August 01, 2000
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August 2000

When to worry. With viruses and computer hoaxes threatening to clog e-mail routes, several Web sites have been set up to let users know which attachments to stay away from and which “true” stories are myths. The best we’ve seen is’s Urban Legends page ( Simple and comprehensive, it covers viruses, chain-mail hoaxes and other electronic rumors filtering into e-mailboxes around the world. Another place to check is Ask Dr. D. Bunk (

Global clock. Need to call Bolivia or Bangladesh, France or Finland, Malaysia or Madagascar but don’t know precisely what time it is there? Log on to the World Time Server (, and click on the desired country to get the correct time anywhere on the planet.


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