dessert

adbusters...................................................................(free, delivery available via subscription)

more from canda, this approach to cultivating a refined mental environment favors style over substance, but if atmosphere is your thing, there is plenty to eat

 

annals of improbable research............................................................................................(free)

reports about genuine, and genuinely funny, research culled from more than 10,000 somber science, medical, and other specialty journals make for a light and refreshing meal anytime

 

art & letters daily....................................................................................................................(free)

"veritas odit moras", is a line from the Seneca translation of Oedipus meaning "truth hates delay", and most people hate waiting for dessert so indulge yourself now

 

boing boing...........................................................................................(free, delivery available)

"a directory of wonderful things" that was once a paper-based product before the interweb age is now a pioneer at the electronic frontier. ch*f snacks here daily

 

buffalo beast......................................................(free, delivery available via subscription)

fresh from the shores of lake erie comes the american spin-off of eXile. it's from buffalo, not a known culinary hot spot, but its acidic offerings here are far superior to bland big city fare

 

creative time........................................................................................(free, delivery available)

creative time strives to commission, produce and present the most important, ground-breaking, challenging and exceptional art of our times - art that infiltrates the public realm and engages millions of people in new york city and across the globe. from "art against aids" to "short shorts", this collective has helped put a whole series of different varnishes on the big apple since 1973 and recently they have gone global and also opened a portal on the interweb. yummy.

 

committee for the scientific investigation of claims of the paranormal............................. .....................................................................................................(mostly free, delivery available)

for a detailed description of why one should never "cross the streams" please read more here in an attempt to reconcile the imperative that print is dead

 

dark roasted blend.................................................................................................................(free)

"weird and wonderful things", with a weekly "link latte" and "biscotti bits" to keep you motivated and inspired. ch*f suggests you take their alluring approach to alliteration to promote heart health

 

david byrne's journal............................................................................................................(free)

this man is a genius. listen to him, not black sabbath. and if you want to see what he is chewing on presently, click here to see for yourself

 

edge, inc..................................................................................................(free, delivery available)

the mandate of edge foundation is to promote inquiry into and discussion of intellectual, philosophical, artistic, and literary issues, as well as to work for the intellectual and social achievement of society; if that doesn't sound tasty, then what does?

 

eXile.....................................................................................................................................(free)

fresh from Russia, the articles here are not for the fainthearted and reject the notion that Muscovites only eat pickled veggies and salted meats

 

green map system.................................................................................................................(free)

for a cosmopolitan, deliciously easy to decipher source of local environmental and ecological knowledge, click here. this localized, spatialized approach should be savored for its various incarnations and presentations while it helps you get beyond the dryness of the 100-mile diet

 

google maps mania.................................................................................................................(free)

chef's distaste for blogs is eclipsed only by his cravings for maps. if you want the freshest, most avant-garde presentation of googlemaps applications--including health inspection scores by location--then click on over

 

history of plumbing................................................................................................................(free)

where does the food go after dinner?

 

improv everywhere..............................................................................(free, delivery available)

they cause scenes...worldwide. situationists unite!

 

infowars..................................................................................................(free, delivery available)

sometimes bitter pills are an acquired taste

 

the insider...............................................................................................(free, delivery available)

we did not tell you to taste from the forbidden fruit. fruit? what fruit?

 

internet movie database........................................................................................................(free)

news*diet's entry into the craft services industry

 

maps of war...............................................................................................................................(free)

maps of violence, spirituality, hindustan, and persia, all in one spot next to digital imagery of secret prisons and their (post)colonial dining hall renovations. if presentation is your favorite taste sensation, then these savory approaches to otherwise bitter fodder are destined to make you feel spatial

 

the memory hole...................................................................................(free, delivery available)

frees up information faster than a fiery enema of sodium pentothal

 

moom...................................................................................(free, infrequent delivery available)

the museum of online museums is a gem. it links to traditional brick and mortar museums and also to more mundane collections as well as archived finds. from cereal boxes, fanta bottle caps and pez dispensers to "toothpaste world" and "vintage recipe cards" and beyond, there is much to chew here

 

mulitplicity...............................................................................................................................(free)

hungry for new forms of human geography that are inspired by italian styles and cosmopolitan ingredients? if fusion is your thing and inhabited territory your oeuvre then the architects and urbanists from milan have got something cookin' for you

 

news of the weird...................................................................................(free, delivery available)

a response to the unrelenting requests for chocolate cake

 

new york city public library digital collection gallery..................................................(free)

remember the feeling the first time you saw an entire barrel of candy? remember that sense of sweet remembrance when you crack open this site - any webpage providing archived access to over 5,000 menus printed since 1851 must be tasty!

 

obscure store.....................................................................................................................(free)

while they do not sell obscurity, they do provide a relentless barrage of sweet and sour stories

 

the onion.................................................................................................(free, delivery available)

worried about bad breath? this is a kindler, gentler variety of bulbous matter...sort of

 

refdesk........................................................................................................................................(free)

"avaritia facit bardus" - greed makes you stupid and desserts make you fat

 

reverent...................................................................................................(free, delivery available)

test yourself. true art or fake? made by an artist or an ape? how sharp and refined --or perhaps surprisingly ill-defined-- are your tastebuds?

 

safe2pee......................................................................................(free, multiple delivery options)

mapping gender neutral, unisex, and accessible toilets..."maintained by a genderqueer hackers collective with a sense of humor and some anarchist tendencies", this site is geolicious and offers multiple ports for pottying

 

seed magazine..........................................................................................................................(free)

if you think "science as culture" sounds too good to chew, then prepare to masticate

 

the smoking gun....................................................................................(free, delivery available)

hungry for mugshots and arrest reports of your favorite honey pie or flavor-of-the-month?

 

theme park insider accident watch.....................................................................................(free)

still looking for a sugar high but concerned about the health dangers of your favorite up-and-down-and-all-arounder? this clearinghouse of roller-coaster snafus will help you choose the acceptable carcinogen level of your favorite sugar substitute

 

urban legends reference page............................................................(free, delivery available)

i once heard about this guy that could make a delicious, no-fat chocolate cake!