Category: household

Fluidstance’s The Level: Crucial or Overrated?

Fluidstance’s The Level: Crucial or Overrated?

Prelude I believe it was August when Fluidstance first reached out to me about reviewing their product, The Level. Of course I was amenable and eagerly awaited its arrival. It wasn’t until October that...

Fluidstance and the Thief

Fluidstance and the Thief

Occasionally folks reach out to me with a product or service they would like for me to review – Fluidstance was one of said companies. They told me they were shipping me The Level...

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

What You Didn’t Know About Canceling Your Health Insurance Through Healthcare.gov

I recently moved into a new part-time position which then became a full-time position and thereupon provided benefits including health insurance. Up until that point Sheila and I had been being hit with fairly...

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

How To Easily Save 30,000 Lives Each Year

I’ve been talking about self-driving cars for years, even posted about it on this site. I can’t wait for cars to drive themselves, for personal and selfish reasons, but there are several really good reasons for...

Now How Do I Use This Old Scanner Again? NAPS2!

Now How Do I Use This Old Scanner Again? NAPS2!

I have an old beast for a printer/scanner. It is nine years old in human years, which is like one hundred in technology years, but it gets the job done. One problem I’ve run...

Meeting in the Middle.

Meeting in the Middle.

While Sheila and I were dating we lived fairly far apart. I found a really nifty site that helped with this dilemma – its called MeetWays. All one does is enter the starting address...

A Little Dishwasher Humor…

A Little Dishwasher Humor…

I wanted to buy a dishwasher magnet – you know one of those cool ones that says “Dirty” and “Clean” on it so you know what the dishes are… You say you can just...

Height-Adjustable Desks (aka Site/Stand Desks) – 2014 Update.

Height-Adjustable Desks (aka Site/Stand Desks) – 2014 Update.

Introduction In November 2012 – two years ago – I wrote an article on height adjustable desks. It consisted of my research on the subject – what options were available, useful articles on the...

Vouch – A Nifty Idea for Lending

Vouch – A Nifty Idea for Lending

Technology has enabled a number of innovative financial technologies that provide advantages to the consumer – Bitcoin with its anonymity and ability to transfer funds without exchange fees, mobile check deposits supported by most...

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

When is Good: Taking the Stress Out of Scheduling

Once upon a long time ago I thought about writing a review of Doodle, an online scheduling tool for simplifying the process of creating meets in which all participants can actually participate. Recently I...