Just in time for the Olympics Live online courses, taught by experienced archaeologists, allow learners to explore the Greek and Roman world from a new perspective.
The Unnatural Natural The hobo Roy Hobbs. A homeless guy who clouts homers in a softball league somewhere in the heartland. It sounded too good to be true, at first, but baseball is full of things that are too good to be true--baseball itself is too good to be true--and that's one of the things we love about it. Like no other sport, baseball caters to our need for mythology. For pretend. more inside
"What does leather do to you?" Links to a .wmv file. (SFW)
Newsflash! UCLA study concludes American media has a liberal bias. Film at 11.
Herblock's History Political cartoons from the Crash to the Millenium. An online tribute, courtesy the Library of Congress. more inside
It's Jerry Time True tales from the life of Jerry. Episode #1: "Who's THAT GUY?"
LoneSentry.com -- photos, articles and research on the European Theater in World War II.
Back to the future (with email) From Oct. 24, 2005 to Nov. 30, 2005, Forbes.com will collect thousands of letters that our readers have written to themselves. And we'll deliver them up to 20 years later.
Say-So.org is a tool you can use to generate discussions on any topic, concern, question or idea you have. It shares similarities with a lot of different things, such as blogs, event organizing tools, product comparison tools, online polls, etc., but it’s much more free-form. more inside
50 Years Of The World Press Photo Awards Some I remembered. Most I didn't, and are almost too painful to see. Amazing how much emotion a still image can capture and evoke.
Daws Butler - Voice Magician Voice of Elroy Jetson, Huckleberry Hound, Quickdraw McGraw, Yogi Bear, Cap'n Crunch, Snagglepuss and more. Link goes to the official Daws Butler website. "Exit, stage right."
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Slideshow, courtesy of the New York Times, on "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit," with voice-over from creator Nick Park.
Something artful this way comes Although a place to buy art online, I especially like the Features Section from their online magazine. Includes Baghdad Journal, by Steve Mumford, an artist embedded for a year with U.S. forces. more inside
Foundations to Chemistry is a free on-line "Pre-University Chemistry Course" offered by the University of Oxford.
Imagine your cellphone as your smart travelguide. Combine the physical annotation technology of semacode with the high quality information in Wikipedia.
Watch it shred A movie gallery of actual shredding; from the ordinary but tough, to the surprising.
Ground control to Major Tom ORBITER is a free flight simulator that goes beyond the confines of Earth's atmosphere. more inside
"I'm already torn" This mime (apparently from Germany) still cracks me up as he sings to the pop song.
Web Japan aims to help people around the world get to know more about Japan and the Japanese. Sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). more insidePage 1 2 3