Archive for September, 2011

Living With Google’s Two-Factor Authentication
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Living With Google’s Two-Factor Authentication

I write about my experience of using Google’s two-factor authentication after living with it for three months. It is very advanced, but the setup may too complicated for most Web users.

Posted in: review, technology
Glock 4th Generation Recoil Spring Assembly Recall and Replacement Program Experience

Glock 4th Generation Recoil Spring Assembly Recall and Replacement Program Experience

The latest full-size and compact fourth generation Glocks (Gen4) have had problems with their recoil spring assemblies since they were released. Over time, different iterations of the RSAs have been produced, and Glock is finally, publicly, recalling all of them. Here’s my experience with the Glock 4th generation recall and replacement program. Please note this […]

Posted in: gibberish
CRKT Point Guard Folding Pocket Knife Review

CRKT Point Guard Folding Pocket Knife Review

I review the Columbia River Knife and Tool Point Guard folding pocket knife. Despite some nice features like a civilized G10 handle and solid construction, the inability to move the clip to different positions and a finicky opening system should prompt you to look elsewhere.

Posted in: preparedness, review
How to Clean Your Nasty Stainless Steel Coffee Mug

How to Clean Your Nasty Stainless Steel Coffee Mug

Even if your coffee travel mug is stainless steel it can still get stained like a politician’s heart. Here’s how to clean it out and make it look like new. Especially written for lazy people like myself.

Posted in: gibberish
Opteka RC-4 Remote Shutter Release for Canon XSi Camera Review

Opteka RC-4 Remote Shutter Release for Canon XSi Camera Review

I review the Opteka RC-4 remote shutter release. It was very inexpensive compared to other digital camera remote controls, but it doesn’t work reliably or consistently.

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How to Tie a Shemagh, and WTF to Do With One

How to Tie a Shemagh, and WTF to Do With One

I explain how I tie a shemagh head scarf, and what I use mine for.

Posted in: preparedness, review
Eton Red Cross CLIPRAY Hand Crank USB Emergency Charger Review

Eton Red Cross CLIPRAY Hand Crank USB Emergency Charger Review

A lot of my friends back home had two natural disaster scares last month: an earthquake that hit the eastern seaboard, and a hurricane that bashed a lot of North Carolina and Virginia. Some of my friends are still without power, and some had their homes and property struck by felled oak trees. My friends […]

Happy Birthday, Porter!!

Happy Birthday, Porter!!

Happy birthday to my oldest dog Porter, who turns seven this year!! I don’t know exactly when Porter was born, so he’s a September baby. All I know is that he’s the best, and he had a really good year this year. Tags: birthday, porter

Posted in: dogs