Browsershots.org

In our dreams, the web looks good for all users. So we let web designers view screenshots of their pages in different browsers, at different screen resolutions and with different plugins. We’re trying to make this service easy to use, open for all (including access to the source code) and 100% free, as in free beer.

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Zip code map

A Java-based map of the continental US that progressively narrows down the area covered by a ZIP Code as you type in the numbers one by one.

 


International Center for Bathroom Etiquette

“During my frequent forays to public washrooms, I have noticed a horrible disregard for manners and common courtesy within those walls. I feel it is both my responsibility and my duty to educate the public on the proper course of actions which should be taken in a public urinal environment.”

 


Phrontistery

Since 1996, Forthright has compiled a 15,500-word dictionary of obscure and rare words in order to spread the joy of the English language. If you’re looking for an online dictionary, a word list on a given topic, or the definitions to rare and unusual words, the Phrontistery is for you.

 


“How Everyday Things Are Made”

If you’ve ever wondered how things are made – products like candy, cars, airplanes, or bottles – or if you’ve been interested in manufacturing processes, like forging, casting, or injection molding, then you’ve come to the right place.

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American Social Hygiene Posters

The mission of the Social Welfare History Archives is to collect, preserve, and provide access to historical records that support research and understanding of social services and social reform in the United States. A part of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Libraries, SWHA supports the University’s traditional mission of research, instruction, and service. Plus, some are hilarious!

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Table of Condiments That Periodically Go Bad

F.N.O.R.D.’s mission statement sums it up nicely:

“We think all right thinking people in this world are SICK and TIRED of being told that ordinary, decent people are not fed up in this world with being sick and tired. We certainly are. And we’re sick and tired of being told that we’re not.”

And they have this neat table that is acutally useful.

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