Image courtesy of ICanHasCheezburgerThis week we have self-gifting, cooking gourmet from the pantry, smartphones killed the digital camera star, Boxing Day, answering the eternal question: do women overuse credit cards?, and tips for regifting.
Also, cat wrapping. USA Today: After years of saving, shoppers treat themselves – Do you buy yourself a Christmas gift every year? I do–well, not every year, and not exactly on Christmas because that would be weird–but it definitely seems
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Earlier in the month, a carjacking in Florida was averted when the would-be thieves did not know how to drive stick. They fled the scene on foot. Meanwhile, in Manhattan, two robbers let their would-be victim keep her phone when they discovered that it wasn’t an iPhone, only a lowly BlackBerry. Bloggers have taken multiple lessons from these stories. Some see this as an opportunity to rehash the criminals-are-so-dumb narrative. Others see these as
Let’s face it: size doesn’t matter. There, I said it! It used to be the bigger the machine, the more powerful, but in our contemporary society, the smaller the device and the more portable, the better. Power doesn’t necessarily have to suffer just because the gadget is tiny.
The folks at GeekStuff4U.com have taken this motto of smaller is better to heart for their new Chobi Cam One HD, quite possibly the world’s smallest DSLR camera and a pretty close replica of a normal
As a general rule, electronics and mud don’t mix. So it was with great trepidation that I dragged a Kodak Playsport pocket camcorder through an actual mud pit during a race called the Warrior Dash. Mind you, I don’t mean the camera got splashed with a little dirt. I mean it got submerged in muck while I crawled on my hands and knees through about 30 feet of it. I’m happy to report I survived the race–and so did the Playsport. Unlike pocket camcorders from the likes