May 5, 2000
Zen Meditation Instruction
Sometimes we're so busy with our daily lives that we never take
time out to simply slow down and relax. If you want a chance to
concentrate on your breath for a change, or if you're a beginning
student of Zen Buddhism, you should visit this how-to guide about
zazen meditation. Sitting still, staring at a blank wall while counting
your breaths might initially sound easy, but once you sit there for a while,
you'll notice how fast and constantly your mind races from thought to thought.
Practice these meditation techniques and experience zazen firsthand.
Nutella Quick and Easy Recipes
Leave it to Nutella to tempt us with recipes like
Nutella dog and tropical Nutella bagel. You can spread this
hazelnut concoction on just about anything graham crackers,
hot dog buns and tortillas. The company says the dessert-like
condiment is better for you than plain old peanut butter. But
I have a feeling that the sugar rush is the same.
They're cute, furry and amusing little critters. Watch otters at
play with this special cam sponsored by National
Geographic. The site also has plenty of
interesting facts and tidbits about these playful water animals.
You don't even have to get wet!
If you'd rather read about celebrity gossip than check the
sports page, you'll get a nice array of entertainment rumors
from PageSix.com. Read columns by Liz Smith, or stare at the ticker
of breaking news from the Associated Press until something sparks your
Why buy something new when you can borrow it from someone else?
On iShareStuff, you can ask to borrow everything from chainsaws to
tuxedos without spending a dime. Or if you have plenty of things to lend, go ahead and
offer up that brand new wok! Plus you get to determine who can see the items on your list
to lend or borrow so you're only interacting with other friends,
if you so desire.
The Stories of George the Hamster
Who knew a hamster could have so many adventures?
Follow cuddly little George around as he walks on the moon,
takes part in the Battle of Copenhagen and takes the gold medal
at the hamster Olympics. What a rodent!
Daze of Our Lives
Humor is in the ear of the beholder.
Daze of Our Lives might not be the funniest site
you read online, but it will most definitely intrigue you.
Nineteenth century woodcut illustrations are given humorous
lines of dialog that only the Frasiers of the world could chuckle at.
Read a few and see if you get the punchlines.