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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Create Ebooks from Webpages

Okay, this isn’t exactly a new idea, but it’s still worth sharing. I got this from Lifehacker back in 2012, but I’ve been behind in my link sharing, so I’m just getting to it now. The idea is simple.  Reading on-line is rarely the best, most comfortable, most convenient way to keep up with all […]

Two Free Security Plugins

This week I’ve got two very serious freebies for you. Security, as some of you may know, is near and dear to my heart. In my day job, I’m a system administrator and constantly worried about security.  It’s a huge issue.  Lately, you all may have been hearing news stories about the “Heartbleed SSL vulnerability” […]

How It’s Made – 500mm lens

My wife calls the Discovery Science channel the “Lion King channel”, because when she needs me to be calm and entertained, this is what she puts this on, like a mother puts her toddler in front of the Lion King. Sadly, she’s pretty much right. How It’s Made is one of my favorite shows.  Whatever […]

LEGO In Space

These are two of my favorite things, but together in a unique way. I don’t imagine that it’s any secret that I love science-fiction at this point.  I mean, if you’re anything like a regular or semi-regular reader of this blog, then you know that science-fiction is kind of my “thing”.  But, what may not […]

A Grim Game

I’ve had a rather grim and brutal week at work, so I’m going to share a rather grim and brutal, but oddly engaging game with you all today. The game, called Drowning In Problems, is just a little too true to life to be “fun” exactly.  But, it is oddly compelling.  And, it only takes […]


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