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The web is a wonderful tool. Here are some of the sites I have found which are really amazing.  Got an hour to spare ?  If some have fallen by the wayside I apologise and would be pleased if you let me know.

If you would like to copy a Youtube video to your computer there are numerous ways.  But see http://pgoh13.com/copy_youtube.php for instruction from my old friend Mr Goh

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1pY9TeL3yU    Using a lathe to make a gavel.  My own video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMpUL3ia85 I talk about the importance of computing for older people

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19m-d6Oll18   Spitfire simulation

https://youtu.be/UEIn8GJIg0E Addis Ababa crossroads.  No lights but no crashes

The most amazing ice skating  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXTSA0QThko  

Amazing ballet http://youtu.be/GsTqmEeBKhw

Google Glass demo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elXk87IKgCo

Amazing 9 year old Dutch girl sings  http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZWpLfncliwU?rel=0 

The queen drops in at the Olympics Opening Ceremony http://youtu.be/1AS-dCdYZbo

Grand Canyon http://www.humfer.net/gcanyon/index.html

The Industrial revolution at the Olympics ceremony  http://youtu.be/7QL_uG2GSZo

Crazy automation project by Lego  https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=sUtS52lqL5w

The Typewriter Orchestra http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=G4nX0Xrn-wo&sns=em

Rough sea off Scarborough http://youtu.be/W-Bi3S7fADc

A gigapixel view of London.  You can zoom in on people http://www.360cities.net/london-photo-en.html

Ray Bethel : Kite flying as you have never seen it before !  http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=nr9KrqN_lIg

An underwater wheelchair : Really superb piece of video  http://youtu.be/IPh533ht5AU

The best thing to do with Diet Coke http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKoB0MHVBvM

More amazing panoramas around the world. With zoom and helicopter views.  Start with Venice.  http://www.airpano.ru/files/Italy-Venice/2-2

The famous 'Animusic' video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyCIpKAIFyo&feature=youtu.be  The fact that it is animation, not reality, makes it no less amazing

Truly amazing 3D feats http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=EEu42L0ufBY

Wooden church in Poland  (panorama)  http://zieba.wroclaw.pl/kpg/kps.html

History of aviation.  Wonderful graphics  http://youtu.be/GLAreFQ3G5k

Advertising like you have never seen before  http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=XVTga6GmbGw&vq=medium#t=74  The LG Optimus is a 3D smartphone

Acrobatics will never be the same  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hIc2ODfRxQ&feature=youtu.be

Amazing (but possible) look into the future - if the world can afford it  - http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=6Cf7IL_eZ38&vq=medium  At least there is plenty of silicon !

A painting of famous people throughout history with links to a description of each ! http://cliptank.com/PeopleofInfluencePainting.htm

The most amazing BMX riding ever http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Cj6ho1-G6tw&vq=medium

Or going down a mountain in Austria - rapidly : http://youtu.be/iqCkICXWdWI  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ_IQS3VKjA This video of a mountain biker is breathtaking for its daring but also for its photography and planning, achieved, in part, by camera-carrying drones

Funny Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIJINiK9azc Helium filled balloons

Venice Panorama http://www.360cities.net/image/venice-skyline-the-magic-view

Stephen Wiltshire, that remarkable autistic artist, draws ROME after a flight over in a helicopter  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAfaM_CBvP8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQzUsTFqtW0  Skateboarding dog

I wonder who laid the concrete and steel along this route !  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmDhRvvs5Xw  Not for folks who get vertigo.

Beethoven's 5th conducted by a 3 year old up and coming Mozart !  http://www2.choralnet.org/268945.html    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6sfJyD1Ljo&NR=1&feature=fvwp

REAL Mountain biking !  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAqt141eJAU

The first ever motor car  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVkvH0nm8pU  It is also worth looking up the story of Bertha Benz  

The building (and painting) of a Jet Plane  http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=zKnsyYbfC60&feature=popular

Band saw skill.  And he still has 10 digits !  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXW55S4X9zo

Early Pictures of London http://acidcow.com/pics/16271-amazing-pictures-of-old-london-26-pics.html

http://whathappenedinmybirthyear.com  Try this fascinating program

Great Movie Star Photos  http://community.livejournal.com/everyday_i_show/80805.html

Find what you want and a great deal more at my friend Goh's site.  Click HERE  This is what you will see:

Great site by Goh Pan Ju

Panoramas  To see a world of Panoramas click HERE

London South Bank, Tower Bridge http://www.360cities.net/image/tower-bridge-1#-5.07,0.00,107.2

http://www.willpearson.co.uk/virtual-tour/shard-360-dusk/ The best panorama of London - from The Shard, the latest skyscraper.

http://www.360cities.net/area/world  See amazing panoramas all round the world.  Select them from the blue dots and OK to see around you

http://www.utah3d.net/panoramas/DoubleArch1_swf.html  Panorama of the Double Arch, Utah.  Move the mouse to see all round.

Lunar landing panoramas.  Move your mouse  http://moonpans.co.uk/vr/apollo15_sta8.htm Need to activate Quicktime


Overcoming adversity- without arms and legs  http://wimp.com/watchingthis

Feel like a lift ? Go to http://greatday.com and its amazing offshoots

A number of religious ones at http://www.e-water.net/


http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=P9Fyey4D5hg  Clever Jack Russell

The wierd and wonderful creatures under the waves. http://www.youtube.com/embed/mcbHKAWIk3I

The wonderful video of Christian the lion meeting his old carers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvCjyWp3rEk  and even introducing them to his mate !

Kitten on a hot laptop   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQFWGC_wSvs&feature=player_embedded#at=57

A delightful Christmas themed video (of young goats) http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/b4_EdJ-XkUA?rel=0

Deer cleans cat  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpMwAHmnbS8&NR=1


http://www.safeshare.tv/w/gdhRWNSrls  Go on, tell me how they are done !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsmdnr8a3Oc  Should have won X factor

Remarkable videos

For a whole range of educational virtual tours look through the site HERE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sMc-p19FIk  Chinese Swan Lake

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Views of ancient Rome :  http://www.romereborn.virginia.edu/  Click on Still images and Video to see ancient Rome brought to life.

The Obama inauguration. Zoom in on any part of the picture http://gigapan.org/viewGigapanFullscreen.php?auth=033ef14483ee899496648c2b4b06233c


Drones are getting even better  http://youtu.be/OWrApA8oRbI

http://www.mnh.si.edu/vtp/1-desktop/  Smithsonian Museum.  Use the arrows to navigate the building

The International Space Station (30 minutes) http://www.youtube.com/embed/doN4t5NKW-k An in depth description by a girl drifting around !

A graphic representation of the 8/12 Mars Landing.  Superb explanation. No words needed. http://www.youtube.com/embed/XRCIzZHpFtY?rel=0

http://www.wolframalpha.com/  Ask ANY question and it will return an answer. Probably old hat since Google

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/archivepix.html  Amazing astronomy picture archive



http://pgoh13.free.fr for computer tips, news, jokes, inspirational poems, brain teasers, dictionaries etc

http://maps.google.com.  Just type in your postcode and see your house. e.g. XX8 0DQ, UK.  Now much more detailed and covering many streets of the world.

The most amazing model system in the world - in Hamburg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXta6A2Q2FY&NR=1  The Queen Mary. Nostalgia !

Boat Bloopers and other disasters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoU1HczQJQM&NR=1.  Drop the anchor !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR6qgwvmcnI  Drop the boat !

Funny Videos

The Two Ronnies Sketch Four Candles  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz2-ukrd2VQ

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