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Impressed by The Sopranos and other 'mature' dramas?
Check out this site celebrating Gunsmoke, the western radio & TV drama
that started it all by exploring the human condition. The series first hit the
airwaves 50 years ago this month.
'Things fall apart' pretty much sums up this study
in Manhattan entropy. Photographs of a variety of objects — from dented mail boxes
to torn awnings — serve, in the site's words, as 'a memorial to the things in
this city that are so cheap in human estimation as to be barely worth fixing.'
A handy Web surfing companion, the new Alexa Web Search
quickly pulls up the stats on any Web site, as well as reader-written reviews
and a 'people who visit this page also visit' index to similar sites, courtesy
of venture partner Amazon.com.
Billy Bass Hack
At last, a reason to
dig your chatty Billy Bass out of the hall closet. This site gives you all the
computer code and instructions you'll need to expand the vocabulary of your annoying
little novelty fish by using the power of Linux. Try that with Windows.
Dare To Dream
ICanDream site is a heart-swelling demonstration of the human spirit — if it doesn't
turn out to be your typical Net scam. Nathan & crew are out to make their
dream — to buy a large yacht and sail it from Sydney to Greece — come true. Chart
their progress online.