The Upcoming Mars Society Convention (2014)

If you’re a space travel enthusiast who regularly visits the relevant sites, you might have heard by now that the Mars Society is hosting its annual convention in Houston on August 7-10. This is going to be one of the interesting conventions, as things are actually beginning to get rolling on the Mars front, and … [Read more...]

What Bitcoin Could Learn From Marscoin

When talking about how to take Bitcoin mainstream, I hear a lot of suggestions for getting businesses on board. Whatever the Bitcoin development team is doing, it seems to be working. Dell just recently got on board. We’ve got TigerDirect and Newegg. Things seem to be chugging along even with all the negative news like … [Read more...]

Top Netbooks and Laptops

So you’re looking for a new laptop because your last one finally tanked from its chronic overheating problem. You just want to make sure you choose one that can handle your usage, especially if you’re a gamer who earns the money to pay for your gaming habit by mining cryptocurrencies when you’re not actually playing … [Read more...]

The Surf’s Up VoxBox

So I got this box in the mail a couple of days ago. Of course I was curious – Influenster had been promising me some free samples and it looks like they finally got here. I took a pair of scissors to the tape and opened it up. Contents included a drinkable pain reliever called … [Read more...]

Zippers: Where Did They Come From?

You probably don’t think much about zippers in your everyday life, but it’s hard to imagine life without them. They zip up your clothing, your purses, your snazzy new laptop case, and just about anything that needs to be fastened easily. Sure, it’s annoying when they snag and break, but there are easy ways to … [Read more...]

Gifts for the Space Nerd

You know someone who is a total space enthusiast. He has a collection of model rockets. He knows who Valentina Tereshkova is. He can name all seven of the Mercury astronauts in the order they flew in space. This is somebody who doesn’t exactly expect everybody to actually know that Neil Armstrong and Dave Scott … [Read more...]

PandaHall — Your Source for Wholesale Crafting Supplies

PandaHall is one of the top wholesalers for buying beads and supplies for making your own jewelry in bulk. As a wholesaler, they obviously do most of their business with retailers that specialize in crafts and inexpensive custom jewelry, but they also have special deals for people who are just looking for something genuinely unique … [Read more...]

Scientific Notation

What Is Scientific Notation? defines Scientific Notation as a mathematical expression used to represent any decimal number as a number between one and ten raised to a specific power of ten. This allows scientists and other people who work with very big and very small numbers to handle them without having to write down … [Read more...]

My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without dressing, homemade gravy, pumpkin pie and mashed potatoes! This is one day of the year when it’s okay not to diet, because who wants to miss out after you’ve put so much effort into it, right? If you insist, you might be able to find low-fat recipes, but you … [Read more...]

Buying An Ice Cream Truck

An ice cream truck? Does anybody do that anymore? You bet! Tim has been making a living as an ice cream truck vendor for two years. Based in Boston, he remembers when the idea first occurred to him. He thought it was a crazy and expensive proposition at first, but the more he thought about … [Read more...]