A Complete Field Guide to the Faces of Keanu Reeves Go to the "Watch the Slideshow" button for ACTING GENIUS!
The Tesla Engine Builders Association "was formed in April of 1993 to provide accurate information and assistance to those interested in building reproductions of Tesla’s engine that would perform properly." more inside
Cur-IRC-ous George IRC hates me. Help! more inside
American Monsters purports to be "your one stop guide to all things cryptozoological." The supernatural beasties covered by the site can be found here. One of the more interesting features of the site (even if it's a little incomplete) is the Monster Map.
Los Angeles meetup, anyone? Right now, we're thinking Saturday, April 22 at Basix Cafe in West Hollywood. more inside
Left Behind, page by page Blogger Slacktivist has been doing a weekly series on the first Left Behind book for almost two-and-a-half years and one hundred posts now, going page by page and noting the inconsistencies, poor storytelling and even poorer theology (he's a liberal Christian). Earlier posts are at the bottom of the linked page.
Curious George: Moonlighting No, not the TV show. I'm looking to pick up some additional evening work. more inside
The Economics Of Prostitution, on forbes.com. Reference is also made in that article to an earlier article from the Journal of Political Economy titled "A Theory of Prostitution." (.pdf link) [via hajen]
It was bound to happen Speaking coherently and politely, Wycoff said Friday that he was upset with the "liberal" political views of his sister and her husband[...] "I was just getting fed up with the life she was leading," he said. "I was appalled with what my sister and brother-in-law did." [via Creek Running North]
Poetry at the Library of Congress. Some highlights: Scans of some of Walt Whitman's notebooks. Poetry webcasts. Poetry 180- A Poem A Day For American High Schools (which is a program from former Poet Laureate Billy Collins). Poet Laureate Timeline.
ROFLCOPTER!!!1 A little bit of flash silliness.
The Eggcorn Database "This site collects unusual spellings of a particular kind, which have come to be called eggcorns. Typical examples include free reign (instead of free rein) or hone in on (instead of home in on), and many more or less common reshapings of words and expressions: a word or part of a word is semantically reanalyzed, and the spelling reflects the new interpretation."
MoFi Frapper Group Kind of like the MonkeyMap located at the wiki, but powered by Google Maps. Inspired by this thread on MetaTalk. Go ahead, add yourself. You know you want to.
The Mad Revisionist A "series of essays dedicated to the manufacturing of truth through the discarding of evidence." Sample articles: The Moon: A Propaganda Hoax and The Parthenon: A Post-Hellenistic Fabrication.
The MoFiLA "Talk Like A Pirate Day" Meetup (9/19-ish): sexyrobot, space kitty and I were kicking around the idea of holding a meetup on this holiest of holy days a couple of weeks ago. more insidePage 1 2 3 4