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Xyzzy 2003-10-14 11:02

Things that make you go "Hmmmm…"
 
This thread is for all those funny and bizarre links you all come across.

Please do not mask the URL. Post the link as a link, not like [URL="http://www.mersenne.org/"]this[/URL].

The goal here is to educate, fascinate and entertain.

:smile:

Xyzzy 2003-10-14 11:02

[url]http://www.fsinet.or.jp/~sokaisha/rabbit/rabbit.htm[/url]

BotXXX 2003-10-14 16:35

[url]http://www.anderbergfamily.net/ant/snail/[/url]

xilman 2003-10-14 17:47

<Link Deleted> -- Both Norton Antivirus and McAfee VirusScan report it contains a trojan horse -- dswanson


See follow-up discussion about this link [URL=http://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1290]here[/URL] -- dswanson

rogue 2003-10-14 17:57

[URL=http://objective.jesussave.us/propaganda.html]http://objective.jesussave.us/propaganda.html[/URL]

eepiccolo 2003-10-14 18:39

[URL]http://www.creationscience.com[/URL]

mephisto 2003-10-14 23:32

[url]http://www.virtual-bubblewrap.com/[/url]

cheesehead 2003-10-16 02:04

[URL]http://www.wheresgeorge.com/[/URL]

graeme 2003-10-16 09:47

[url]http://users.tinyonline.co.uk/bigh/bigh/pylonof.htm[/url]

only_human 2003-10-16 13:11

[url]http://www.bookcrossings.com/[/url]

I_like_tomatoes 2003-10-16 13:45

[url]http://yudkowsky.net/tmol-faq/meaningoflife.html[/url]

Complex33 2003-10-16 14:48

[url]http://www.virtualstapler.com/[/url]

nomadicus 2003-10-16 16:54

[url]http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html[/url]

cheesehead 2003-10-19 07:40

[url]http://www.roadsideamerica.com/[/url]

TauCeti 2003-10-23 14:48

[url]http://home.nyu.edu/~amw243/diaries/[/url]

cheesehead 2003-10-24 21:48

[URL]http://flyingmoose.org/[/URL]

Xyzzy 2003-10-24 23:44

[url]http://www.the5k.org/[/url]

Xyzzy 2003-10-26 14:47

[url]http://www.landoverbaptist.org/[/url]

eepiccolo 2003-10-27 15:09

[URL]http://www.worldrps.com/[/URL]

Xyzzy 2003-11-04 16:41

[url]http://members.xoom.virgilio.it/mmmgroup/e-labiri.html[/url]

cheesehead 2003-11-05 10:49

[URL]http://www.britneyspears.ac/lasers.htm[/URL]

Dresdenboy 2003-11-11 15:46

[url]http://www.gweep.net/~shifty/portfolio/prime/[/url]

Now imagine the test of 2^13,466,917-1 :shock: :grin:

This one is also nice: [url]http://www.gweep.net/~shifty/portfolio/fftmulspreadsheet/index.html[/url]

Xyzzy 2003-11-12 03:51

[url]http://www.lares.dti.ne.jp/%7Eyugo/storage/monocrafts_ver3/03/index.html[/url]

cheesehead 2003-11-14 14:40

[URL]http://www.kevdo.com/lipbalm/home.html[/URL]

Xyzzy 2003-11-16 22:15

[url]http://performanceunlimited.com/illustrations/mostpowerful-engine.html[/url]

outlnder 2003-11-17 04:00

That thing must use firehoses for fuel injectors.

Xyzzy 2003-11-17 07:18

[url]http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1149.txt[/url]

Xyzzy 2003-11-17 14:45

[url]http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bl_computer_mouse_patent.htm[/url]

Lord_Humungous 2003-11-17 22:14

[url]http://www.rollette.com/railgun/[/url]

My pet project

kwstone 2003-11-18 06:55

[url]http://www.philosophers.co.uk/games/god.htm[/url]

Xyzzy 2003-11-18 06:56

[url]http://www.20q.net/[/url]

pakaran 2003-11-18 07:07

[QUOTE][i]Originally posted by Xyzzy [/i]
[B][url]http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1149.txt[/url] [/B][/QUOTE]

Alan Cox and an LUG in Britain actually implemented that thing, apparently. I can find the news article if anyone's interested.

