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TED-5000 from the TheEnergyDetective.com

This is a review of the the TED-5000 from TheEnergyDetective.com. This is kind of a unique contraption, so lets start by saying what it is and why you might want it. There’s some psychological evidence that merely being aware of your energy usage will cause the average person to become more conservative. Take for example …

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WordPress and mod_rewrite

Apologies in advance that this is a long and confusing post… Part 1: The problem I decided I wanted to migrate my old Land of Devastation website at http://www.landofdev.com/ over to a subsection of http://www.smbaker.com/. There are several reasons for this, chief among them being that the Land of Devastation website doesn’t really stand by …

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Review – Sodastream soda making machine

Let’s start off with the hardware. The machine is mostly plastic, but it appears durable. I’m a great abuser of products and I haven’t managed to break anything on it yet. The bottles are of above-average plastic thickness, so they’ll probably last as long as the company claims they will. The CO2 canisters are well …

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Review: iRobot Roomba 550 / 551

This is a review of the iRobot Roomba cleaning robot. The iRobot roomba is a robot that claims to be able to vacuum for you. As vacuuming the floor is one of those tasks that I put off and rarely get around to, it seemed like a good product to evaluate. I evaluated it for …

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