sites I visit often because I like them [mostly blogs and comics]:
they have good things you can buy:
used book exchange. They have EVERYTHING.
better world books
art store buy art that's not from IKEA
etsy: buy arts and crafts and handmade stuff. [some of my favourite etsy shops]
libris anonymous: beautiful journals made from old books.
glarkware: "my girlfriend can beat up your
girlfriend" shirts, and other novelties.
nokomis: my favourite clothing store in
clothes and geek toys
threadless tshirts are a democracy
library, copyright and information stuff
library juice blog
The American Library Association:
Banned and Challenged Books
bookcrossing: a project to share, lose, and find books.
a lending library by post
The Edmonton Streetcar Library
The Electronic Frontier Foundation
to Read Canada
Librarians for Intellectual Freedom (FLIF)
gnod is an
artificial intelligence system that recommends books, movies and music.
Jorge Luis Borges' The Library of
Lessig advocate for loose copyright, digital culture, and the public
LibraryThing: lets you indulge in the pure
nerdiness of cataloguing your own book collection.
McSweeney's Dispatches from a Public Librarian
The Prelinger Archives: thousands of public
domain "ephemeral" films. Free for downloading and reuse-- that's hot.
Gutenberg is a collection of thousands of free e-books.
Straight Dope: cecil adams answers the world's reference questions.
The User Is Not Broken
art, crafts, cooking, DIY, and mail art projects
postsecret is an ongoing community art
project where people mail their secrets on a homemade postcard.
cut out +
cooking for engineers
craftster.org: it's like martha stewart on
edmonton small press association
The category I like to call "other stuff"
the lost love project
(one of my obsessions)