Tag Archives: Cool

Cool Google Street View – Pompeii Ruins

So budget woes have kept you from taking a holiday vacation this year.

Same here for the Squirrel Queen.

For those of us who spend hours watching the Discovery and History channels, this will be a perfect alternative to that whirlwind trip around the world.

Instead of forking over wads of cash to fly your extra bag across the globe, just click on Google Street View’s tour of the ruins of Pompeii.

The tour of the city that Vesuvius stopped in time is cool stuff that can entertain you for hours.

It doesn’t come with a tour guide and you can’t buy tacky souvenirs, but it’s a great trip none-the-less.

Now if I can justĀ  find the baths with all the naughty frescoes they always allude to during shows about those randy Italians.

Here’s more Google fun.

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Feel Good Friday – Michael Phelps edition

It’s Feel Good Friday again already and in honor of Michael Phelps’ run for the gold in the Olympic swimming pool in China, I’ve picked Cool Clear Water.

Yes, I know it’s not about swimming, but I’ve always loved this song, especially the Fleetwood Mac version, which I couldn’t find today.

So here’s Jack Scott.