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Kitten Academy
February 4, 2018

This YouTube channel is a live stream of an Connecticut home for foster kittens.

What’s Up With That: Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?
November 7, 2015

A Wired article that explains why cats love to sit in boxes that lay around. We learn that cats prefer temperatures around 86 to 97 fahrenheit, while our houses tend to be at 72 degrees. Cats apparently look for the heat of confined spaces.

Cat and Girl
September 9, 2004

A weekly comic strip starring Cat and Girl, believe or not.

June 21, 2003

This site is a gallery of mean cats where photos are accompanied by a tale of the ungrateful felines' deplorable antics.

Video Games

May 2, 2004

Batrachians is a game where you control a frog and your goal is to eat more flies and score more points than the computer's frog. It is a clone of the 1982 Frog Bog video game by Mattel Electronics.

Afternoon Stalker
November 26, 2001

This video game is a clone of Night Stalker, a 1981 game for the Intellivision.

I published it under the GNU General Public License.

August 5, 2001

Cosmosmash is a clone of the 1981 Astrosmash video game by Mattel Electronics.

I published it under the GNU General Public License.

CoCo Game List
July 5, 2001

This site maintained by L. Curtis Boyle lists hundreds of video games for the CoCo.

April 21, 2001

BurgerSpace is a clone of the 1982 BurgerTime video game by Bally Midway.

I published it under the GNU General Public License.

The Intellivision
December 26, 1997

This was my first video game console in 1981. The official site is associated with Intellivision Productions, a company that gathers several of the programmers of the original games. One can read about the history of Mattel Electronics and anecdotes about the creation of several games.


June 14, 2019

A web site that tells the story of the legendary Usenet newsgroup alt.adjective.noun.verb.verb.verb, where the only allowed sentences had to be of the form alt.adjective.noun.verb.verb.verb. alt.good.read.wish.hope.predict.

Flash is obsolete, but you are still welcome to Zombo.com
March 23, 2019

What can you do at Zombo.com? Find out for yourself.

Mock cop bot swats tot
March 26, 2018

The best headline in a very long time. The next day of this 2016 article, The Register published another article on the incident, titled Did mock cop bot trot on fraught tot? Maybe not. Compare with Sticks Nix Hick Pix from 1935.

UK Packaging Awards
September 13, 2015

British excellence in the field of packaging.

Law French
July 14, 2014

Law French is an archaic language originally based on Old Norman and Anglo-Norman, which was used in the law courts of England, beginning with the Norman Conquest by William the Conqueror.

Arrivals and departures at the Port of Montreal
August 25, 2012

This page is updated every hour. Do not forget the popcorn.

Giant Metal Chicken
July 2, 2011

A tale of what happens when one buys a 5-foot giant metal chicken.

The Comics Curmudgeon
April 18, 2011

On this daily updated site, Josh Fruhlinger pokes fun at several American daily comic strips, including Mark Trail and Archie. This site is even documented on Wikipedia.

Picture of gaskets
March 22, 2010

I like the word "gasket".

Major League Eating
June 21, 2003

This league, formerly known as the International Federation of Competitive Eating, supervises and regulates eating contests in their various forms throughout the world. It sanctions Nathan's Famous Fourth of July international hot dog eating contest on Coney Island every Fourth of July.

How Lawn Sprinklers Work
February 9, 2002

Another fine educational opportunity.

Darwin Awards
January 3, 2000

In the spirit of Charles Darwin, the Darwin Awards commemorate individuals who protect our gene pool by making the ultimate sacrifice of their own lives. Darwin Award winners eliminate themselves in an extraordinarily idiotic manner, thereby perhaps improving our species' chances of long-term survival.

National Artificial Stupidity Association
July 20, 1999

This text demonstrates the fascinating concept of artificial stupidity.

Ecole secondaire de la Pointe-aux-Trembles
May 31, 1999

I went through grades 9 to 11 at this high school, from September 1985 to June 1988.

The Gallery Of "Misused" Quotation Marks
May 8, 1999

This old site shows many real cases of bad uses of quotation marks.

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