FontFace Ninja: A Tool That Answers 'What's That Typeface?'

Adrienne LaFrance:

When you start thinking about the way words look, and how the shape of each one influences the way you feel about what you're reading, it's hard to stop. Pause for a minute and look around. Letters are everywhere, which means we're surrounded by typographical choices almost all the time.

I really, truly believe that you don’t have to be a typeface nerd to get some enjoyment out of this. And make sure you check out FontFace Ninja’s best feature: the ability to mask out everything but the text on a page so you can really get a nice, clean look, e.g.: