Life on the web

Herein lies a list of interesting links found while surfing the web. Feel free to contact us if you have a site you would like to add to this list.

List of links

Special Characters – Good, clean resource of HTML special characters.

Virtual Earth – Microsoft's response to Google's http://earth.google.com/

Script.aculo.us – Funky JavaScript libraries for scripts involving interesting visual effects and drag-n-drop functionality.

Unlock your mobile phone – A helpful, little site that will send codes by email to unlock your mobile phone's sim card.

World cities distance calculator – Very simple and useful website that will calculate distance (miles or km) between any two cites or any two countries.

Guess the Google – Fun flash game by Grant Robinson where you guess what word was used to create a montage of Google images.

PHP Cheat Sheet – Making life a bit easier for PHP developers.

Build a Face – The National Geographic Channel has developed an interesting flash application that allows you to create a human face.

Google Satellite Maps – Google introduces a new satellite-based map system.

Daily Haiku – Rob Weychert creates a new haiku poem every day.

Very large images – Ian Albert's collection of very large, high resolution pics.

Behr choosing colors – Behr makes it easy to choose the right paint color for your home (or background color for your website).

World jump day – Be part of the attempt to drive Planet Earth into a new orbit by letting millions of people jump.

Understanding the French – For North Americans, working with the French has some good sides and some bad sides, with many differences.

Picture of everything – An enormous colored picture of, well, everything.

Tea Games – A great collection of fun, flash games to waste your time.

Lost in translation – Translate your text 5 times and then spit something out that's more humourous than comprehensible.

20 Questions – Think of any object and the A.I. will try to figure-out what you are thinking by asking simple questions.

Boohbah zone – Boohbah is a bizarre website for children, with a format that fosters both creative thinking and creative movement.

Chasm game – A simple yet challenging flash game about a platapus and a broken water pipe.

Prevent Windows Messenger popup spam – An article by myNetWatchman outlining how to remove those annoying Windows Messenger popups.

Horse quartet – Beautiful quartet harmony from 4 free ranging horses.

Tweaking XP Guide – Good article outlining a lot of little things that can be done to tweak Windows XP.

Text To Speech – At&T's Next-Generation TTS converts machine-readable English text into audible speech.

Top left pixel – From Toronto, Canada, Sam Javanrouh posts a new photo every day to his online photoblog.

How humans walk – A flash animation demonstrating a walking model dependent on human charateristics.

Spock sings Bilbo Baggins – Leonard Nimoy (Spock from Star Trek) sings a dainty song about the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.