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Celebrate National Poetry Month!
That famous poet guy who wrote about cats proclaimed April as the cruelest month—as good a reason as any to designate April as National Poetry Month. NatPoMo, as it's known around coffee shops, was introduced in ancient times (approximately 1996) by the esteemed Academy of American Poets, and we've been celebrating it happily ever since.

Read a poem! Write a poem! Learn about great poets! Buy a book of poetry with your tax refund!

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Game: Virtual Villagers — Windows
Your own desert island
Fleeing from a volcano eruption, a tribe of little villagers find themselves stranded on a mysterious island. Lucky for them you're there to help them start life anew by becoming farmers, scientists and explorers. As your village grows and prospers, your villagers become curious about their mysterious new island home and the secrets it holds.
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MacAstronomica — Mac
The truth is out there
MacAstronomica generates sky maps from the perspective of anywhere on Earth. The maps show all the planets and stars visible to the naked eye, as well as some galaxies and nebulas, known meteor showers, and the Milky Way. Get a view of the universe from your computer!
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Bunny Show Jumping
Long-eared galoots hopping over li'l fences
This, ladies and gentlemen, is exactly what the Internet was made for: broadening your horizons and revealing a bright, wonderful world you'd never otherwise know existed. In this case, the world of show bunnies. Jumping over things. Thank you, Internet.
Watch them wascal-y wabbits


5.8 billion and counting
Want to know the world's cold, hard facts—right now? Get real-time info on the world's population, number of births per second, how many bicycles have been made this year, how many people have seen movies so far, and so on. Bliss for an information junkie!
How many kangaroos hopping?

Fold School
Origami was never like this
Instead of making a pretend rocket ship or kitchen for your kid, turn that gargantuan cardboard box left over from your new fridge into a footstool. Or even a rocking chair. Just download the pattern and start folding!
Think out of the box

History in the camera's eye
This photo blog features images of American life as we lived it about 100 years ago. Not staged—real shots from a century past. The buildings are smaller, facial hair a bit poofier, but it's still just folks selling oranges, catching rats, sunbathing on the weekend.
Say "Aged cheese!"

The Stinkers
Get your tomatoes ready
The self-touted Ultimate Bad Movie Awards. Read about the bad, the ugly, and the, er, uglier in the world of smelly cinema. Check out the odiferous eggs of yesteryear laid by some of today's favorite stars. And don't miss the parody of AFI's 100 years, 100 Movies.
Just roll credits already!

The Human Clock
Does anybody really know what time it is?
Sure, if you want to know the time, you can just glance at your watch or the ol' clock on the wall. Très passé! But this ingenious site has thousands of collected photos of found and fabricated numbers, updated every minute, to show you the time in a whole new light!
Time to check it out´┐Ż

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