Wednesday, August 27, 2008

It's all fun and games

Today we continue to bring you a great list of sites highlighted by PC magazine. We've edited the list somewhat, so we hope you enjoy our spin on their remedies for a rainy day at home or a boring afternoon at the office. Remember to set aside some time to check out these sites. they are very entertaining. If you have ideas for 10 Links a Day, please email us at

Today's 10 Links a Day: Fun and Games on the Net

  1. Bizarro Blog
    Commentary on the comic strip Bizarro (syndicated in newspapers since 1985) by cartoonist Dan Piraro's which usually follows on this blog a few days after the panel has run in papers.

  2. Chime.TV
    An aggregated video site that fills your channels with stuff you'll love.

  3. Group Card
    Group Card lets a group of people sign and send a free e-card, which works well for sharing a card with officemates, friends, or family members.

  4. Jake and Amir
    Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld work at the New York City offices of The characters they play in their online video sketch series have the same names, same jobs, but they are... twisted. Considering it's mainly a hobby they do after work, the webisodes at are better than some of the stuff they get paid to do for CollegeHumor.

  5. Oddee
    Oddee collects and archives the weird photos blowing around the Internet, broken down into Digg-friendly and easily digestible lists.

  6. is itself kind of an ugly site, but it is the ultimate portal to online time-wasting.

  7. Rules of
    This helpful site presents user-submitted "rules of thumb," which the community can rate for their usefulness.

  8. Totlol
    Totlol is a video website designed specifically for children. It is community moderated. It is constantly growing. It is powered by YouTube.

  9. TypeRacer
    Put your typing skills to the test with TypeRacer, which pits you against other players for the chance to win, and a slot on TypeRacer's leaderboard.

  10. WonderMark
    Do you like your Web comic strips to have that old-timer feeling? David Malki's twisted twice-a-week strip wherein Victorian-era men, women, and sometimes animals and objects converse with one another, usually ending with a punch line you'll never see coming, especially in the context of these public-domain Dickensian illos.

  11. YouTomb
    There are millions of videos up on YouTube, but thousands have also been removed, and not always with the owner's permission.YouTomb, a research project by the MIT Free Culture student group, tracks the top videos removed from the service for copyright violation, and retains the metadata about the videos so we, the public, can make our own decision about whether the removal was justified or not.

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