They got a ping time of about 4 million ms. That's even worse than dialup!

kwstone 2003-11-18 08:05

[QUOTE][i]Originally posted by pakaran [/i]
[B]Alan Cox and an LUG in Britain actually implemented that thing, apparently. I can find the news article if anyone's interested.

They got a ping time of about 4 million ms. That's even worse than dialup! [/B][/QUOTE] Norway, actually.

[url]http://www.blug.linux.no/rfc1149/[/url]

E_tron 2003-11-18 23:00

[URL=http://www.teamprimerib.com/jpg/404bunny.jpg]http://www.teamprimerib.com/jpg/404bunny.jpg[/URL]

Complex33 2003-11-22 15:19

[url]http://user.tninet.se/~ecf599g/aardasnails/java/Monkey/webpages/index.html[/url]

adpowers 2003-11-23 19:48

[url]http://www.musicmobs.org/[/url]

E_tron 2003-11-24 03:25

[URL=http://www.jbdearing.com/error.php]http://www.jbdearing.com/error.php[/URL]

10 minutes of "manic depression"

ET_ 2003-11-24 16:29

"[QUOTE]http://www.jbdearing.com/error.php

10 minutes of "manic depression"[/QUOTE]

Hey, that's Marvin, the paranoid android of Douglas Adams' novels!

Luigi

Xyzzy 2003-11-30 02:24

[url]http://www.mysticalball.com/[/url]

dleclair 2003-11-30 04:07

[url]http://homepages.cwi.nl/~dik/english/traffic/signals/index.html[/url]

dleclair 2003-11-30 04:13

[url]http://sprott.physics.wisc.edu/pickover/esp.html[/url]

mephisto 2003-11-30 23:24

[url]http://www.asciimation.co.nz/index.html[/url]

E_tron 2003-12-02 03:47

[URL=http://www.coxar.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/]http://www.coxar.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/[/URL]

edorajh 2003-12-02 08:44

[url]http://deepimpact.jpl.nasa.gov/sendyourname/index.html[/url]

E_tron 2003-12-06 01:25

[URL=http://www.geocities.com/zacksg1/team.html]http://www.geocities.com/zacksg1/team.html[/URL]

So... Primes do fly:innocent: .

Xyzzy 2003-12-06 07:04

[url]http://www.dnainternet.fi/pelit/english/[/url]

Xyzzy 2003-12-06 09:37

[url]http://www.yamaha-motor.co.jp/eng/papercraft/index.html[/url]

TauCeti 2003-12-08 19:14

[url]http://www.crank.net/[/url]

E_tron 2003-12-10 05:26

[URL=http://www.overclockers.com/articles899/]http://www.overclockers.com/articles899/[/URL]

nfortino 2003-12-12 11:35

[url]http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=nerd[/url]

edorajh 2003-12-16 10:23

Test your sensitiveness about Prime-Numbers:

[url]http://www.2357.a-tu.net/index.php?link=Savants[/url]

edorajh 2003-12-16 11:31

Mersenne on the Moon:

[url]http://www-users.cs.york.ac.uk/~susan/cyc/m/m-moon.htm[/url]

edorajh 2003-12-19 12:13

[url]http://www.highiqsociety.org[/url]

MrHappy 2003-12-19 19:48

[url]http://boards.mjstar.de/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2631[/url]

edorajh 2003-12-23 00:06

[url]http://www.pipeline.com/~dada3zen/introvert.htm[/url]

edorajh 2004-01-05 16:16

[url]http://www.convertit.com/Go/ConvertIt/[/url]

only_human 2004-01-05 22:05

[url]http://world.std.com/~reinhold/mathmovies.html[/url]

Xyzzy 2004-01-07 23:00

[url]http://www.arstechnica.com/etc/linux/index.html[/url]

adpowers 2004-01-08 00:59

[url]http://mars.telascience.org/[/url]

edorajh 2004-01-08 11:50

[url]http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/index.html[/url]

only_human 2004-01-08 17:18

[url]http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/[/url]

E_tron 2004-01-08 20:13

[URL=http://www.seethru.co.uk/zine/south_coast/week13/images/copter.swf]http://www.seethru.co.uk/zine/south_coast/week13/images/copter.swf[/URL]

edorajh 2004-01-13 13:50

[url]http://www.puzzlersparadise.com/page1034.html[/url]

