Franklin Electronic Speaking Global Translator Retrospective


In this CPU, I talk about the Franklin Electronic Speaking Global Translator, a now-quaint reminder of how we used to manage communicating in multiple languages without the assistance of the Internet or protocol droids who are fluent in over six million forms of communication. Watch …continue reading

These Are the Star Wars Luggage Tags You’re Looking For


Making it from Point A to Point B in one piece is already a difficult thing to assure when you’re traversing hyperspace — even in the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy. Why should you worry about your baggage making the trip, too? That’s …continue reading

When Geeks Travel for Business, They Need a Sweet Suite

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TownePlace Suites by MarriottĀ® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I wouldn’t call myself a traveler, but I travel mostly for business frequently enough. I’ve had the …continue reading

Five Everyday Products Made Possible by NASA


NASA has accomplished a lot since its founding 53 years ago in July of 1958. In addition to sending humans to the Moon, NASA has also been behind some of the biggest technological breakthroughs of our time. Many of these advances can be …continue reading

Travel Handheld Steamer Eliminates Wrinkles on the Go


This red hot Handheld Steamer will eliminate wrinkles and keep your clothes looking new. This portable device can fit neatly into your airline baggage or carry-on and be ready to steam your clothes in under one minute. You will look sharp and …continue reading

Hoverbikes by 2017 or Bust!


I mentioned today that we may not have Marty McFly-style hoverboards by 2015, but we can at least let our skateboards harness the power of electricity now. Bela Sajgo replied:

We may not have hoverboards in the future, but we will …continue reading

Space Module Tent Ideal for Campers Tired of Creeper Week


And remember, if you get tired of Creeper Week (yeah, right! Right?), you can always camp out on the moon or something in this Space Module Tent until it’s all over.

Automatic: Hack Your Driving, Even if You Have a Manual Transmission


Today is a brave day. In the midst of telling you about a driving innovation that should meaningfully have an impact on your life in a positive way, I will be sharing some of my most embarrassing driving habits. For the sake of explaining just …continue reading

SpokeLit Bike Lights Put Safety and Style First


SpokeLit Bike Lights by Nite Ize (pronounced “night eyes” — get it?) are simple but effective little lights that affix firmly to the spokes of your bicycle so that you’re clearly visible to fellow travelers when you’re on the road in the dark.

But aside …continue reading