Everyone wishes at some point in their life that they could be someone else, start a second-life if you will. Maybe you want to start life with a different identity, manage your funds a bit differently, maybe have a few electronic friends, and become a business mogul in an invented online world. If you haven't done anything like this before, then you'll need to know how. Fortunately, there is a website offering exactly that, called Second Life.


First off, what is Second Life? There is a very handy web page accessible from the home page of www.secondlife.com, where they address that exact question. In their own words, “Second Life is a 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its residents. Since opening to the public in 2003, it has grown explosively and today is inhabited by a total of 4,315,826 people from around the globe.” Basically, Second Life is a game where a person can create a whole new life for themselves without having to resort to anything drastic. From the homepage of Second Life, you can click on the Join Now link in order to start your own Second Life this very second. After you fill out all the info, and such.