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Information Superhighway? That sounds like Super hype to me!

Andy Baio has created a YouTube channel of early internet informational videos: The VHS-Era Internet (1984-1995)
posted by The Whelk on Nov 17, 2014 - 15 comments

"Huh. I'll be danged."

"I didn't know that that's what they ate." Heron vs gopher. With commentary.
posted by dersins on Sep 9, 2014 - 75 comments


Curious Kazakh Gopher at a Spaceport. (SLYT with explanatory NPR blog post) [more inside]
posted by Eekacat on Jul 22, 2012 - 23 comments

Gopher Hole Museum

While in Torrington, Alberta you can visit the world famous Gopher Hole Museum. The museum features dioramas of taxidermied Richardson’s Ground Squirrels in humorous situations.
posted by Tube on Jun 25, 2008 - 12 comments


After so many obituary threads, you will be happy to know that Yma Sumac, your favorite four-octave-ranged Peruvian diva (YouTube links) is alive and well and supporting universal healthcare at 85 years of age. Photos then and now. Yma is still communicating with fans and making appearances. Long live the Incan Queen!
posted by hermitosis on Jul 30, 2007 - 29 comments

Gopher protocol: Still undead

Old-style gopher servers are still working Apparently there are 86 hosts still serving the pre-Web gopher:// protocol. (MetaFilter's 2000-era gopher site is still down.)
posted by joeclark on Mar 19, 2007 - 35 comments

Coming at you, under the radar! Jack into the matrix and start a cyberevolution!

A Practical Guide to Defeating The Radical Right, Cyberwar & Netwar, and non-facetious uses of the word matrix, courtesy of the Well's mythical gopherspace. (Firefox users check out what search used to look like; IE users try http).
posted by hoverboards don't work on water on Jul 18, 2006 - 22 comments

Celebraties turned Politicians

Top 25 Celebrities Turned Politicians
posted by Rastafari on Jul 19, 2004 - 8 comments

The gopher manifesto.

The gopher manifesto. This is actually an idea I've been toying with for some time - bringing content back to gopher sites. My love of gopher was rekindled the day I got a WAP-enabled phone. I realized the new wireless web was nothing but menu after menu of hierarchical information. I know for a fact that Blogger can publish text files for gopher sites as well. I'd still love to launch a gopher site for essays and the like, if I could ever find a decent gopher server for windows or linux. (stolen from /.)
posted by mathowie on Nov 23, 2000 - 20 comments

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