Category: Things

DIY Rear Rack Mounted Bike Fender for Less Than $5

I recently upgraded my bike’s rear rack to a Axiom Streamliner Road DLX rack. The rack is sweet, and a nice upgrade, but due to it’s low profile design, my fender didn’t fit under it. Rather than go out and buy a new fender, I decided to see if I could jury-rig a fender using

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Wüsthof Kitchen Knife Set – 10 Year Review

Wusthof 6' Chef's Knife, on butch block and cobb of corn.

Having a great knife set can transform your kitchen. It seems to make everything easier, and cooking more fun. I’ve had my Wüsthof kitchen knife set for just over 10 years, and I remain a huge fan. Here are my go-to blades, and some basics on my experience in care and upkeep. The very cool

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Three Books To Help You Save Time, Get Inspired, and Be More Efficient

These three books have shaped how I tackle getting things done. From handling work efficiently, to prioritization, to better managing and getting through the administrative duties of every day life, these books have changed how I interact with my precious time. They Did It, So Can You: Rework Rework isn’t so much of a guide,

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Time To Change Your Home Air Filter

This is a friendly reminder to change your home’s air filter. After just over three months of service, my furnace’s air filter is filthy. Check out this side by side comparison: For around $20 I’ve replaced my 3M Filtrete 1500. I chose to get this filter again because in addition to the normal filtering, this

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Using Project Fi in Portland Oregon and Beyond

Four months into using the Google’s Project Fi cellular network, and I am decently satisfied. Though the coverage is not quite as complete as my former network, Verizon, the pros of being on this network far outweigh this network’s coverage short comings. The major pros are clear and transparent pricing, prorated billing, coverage where I

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