Feb. 18, 2000
Unfortunate Valentine's Cards
Did you get a card this Valentine's Day? If you didn't, maybe you should
count yourself lucky. The Unfortunate Valentine's Cards site displays and
defines some of the more bizarre cards that have existed over the years.
Most of these vintage cards can be rather cryptic and creepy at the same time.
What would you do if someone gave you a valentine featuring a half-pear, half-human creature?
It's creepy, furry and completely unnamed! If you love studying about
creatures like the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot, you'll be sure to
learn a lot on Cryptozoology.com. The site has photos, drawings
and video clips of strange creatures such as the Kongamato and
If you listened to heavy metal music during the late '80s, you'll
recognize Dee Snider. He was the lead singer of the makeup-saturated
band Twisted Sister. On his official site you'll find information
about his horror flick Strangeland, as well as his radio show.
Think of Photobetty as the place where women photographers can get together
and show their work. Read essays and look at photos from such professional
photographers as Jeanie Adams-Smith, Pauline Lubens and Heather Stone.
Hommage a Hedy Lamarr
Most of us remember Hedy Lamarr as an actress in old black and
white movies. But few realize she helped pioneer frequency-hopping
for World War II torpedoes, which then ended up being a technology used
by mobile telephones today. This site shows the many lives of Hedy that
her film fans may have never known.
Sometimes it takes a smoker-voiced dog in a trenchcoat to truly scare
some sense into troubled teens. Meet McGruff. This animated character has
been telling youngsters to "take a bite out of crime" for two decades.
Is it working? Maybe you should go to this site and see for yourself.