This is the record of some of the finest souls to grace the Internet. These are the generous individuals who have contributed funds to support the Damn Interesting book project. I promised myself I wouldn’t cry.

Donations are sorted by size, with the biggest on top, then by date. This page is updated once daily, so new contributions may not appear for up to 24 hours.

Current total: $4,166.05

01 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $250.00
27 January 2007
Adam Schroeder contributed $200.00
“Nothing like something that’s Damn Interesting!”
07 February 2007
Tink contributed $200.00
14 February 2007
Jacob Farley contributed $110.00
“Best of luck with the book! If it’s as entertaining and interesting as the website is, it should be pretty damn popular. :)”
26 January 2007
Jerry Witherington contributed $100.00
26 January 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $100.00
28 January 2007
Lien Murakami contributed $100.00
“You guys are lucky I just sold my house, am flushed with cash, feeling generous, and absolutely love your site. =) Good luck with your fund raising efforts! I can’t wait to see the book.”
29 January 2007
Eric Fithian contributed $100.00
“I’ve been slow to send you-all another rake-off from the Slush Fund. Here ’tis! Keep up the great work!!”
29 January 2007
David Chadwick contributed $100.00
30 January 2007
Hans Gerwitz contributed $100.00
“I fear your tree-flesh version may lack the electron-pattern edition’s engaging “first post” commentary, and yet trust it will somehow remain damn interesting.”
09 March 2007
Eoghan Gaffney contributed $60.00
“You guys rock! Keep up the fantastic work.”
25 January 2007
Shane Cyr contributed $50.00
“If I had it, I’d gladly pay more to encourage others to compete with Damn Interesting’s level of attention to quality content. Keep up the good work.”
26 January 2007
Proactive Services (Computing) contributed $40.00
“Hope the extra $5 covers postage to the UK. ARGH NOT A BOOK! How will I impress my friends further when they know my unfettered knowledge comes from the interweb!”
02 February 2007
Ian Ashman contributed $40.00
“Added a bit extra for postage to Australia, as discussed. All the Best Ian A”
27 January 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $37.00
26 January 2007
Matt Kaatman contributed $36.00
“Worth every penny! Everyone should donate to this worthy site!”
11 February 2007
Brian Young contributed $36.00
11 February 2007
Kurtis Born contributed $35.02
“Outbid by one penny, like “The Price Is Right.” Love the site, and look forward to the book. Thanks!”
12 February 2007
Adam Lussier contributed $35.02
“I could not *live* if I did not spend the money on this book. I’d get the autographed version, but then I would be unable to bring myself to read it”
25 January 2007
Joshua Rebert contributed $35.01
“Damn Interesting has been a part of my life since I first found it as the DHSOTM. My long, boring days at work were forever changed. Thank you DI. gg Don’t forget, it’s Canada’s fault.”
25 January 2007
Michael A. Cleverly contributed $35.00
25 January 2007
Jeff McGlynn contributed $35.00
“It’s only when you look at an ant through a magnifying glass on a sunny day that you realise how often they burst into flames.”
25 January 2007
CurbDiver contributed $35.00
25 January 2007
EveryDNS.net contributed $35.00
“It’s about Damn Time!”
25 January 2007
Michael Purvis contributed $35.00
“Always loved reading your site, looking forward to lending this out.”
25 January 2007
Tom Snall contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
Pål Foros contributed $35.00
“Go on you crazy time fighters, let’s meet in Montauk and watch the sky turn red.”
26 January 2007
AJ Finch contributed $35.00
“sounds fantastic. great site. happy to support you. – AJ :) aj@logos.co.uk”
26 January 2007
Ross Predom contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
Christopher Butler contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
Lennie Marshall contributed $35.00
“Can’t wait to get the book. Love the site! Lennie”
26 January 2007
Jenn O’Brennan contributed $35.00
“Yay! What excellent news! I await the Damned Interesting book with bated breath…”
26 January 2007
Ross Mackenzie contributed $35.00
“Look forward to reading it!”
26 January 2007
Lindsay Feuling contributed $35.00
“Way cool! Wanders off…*”
26 January 2007
Abigail Fisher contributed $35.00
“Love the site, folks, and can’t wait for the book. Keep it up!”
26 January 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
Jamie K Neufeld contributed $35.00
“I REALLY hope that the $35 donation option includes a spiffy magnet too! I am thinking that waiting for the book might be awhile whereas the magnet would be instant gratification.”
26 January 2007
John Gregory contributed $35.00
” The best site on the net…..cant wait for the book…keep up the good work”
26 January 2007
Peter Miles contributed $35.00
