Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

25 May 2006
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I wandered lonely as a cloudspotter…

I wonder what William Wordsworth would have made of today’s website. Continuing the weather theme, www.cloudappreciationsociety.org is a website dedicated to the glory of clouds worldwide. As their manifesto says, they are “fighting the banality of ‘blue-sky thinking’”. I love it!

17 May 2006
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I need coffee!

The name of today’s website pretty much sums up how I feel today. Read all about the wonderful drink called coffee at www.ineedcoffee.com. I’ll have a large one, please…

16 May 2006
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Cybus

Today’s website of the day is one for all Doctor Who fans. If you saw last Saturday’s episode, you’ll know that the Cybermen were originally created by Cybus Corporation. Well, some enterprising fans have created a website for this fictional … Continue reading

10 May 2006
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Silly and meaningless

Today’s website is the Institution of Silly and Meaningless Sayings, which can be found at www.isms.org.uk. Kind of like a more generalised collection of Colemanballs, it’s good for a laugh as you browse through.

9 May 2006
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More cow madness

Today’s website is www.cowabduction.com. Cows have been disappearing all over the globe – is there a conspiracy? Well, maybe not, but someone has put some effort into this site.

2 May 2006
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Sketching by committee

Today’s website is SwarmSketch, an interesting experiment in online collaborative drawing. At least, that’s what it’s supposed to be. Looks mostly like a bunch of scribbles to me. Check it out for yourself at www.swarmsketch.com