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Thompson: Celebrate the season with specialty butter

POSTED: December 20, 2009 1:00 a.m.

The Kellers Co. has been making butter products for more than 100 years. Each December they come out with their famous "Christmas Tree Butter Sculpture." It looks good and tastes good. You can find them at most Publix grocery stores.

A lot of people are going to be getting high-definition televisions over the holidays. In fact, more than 50 percent of U.S. households now have an HDTV and the number is growing. The really interesting thing to me is that only 64 percent of HDTVs in the United States are actually receiving high-definition content; a lot of people think they're watching HD and they're not. There are three ways you can get HD content: from a cable company, a satellite company or over the air with an antenna. If you have cable or satellite service, you need to have a special HD set-top box and tune to the HD channel line up.

Want to know if any infectious disease is headed your way? Check out HealthMap. As the name implies, it has a map with a pretty comprehensive listing of all active diseases.

A female reader asked me to share this: If you're a woman with a small bladder and an active lifestyle, you need to check out the product GoGirl. And that is pretty much all I'm going to say about this tip.

watch the "Surprised Kitty" video on YouTube. If this doesn't bring a smile to your face, you're not human.

Tim Thompson lives in Gainesville. E-mail Tim your ideas for tips, tools or tricks.


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