There is some Speed Test that runs off from a free flash program. They can give your computer an Internet Speed Test and then from there, they can offer you the tools to improve your speed. The Internet Speed Test that they offer is a complete and comprehensive test that times not just your download time but also your upload time as well.
Since during the test, files are uploaded and downloaded, you can only see maximum statistics this way. There are various reliable websites with freely available speed tests as well as several broadband tests other than the Speakeasy Speed Test.
EXCITING! "Archaeologists' Mona Lisa search in Florence [video]" -- skeleton unearthed MAY be "the body of Lisa Gherardini, the Florentine noblewoman widely believed to have served as the muse for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa." Stay tuned for test results! [Feb 2014 update; testing started: http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2014/02/17/art-sleuth-starts-dna-tests-on-possible-skeleton-of-the-real-mona-lisa/ ]