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June 4, 2007

Newsletter 6-3-07

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 9:56 pm

I had planned to give a good critique of Windows Vista this week just in case you were thinking about upgrading or purchasing Vista. I have used it since it came out in November of last year. Stay tuned for the review next week. The review will probably show up on my blog before the next newsletter, so if you want to read it there check toward the end of the week. Now on to some sites for your viewing pleasure.

The tour on this web site explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer’s affects it. There are 16 interactive slides. You can also jump to any slide by clicking on its number at the top of each page. As you view each slide, roll your mouse over any colored text that appears on each page to highlight special features of each image.

Social Explorer is dedicated to providing easy access to demographic information about the United States. Social Explorer is under continuous development. Our goal is to provide a complete historical census reference as well as current information and 10 year projections.
With Social Explorer you can:
Make maps and reports .
Visually analyze and understand the demography of the U.S.
Explore historical demographic data.

The purpose of this web site is to present information about the services that the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program provides to veterans with service-connected disabilities. The web site also provides information about vocational counseling available to active duty service members and veterans who have recently separated from active duty. You will also find information about vocational counseling and special rehabilitation services available to dependents of veterans who meet certain program eligibility requirements.

Quirky, entertaining and informative, Science Update is a daily, 60-second radio feature covering the latest discoveries in science, technology and medicine. Produced by AAAS, the world’s largest general science society, Science Update has reported on thousands of scientific and medical breakthroughs—and won dozens of national awards—since its inception in 1988.

AT this site you will find the largest directory of biographies available on the Web containing information on more than 110,000 important people from antiquity to the present time. It includes biographies from the most important sites on the web in all languages. This is a great school research site no matter what your age.

If you’re looking for information on cutting calories and fat in your diet, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, or your favorite low-calorie, reduced-fat foods and beverages (and the ingredients that make them possible)… Check out this web site.

“If you prize wisdom, she will make you great. Embrace her, and she will honor you.”


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