A Collection of Healthy, BPA-Free Water Bottles Read more

A Collection of Healthy, BPA-Free Water Bottles

The water bottles reviewed here are BPA-free because BPA is bad for you. You’ve probably heard that drinking out of polycarbonate water bottles exposes you to Bisphenol-A (BPA).  Why is that bad?  Because BPA is a compound that messes with your endocrine system and your hormones — and you do not want something in your […]

Get Your Girl a Trinity Costume (and Neo, too) Read more

Get Your Girl a Trinity Costume (and Neo, too)

A Trinity costume from The Matrix is fun for Halloween, but you can give this costume as a gift any time.  Listed below is everything you’ll need, and you can acquire it all from the links on this page.  Also included is how to make a Matrix Neo costume for yourself. It helps, of course, […]

Pioneer KURO:  The Best Television in the World Read more

Pioneer KURO: The Best Television in the World

Update on 11/25/09:  This post orginally mentioned the sale that Best Buy was having on the Pioneer KURO 50″ Plasma HDTV.  Those sets are now gone from Best Buy.  Accordingly, I’ve left the general review info on the KURO models and updated the links to the last model Best Buy has — the Pioneer KURO 60″.  I […]

How to Choose a Career (simple version) Read more

How to Choose a Career (simple version)

Forget What Color is Your Parachute?  You don’t have to go all Steve Pavlina to figure out what you should be doing for a career.  Simply use the following procedure, courtesy of the world’s most interesting man:  Really, if you think about it, that’s all you have to do.  There’s only one question to consider.  […]

The Easiest Guacamole Recipe for Parties and Potlucks Read more

The Easiest Guacamole Recipe for Parties and Potlucks

This easy guacamole recipe is both simple to make and tastes good.  When you’re getting ready for a party or need to bring some food to a potluck, you’re often pressed for time.  This simple guacamole dip takes about four minutes to prepare but is delicious.  It will please your appetizer-hungry guests or impress your […]

Dahon Makes Folding Bikes that Are Actually Cool Read more

Dahon Makes Folding Bikes that Are Actually Cool

The bicycle is one of the greatest inventions of all time.  It is, for example, the most efficient form of transportation ever devised, in terms of distance and/or speed achieved versus energy expended.  So maybe you should take advantage of it when you’re commuting. A person on a bike is 5 times more efficient than a […]

Kitchen Knives for a Lifetime of Cooking Adventures Read more

Kitchen Knives for a Lifetime of Cooking Adventures

The single most common use for knives these days is in the kitchen.  If you’re cooking, you will definitely need a knife or two.  So, what is the best kitchen cutlery?  You will know after reading this review of high-quality knives to accompany your cooking adventures.  Plus you’ll find out about accessories to help optimize […]