Websites of Exceptional Niftiness
I HEREBY CERTIFY ALL OF THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES AS NEAT
Articles on Writing: My friend Dave Walton compiled this extremely comprehensive list of internet articles on writing. I'll call it the best on the web.
Codex Writing Group: If you've published at least one short story (or met an alternative requirement), this is the best writing group on the net.
Gender Genie: This fascinating utility claims to be able to analyze a chunk of written material and determine the author's gender.
High IQ Society: They're a little bit snobby, but there's a super-hard IQ test with some very interesting questions.
Net Elements: An online periodic table. Have symbols and atomic numbers memorized by Monday.
Rare Words: Rare words are just the beginning of the linguistic fun here.
Science Daily: Tons of up-to-date science articles on a myriad of topics.
Urban Legends: Does tapping a soda can really stop it from fizzing over? Is that e-mail promising money really going to deliver?