To lie or keep in hiding, as for some evil reason. To move or go in a mean, stealthy manner.
Thursday October 14, 1999
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This site is home for the online version of the Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers at the Library of Congress. "This digitized selection, made up of about 4,700 items (equaling about 38,000 images), consists of correspondence, journals, scientific notebooks, and other documents that best represent Alexander Graham Bell's personal life and work with the telephone, the deaf, aeronautics, marine engineering, and other areas of scientific research."
good starting point is the timeline of Bell's life and
inventions. This is divided into five ranges of years, so be
sure to click on each of the ranges at the top and bottom. Many
of the timeline items have hot links to scanned images of actual
documents from that era, including many in Bell's handwriting:
page has several diagrams drawn by Bell of his Telephone and the
It's like eBay -- strangely enough it's even owned by eBay -- but totally free for buyers and sellers. WebSkulker knows that if you want to buy something, use eBay because it has probably hundreds of times more items for sale than any other online auction. But for the seller, the situation might be different. Jr. Skulker Frank Telles collects Star Wars and other action figures and often sells them through online auctions. He claims that the smaller auction sites can bring higher prices because your item isn't quite so lost in the sea of what everyone else is selling. Up4Sale might be an excellent choice for the seller because it is smaller and has no commissions.
These sites have complete menus for many restaurants around the U.S. Jr. Skulker Uncle Brucie suggested the first and WebSkulker dug the others out of his bookmarks. The second one, MenusOnline seems to have the most comprehensive list of restaurants by far, at least for San Francisco where WebSkulker lives. The KerryMenu site has a long list of restaurants for each city; the other two have search engines by location, cuisine, price, etc.
And for telling time at home, how about these
custom-made humorous clocks: first, click here to see what the
clocks look like:
Then choose the clock face from a list of hundreds.
Here are WebSkulker's favorites:
For programmers only:
This is what WebSkulker's cat does when not writing
What happens if your clock is infected with a virus:
It gets boring to write out all those numbers:
What telephone company employees do at
For relaxing after a week of heavy skulking:
Next time you need just the right phrase to describe someone:
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