Last week, my oldest son spent the night at my mom's house.
With the TV on, a bowls of chips, and the realization that he was cold, my son (as he thought of more pleasant times) looked at the thermostat. He then proudly and slowly turned grandma's thermostat to 88 degrees.
Google Maps provide a great way to view the world from your computer. Normally, I'm not a big fan of looking at street maps. However, the satellite Google Maps provide real images and are very cool. Here are some of my favorite.
(This is called A Tourist with an Internet Connection and No Money!)