by The Phantom Websurfer
©2006 Bard and Cubist -- all rights reserved
One of the better ways to describe the Internet is as follows: "If television is a babysitter, the Internet is a drunk librarian who won't shut up." For better or worse, it's all out there on the Net... including more than a few items which are inappropriate in pretty much any context...
You websurfed what!?
Every website has a URL, a unique sequence of characters that serves as the website's "address". Sometimes they're boringly functional, sometimes they're clever, and sometimes they're like the URLs that are memorialized in this site.
Inappropriate URLs, generally speaking, get to be that way because of people not thnking about what they're doing. If you were in charge of a group called Experts Exchange, would you give it a web address anywhere in the neighborhood of expertsexchange ?
Check it out.
Cubeless stupid and evil
There are eccentric amateur scientists... and then there are net.kooks. One of the more notorious of the latter is a fellow named Gene Ray, who has a bizarre and impenetrable website devoted to his... theory? revelation? meme complex? Whatever it is, it's called 'Time Cube; Ray believes that it can save mankind; and he's got a website devoted to it.
Ray's site is opaque from just about every angle; the site design is bizarre (lots of different-colored stretches of oversized text), the concepts it presents are just plain weird (for instance, there are four simultaneous days in each day), and it's written as though it was poorly translated from a language which is superficially identical to English ("You are educated stupid.").
You must see Time Cube.
If you know of any sites whose subject matter renders them suitable for inclusion in TSAT, send us the URL!