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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=zMpUL3ia85file:///C:/Users/Dell/Downloads/JoFirstAid_20170523_092301.mp4Y  I talk about the importance of computing for older people

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhwO8u4sZ-8   A young woman gives a lengthy scientific explanation of the differences between men and women

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

See the lights of the world at night from satellite http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Q3YYwIsMHzw

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

Annabel Carberry in a Glass of Red  http://youtu.be/p-R-0pvQqKg Hula Hooping extraordinaire

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=0REJ-lCGiKU     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdzJAzF2Sak&NR=1   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

Hema is a department store in Holland.  Don't click on the items.  Just wait  http://producten.hema.nl/

Parking in Budapest  http://www.woehr.de/en/projekte/budapest_m730/index.htm

http://whathappenedinmybirthyear.com  Try this fascinating program

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

http://www.obtampons.ca/apology  Very clever video

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

The Grand Tetons Mountain Range

 Paris in detail  http://www.paris-26-gigapixels.com/index-fr.html

http://www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/san_giovanni/vr_tour/index-en.html  The Vatican

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

 St Pauls, from the dome to the floor http://www.sphericalimages.com/st-pauls-cathedral-gigapan/stpauls-giga-pan.html

Sistine Chapel.   http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html   Use your mouse to view every angle. Scroll button to zoom.  Muisc as well.  

San Francisco panorama, after the 1906 earthquake  http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/california/san-francisco/1906-san-francisco-earthquake/virtual-tour

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

Inspirational/Motivational

http://www.thetimemovie.com/ and www.spiritisup.com/colors1.swf

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

http://www.natureofsuccessmovie.com/

A  new Scott Stratten motivator at http://www.TheImagineMovie.com

http://www.TheDolphinMovie.com.  Another nice one from Scott Stratten

Another Scott Stratten : http://www.SevenWondersOfYourWorldMovie.com

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

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

ANIMALS

A persistent eagle after a crafty squirrel  https://www.youtube.com/v/XBEyCr5AoIs

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

The goats at Christmas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4_EdJ-XkUA

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

The wonderful video of 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

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

Penguin lovers should watch this one  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkY03n0_sD8&feature=youtu.be

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

Monkey versus two tiger cubs  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AZn5nWIj_g  I wish I had reactions like this

Penguin goes shopping in Japan http://www.flixxy.com/pet-penguin-goes-shopping.htm

http://www.dumpert.nl/mediabase/656611/d1dfcfee/live_olifant_geboorte_tv.html. Incredible video of the birth of a baby elephant and the efforts of the mother to ensure that it starts breathing and then walking. Not for the squeamish. Use full screen.

MAGIC !  

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

Interactive flash files

Play with this amazing tarantula !  http://www.onemotion.com/flash/spider/ Needs a PC that can play Flash

Flower garden  Just click on the blank page

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

Image of ancient Rome

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

http://producten.hema.nl/   Amazing advertising

http://www.maylin.net/CyberGarden.html.  This is an old site but still very clever

SCIENTIFIC

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

Good demo of the Siri program on iPad or iPhone  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agzItTz35QQ

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://i.usatoday.net/tech/graphics/iss_timeline/flash.htm. Watch the assembly of the International space station.  Aren't we clever hairless apes ?

http://www.wolframalpha.com/  Ask ANY question and it will return an answer

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

From outer space to the atoms in a leaf   http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index

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

Seen your house from satellite or maybe even from the road ? You need at least XP and a big download, but stunning. Click http://www.google.com/downloads/ Just put in your postcode + UK. The site also includes downloads for Picasa (graphics), Google Talk, Firefox and Ad-aware

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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN_oDdGmKyA&feature=player_embedded  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=pVwePp3hcNA&NR=1  Boat hits bridge
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoU1HczQJQM&NR=1.  Drop the anchor !
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR6qgwvmcnI  Drop the boat !
http://youtu.be/E-l4w-DIiXk  Russian Road Rage

Funny Videos

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


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