat tourist attractions."
Today's Estimated World Population Compare today's world population with other dates past and future. Give the Java applet a minute or two to load.
Internet Traffic Report Ever wonder how fast the North American vs the European Internet is running? "The Internet Traffic Report monitors the flow of data around the world. It then displays a value between zero and 100. Higher values indicate faster and more reliable connections."
National Institute of Standards and Technology: Boulder Atomic Clock Time Set your clock exactly (the Java-based grey square will fill with current exact time in about a minute).
Microsoft Research Maps "The TerraServer-USA Web site is one of the world's largest online databases, providing free public access to a vast data store of maps and aerial photographs of the United States." I found satellite photos from the early 1990's for my home. This link brings you to the Charleston peninsula. Can you find the College?
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence This is for real--join with 1.5 million other home computer users and use your screensaver to analyze radio telescope data for coherent signals.
Last revised on August 25, 2011
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