Find anonymous computers by taking their temperatures: Wired.
The banished words for 2007: http://www.lssu.edu/banished/current.php . Snark: “SEARCH — Quasi-anachronism. Placed on one-year moratorium.”
Translation toolbar for Firefox. Haven’t tried it, just got the press release: http://www.concisefreeware.com/foxlingo.php .
French space agency to put database of UFO spottings online: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=2758930 .
Astronomy headlines and information: http://astrolicio.us/ .
Google noodling: Checking index size through various queries. I can get 17,910,000,000 results with the query (a | the | of | it | e) .
Mozilla Firefox 184.108.40.206 released: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/220.127.116.11/releasenotes/
Speaking of Jimmy Wales — he’s offering free Wiki hosting via Wikia — http://www.techcrunch.com/2006/12/11/wikia-announces-free-wiki-hosting/ .
Blog of Bird’s Eye Views from mapping services/sites: http://www.birdseyetourist.com/ .