“you have given me a lot to think about, I hope this repays some of that favour. Good luck with the book guys. Peter Miles”
26 January 2007
Robert Bohrer contributed $35.00
“In my opinion, this site is one of the best on the internet(s). The articles are factual, the writers are skilled, and it’s just plain Damn Interesting. I would donate my left hand to keep it running, but since I have no help, and boxing up my seve”
26 January 2007
Hamish Macpherson contributed $35.00
“Great articles, great site! Keep it up :)”
26 January 2007
Justin Mason contributed $35.00
“Keep doing what you do and I can’t wait to have the book!”
26 January 2007
Thomas Herskind contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
David Southwick contributed $35.00
“For all those conversation ice-breakers, thank you!”
26 January 2007
Jarom Thurston contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
Nicole Aknin-Singley contributed $35.00
“Damn Interesting helps get me through the monotonous life of work. THANK YOU.”
26 January 2007
Gary Thurston contributed $35.00
26 January 2007
Graham Hunter contributed $35.00
“Thanks for an awesome site! Looking forward to the book.”
27 January 2007
Alex Tarasar contributed $35.00
27 January 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
27 January 2007
Henry Taylor contributed $35.00
27 January 2007
Dan Werner contributed $35.00
“Thanks for the site!”
27 January 2007
Glenn Roberts contributed $35.00
“I am looking forward to the book when it comes out! The quality of writing on this site is excellent and entertaining, and I’m sure the book won’t disappoint!”
28 January 2007
Wesley Kong contributed $35.00
28 January 2007
Richard Schafer contributed $35.00
” It is Damn Interesting how your word-pitch actually motivated me to cough up cold Paypal cash to subsidize your efforts. I sure enjoy DI’s stuff — it is even educational. Rick Schafer, Shelby Township, Michigan”
28 January 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
28 January 2007
Kevin Liu contributed $35.00
“Keep going DI – you’re doing great!”
29 January 2007
Johan Swindler contributed $35.00
29 January 2007
Lawrence Boyer contributed $35.00
29 January 2007
Johan Broma contributed $35.00
31 January 2007
Chris Steadman contributed $35.00
“Damn Interesting a day keeps boredom and other various state of minds…away”
01 February 2007
David McHugh contributed $35.00
“DI is awesome! Keep up the brilliant work!”
01 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
01 February 2007
Wayne McCullough contributed $35.00
02 February 2007
Thomas Chastain contributed $35.00
04 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
04 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
12 February 2007
Murray Stromberg contributed $35.00
14 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
16 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
20 February 2007
Helge Egelund Rasmussen contributed $35.00
21 February 2007
Corinne McIsaac contributed $35.00
22 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
22 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $35.00
23 February 2007
Elliot Fox contributed $35.00
” read your site every day. thanks for the good work!”
24 February 2007
Curtis Stephenson contributed $35.00
“Keep up the good work.”
25 February 2007
Robert Steadman contributed $35.00
“Good luck guys! I can’t wait to read it!!!”
28 February 2007
John C Strinz contributed $35.00
03 March 2007
Joe Speegle contributed $35.00
“As you can see, I want one of the books whenever they are available. Thanks!”
04 March 2007
Michael Barron contributed $35.00
04 March 2007
David Specht contributed $35.00
“Looking forward to that Damn Interesting Book!”
09 March 2007
Robyn M Wicks contributed $35.00
“DamnInteresting is the most informative, interesting site on the internet. Thank you for the fascinating stories.”
14 February 2007
Sandy Smith contributed $35.00
18 February 2007
Joanne Marchant-Heim contributed $25.00
26 January 2007
Barbara Jo King contributed $20.00
26 January 2007
Tom Ó Ceallaigh contributed $15.00
26 January 2007
Donald Forshee contributed $15.00
26 January 2007
Tim Stapleton contributed $15.00
“”Damn I’m excited!” – Timothy Michael Stapleton”
27 January 2007
Fulton Rogers contributed $15.00
“You certainly deserve our support for your DI work. I enjoy it every day”
30 January 2007
Blake Everingham contributed $15.00
12 February 2007
An anonymous donor contributed $15.00
19 February 2007
Brent du Trevou contributed $10.00
“I’m depriving a village somewhere of an idiot”
09 March 2007
Christopher Butler contributed $8.00
30 January 2007
Bruce Kunkle contributed $5.00
“Thanks for a truly great website.”
26 January 2007
WebTools contributed $2.00
“I love what you guys do. Can’t wait to get the book. Cheers.”
26 January 2007
Anton de Winter contributed $2.00

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