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Drop In Out Of The Air
You can make up domain
names using common words and drop
into web sites out of the air.
Web site names are written in the
form "www.domain.suffix", where common suffixes include ".com", ".org", ".net".
There are several hundred words used in everyday conversation that are probably
home to a web site.
into web sites all over the world, without the help of any reference or search
engine, just by typing in some word you are curious about, together with one
For example, you can parachute into the middle of the following
cities and check out what is there.
This technique will work for most common words, because most
common domain names have already been registered by someone for something.
up domain names containing
words of particular interest to you, you can retrieve an interesting cross-section
of the organizations that make up the current web.
Compound words and phrases often work as well (like "LivingInternet"),
although the more unlikely the combination the less likely the site will exist.
You can also parachute into the web sites associated with
the Internet domain names in the addresses of people who send you email, dropping
into the web site of their
Internet Service Provider. For example, if you get an email from someone at twenty.net,
you can visit http://www.twenty.net/ just to see what is there.