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Need an image? Check Finding Images Online. If you can't find a source for your image there, it doesn't exist.
Losing your marbles is bad enough – but if you've lost your Lego bricks, it's a sad day indeed. Never fear, for Lego has created the Lego BrickBuilder to deal with just such an emergency.
There's a whole subculture that thrives on building their own PCs – and within that, there's a sub-subculture that engages in "case modding", or modifying the cases of their PCs for maximum artistic effect. Look, Ma! No Case! describes an absolutely unique approach to housing the innards of a PC.
Visit your own personal Wrath of God on the unrepentant. I tell ya, if there's one thing that pisses me off as a deity, it's those damn parachuting sheep…
A "character entity" is how web pages display non-standard characters such as ¥ (Japanese yen), £ (British pound), or € (Euro). Well, there's a whole bunch of these suckers, and they're not easy to remember. That's where a cheat sheet like the HTML 4.0 Character Entity Reference comes in handy.
Every geek needs tools. MajorGeeks is one big toolbox, overflowing with Windows-based shareware and freeware tools for backup, diagnostics, registry tweaking, and more.
Struggling with Windows? Infopackets provides free tech support for Windows users in the form of a free Windows newsletter. You'll also find several special reports, as well as video tutorials on common Windows tasks.
Watch this film, and the next time someone tells you that "you don't Know Jack Schitt!", you can calmly inform them that you know the entire Schitt family.
Check out the Top Eleven Rejected Titles for Star Wars Episode III. I can't think of a single witty thing to say about them…
The great British comedian (and accomplished concert pianist) Dudley Moore has passed away at the age of 66. For the past several years, he suffered from the degenerative neurological disorder Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Read the transcript of his "20/20" interview in June of 2000, in which he discusses the disease and its effects, or learn more about his part in the British satire troop "Beyond the Fringe", a precursor of Monty Python's Flying Circus and others.
If you're responsible for feeding the ravening hordes at home, you'll appreciate the ideas presented on the Frozen Assets site. Cook dinners once or twice a month, and freeze them for future consumption. The author is trying to sell her book, but there's plenty here to get you started.
Looking for a challenging puzzle game for your Palm device? Try Donkey Bricks. It seems simple enough – just move the blocks around until they're all stuck together. But just try and make the bonus shapes, and suddenly things get interesting…
Now, this is the sort of thing that the Internet excels at: Cuepop provides music for independent filmmakers, animators, game developers, and others… for free! Musicians can contribute their tracks, and those who use the tracks are merely required to fill out a "cue sheet" listing the music used.
I got my Palm IIIxe to help me organize my life and my work. Yeah, that's the ticket. Aw, who am I kidding? I got it to play neato games, like the freeware Tetris clone Blocks!