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A great place to start is New Scientist magazine’s guide to the Quantum World:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn9930-introduction-quantum-world.html?full=true

CQT has its own quantum briefing room:
http://www.quantumlah.org/main/forpublic.php

Here’s “Quantum Computing 101″ from the Institute for Quantum Computing in Waterloo, Canada:
http://iqc.uwaterloo.ca/welcome/quantum-computing-101

CQT’s director, Artur Ekert, on quantum cryptography
http://plus.maths.org/content/os/issue35/features/ekert/index

A poster on what quantum computing is all about:
http://www.qi.damtp.cam.ac.uk/sites/default/files/OD2_WhatareQCs.gif

Science writer John Gribbin offers his take on some quantum mysteries:
http://www.lifesci.sussex.ac.uk/home/John_Gribbin/quantum.htm

New York Times writer John Markoff discusses the emergence of quantum computing:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/09/science/09compute.html

Vlatko Vedral asks if we can find those pesky parallel universes:
http://www.fqxi.org/community/forum/topic/266

Here’s a slightly more technical introduction (warning: equations ahead!) with links to pages that deal with all the main aspects of quantum theory:
http://www.ipod.org.uk/reality/reality_quantum_intro.asp

Another general look at the theory
http://www.quantumintro.com/

A lovely introduction to the spooky phenomenon that is quantum entanglement:
http://www.qubit.org/tutorials/19-quantum-entanglement.html

and here’s a look at superposition:
http://www-staff.it.uts.edu.au/~simmonds/Sophy/superposition.htm