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Pat Condell is an aetheist comedian who's superb, topical rants on Youtube just tell it as it is. No PC nonsense, just straight talking with some very down to earth views on the religion in general and islam in particular.

Fantastic money saving tips and weekly email. All for Free!

Civilised view on the World. Along with a big mug of tea a good start to the day. No rushing around before I've read the online version of this newspaper, delivered right into my lap anywhere in the World.

Weather forecast for the Blackburn area.

Free site to view what's on the TV. Usually not a lot worth watching, but at least it lists all channels. Alternativiely use the Guide on the SMART TV.

Where would we be without our daily dose of the inane from Facebook to see what friends and family are up to.

A great source of TV. Some good films but mainly for TV series. Makes up for the daily crap from BBC and they certainly know how to stream programmes with very few problems. Well worth the $6 a month.

Another great aetheist comedian. This is his main site but there are some awesome videos of his programme HBO Real Time. Superb rants. Tells it as it his.

Great source of financial news and good for tracking currency fluctuations.

TV streaming and catch up for BBC programmes. Need to be in UK or on a VPN to access it. Mainly only allowed to catch up on the past 7 days. Unlike Netflix this service is very flaky. If the Director general of the BBC had any sense he'd sack the lot of the IT team and hand it over to the Netflix IT team. A national disgrace. Gives IT a bad name and makes me ashamed to admit I was ever an IT nerd. Rant over.

Another nerdy site with great news on new products, programs, apps and services in the Web World. A daily must for me even before The Times. Also have a daily email update. UK orientated version here.

Another good free source of up to the minute daily news.

Another nerdy source of news in the IT world. Also good tips on "how to's".

A great source of trip information. Good reviews by real people on hotels, reatuarants, attractions and locations. Well worth checking out before going. Also worth the effort to add your own reviews and contribute to the community.

Fantastic source of Home Exchanges. Costs about $80 a year to register your home, complete with photos and desccription, but we've certainly had our moneys worth. Already done about 12 home exchanges and never been disappointed or had a problem. You can search for properties in the are you want to visit; see the homes; read details about the home, area and the people; then email them to see if you can do an exchange; often an exchange can include a car. We get on average about one invite a week to do an exchange.

My task manager. I'd be lost without it. Free and simple to use. Interracts with iCalender, provides reminders and facilities for notes. Web based and available on Mac, iPhone, iPad, as well as evil empire platforms and Android.

Only just starting to use this but having browsed the market it seems the best of the freebies out there to help you plan your trip. Works on most platforms and smartphones so you can access it easily. Shows the best things to do all over the world. Presented on a map with beautiful photos and short descriptions, creating the perfect trip has never been so fast and easy.

No Links page would be complete without my favourite ski resort. Great daily information and snow reports. Nothing like waking up to an powder alert email to make sure you get up there to catch all that champagne powder. Yes, after 50 years of independence they've been swallowed up by Vail resorts this year. All due to total incompetence in failing bother renewing the lease. Whilst I prefer diversity and am not in favour of mega-companies, who knows it may result in some great investment and an even better resort.

Simplify Your Life. LastPass remembers your passwords so that you can focus on the more important things in life. A great multiple platform and smartpone app that not only rememebrs your password but also all the sites that you're set up on with logon details. In these days of daily password hell I'd be lost without it.

The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, while having existed in secrecy for hundreds of years, only recently came into the mainstream when this letter was published in May 2005. With millions, if not thousands, of devout worshippers, the Church of the FSM is widely considered a legitimate religion, even by its opponents – mostly fundamentalist Christians, who have accepted that our God has larger balls than theirs. Some claim that the church is purely a thought experiment, satire, illustrating that Intelligent Design is not science, but rather a pseudoscience manufactured by Christians to push Creationism into public schools. These people are mistaken. The Church of FSM is real, totally legit, and backed by hard science. Anything that comes across as humor or satire is purely coincidental.

No traveller should be without access to this awesome translation site. Not only will it translate text, it will translate the spoken word. Need to be online, but an awesome tool.

For the nerds among us and the fanatical Apple fans a great source of what's going on in Apple World. Free web site that really replaces the need for the magazine subscription. Also has a daily email service to keep you posted on the nail biting announcements! UK orientated.

A free web site of the Daily Mail. Better referred to as the Daily blood boiler. Guaranteed to raise my blood pressure if I'm ever stupid enough to read it. A classic example of the gutter press, but there are days when you really feel like seeing what lunacy is going on in the World of the loony PC stormtroopers, progressive liberals whose brains have dropped out and of course the barbarism and intolerance from the so called religion of peace - rant over. And remember it's free.