1 - The Infinite Cat Project
first glance this site could easily be dismissed as nonsense. However,
having read the opening paragraph, click through the first cat. Now
hit 'Next Cat' repeatedly. That's when you realise that it really is
nonsense - but also incredibly funny!
No. 2 - Eric Conveys
site that requires a little exploration to get the most out of. Use the list
on the left to see Eric conveying a variety of emotions. He starts off with
the obvious ones (happy, sad, etc.) but quickly get more interesting. My
favourite is probably his 'Sarcastic Respect for Authority Figures'. And
if you can't find an emotion - just suggest it!
No. 3 - They Work
Planning on voting against your MP because Tony Blair took us to war? Do
you even know who your MP is? I didn't until I found this site. Enter your
postcode to get all the info you could ever want about your parliamentary
representative. Read their full voting record, with links to a transcript
of the debate. Did they want war, or were they seeking a more peaceful solution?
How often do they vote against the party line? How often do they attend parliament?
I urge anyone with any political interests at all to take a look at this
site - it's parliamentary transparency at it's best.
No. 4 - Wikipedia
you've not come across Wikipedia before, then it's probably about time you
checked it out. In fact, I'm amazed it's taken me this long to list it on
this page. If ever there was a site to demonstrate the power of the internet
then this is it. At the time of writing, this on-line encyclopedia has more
than 450,000 articles written by over 170,000 people - and that's just the
The most revolutionary thing about the encyclopedia is that anyone can edit
it. You spot a spellin mistake in an article you're reading? No problem,
click 'edit' and fix it yourself. Want to add some extra information, or
maybe a whole new article? Easy! Some people fear this will just lead to
anarchy, but the truth is it