I don’t know if anyone has G4, the videogame network, on their cable system. I am not going to get into it, but suffice it to say, they have a show called Ninja Warrior on it, and it is awesome. Here is a clip of it from YouTube. Bad ass.
Anywho, it got me to thinking about all of the wonderful contributions to science the people from that nice little island have made to science. So this post is a tribute to them. The site a Japanese site that has a ton of spectra of organic molecules. You can type in a compound name or formula and it will give you a 13C, 1H, IR and/or MS of that compound. Useful for undergrads who want to test themselves on compound identification. Very useful for grad students who want to confirm the presence of a unknown in their reaction. The site is spectral database.
Good luck and (as always) happy reacting.