use bit commet to download things, it is faster, and takes up less rescources then anything else, and its not made with java so it doesnt suck, unlike azurus:
as for download sites, torrentspy.com is good, but i like www.demonoid.com
a bit more. although you do have to register there, but thats not hard at all.
the next time your about to make a racial slur stop, think about all the delicious foods that come from his or her country and channel your energy towards the purchase of your next international delight.