Oct. 22, 1999
Have you always wanted an artistocratic title, but don't happen to
have been born in a noble family? Now you can get respect the
old-fashioned way - by buying your way in. For a mere $325, you can buy
the title of Lord, Lady, Baron, Baroness, Count, Countess, Viscount,
Viscountess, Marquis, Marchioness or Sir. Soon,
people will be looking at you with a new air of dignity.
If you're one of those people who like commercials better than TV shows,
perhaps you should stop by the Commercial Archive. This site has most recent commercials
about everything from food to clothes. But the real gems are the old commercials for toys and video games
from the 1980s. Who can forget advertisements for the first My Little Pony, or Ms. Pac-Man?
Life Along the Fault
With recent earthquakes hitting places like Taiwan and Turkey, it's only a matter of time
before the Big One hits California. In fact, some scientists are predicting that the Bay Area
will be struck with a massive earthquake by the year 2030. So before everything starts shaking,
take a look at the San Francisco Exploratorium's online exhibition on earthquakes,
called Life Along the Fault. See how architects build for the possibility of earthquakes,
and read the stories behind the historic 1906 quake.
Jim is a simple kind of guy. He doesn't make waves, or try to upset the
status quo. In fact, at first glance Jim might seem a bit boring for a comic
strip character. The comic shows his daily life, no matter how dull it is.
Watch Jim go to a movie, get a sore throat, visit the mall and other
Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you? Just in time for Halloween, the Scooby.CartoonNetwork.com
site has a spooky adventure for the gang. Read Scooby trivia, play games and watch videos
from episodes such as the Haunted House Hangup and the Mystery Mask Mix-Up.
Halloween Do-It-Yourself Projects
Planning on throwing a stellar Halloween party? Want to transform your apartment into
a creepy haunted house? Then go to the Halloween Do-It-Yourself Projects site for tons
of ideas on how to make weird holiday props. Some of the better crafts include
a bleeding portrait, a talking skull, a giant ceiling spider, a head in a jar and more.
Play Along Britney Spears Doll
It was only a matter of time before the pop singer phenomenon known as Britney Spears had
her own doll. On the Play Along Toys site, look at all the different variations of Britney
you can buy. Get the video collection doll, which wears various outfit from Britney's
popular music videos, or pretend you're on tour with the concert collection doll. Now
all we need are Backstreet Boys dolls.
Fuller Up The Dead Musician Directory
Musicians sometimes lead self-destructive lives. It's often hard to keep track of which rock
stars are alive and which ones weren't lucky enough to escape death. Use the
Fuller Up The Dead Musician Directory to find out who's still rockin' and who's
pushing up the daisies.