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Kate Russell
By Kate Russell
Click Webscape-r

Kate Russell gives us her latest selection of the best sites on the World Wide Web.

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Deoxyribonucleic acid can be a beautiful thing. You know what I am talking about right? It is of course the full scientific name for DNA, which is not only useful for forensic science, but can also be turned into some pretty funky art.

That is the premise behind our first website. Each person's DNA is completely unique, and the people behind this website are offering to make you an equally unique work of art from a sample of your own DNA.

Now, of course this comes with a price tag, but I think the website is quite interesting in its own right.

Click About Us and Overview to learn the basics. There is a nice report from CBC News streaming here that tells you all about it.

This is a really cool idea and was even featured in an episode of CSI: New York. Art meets science meets the building blocks of life - how very next century.

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Are you a bit of a photonhead? Simply crazy about digital photography? Cannot get enough of your pixelated picture maker?

Digital cameras are still all the rage and this site provides a place where you can satisfy your desire for more info.

Photonhead does not just cover digital photography, although it is definitely the bulk of the content.

The guides on the opening page are simple and self explanatory. From beginners to buying guides, to tips and tricks and loads more. Each section is split into palatable chunks, so you jump straight to the issues that have you confused - and let us face it, as cameras get more complex there is a tendency to think they are more complicated.

But a quick scan through the pages here will soon make you realise that it is often just a question of point and click.

I really like the addition of the photo editing guide too. One of the beauties of going digital is that you can tweak and twist your pics into amazing works of art. All it takes is a little imagination and some technical know-how.

Jump The Shark
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Whenever I hear that my favourite TV series is going to have a new season made, I am always a little nervous. Often, the sequels do not match up to the originals - and I find this is especially the case with reality TV shows, which seem to get further and further from reality the longer they run.

Jump the Shark is a phrase that was coined several years ago by the makers of the website with the same name.

It basically means when a series of shows has reached, and then gone past its peak. Here you will find plenty of opinion about the popular TV shows of our age - and in fact more than a spattering of TV shows from ages gone by.

From classic comedy like The Cosby Show, to modern day dramas like Law & Order. There is a simply mind-blowing list of shows covered, which you can browse in a number of ways through the navigation panel on the left.

Clicking a show title brings you to the vote page, with a very short description and the top reasons voted why this show might have "bitten" - bite being the terminology the site's creators use for reasons why it has jumped the shark.

Use the See All Reasons button to expand the list of bites - and if you do not see your personal reason listed you can mail the site's creators to have them add it to the list.

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I am a geek. I freely admit it. You probably have at least a tendency towards geekiness too if you are visiting this site. Do not worry - it has never been more fashionable to be a geek - which is why has come out of the cupboard.

This is a blog dedicated to all things geek. It is geek chic dedicated to the scientific study of gadgets, gizmos, and all things awesome from the guy who pimped his Subaru to look like the Ghostbusters car, to the PC on wheels made out of Lego to the lawn chair that is made out of a lawn.

Like any traditional blog you can scan through he most recent entries from the opening page, or use the archives drop down on the right to review old posts - with the top 6 freaking coolest entries laid out underneath.

This is one of those blogs you could browse for hours - and if you have a top tip for the site's creators to include, click the Contacts link and send them a message - I am sure they will be delighted to hear from you.

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