Archive for the ‘Interesting URLs’ Category

Sherlock Holmes –> 125+ episodes, properly titled and tagged : smurfmeat : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive

July 6, 2014

Sherlock Holmes –> 125+ episodes, properly titled and tagged : smurfmeat : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive. More old radio shows. Good stuff!

Hippie Roots & The Perennial Subculture – Hippyland

July 6, 2014

Hippie Roots & The Perennial Subculture – Hippyland. Most interesting read. Mildly NSFW.

Kai-Erik’s albums on Flickr

July 6, 2014

Kai-Erik’s albums on Flickr.

Seriously interesting Viking reenactment pictures, and LOTS of them!

Freelancers Union – How to be a Quiet Revolutionary

July 6, 2014

Freelancers Union – How to be a Quiet Revolutionary. Vote with your $$$

Beards Moustaches and Goatees – Grow n’ Show – The Beard Community

July 6, 2014

Beards Moustaches and Goatees – Grow n’ Show – The Beard Community. Just beards…

507 Mechanical Movements

August 20, 2013

507 Mechanical Movements.

Quite an interesting assortment of mechanical bits. Some of them are animated and mesmerising!

Low-tech Magazine: Back to Basics: Direct Hydropower

August 20, 2013

Low-tech Magazine: Back to Basics: Direct Hydropower.

Wish I had more fall in the creeks here on the farm.

The Beginner’s Guide to Nano, the Linux Command-Line Text Editor – How-To Geek

February 10, 2011

The Beginner’s Guide to Nano, the Linux Command-Line Text Editor – How-To Geek.

Very good article on Nano. I use it fairly regularly editing config files but learned several things that I had no idea it would (or could) do.

List of Crayola crayon colors – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

February 4, 2011

List of Crayola crayon colors – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Hex and RBG codes for Crayola’s crayon colors. Wish I had had this a few years back…

Speedtest.net – The Global Broadband Speed Test

October 9, 2010

Speedtest.net – The Global Broadband Speed Test

I’ve used this service before but had forgotten about it. So here it is again… 😉

I got 5.36 Mb/s Download, 0.55 Mb/s upload, and 53 ms ping to the server in Atlanta, GA which shows to be 100 miles away. Gonna have to check from the store as the apparent speed up there is horrible though we are paying for 8 Mb/s download if I am reading the account info right.