Lego’s Fire Brigade is the oldest of their current line of modular buildings. The model is built from 2231 pieces, and I’m told that the construction is challenging and highly enjoyable. The Fire Brigade features a 1930’s-style fire truck, 4 minifigures, a fire-dog (a Dalmatian would have been cooler), and tons of great details. The completed model […]
We’ve posted about quite a few water bottles, so you know I’m a fan of reusable bottles. One of the major complaints I have about BPA-free plastic bottles is that they absorb odors very quickly if you’re not careful. So to avoid this, I wash my bottles fairly regularly these days. Most of the time, […]
The newest video game in the Warhammer 40K universe is Space Marine, a 3rd person shooter. Well it’s more of a 3rd person combat game, I wouldn’t really call it a strict shooter. There is a LOT of melee in this game. The premise is simple, you’re a Space Marine, and there are hordes of […]
Amazon has just announced a new line of Kindle e-readers and tablets. There will be the new Kindle, a Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch with 3G, and the Kindle Fire. The 3rd generation Kindles from last summer are still included in the lineup and are the only ones with physical keyboards. The Kindle and Kindle Touch will […]
I was checking out some of the new web-design books at the local bookstore when I came across Before & After: How to Design Cool Stuff by John McWade. The title of the book and look of the cover made me cringe a little, but I took a moment to browse through the book. A bit […]
Just a reminder in case you didn’t see it yet: we’re running a giveaway over at ToolGuyd where you can enter to win a free Kobalt Double Drive Screwdriver or $25 Lowes gift card, your choice! Click here for more Kobalt Double Drive info and here is the ToolGuyd Double Drive & Lowes Gift Card Giveaway link.
After showing a few images of goats hanging out on tree branches to my wife (check it out on flickr), she sent me a link to a Mudfooted gallery of goats on the side of a near-vertical dam. The Alpine Ibex goats are climbing the dam wall to lick to salt off the higher-up stones. […]
Even though Fall has just begun, the holiday shopping season is almost upon us. We’ve already seen Christmas items popping up at some stores and even a few building decorations as well. In just a few short weeks, many major retailers will start rolling out their holiday gift displays, choc-full of new products and innovations. […]
Apparently Netflix has receive so much negative feedback over their pricing changes that they’re spinning off their DVD mail rental service into a new separate company, called Qwikster.
Leatherman’s Juice series of multi-tools are smaller and more casual in appearance than the models most people think of when you mention the brand. Despite their smaller and more pocketable size, Juice multi-tools pack plenty of tools and functions between their handles. Every Juice model features combination pliers, a stainless steel body, anodized aluminum handle […]