Posts Tagged ‘surfing the net’

My favorite day trips

August 27, 2008

Over the years, I’ve grown accustomed to checking out daily stops on the web.  Here’s just a short list of sites that I can’t live without anymore:

Pandora – I was introduced to this February of 2007.  This is a totally customizable internet radio database.  Previously I used Yahoo’s launch to provide streaming music, but since becoming a Pandora user, I have not looked back.  No commercials, and a huge selection of music.  I created about 10 different stations to my preference.  This site runs all day, chewing up my bandwidth.

BostonDirtDogs – I go here for the latest on the Red Sox.  It was probably about 4 or 5 years ago when I was first introduced to BDD, and now this is set as my homepage on my home PC.

DrudgeReport – Matt Drudge has made millions linking articles from other sites.  He has the occassional lead before the MSM, some have caused him to become famous.  I didn’t witness the famous Bill Clinton Scandal, which he broke, but I did see the Swift Boat vet attack against John Kerry.  He has a lot of political sway.  Right now he seems to be favoring Obama.

StuffWhitePeopleLike – I’m white, and I like stuff.  Well, I’m not really the “right” kind of white person, as I’m libertarian with a more conservative stance, but this site is the ultimate in poking fun at the urban hipster cry baby.  And making fun of hipsters is funny.

WordPress – Well, duh.

PassiveAggressiveNotes – Pictures of passively aggressive notes left by co-workers, moms, students, teachers, etc.  This is more of a weekly stop, but some of the notes here are unbelievable.  I once had a lady leave notes on my car regarding my poor parking job.  She felt that I was taking up two spots and was being unfair to the rest of the neighbors.  This usually happened on trash night, so she failed to realize that the one spot that my tiny car could fit in was too large for the SUVs and trucks to fit when trash cans were in the street.  I wish I had saved them.  She managed to berate the entire state of NJ with one note.

BikeCommuters – A new passion of mine is bicycles.  This is how I usually get to work.  I enjoy reading about fellow bicycle enthusiasts’ daily adventures when riding to and fro work.  You would be surprised the amount of idiocy we note while on the saddle.

Wired – For the latest on news technology.  Unfortunately, as I posted here, this site has grown less tolerable as they try to evangalize Global Warming.  The same goes for C/Net.  I still go to these sites, but it is becoming harder to avoid their religious indoctrination attempts at GW.