A Little Bit Of Trivia
Run your mouse over the colored balls to
find the answers
What is a rabbet?
What material used as a rough wall coating,
usually for exterior walls, may include sand, lime,
gypsum, and portland cement?
In 1937, what architect designed
a house known as Fallingwater for the Kaufmann family?
The underside of a part of a building is
known as what?
A horizontal piece that covers the joint
between the top of a wall and the projecting eaves is
known as what?
What word that first appeared in the fifties
is another term for plasterboard?
What corporation was founded in 1925 as the
In the 1980s, what company used the United
Artists character, the Pink Panther, in its commercials
What company began in 1866 by
producing paints for carriages and buggies?
Bits of colored glass, stone, ceramics, and
other materials are components of what decoration that
was used as flooring in ancient Rome?
It's the time of year when flowers are
blooming, birds are chirping, and paint is peeling. There
are some home repair projects that are easy for anyone to
do, but when you need help, your local hardware store is
a great place to begin. Below are three links from
well-known national chains, but there are many more
resources both on the web and in your local yellow pages.
Myths, Hoaxes, and Urban Legends
We all get them - those e-mails warning us
of dire happenings to our computers, our credit cards, or
even our physical well-being. Which ones are true and
which are fake? Before clogging someone's mail with a
warning, check it out to be absolutely sure it isn't just
Computer Virus Myths home page
CIAC Internet Hoaxes
Urban Legends and Folklore - Home Page
Korova Multimedia § Hoax du Jour
If you're a member of AOL, check out KEYWORD:
VIRUS for some great information and links on
viruses, trojan horses, password sniffers, worms, and
those infernal hoaxes.