I learned to dislike the New York accent after hearing people yell at me with it while checking in at Disney's Dixie Landings Resort. This story didn't change my mind much.
Been awhile since I've looked at this, but it's a good reference. If you're interested in survival skills for a variety of disasters--hurricanes, terrorist attacks, nuclear war, etc.--this site gives you a starting point.
If you're interested in counteracting some of the force-fed global warming rhetoric thrown your way, you might consult The Skeptic's Handbook.
And finally, a little political humor for your day. JibJab.com does a pretty good of zinging candidates and political figures from both sides. This time they take on our "super hero" president. Thanks to Mitch for sending this one!