Fred Boehm

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Gardening 101: Blue Grama Grass

Blue Grama, <i>Bouteloua gracilis:</i> “Prairie Grass”<p>Those of us presently walking the earth missed the heyday of the dry, short grass prairie. In ancient …

Trump's epic tweets won't dry up after his inauguration

In the months running up to the US elections, President-elect Donald Trump’s Twitter stream has shocked, angered, and entertained the world as it gave us a ring-side view of how his mind works.<p>The transition to the next administration will see Trump and Co. take over the White House’s social …

Histograms Exposed

What You’ll Learn:<p>Discover the power of the histogram on your camera – it can tell you so much more than you think.<p>We’ll share our simple, <b>4-step</b> …

3 Photographic Special Effects You Can Create Without the Help of Photoshop

What do you think of when you hear the term “special effects”? Your favorite sci-fi movie or a state of the art video game, perhaps. Do you ever …

SmartCharge Wants You Not To Notice Power Outages – At Least Until The Milk Starts To Stink

When the power goes out, it’s terrible. Nothing works, and for some reason it’s impossible to remember that: I always find myself doing things like “well if I can’t watch TV I can at least read this book, I’ll just turn on the light…” and then nada of course. With SmartCharge, a new Kickstarter …

Logitech G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or the briefest of moments rumors sprung forth that Logitech was planning to abandon their successful commitment to gaming and …

The Metropolitan Field Guide On Being Misunderstood:: Gulls - The Metropolitan Field Guide

On Being Misunderstood <i>is a feature at The Metropolitan Field Guide which will look at the variety of flora and fauna we live with which are too</i> …

EverDock: iPhone 5S, 5C, 5, 4, iPad, iPad Mini, Android Dock

EverDock: The Only Dock You'll Ever Need<p>Works with virtually ALL smartphones and Tablets<p>Trying to decide if a device is <b>compatible</b> with an accessory …

Glasses & Prescription Eyeglasses

Prescription eyeglasses starting at $95. Find a new pair today with our free Home Try-On program. Fast, free shipping both ways. For every pair sold, …

Now That The iPhones Are Here, What's Next For Apple?

The dazzling debut of the new iPhones last weekend, with 9 million sold, proves the Apple faithful still come out in force for pretty much anything new from Cupertino. That serves the company well when there is something new but has a downside. Consider 2012, when Apple rolled out a bevy of …

Solar Power Is Finally Getting Closer To Battery Storage Technology

HONOLULU - Major advances in battery storage technology, not to mention sharp cost reductions, could help light the way for Hawaii’s troubled solar industry. The path forward could, it seems increasingly plausible, involve do-it-yourself solar users disconnecting themselves from the power grid …

Audioslave - Be Yourself

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The iPhone Is a Bigger Business Than Coca-Cola and McDonald's Combined

And Google. And Microsoft. And Home Depot.<p>Eric Chemi, head of research for <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, pulls an amazing stat. iPhone sales in the last year exceed <i>all revenue</i> to Microsoft, Amazon, Comcast, or Google. The iPhone alone outsells Coca-Cola and McDonald's, perhaps the world's two most famous …

Motorola Hiring For New Engineering Office In Waterloo – BlackBerry’s Loss Is Google’s Gain

Motorola is “ready to go on a hiring spree” in Waterloo, the home of BlackBerry HQ, according to a new report from the <i>Financial Post</i>. The Google-owned maker of smartphones already has an existing, small office in the heart of one of Canada’s most important tech hubs, but plans to build a proper, …

Novel kettle folds flat to slide into your back pocket

Dubbed Novel, the foldable kettle is made from a unique heatproof plastic which is lined with 100 percent silicone. The plastic can be heated to …

New security measures won’t kill passwords anytime soon

With the iPhone 5S and its fingerprint scanner selling well, one is tempted to say that we may soon no longer have to remember a 4-digit PIN or 10-character phrase with which to access your device or apps. But considering the well-publicized weaknesses of biometrics and the tried-and-true nature of …

Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …