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Issue #131 September 24, 2007
IN FOCUS
Ergonomics at Your Desk
Just say NO to stress
By Donal Hinman

Deep in the heart of the Information Age, more and more people are making the world go 'round by desk jobs—then, more often then not, home to work in their second office to manage and play online. With all the computing we do, it's important to observe good ergonomic practices and prevent any stress-related injuries. So, here's a brief list of sites with tips and tech to help keep you working and surfing comfortably and safely.


TECH TIP
EarthLink Toolbar—Menu Me

By Phillip White
This week we'll learn how to add favorite Web sites to the EarthLink Toolbar for Internet Explorer for Windows. Read on...

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Spooky Manor — Windows
Get lost inside!
Hunt the halls of Spooky Manor for broken objects, return the items to their rightful places, and solve a series of puzzles to get to the bottom of this eerie mystery. What is this strange machine and who scattered its pieces? Only those with a keen eye for detail will discover the answers hidden inside Spooky Manor!
Learn more and download today...


Moody or Not — Mac
The Web's mood-o-meter
Moody or Not is a funny dashboard widget that helps you see how the world's mood is at any given time. All you have to do is vote on whether you're in a good or a bad mood. Then, after voting, check to see if the world shares your feeling.
Learn more and download today...



WEIRD WEB
Dying Words
Poetry of the Condemned
You'll find chills and heartbreak in this collection of last words spoken by criminals just before they were executed—from Breaker Morant and Benito Mussolini to Marie Antoinette.
Last Exit to Nowhere

WEB WATCH
COLOURlovers™
Shout it from the rooftops—periwinkle!
Wondering what color scheme will make your Web page welcoming yet businesslike? COLOURlovers has the answer. By monitoring color trends in design, architecture, advertising, and everywhere else, this site provides designers and regular folks alike with a place to satisfy their hunger for mauve, taupe, and all shades in between.
Color me impressed.

PC Decrapifier
Crap, crap—go away!
You finally bought that awesome new PC with a monstrous 320GB hard drive—only to discover that 40GB are already in use by unwanted "crapware" (preinstalled trial software). Reclaim your hard drive and clear your desktop of unwanted shortcuts with the free PC Decrapifier!
It's craptastic!

Dr. Greene
But the other kids reduced their carbon!
The aptly named Dr. Greene is the author of "Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care." His Web site provides expert advice and eco-friendly resources for parents dealing with childhood maladies, behavior issues, and all things kid-related.
Eat your (organic) vegetables.

Street Mattress
Street side harbors for dust mites
You probably passed by one today—the ubiquitous mattress abandoned on a sidewalk or alleyway. By inviting you to notice this seemingly invisible fixture of our environment, this site brings some Zen-like clarity to the everyday world. Post your own mattress photos or vote for your favorites.
Or your mattress is FREE!

Your Hawaiian Name
Sorry, Keanu is taken.
Imagine how cool you'll sound on vacation when you introduce yourself to the bartender as "Keoni" instead of John—they'll never mistake you for a Haole! Just type your name and click the button—easy as falling out of a hammock.
Can I be Dano?


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