World's Dullest Men's Web Site: www.dullmen.com

Thanks to Reuters Life we now have bookmarked the world's dullest web site www.dullmen.com. The site itself has a dull grey look to it and it makes no effort towards interesting layout. Most of all, the content is dull. Exclamation points are bleeped out by the editors. Subpages are black on white background, with plain type faces.

This site is hilarious and sad for me at the same time. I realize that I engage in so many boring men's activities and that I actually have visited the Tax Museum in Jerusalem, a certified dull men's tourist destination: "Visiting museums is a favorite dull men's activity, and the site contains references to a plethora of resources, from safety razors through aprons to water hydrants, via a comb museum in China and Jerusalem's Tax Museum (it has a Hebrew Web site). 'One of the museum's purposes was to be a place to learn about the routine work of the tax department. Wow ... it doesn't get much better than that,' enthuses the site."

November is a dull time of year and I'm actually satisfied to be doing dull routine things right now. Hmm. Here is more.

As the story tells us, "LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters Life) - Looking for safe excitement? November is fig month at the Dull Men's Club, a place in cyberspace for men who feel "born to be mild" and enjoy watching grass grow and photographing garden sheds.

"Figs are good for you. High fiber and high nutritional value ... fat-free, sodium-free, cholesterol-free ... not to mention the great taste. And they are portable," enthuses the Dull Men's Club Web site (http://www.dullmen.com) just above its choice of "Anorak of the Month."

While the rest of the Web teems with hazards -- Trojans, viruses, bots, phishers, spyware and other people - this monochrome haven boasts "no violence or scary scenes" and does its best to exclude exclamation marks.

Instead, an analysis of baggage carousels at 376 airports globally discovers that 44.8 percent rotate counterclockwise, 29 percent clockwise. The site also reveals the reason for that orientation.

"Many people - corporate executives and celebrities I've heard about - enjoy doing the dull things," the site's author Lee Carlson, also known as Grover Click, told Reuters.

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