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Tom’s Tips, Links and Tidbits Newsletter

Wednesday 6th January 2010

I wish you and yours a very Happy New Year!

Tom Grimshaw


Basic Computer User

Check out the user votes

The annual IT reliability\satisfaction\value survey results are in http://www.pcauthority.com.au/News/161887,pc-authority-best-tech-awards-results-thousands-of-voters-rate-wireless-broadband-isps-mobile-phone-providers.aspx

Genius Invents Mind-blowing Technology Sure to Revolutionize the Way You Live

Wow, take a look at what a young Indian genius does when he starts looking at everyday objects - like a computer mouse. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/12/12/Genius-Level-Innovations-in-Computing.aspx

Twitter Words of Wisdom

This guy's got some very good observations in his article.\ http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/weekinreview/03carr.html

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Advanced Computer User

Death by ITIL

How IT departments streamline themselves into oblivion http://www.zdnetasia.com/techguide/techmanagement/0,39044902,62060079,00.htm?scid=nl_z_tgtm

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To Age or Not to Age, That is the Question

A great article on anti-aging tactics and supplements http://tsangenterprise.com/news82.htm

7 Foods To Avoid

Here's a list of 7 foods experts won't eat: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/12/29/The-7-Foods-Experts-Wont-Eat.aspx

The Fatally Flawed Food Pyramid

Another expose of government lies: http://www.totalhealthbreakthroughs.com/2009/12/the-fatally-flawed-food-pyramid/

Sugar May Be Bad, But This Sweetener Is Far More Deadly

The reason the Yanks are putting on so much weight is fully explained http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/01/02/HighFructose-Corn-Syrup-Alters-Human-Metabolism.aspx

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Some Beautiful Photos

Just for the aesthetics http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/12/19/Stunningly-Beautiful-Photos-Part-II.aspx

Splish Splash

A simple awesome collection of splashes http://www.liquidsculpture.com/fine_art/index.htm

Assorted Bugs

Some of the weirdest bugs in the world http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/08/the-weirdest-insects-in-the-world/

200,000 year old Metropolis found in Africa

An incredible story told here http://www.viewzone.com/adamscalendar.html and here http://www.ufodigest.com/news/0109/adams-calendar.html

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Video Links

The Known Universe

Takes you from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possiblebecause of the world's most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U&

The Power of Words

Amnesty International says, Watch our new video "The Power of Words" and tell a friend (or five) about it. We're aiming to get the whole YouTube community talking about justice, fairness and human rights. http://www.youtube.com/amnestyusa?tr=y&auid=5756673

Amazing Dolphins

How to catch fish http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ50PYMXDCQ&

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