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Our "Great Links" are interesting web places we've found:
May 31, 2007
passport found by chance in Argentina
The Red Cross passport which enabled Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann
to flee Europe for South America in 1950 has been discovered by chance
in a court file in Argentina.
May 30, 2007
HD Bumper Gallery
A site dedicated to the "bumpers" (static images that appear
before and after commercials) that have appeared in Late Night with Conan
O'Brien, using screenshots recorded from HDTV, featuring the story/reference
behind each of them.
May 29, 2007
of Poison Timeline
Poison has often been referred to as the "coward’s weapon"
the administration being calculated in cold blood, with the recognition
of prolonged suffering.
May 28, 2007
The Historic True Crime Blog
T he intersection of history, journalism, law, and murde.,
May 27, 2007
25 Most Exquisitely Sad Songs in the Whole World
Some oldies, and some newer ones, too.
May 26, 2007
Roman Empire: In The First Century
Two thousand years ago, the world was ruled by Rome and Rome was in turmoil.
May 25, 2007
The site features a timeline of events during Shakespeare's time, a description
of the places and people Shakespeare knew.
May 24, 2007
Official website for the works of this Hollywood film star who was born
in England in 1889 and died in Switzerland in 1977.
May 23, 2007
The frustrations, humor, and sometimes almost heartbreaking beauty of
daily life from the perspective of an American expatriate living in Paris.
May 22, 2007
17-year Cicadas emerge in the Midwest
This periodical cicadas swarm technically is called The Great Northern
Illinois Brood XIII, they have red eyes instead of green like the
annual ones. They can emerge in vast numbers — as many as 1.5 million per acre.
May 21, 2007
» Photography blog
Covers many aspects of photography.
May 20, 2007
Lusitania and the Forgotten Empress gallery
This gallery tells the stories of three of the most famous and most tragic
ships in history. Their names were Titanic, Lusitania and Empress of Ireland.
Each was a proud symbol of Edwardian Britain. Each had strong links with
Liverpool and its people.
May 18, 2007
home-cooked meals for pets
If you're nervous about buying pet food from the store, make dog, cat
food at home.
May 17, 2007
Major Religions Ranked by Size
This listing is not a comprehensive list of all religions, only the "major" ones.
May 16, 2007
Ian's Shoelace Site
If you wear shoes with laces (or anything else that does up with laces), you're bound to find something here that they don't teach in kindergarten.
May 15, 2007
The Bonsai Blog of Wolfgang Putz
Austrian, Wolfgang Putz, is an accomplished bonsai artist, cultivates more than 200 trees and many species of flowering and decorative plants besides his bonsai.
May 14, 2007
How a Photo Can Ruin Your Life
Your family photos could get you arrested. Just ask one New Jersey grandmother.
May 13, 2007
Musicians with careers that ended with their death at age 27.
May 12, 2007
at science of why we itch and scratch
Scientists have long wondered why pain - for example, from scratching
- relieves an itch. They've searched for the nerves that send the itchy
signal to the brain, and they've wondered what switches those nerves on
May 11, 2007
most intelligent / least intelligent dogs
Which dogs rate the highest and lowest in intelligence?
May 10, 2007
Abound About U.S. Bee Disappearance
The sudden disappearance of one-quarter of America's honeybees has brought
out some strange ideas and downright myths.
May 9, 2007
writer follows varied path around globe to tombs of apostles
Tom Bissell, a highly regarded travel and nonfiction writer, is at the
American Academy in Rome this year working on a book on the tombs of the
May 8, 2007
The Global Warming Survival Guide
51 things we can do to save the environment
May 7, 2007
20 Most Amazing Coincidences
Anything could be a coincidence if you look hard enough.
May 6, 2007
The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids
The inverse power of praise.
May 5, 2007
50 most visited tourist attractions in the world
According to the latest statistics report from the World Tourism
Organization, France receives more foreign tourists per year than any
other country -- some 76 million in 2005. Spain followed with 55
million, the United States with 50 million and China with 47 million.
Italy rounded out the top five with 37 million.
May 4, 2007
Government Real Estate for Sale WorldWide
U.S. embassies, ambassadorial residences and other diplomatic digs are
up for sale as the State Department moves its employees to more secure
locations, upgrades facilities and combines operations in multipurpose
May 3, 2007
Archive of European Architecture
From Stonehenge to the 20th Century - examples of architectural types
scanned by Prof. Jeffery Howe primarily for use by students at Boston
May 2, 2007
Geeky Gifts for Mom
Mother's Day may still be two weeks away, but it's never too early to
show the woman who carried you for nine months just how much you care.
Candy Mother's Day Collection
A collection of information and links on the subject of mothers and mother's
May 1, 2007
Places to Monitor Your Reputation Online
With the explosion of Social Media in the last 6 months, there's a lot
of new places that marketers and business people need to start monitoring
their reputation on. From search engines to forums to social news sites,
knowing who's talking about your company, its executives, your products
or services online, is every more important.