Fun and Games

FUN FRIDAY: Pardon that Turkey

One of the sillier White House traditions involves pardoning a turkey on Thanksgiving. As we get closer to the day itself, it should be interesting to see how this tradition is reinterpreted for a new administration….

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FUN FRIDAY: Who owns what

This blog doesn’t go political. That’s one of the things I’m proudest of, honestly. In a world where we are constantly bombarded by politics, I think of this blog as a little oasis where home theater…






Is the “big ugly dish” dead?

Spoiler alert: Yes. It may have been all the rage when Radio Shack put it on the cover back in 1986, but the C-Band satellite, also known as the “Big Ugly Dish,” is really a thing…



FUN FRIDAY: Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot

The chart is just a start, but if you’re feeling like a little bit of a kick with your food, you’ll get an idea of just how hot some common sauces are, thanks to Sriracha2Go. Sriracha,…



FUN FRIDAY: The world in miniature

Few things out there as cool as a photograph of something really really small. AdaFruit industries recently published a series of what they call “macrophotographs” showing very small things at high magnification. Of course, the photos…