Xyzzy 2004-01-14 00:43

[url]http://www.richsalter.btinternet.co.uk/cks1/index.html[/url]

edorajh 2004-01-14 15:02

[url]http://www.stetson.edu/~efriedma/numbers.html[/url]

cheesehead 2004-01-14 18:25

[url]http://www.utm.edu/research/primes/curios/[/url]

E_tron 2004-01-16 00:24

[URL=https://www.googlestore.com/cgi-bin/googlestore/GO0084.html]https://www.googlestore.com/cgi-bin/googlestore/GO0084.html[/URL]

Xyzzy 2004-01-16 01:49

[url]http://www.knplogic.co.uk/are_u_mad.html[/url]

E_tron 2004-01-20 03:29

[URL=http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/internet/01/19/offbeat.mike.rowe.soft.ap/index.html]http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/internet/01/19/offbeat.mike.rowe.soft.ap/index.html[/URL]

kwstone 2004-01-20 04:48

[url]www.mikerowesoft.com[/url]

Xyzzy 2004-01-20 21:55

[url]http://ogc.ath.cx/files/tmp/pingu.htm[/url]

only_human 2004-01-21 15:58

[url]http://www2.omnitel.net/smirlis/tmp/schule.html[/url]

rogue 2004-01-22 01:48

[url]http://homepage.mac.com/fellowship/iMovieTheater53.html[/url]

edorajh 2004-01-23 11:30

[url="http://www.computer-jokes.net"]http://www.computer-jokes.net[/url]

E_tron 2004-01-26 05:00

[url]http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=4619&item=3656891141[/url]

Pi Rho 2004-01-26 19:23

[URL=http://www.xiaoxiaomovie.com/index02.htm]http://www.xiaoxiaomovie.com/index02.htm[/URL]

TauCeti 2004-01-27 15:31

[URL]http://www-public.tu-bs.de:8080/~y0021221/040123.swf[/URL]

E_tron 2004-01-28 18:33

[url]http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3382073018&category=2312[/url]

E_tron 2004-02-03 02:44

[url]http://www.againsttcpa.com/[/url]

Serious stuff :surprised . Must read. This might be the end of the Personal Computer as we know it :surrender.

only_human 2004-02-04 19:26

[url]http://www.darpa.mil/grandchallenge/index.htm[/url]

Xyzzy 2004-02-08 15:39

[url]http://linux.dell.com/[/url]

MrHappy 2004-02-18 18:30

[url]http://www.rathergood.com/moon_song/[/url]

only_human 2004-02-23 00:04

[url]http://www.code16.com/cat/[/url]

TauCeti 2004-02-23 10:35

[url]http://www.inicia.es/de/Turbo_J/metelev1_01.swf[/url]

only_human 2004-03-09 18:00

[url]http://www.levenez.com/unix/history.html[/url]

rogue 2004-03-12 02:15

[url]http://www.rinkworks.com/dialect[/url]

ET_ 2004-03-27 21:25

[url]http://www1.nasa.gov/55644main_NASATV_Windows.asx[/url]

A NASA video feed with all the phases of the X43 test

Xyzzy 2004-03-30 21:37

[url]http://rick.vanrein.org/linux/badram/[/url]

only_human 2004-04-01 07:25

[url]http://www.google.com/technology/pigeonrank.html[/url]

Uncwilly 2004-04-02 01:45

[URL=http://www.google.com/jobs/lunar_job.html]http://www.google.com/jobs/lunar_job.html[/URL]

ET_ 2004-04-02 18:42

[url]http://www.blug.linux.no/rfc1149/index.html[/url]

only_human 2004-04-05 20:15

[url]http://www.angelfire.com/extreme4/kiddofspeed/[/url]

only_human 2004-04-06 04:11

[url]http://www.suite101.com/files/mysites/AskAlice/Clock.htm[/url]

jinydu 2004-04-06 12:40

[url]http://www.1728.com/quartic.htm[/url]

edorajh 2004-04-06 22:08

[url="http://www.darwinawards.com"]http://www.darwinawards.com[/url]

jinydu 2004-04-06 23:24

[url]http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~schectex/courses/cubic/[/url]

E_tron 2004-04-07 05:11

[url]http://www.thefuturefaster.com/advocates/default.asp?letterid=1&adno=10&vndrno=1[/url]


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