Extreme Wii

I'm sure the in-house lawyers wouldn't have allowed Nintendo to take advantage of this, but it seems that if they did, this would've made for a great advertising campaign. Luckily, thanks to the web, someone else went ahead and did it for them.

Wii Have a Problem has more than a hundred posts of things that happened when people got a bit too immersed in the new console's controller. As of today, the site has 25 broken TVs, 19 lamps, and interestingly enough, 1 fireplace.

Just in Time for Father's Day

20ltd.com is a new website with a certain un-Amazon take on online shopping. Their concept is to carry only 20 items at a time, all in limited editions of forty or less. As soon as an item completely sells out, its spot gets filled by a new one.

It's a beautifully-designed site that's worth a visit just for the streaming soundtrack alone. And if you've been running around town looking for a $20,000 chess set for your pops, relax, it's number 15.

If my son is reading this, first of all, get off the web, you're not even a year old (and certainly don't look in the bookmarks folder called "research"). And also -- hint, hint ...