Some Like It Hot
As I mentioned last month, we planned to install a solar water heater in our home this year. That plan has come to fruition. Installation was finalized [...]
Adventures in Linux-Land
Look, I’m a software guy, okay? I’ve been banging around on computers since my first TRS-80 that my dad bought in 1982. I’m a software [...]
Asus Eee PC
My new netbook arrived a couple of days ago, and I must say that I am not disappointed. I have the 4GB Linux version. Configuring it to connect to my [...]
Nintendo Wii
With our little girl in the hospital for two weeks, we are trying to make the best of our time there. So we went out and bought a Nintendo Wii console and [...]
Binary Clock
With the closing of all the Discovery stores in the St. Louis area, there are some great deals to be had as they liquidate their inventories. As a result, [...]
I finally took the plunge and upgraded from my 802.11b wireless router to the faster 802.11g. But this isn’t really a review of this new piece of [...]
Lego Designer
A while back I wrote about a really cool and addictive board game called Cathedral. Ever since I got the game, I thought it would be cool to make a copy of [...]
Dyson Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner
Touted in everything from TV commercials to the tagline emblazoned on the side of the product itself, this is the first vacuum that doesn’t lose [...]
Viza Tank 50QT-9 Motor Scooter
A friend of mine reminded me of an old joke about mopeds. Well, that may be true, but it doesn’t change the fact that this bad boy is *fun* to ride! [...]