The Internet- Real vs. Not

This site is useful in helping you to determine what to look for in a good site vs. a spoof site.
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~rjackson/Web%20evaluation%20sites.htm


Examples of obvious spoof sites:
Boilerplate: Mechanical Marvel of the Nineteenth Century http://www.bigredhair.com/boilerplate/
Burmese Mountain Dog http://descy.50megs.com/akcj3/bmd.html
Clyven http://www.rythospital.com/clyven/
Dihydrogen Monoxide http://www.dhmo.org/
Strawberry Pop-Tart Blow-Torches http://www.pmichaud.com/toast/
Urban Legends and Folklore http://urbanlegends.about.com/
Velcro http://home.inreach.com/kumbach/velcro.html
Havidol http://www.havidol.com/index.php


Check these sites to verify spoofs, hoaxes, urban legends or myths you may have read about:
http://urbanlegends.about.com
http://www.cdc.gov/hoax_rumors.htm
http://hoaxbusters.ciac.org
http://www.vmyths.com
http://www.snopes.com
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