issue features another article about the
Internet, this column will be brief.
relax and look at a trio of weird and wacky sites that haven’t been
mentioned here before. (They have appeared on the Bikwil Web
conceivable there still exist a few people who believe that Dubbin is a
British non-shine waterproofing wax, but a few minutes at
the dubbinternet should soon
put them right. Did you know, for example, that “the secret, sordid
history of dubbin” reaches back to Shakespeare, who discovered it in
1288, “whilst holidaying near a chimney in Slough”? Or that you can buy
it from “most mountaineering or fetish shops”?
Absurd boasts the slogan “The Funniest Patents on the Planet!”™
These are genuine patents lodged with the U.S. government and those of
other countries. The Alarm Fork, the Brain Buzzer, the Fingertip
Toothbrush, the Greenhouse Helmet, the Meditation Bag, the Ski Fan . . .
displaying the slogan “Get an Afterlife”, the wonderfully sick
Corpses for Sale not only sells
cadavers, but also offers (for just $US19.95) step-by-step instructions
on how to “build a lifesize, realistic, decaying corpse in the privacy
of your own home”. (You don't need any prior experience, either.) Just
make sure you visit their Hate Mail and Great Mail subpages before you