Web Links


Just some of the places on the web that have caught my attention . . .

Babel Fish

Visit the Babel Fish for automated online translation of this or other web pages.
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BBC Radio 4 You can listen to some great comedy at BBC Radio 4's website. Particular favourites of mine include I'm Sorry I Haven't A ClueListenand Just A MinuteListen.
More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/comedy
The Darwin Awards celebrate the theory of evolution by commemorating the remains of those who have improved our gene pool by removing themselves from it in really stupid ways.
More info: http://www.darwinawards.com
HotAIR Website of the Annals of Improbable Research recording some of the unlikely areas of scientific investigation and home to the IgNobel Prizes - annual awards for achievements that cannot or should not be reproduced.
More info: http://www.improbable.com

Private Eye

The online version of Private Eye magazine has a small selection of cartoons & jokes from the latest issue.
More info: http://www.private-eye.co.uk

Tactical Ops is a semi-realistic counter terrorism modification (mod) for Unreal Tournament (see below). Play as one of a team of Special Forces or Terrorists and try to achieve your goal before the opposition wipe you out.
More info: http://www.tactical-ops.to

Unreal Tournament

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy! For serious gaming fun there's not much to beat Unreal Tournament, except perhaps Unreal Tournament combined with the Tactical Ops Mod (see above).
More info: http://www.unrealtournament.com

The Internet Archive has created the Wayback Machine which makes it possible to surf more than 10 billion archived pages stored in their data banks. Lost track of a treasured website? If you're lucky it may just be preserved here... There's even an old version of this site.
More info: http://www.archive.org
The WebMuseum has an online archive of some of the world's greatest works of art.
More info: http://sunsite.doc.ic.ac.uk/wm
Head for the MSN Gaming Zone to play Chess, Backgammon, Reversi etc. against other online players - a terrible time wasting opportunity! If you like Othello/Reversi you should also take a look at http://www.nada.kth.se/~gunnar/othello.html, source of the WZebra program,  http://www.geocities.com/reversedreversi where the game is turned on it's head or my own brief attempt at a strategy guide here...
More info: http://zone.msn.com

And then there's always my lists of useful sites and software.