Pieces of the web - The good pieces of the web in one place

Saturday, November 04, 2006


From the website wikimapia.org
WikiMapia is a Web 2.0 project to describe the whole planet Earth. It was created by Alexandre Koriakine and Evgeniy Saveliev, inspired by Google maps and Wikipedia.

So that means that you yourself can make description (or just copy them from wikipedia) for an interesting place. For example, I, myself, made them for my city. You can even use these description in Google Earth.

We release beta program for connecting Wikimapia site and GPS receiver.

Sunday, October 01, 2006


have the blues? Here you can play the Blues yourself.

Icon War

Do you believe that your programs are fighting a war against eachother? Here's proof!

Pjotro - The man with the musical suit

"I'm Pjotro. I love music, I love dancing and I love engineering.
Combining my passions I have created a suit that allows me to become music.
On this site you can simulate this process to make your own song.

Deep Sea Images Library - Natural History Images:

I just recently succesfully finished my "Open Water Diver"-course and a love the marine world. I found a site with beautiful pictures of the animals of the oceans.

Better fonts - over 10,000 fonts for free

Bored of the Fonts of Word? Want to write an letter to a friend which looks like the title of his favorite movie? On Better fonts there are over 10,000 fonts for free to download.

"The following quotations are taken from official court records across the nation, showing how funny and embarrassing it is that recorders operate at all times in courts of law, so that even the slightest inadvertence is preserved for posterity."
  • Lawyer: "Was that the same nose you broke as a child?"
  • Witness: "I only have one, you know."
  • Lawyer: "Now, Mrs. Johnson, how was your first marriage terminated?"
  • Witness: "By death."
  • Lawyer: "And by whose death was it terminated?"
  • Lawyer: "Can you describe what the person who attacked you looked like?"
  • Witness: "No. He was wearing a mask."
  • Lawyer: "What was he wearing under the mask?"
  • Witness: "Er...his face."

Joke: Round Like A Shot

A joke about somebody who was being robbed and the police couldn't come.

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Joke: Divert Your Course

An actual radio conversation of a US naval ship with Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in October 1995

Trantsparent Screens

Do you think that technology is only transparent? These monitor screens REALLY look transparent:

Calvin & Hobbes

One of the things I love the most of Calvin & Hobbes is his art works with snow mans

How To Tell When A Relationship Is Over

The title nearly tells everything. This is a short funny movie on how to tell when a relationship is over:

Band: OK Go

OK GO is a very creativ pop band, as you can see at the music videos of the their last album "Oh No":

The Sony Bravia Commercial

Do you know this commercial from Sony:

Don't believe it is real? Here's the making of:

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

"Ebay - by Weird Al Yankovic"

You have to watch this! This is a video by the comdian Weird Al Yankovic making fun of the things you can buy on eBay.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006


Funny cartoon movie about a pencil and the live of the drawings.

Scott Blake - Barcode Yourself

Quote from the website:
Enter personal information about yourself to be bar coded. All of the calculations in Barcode Yourself are based on real world facts, gathered from the Internet.

Impressing photos of animals and storms

Stipple Portraits

Phantastic site with lots of good drawings and collages.

Monday, September 11, 2006

mcstrick: Photos & Visual Art by Christopher Gilbert

mcstrick: Photos & Visual Art by Christopher Gilbert - Phantastic site with lots of goog pictures.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Nature pictures

Wild Things Photography - Beautiful beautiful photos of nature.