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Here is a list of web sites that I've found interesting, entertaining, or otherwise useful. Select one of the categories on the right. These links are here mainly for my own benefit but you might find them useful. Links open in a new window.

All sites listed here are external internet sites. craigporter.com is not responsible for the content of these sites. Please let me know of any broken links.


Scams & Critical Thinking

Humour Links
The Ignoble Prizes
A different kind of Nobel Prize. Celebrating the unusual and honouring the imaginative, the Ig Nobel Prizes have been awarded each year since 1991 by the scientific community to reward research that could not, or should not, be reproduced.

The Best Web Page in the Universe
In the author's words: "This page is about me and why everything I like is great. If you disagree with anything you find on this page, you are wrong." If you're easily offended look elsewhere.

Temple ov thee Lemur
The exploits of a bunch of geeks from Southampton with a a slightly warped sense of humour and a bit too much time on their hands.

London Fixed-Gear and Single-Speed
Great London (UK) based site catering for fixed gear and single speed bikes.

Zapato Productions Intradimensional
Your Source For Conspiracies and Other Diversions. Offering a wide selection of amazing discoveries, important theories, life-enriching tools, and other more frivolous diversions. Serving the paranoid since 1997.

Great Inventions
The Official Site for the World's Largest Retailer of Revolutionary Products. Check out such great items as the Magic Wand Home Tattoo Removal System and the Econo Home Defribillator.

Moon Certificate
Buy your very own 100 acres of real estate on The Moon. The only moon land sales site authorised by the Martian Council of Kings apparently. If you do purchase any of this "land", then I have some snake oil you may also be interested in...

Origami Boulder Company
A chance to buy unique wadded paper origami boulder artwork. "You order now dumb dumb!"

27 B Slash 6
A growing collection of funny email exchanges.

Quatloos! is a public educational website exposing a wide variety of financial scams. As well as poking fun at scams and their perpetrators, Quatloos! works to raise public awareness about the scams.

The Stella Awards
Inspired by Stella Liebeck who, in 1992 spilled a cup of McDonald's coffee onto her lap, burning herself, subsequently sued and was awarded $2.9 million. This site is dedicated to outrageous, ridiculous, and bogus lawsuits.

For Good Reason
For Good Reason is produced in association with the James Randi Educational Foundation to promote critical thinking and skepticism. The site contains many interviews with particular focus on the paranormal, religion, pseudoscience, and the supernatural. Guest speakers include luminaries such as Richard Dawkins, James Randi, and Richard Wiseman.

The Daily Mash
The Daily Mash is a satirical website covering the worlds of politics, media, culture and sport with spoof news stories, commentary and opinion (i.e. it's all made-up and not intended - in any way whatsoever - to be taken as factual).

Landover Baptist
The home of a fictional Baptist church based in the town of Freehold, Iowa. The web site and its associated landoverbaptist.net forum are a parody of fundamentalist Christianity and the Religious Right.

Oddly Enough
Strange-but-true stories from around the world, courtesy of Reuters.

Reuters Oddly Enough
Strange-but-true stories from around the world.

The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
The Flying Spaghetti Monster is the deity of a parody religion called The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster and its system of beliefs, "Pastafarianism". The religion was founded in 2005 to protest the decision by the Kansas State Board of Education to require the teaching of intelligent design as an alternative to biological evolution.

Fark is a news aggregator. Fark receives about 2000 news submissions daily and the funny and weird notable news of the day is chosen to appear on the site.

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