Fun_People Archive
13 Apr
We figured as much?

Date: Wed, 13 Apr 94 13:05:01 PDT
To: Fun_People
Subject: We figured as much?

[Smarm alert.  -psl]

Forwarded-by: bostic@vangogh.CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)
Forwarded-by: (Guy Harris)
Subject: F*cking Mosaic

Stuff from the "What's New With NCSA Mosaic" document:

1) "Forgot to pick up your tax form?  We figured as much..."

   Need last minute IRS tax forms? We've got them all, plus forms for
   CA, MI, MN, NJ & NM. Visit Taxing Times 1994, an Internet collection
   of tax-related resources and information to help you deal with April
   15th. The most popular forms have been converted to plain
   PostScript(TM) so they can be directly downloaded and printed. Also
   check out the Northridge earthquake animations done by the S-Cubed
   geophysics group.

2) Latest human-powered MIT hack:

   On 27 October 1991, MIT Professor Mark Drela pedalled the
   human-powered hydrofoil, "Decavitator", to a world-record speed of
   18.5 knots (9.53 meters/second) over a 100 meter race course on the
   Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. Now you can check out these
   videos and images of the world's fastest human-powered boat and learn
   about how it evolved.

3) I'm sure they're just heartbroken in Bosnia and Rwanda:

   The entire world is talking about the suicide of Nirvana frontman
   Kurt Cobain. has created an area to reflect on this event.
   The reactions are coming in from around the world and are being
   posted on a cyber-shrine. Contributions are welcome, send them to

4) "Forgot your SO while cruising the net?  We figured as much..."

   DO NOT leave your sweetheart behind while you cruise the
   net...NOW order EARRINGS, by Lisa! . Brought to you by 
   Mulitmedia Ink Designs.

[=] © 1994 Peter Langston []