Demand for broadband internet is at an all time high, and the days of dialup are far behind us (for the most part). This giant map below shows just how widespread it is these days (Aww, poor Alaska!). In general, the average speeds that a normal consumer is willing to dish out cash for, is somewhere between 1mbps and 50mbps. Certainly nothing to gawk at, when compared to the blistering 0.054mbps that could be achieved over dialup (assuming your phone line wasn’t garbage, and your ISP was able to handle speeds that incredibly fast…). Now there’s some movement to make current squabbling between a few measly mbps seem almost as silly as the squabbling between the 28.8k and 56k offerings of dialup…
Fresh from the land of Google: Google Body. Google now has a fully interactive 3D anatomy web app for the masses. It harnesses the magic of WebGL, so if you are using an older web browser, you’re not going to be able to enjoy this at all. Make sure you grab the latest release of Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox (it might work in IE… but who cares?). Even if you have no interest in the inner workings of the human body, it’s still fun to press buttons and twirl the body about! For even more fun, check out the cow too.