Non-Chess Lynx

Non-Chess Lynx

NimzoRoy
NimzoRoy
Jan 14, 2012, 4:53 AM |
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Here are various non-chess links for anyone interested in something besides chess (the horror...the horror...) for a change of pace: 

 ANTI-VIRUS PROGRAMS (Free, Grade A, for Windows):

http://www.avira.com        http://www.avast.com    http://www.avg.com

COMPUTERS/PCs - SOFTWARE

Fine-tuning and fixing your OS http://www.blackviper.com/

 Is JAVA working on my PC?

 http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp

What version of JAVA am I running?

 http://www.javatester.org/version.html

Check your PC firewalhttps://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2

Free Firewall Better than Windows Firewall http://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/firewall.php

Donate PC time for scientific research http://boinc.berkeley.edu/

Privacy/Security Issues: Electronic Frontier Foundation https://www.eff.org/

ECOLOGY - ENVIRONMENT: http://www.edf.org/

FOOD:  http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/

HUMOR:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/32-awesome-explanation-less-photos-from-russia

http://www.darwinawards.com/

http://firesigntheatre.com/index.php

http://nationallampoon.com/

http://www.newsoftheweird.com/

http://monster-island.org/tinashumor/humor/stateslogans.htm

http://www.theonion.com/

INTERNET RELATED LINKS:

IP Address Locator http://www.ip-address.org/lookup/ip-locator.php

Internet Crime Complaint Ctr: http://www.ic3.gov/complaint/default.aspx

Check out your ISP speed http://speedtest.net/   NOTE: Click on Begin Test NOT Start Now!!

Check the quality of your ISP connection: http://pingtest.net/

MAC and PC SECURITY ISSUES

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/

POLITICS:

American Civil Liberties Union http://www.aclu.org/  

Common Cause http://www.commoncause.org

Jim Hightower's Lowdown http://www.hightowerlowdown.org/

Public Citizen http://www.citizen.org

Electronic Frontier Foundation https://www.eff.org/

The Washington Spectator newsletter http://www.washingtonspectator.org/

SCAMS:

Look up and/or report scams here: http://www.scam.com/

SCIENCE:

Global warming, clean energy, nuclear power etc: http://www.ucsusa.org/

WINDOWS XP:

XP Services Descriptions: http://ss64.com/nt/syntax-services.html

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-windows-xp-services-you-should-never-disable/960  self-explanatory!

For advanced PC users ONLY:  http://www.optimizingpc.com/optimize/windowsservices.html