Tips For Living Off The Grid: Clip On Lamps

Living off the grid doesn’t mean living without electricity, it’s more like living without reliable electricity. And without set electrical outlets, light switches and other fixtures you’re used to in a modern home, it means moving your lights and lamps around to wherever the electricity is. You might be powering

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Help Us Fight The Flashlight Scammers

The flashlight scammers make millions a day, and that’s just the big fish. Some of the more onerous ones sell two dollar Chinese flashlights at beyond-ridiculous markups drop-shipped from China with taglines like “Controversial military technology now available to public” and “Should this military technology be banned?” Meanwhile, the Chinese

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New Dogs Page

Recently I went back to Facebook. One of the things I missed from my hiatus was all the animal humor, especially the dog memes. So I created a Facebook page named Bork Bork I Am Doggo, and tossed a web site together. So far it’s been fun, and yet another

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Pokemon Go Walks

My middle sister has been playing Pokemon Go lately. And when I say “playing” what I really mean is “completely obsessed with.” But it’s hard to argue with the logic of a huge group of nerds now going outside. Because the Pokemon seem to congregate in parks, I’ve been going

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Vague Legal Threats

Blogging isn’t something people do for the money. At least I hope not. Most bloggers quit  when they realize they are basically just talking to themselves. Others quit when they realize that almost nobody makes a living at it, even with lots of readers. I think out of the few

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