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Let There Be Light With the Solar Shed Light

The tool shed at my grandparents’ house was the scariest part of my summer vacations. It was a small, thrown-together contraption next to my grandparents’ lakeside cottage. Gramps kept his tackle box and the fishing poles…


OPINION: UltraHD Blu-ray?

I really want an UltraHD Blu-ray player, which is a sure sign the format is headed for an early death. As my friends know, I have the worst luck picking sides in electronics battles. I was…


OPINION: A VR monitor?

I can’t explain why, but it seems like the world has gone batty for virtual reality lately. I’m old enough to remember the last time this came around, back in the 1990s, and I have a…


FUN FRIDAY: Paper Video Games

This guy is either brilliant or he’s got way too much time on his hands. Decide for yourself. Apparently he took a bunch of stock photos, printed them out, cut them out, and then used…





The Perfect Burger and Other Meats

When it comes to hamburgers, I can be rather picky. I blame these discerning tastes on childhood trauma, of course! Let me say up front that my mom is a good cook… with most foods, that…


DIRECTV announces their next Live 4K Event

Ready for more awesome 4K programming from DIRECTV? DIRECTV has announced that they will be covering the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament in 4K this weekend, May 21 and 22. Coverage of the 17th hole…




Capture the Wildlife… With a Trail Cam!

Ever wonder what’s out there, lurking in the forest? I did… and a trail camera gave me some interesting answers. The 12 acres of woods owned by my parents is nature’s superhighway. Once, I decided…