A few quick web sites that I found while poking about on the interwebs, and had some shortcuts to from some when or other.
Worth a view, if you have some time to kill, or at lunch, waiting for a plane, dodging clients, dodging wife, etc.
Nice animations (from Nikon), and displays a comparison of “sizes”, from microscopic, to planet size – and everything in between. The scale includes micro-meters, to kilometres in size. And even measurements of light light, up to 100 billion light years. It kinda makes you feel a little insignificant when comparing to the solar system !
Another “generator” of sorts, in which you can create a face/head, using symbols and artwork as would be seen in a Picasso painting. Complete with the weird eyes, and noses, etc – you can make an avatar, or self-portrait.
Here’s an example that I created (ok – so I’m no Picasso) :
Make Your Coat Of Arms
As the name suggests, make your coat of arms allows you to customize a crest and emblem for your family tradition – the site has an amazing list of different shields, labelling, and icons to include. I thought I’d try out one for the Grumpy Wookie coat of arms :
This last one could be lots of fun, to prank office workers, leaving around “evidence” of certain purchases that could be deemed embarrassing. Would be some great laughs – and replies of “I’m telling you, that’s not mine !” (another Austin Powers reference).
For now, I’ve stuck to the theme (in case you hadn’t guessed) :