This is pretty good tool for contemplation of impermanence; time-lapse video of a decomposing piglet.
This one illustrates something very important about perception. It's really worth a look. Follow the instructions on the introduction page.
This one was going viral before CBS pulled it off YouTube (coincidence? I think not.) But good viral videos never die and this page is still up (for now.) Andy of Mayberry vs. the Patriot Act. See what America used to be.
An excellent think piece from the NY Review of Books on why America thinks it's special. (No, wise guy, not like the kids who go to the other school in the "special" bus)
Finally, yet more Microsoft bashing (hey they're a big target and easy to hit). BBSpot's Windows Vista installation flow-chart.