I think it could be an interesting learning experience to create a simple game that was playable through a web browser. I know most web games are flash based or java based, but i am wondering if there are any other decent options that I could look into learning the basics of.
Check it out, this is HTML5 http://middle-earth.thehobbit.com/
It starts off feeling like google earth but then throws in some fairly impressive 3D stuff (well impressive for web technology) --- He who stumbles around in darkness with a stick is blind. But he who... sticks out in darkness... is... fluorescent! - Brother Silence