Must be the end of the summer or something, but I feel about as inspired as an old sock. If you, too, need some new ideas, here are a few small goldmines of material:
The BBC asks people to talk about their unusual jobs
ListAfterList's list of some of the world's missing people
The endlessly fascinating Weird New Jersey
Room- and office-mate dysfunction at passiveaggressivenotes.com
How about culture-specific diseases?
CrimeLibrary, of course
Notes and ephemera at FOUND magazine
Hey, I'm thinking W6 needs some kind of a Writing Challenge. Any ideas? I'm clean out.