The olympics are coming! Check out the official website for the 2004 Olympic Games which begin in less than a month.
Frozen fries are fresh vegetables? This short article published on June 15, 2004 by the Los Angeles Times tells the strange but true story about how the USDA recently classified frozen fries as fresh vegetables.
As summer heats up and you head out to the lakes with your bobbers and worms, check out the Hall of Fame to see if your catch of the day is a record breaker. Also, there's information on how to become a member of the society!
Memphis is celebrating Rock 'n' Roll's 50th anniversary, which officially started with Elvis Presley's recording of That's All Right in July 1954. By taking a journey through the timeline, users can discover Memphis's great contributions to Rock 'n' Roll's success and can find out how it is celebrating the anniversary this summer.
At over 1,000 feet long, 236 feet tall, and 151,400 tons, the Queen Mary II is the biggest ship to ever sail the seas. And, at a price tag of $800 million, it's a pretty cool ship. Check out all of the interesting facts and figures and interactive stuff at its web home.
On Friday evening, April 25th, 1986, during what should have been a routine test, things went very, very wrong at the Chernobyl-4 nuclear power plant. This site tells the story, with words and photos, of one woman's motorcycle trip through the resulting devastation.
Here's a lovely illustrated story about one man's experience with a beef tapeworm. As one might expect of a story about a giant worm living in a man's intestines, this story is not for the squeamish. Nor is it for people who have a fear of tapeworms. This blogger, for instance, may never sleep again.
Hm...do I want to take the car today, or the boat? Are you faced with that tough decision every day? Do you agonize over committing to just one mode of transportation? Your worries are over! Now with the new WaterCar you can travel over water or land, with one vehicle! Able to reach speeds of 45 MPH in the water and 125 MPH on land, your new amphibious vehicle will be the envy of the whole neighborhood!
Here you go all you librarian-nerds. This library science grad student took her seminar assignment to a previously unheard of level. Each week, Nichole transcribes the decidedly random, odd, and goofy ramblings of a local talkshow called Mel and Floyd. The show is aired on the community radio station -- W.O.R.T. The only problem with the transcript is that you don't get the effect of Mel and Floyd's trademark giggling. Thus, add those as needed. Enjoy.