Best Wireless Router

I’ve been using a Belkin Pre-N router for a while and found that it “was” unmatched in range, even using plain G clients. However, the router’s features are pretty barebones and Belkin never seemed committed to improving things. Now, Linksys is pretty solid but limited in the feature area quite surprisingly. I’ve always like DLink, …

33% of Companies Read Employee Email

I’ve always thought people that use their work email for personal stuff were idiots. Now I guess there is proof I wasn’t just being parnoid. The moral? Get a personal email account and use that instead… Reuters 12:40 PM Jun, 02, 2006 SAN FRANCISCO — Big Brother is not only watching but he is also …

New tiny Sony VAIO portable PC

Sony’s VGN-UX50 is a real mini-PC with an Intel Centrino 1.06GHz processor running Windows XP. (Note that this is not a UMPC. Supposedly it runs full�XP Pro)There’s a separately available Bluetooth GPS unit, two built-in cameras and it takes just five seconds to start up from standby mode. We like that hideaway keyboard, the 4.5-inch …

No-iron Brooks Brothers dress shirts kick a$$

Yeah, they are expensive as hell, but damn if they aren’t really “no-iron.” My three shirts made their maiden voyage through the washer and dryer. The salesperson told me that is all I needed to do and warned I should not take them to the cleaners…of course I didn’t believe her being the skeptic that …

Freaky Robot “Dog” (video)

The Most Advanced Quadruped Robot on Earth BigDog is the alpha male of the Boston Dynamics family of robots. It is a quadruped robot that walks, runs, and climbs on rough terrain and carries heavy loads. BigDog is powered by a gasoline engine that drives a hydraulic actuation system. BigDog’s legs are articulated like an …

Regulating “Booth Babes”??? That’s Unamerican!!

The LA Times has an article on the E3 Show’s attempt to regulate how “booth babes” dress. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-models11may11,0,5221027.story?track=tothtml E3 is a trade show devoted to video games. New rules impose a maximum $5,000 penalty for exhibitors whose models are nude, partially nude or wearing bathing suit bottoms. That’s nuts! I predict show attendance will drop…HAHAHA …

Girls Don’t Always Go for Hottest Guy

From the WSJ: At first glance, the “sexy son hypothesis” makes perfect sense. According to this pillar of evolutionary biology, a female who chooses a high-quality male will have sons who inherit dad’s allure. They, too, will therefore have their pick of females, allowing mom to hit the jackpot: grandmotherhood. But when scientists followed male …

How are those japanese girls keeping their socks up?

Sock glue! Only $2.50 too… Japanese high school girls wear outrageously oversized socks called “loose socks.” How do they keep their socks from falling down? You guessed it — they use “socks glue” (also called sock-tachi in Japanese). Here’s some authentic socks glue for you, straight from Japan — an incredible handy water-based glue that …