One of the best places to get inspiration for games is the real world.  A true
universal law is that reality is always far stranger and more messed up than
anything you could create in fiction.  Here I've collected some links and
real-world facts and stories that I think are interesting and evocative.

Strangeness on the Web!  Snopes is a very comprehensive collection of urban legends,
together with analysis of whether each one has any truth to it.

It's Science!
The Discovery Channel.  The Discovery Channel website is a great source of
scientific information, even if you don't watch them on TV.  The site includes
articles, video, and great links to other information.