Web Sites For Your Perusal
“Answers for those who question authority” Mission Statement: Radical Reference is a collective of volunteer library workers who believe in social justice and equality. We support activist communities, progressive organizations, and independent journalists by providing professional research support, education and access to information. We work in a collaborative virtual setting and are dedicated to information activism to foster a more egalitarian society.
"Imagine a very large coffee table strewn with magazines or books, but you can point at any one of them and it flies up and into full view right away. Now imagine the coffee table as a web page, and you've got Coverpop, yet another great webhack from Jim Bumgardner." --Peter Kaminski
“We collect found stuff: love letters, birthday cards, kids' homework, to-do lists, ticket stubs, poetry on napkins, doodles- anything that gives a glimpse into someone else's life. Anything goes.”
New comics every weekday, Monday through Friday.
LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net (via podcast and catalog). Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books. We are a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project.
“These are the foundations of Mortified, a unique comedy project featuring everyday adults reading aloud their most embarrassingly REAL teenage diary entries, poems, letters, lyrics and locker notes in front of total strangers.” A blog and show devoted to what people did "before there were blogs."
“Prior to this site's creation, members of the public needed to visit the document rooms of the House and the Senate in Washington, DC to discover who was being paid what,. Now, all this US congressional staff salaries information is available on the web.”