Since I began working at Hennepin County, the county's web site has been my home page. No one told me that it had to be - I just set it up that way and left it. For 8 years. Last week, I made the radical change to a customized Google home page. I don't know how I lived without the "How to of the day" feature. It provides the best advice:
Without these instructions, I would have never known that I should not make a Starship Enterprise out of a floppy disk (which involves sacrificing your own flesh) and then immediately swim with piranhas because those weird little fish are, in fact, a little bloodthirsty in the lean season.