Archive for October, 2013

How to Make Homemade Raisins in a Dehydrator

How to Make Homemade Raisins in a Dehydrator

All you need to make awesome raisins at home are a dehydrator, plump grapes, and time. Here’s a tutorial on making homemade raisins.

Posted in: preparedness
Men’s Health Magazine Is More Ads Than Content

Men’s Health Magazine Is More Ads Than Content

How much of an issue of Men’s Health magazine real content, and how much is just ads? Turns out there’s a shitload of ads.

Posted in: fitness & grooming
TekTok Generic High Output Dual USB Port Car Charger Review

TekTok Generic High Output Dual USB Port Car Charger Review

If you need to charge a tablet in your car or charge more than one device at a time, this El Cheapo charger from TekTok or any other number of fly-by-night generic no-name manufacturers is a really good deal.

Posted in: review, technology
Goodbye SC, Hello SC

Goodbye SC, Hello SC

For the last three and a half years my main video game has been StarCraft 2. I finished the main and expansion campaigns almost immediately, and the majority of my time has been spent playing against other players online. I played several thousand games, and if I had to make a rough estimation of 10 […]

Posted in: games
Quadropus Rampage Video Game Review

Quadropus Rampage Video Game Review

I review Quadropus Rampage, a fun game for Android and iOS. The game is free but you can accelerate your progress via in-app purchases.

Posted in: games, review
Download Rebel Era by Griz Immediately

Download Rebel Era by Griz Immediately

Hopefully everyone has already done so, but please download the album “Rebel Era” by Griz RIGHT NOW. It’s free, and I guarantee the combination of electronic, funk, jazz and soul will make you bob your head. If you don’t believe me, try streaming a few tracks: I’m trying to figure out how to put money […]

Posted in: music, review
Happy Adopt-a-versary, Porter! 2013 Edition

Happy Adopt-a-versary, Porter! 2013 Edition

Nine years ago I adopted Porter, my oldest dog and only son. He was just a pup back then, and even though he’s grown into an adult-sized dog he still has the heart and love of a puppy. Thanks in large part to Sedagive?’s raw diet feeding he’s been happy and active. He plays with […]

Posted in: dogs
CoolerMaster Storm QuickFire TK LED Backlit Mechanical Keyboard Review

CoolerMaster Storm QuickFire TK LED Backlit Mechanical Keyboard Review

The Storm QuickFire TK LED Backlit Mechanical Keyboard by CoolerMaster is a great keyboard especially if you are a gamer who needs a smaller, more portable keyboard. Unfortunately I needed a full-sized keyboard, but you can blame the QuickFire for my inability to read.

Posted in: games, review
Zombicide: Season 2 Toxic City Mall Initial Review and First Impressions

Zombicide: Season 2 Toxic City Mall Initial Review and First Impressions

The Zombicide Season 2 Toxic City Mall expansion adds a lot of depth, zombies, survivors, and complexity to an already great game. Throw in dogs and you have a complex weaving of rules, excitement, and swearing.

Posted in: games, review
The Mysterious Disappearance of a Givi E55 Top Case Cover

The Mysterious Disappearance of a Givi E55 Top Case Cover

Over four years ago I wrote about the enormous Givi E55 top case I run on my 2009 FJR 1300. It’s carried tons of cargo all over the country, and enables me to commute to work. Yesterday I noticed that the top shiny plastic cover of the top case was missing. I have no idea […]

Posted in: motorcycling