Category: Ramblings

Is a Home Security System Worth the Money?

I’ve seen a lot of advertisements for the ADT and Brinks home security system on TV lately. Both companies have rather comical commercials because in each of the advertisements, the home invader kicks down the door, makes a face like a gorilla, then immediately run away when they realized someone…

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The Government’s $700 Billion Bailout

The government has decided they will privatize profits, and socialize losses – but only for big corporations that are poorly run. You as a common citizen will not receive such treatment, and unlike the large corporations you will be held responsible for your poor decisions. The government isn’t interested in…

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Buying Grey Market Products on the Internet

The Internet can be a great place to buy many different types of products at reduced prices. Especially grey market electronics. It’s not uncommon save upwards of 20% or more on just about anything, saving the consumer quite a bit of money. Local retail stores may have the same exact…

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Hockey Skate Profiling and Contouring

Most amateur players don’t know what their hockey skate radius or rocker pitch is. Some wouldn’t even know what you are talking about while others would say it’s not that important. But I guarantee, if you were to change it on them, they would most certainly notice a big difference….

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My 2008 Ford Mustang GT Premium

Way back in my college days I had a 1987 Ford Mustang LX. Sporting the 5.0L V8 and 215 HP, it was actually pretty fast for its day. I remember having a blast driving the car and the power was perfect for merging into tight fast moving traffic from a…

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Blu-Ray or HD-DVD? Is the War Over? Update: Yes

It would appear the Blu-Ray and HD-DVD format war is entering the final stage. I give it about a 90% chance that Blu-Ray will be victorious in the biggest format war since Beta-Max and VHS in the early 80’s. In early January of 2008, Warner Bros, owned by Time Warner…

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