Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Top 10 Nerdiest Planks of All Time

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If you’ve been on the Internet at all in the last few years, you’ve undoubtedly come across pictures of people lying down on the job. And it doesn’t stop there, there are pictures of people lying face-down in fields and crosswalks, on stairs and statues. It’s no coincidence, it’s a...

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Water Jet Pack Crash (video)

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Remember that Aqua Jetpack?  Yesterday, on Fox 5 News San Diego, some dude crashed it.  It’s not as bad as it sounds, but the video below has its moments, or should we say moment.  It looks like the trailing tube, which sucks up the water, got jammed on the dock...

Coffee Lineup

Dr. Drip Coffee Review

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[rating:4.5/5] If there’s one thing I like in this world, it’s a good cup of coffee.  I’m not talking about the swill they try to pass off as coffee at some fast food places, or various restaurants – I’m talking about the kind of coffee that you just sit there,...

Jawbone Up

Jawbone Up Tracks Sleep, Eating and Exercise…or Lack there of

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Despite the fact that our technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last 20 years, our lives growing increasingly sedentary.  As a result obesity has sky rocketed and with it our health care costs.  Adding to the dilemma is that Americans have adopted the philosophy if “it ain’t broke don’t fix it”.  We couldn’t...

Angry Birds iPhone Case

Angry Birds iPhone Case

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Love or hate ‘em, Angry Birds has burned its way into pretty much every facet of our society.  We’ve seen the Angry Birds board game, the Angry Birds inspired movie, and of course the Angry Birds video games that come in a variety of holiday flavors. And unlike other popular...

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Sprint Photon 4G Launch Date and Price Unveiled

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Sprint unveiled the Motorola Photon 4G last month providing everything but the release date.  However, yesterday the carrier said that the phone will be arriving on the Now Network on July 31st for $199.99 with a 2-year contract.  You’ll of course need to select an applicable everything plan to achieve...

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FitBit Review

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[rating:5/5] When I first heard about the FitBit, I saw it’s $99 price tag and shrugged it off. I had just paid $60 for a decent pedometer and I felt like I wasted my money. It was bulky, it was obtrusive, and more than anything else it was too easy...

Pan Charger

Pan Charger: Power your iPhone with Boiling Water

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When we go camping, which we assure you is far and few between, we’re seeking a departure from technology and all the things that distract us from what’s important in life.  What that is has yet to be determined.  However, we’d never leave our iPhone at home for fear of...

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Max Force Shadow Hawk 100 Review

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[rating:3/5] When you were in school, did you ever wish you could whack some kid on the other side of the lunch room with a spitball?  Well, here’s your chance!  I had the chance to get two of Jakks Pacific new Max Force line of kids guns, and the Shadow...