Oct. 6, 2000

Wacky Uses
Everyone knows that club soda can help take grease stains out of fabrics, but did you know it also makes fluffy pancakes, cleans diamonds, nourishes house plants and keeps your hair from turning green? Find out alternative uses for various brand name products such as Listerine, Miracle Whip, Coca-Cola, Tidy Cat, Reynolds Wrap and more!

Dye My Hair
Before you grab that bottle of bleach and a box of Kool-Aid, maybe you should visit Dye My Hair for some rather useful tips. Get some advice on what kinds of bleach and funky hair dyes you can buy, as well as instructions on how to actually transform your locks from Plain Jane to Punky Patty.

The Bureau of Atomic Tourism
If you want a truly eye-opening vacation spot, perhaps you should consult The Bureau of Atomic Tourism for an explosive destination. This site "is dedicated to the promotion of tourist locations around the world that have either been the site of atomic explosions, display exhibits on the development of atomic devices, or contain vehicles that were designed to deliver atomic weapons." Read about the Titan Missile Museum, the world's only public underground missle complex. Or study up on sites of atomic explosions like Project GNOME, Bikini Atoll and Trinity Site.

Kismet robot
Kismet looks like a cross between a Gremlin and a Furby, without hair. He's a newfangled robot that can express emotions like disgust, anger, sadness, happiness and surprise. Watch video of Kismet talking and see why this humanoid robot is charming everyone who comes in contact with it.

Queens of the Gridiron
Hey, football isn't just for the boys anymore. In fact, there's quite a history of women involved in tackle football leagues. Read about the National Women's Football League and find out where a team is playing near you!

Core 77
Obsessed with the package design of Twinkies? Do you buy books and CDs purely based on their covers? Dream about designing the perfect running shoe? Core 77 understands all too well the importance of quality design in everything from bras to Web sites. Read about the latest design news and features.

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