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Chased by the Light This project is a zen masterpiece. It is also a behavior-modifiying challenge for all digital photographers: …

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To get the most bandwidth these days use cable. For my home/home office we switched from the fastest internet we …

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In the old days (before the web) you could not read the operating manual or instructions for an appliance, device, …

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I asked Charles Platt, former editor of Cool Tools, what he is packing these days and he replied with this …

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Extended Warranty Evaluation

The sales pitch for an extended warranty is simple: pay some extra money now to extend the manufacture’s 90-day warranty …

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This couple penny-pinched their salaries for several years, bought a VW Van, and drove it around the world (US, South …

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TechShop Membership

TechShop (previously reviewed here) is a member-based workshop. They have one of every tool you could dream of — laser …

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There are thousands of types of materials to make things from. The first impulse for most of us is to …

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We installed flexible LED light strips in our kitchen for under cabinet and within cabinet lighting. These are very low …

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Smart Light Switch

We just had a new light switch installed in our bathroom, the Lutron Maestro Occupancy Sensor. It is smart and …

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Changes Ahead

Dear Readers, I am making a new book of the Best of Cool Tools. (The last one I did was …

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