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August 2001

 

A Little Bit Of Trivia
Run your mouse over the colored balls to find the answers

Even though your children may be in elementary school, perhaps one day you'll be the parent of a doctor. The quiz below is all about anatomy.

The Achilles tendon What is the thickest and strongest tendon in the human body?

The sciatica What is the longest nerve in the human body?

The sacrum What is the term for the five fused vertebrae that form a solid triangular bone?

The liver What organ that performs more than five hundred functions is unique among the body's vital organs in that it can regenerate cells that have been destroyed by short-term injury or disease?

The lungs Human beings have a thin layer of about seven hundred million alveoli within what organs?

Sclera The outer part of the eye is composed of three layers of tissue with the outside layer that provides a protective coating being known as what?

Vitreous humor What is the term for the jellylike substance that fills the main body of the eye?

Medula oblongata What is the term for the long, stalk-like lowermost portion of the brain stem?

The peritonium What membrane in the abdominal cavity has a visceral layer and a parietal layer?

The kneecap What is the more common name of the patella?

It's almost that time again... time for all of that wonderful back-to-school shopping that all parents look forward to so much each year. Below are links to sites where you can find some great bargains. Whether you're looking for notebook paper or a new PC, you'll at least get an idea of how much to budget for classroom expenses.

http://www.kmart.com/ - BlueLight.com
http://www.walmart.com/ - Walmart.com
http://www.target.com/ - Target.com
http://www.bestbuy.com/ - BestBuy.com
http://www.circuitcity.com/ - Circuit City



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 another rumor.

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.