Month: September 2008


BaliYo

Butterfly knife meets space pen!  Introducing the BaliYo.

What does the BaliYo do?
The BaliYo is a toy that promotes ambidextrous hand/eye coordination and helps develop fine motor skills.

Big Bite Gummy Bear

For the gummy bear lover…  Big Bite Gummy Bear!

Indiana Engrish

Engrish can best be described as the act of phonetically spelling the English language (often by non-Americans). I was watching my son perform his belt test at the local Tae kwon do studio & sat next to this sign for about an hour before reading it closely…

Dropbox Part II

Well, I bit the bullet and installed the DropBox software over the weekend.  WOW, it works SO much better than Microsoft Groove & it’s cross-platform so I can access my files from the Desktop, Laptop, or Mac Mini (Windows, Linux & Mac are supported).  There’s also a web based dashboard so you can get to your data from ANY computer just by logging into your account! The service also has the ability to make data public so you can share files with friends and family members.

The tool just came out of beta & the company gives you 2GB of free storage.  I’ve read in a few discussion forms they will be offering tiered pricing for people wanting more storage. If you haven’t done so already, check out the video demo on the DropBox site.  If you use multiple computers and want to have access to data from all of them this is definitely the tool for you!

Evaluating Food Safety on Cooking Shows

The Food Section has an interesting article on Food Safety on Cooking Shows.  I like to watch cooking shows on PBS and Food Network and often see the talent exhibit unsafe food handling practices.  I had no idea it was as prevalent as this article indicates…

“No go wash those chickeny hands!” -Alton Brown

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