Classic 1960’s Granola Nov04

Classic 1960’s...

It’s impossible to find decent granola in the stores. If you want it, you have to make it.

Rare Earth Elements Provide Opportunity to School China in Economics Oct19

Rare Earth Elements ...

The Chinese are flexing their muscle in “rare earths” to force the West to do their bidding. They are about to learn an important lesson in economics.

Environmental Groups...

For years now, environmental lobbyists have been warning us about environmental disasters like the one we just witnessed in the Gulf of Mexico. At first glance, we might see this as proof of their position. In fact, the opposite is true. Their premise has been that, with sufficient political...

I Survived a 15-minu...

As we make the transition to smarter power systems, consumers need to take more responsibility for their own infrastructure.

Building the Perfect...

After 40 years of digital electronics, we still haven’t gotten the alarm clock right. I finally decided to just build my own. (Part 2)

Building the Perfect...

After 40 years of digital electronics, we still haven’t gotten the alarm clock right. I finally decided to just build my own.

La Boulange Cafe Nov12

La Boulange Cafe

This little cafe makes perfect cafe lattes, but just as importantly, they have a wonderful assortment of baked goods to go with them.

Tell me again: why do we need retailers? Nov06

Tell me again: why d...

I always thought the purpose of a retail store was to stock product and provide service. Apparently, I was wrong.

Sprint Rolls out Flawed Android Strategy at Developer Conference Oct27

Sprint Rolls out Fla...

Sprint finally released their Android phones. They look great and perform well. Now, if they were just running the current version of the OS…

A Fanatic Shares his Secrets to the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Oct13

A Fanatic Shares his...

Ask anyone to name a type of cookie and the chances are they will say “Chocolate Chip.” The recipe is on the bag of chips, but there’s a lot more to a perfect cookie than the recipe.

Pure Seduction: Blue...

I’ll just come right out and admit it: The BlueAnt Q1 BlueTooth Headset seduced me.

Anatomy of a Killer May03

Anatomy of a Killer

When you ask someone to name the deadliest disease, they immediately rattle off “AIDS” or “cancer” or “heart disease.” But the real killer is flu.

Eye Tracking without...

Everybody knows the value of eyetracking. The problem is, it’s too expensive. But not if you simulate it.

Portable Speakerphon...

What I REALLY wanted was a speakerphone for my car that I never had to think about. Now I have one; the BlueAnt ST3.