Lumintop Tool AAA Flashlight Review

Lumintop Tool AAA Flashlight Review

The folks at Lumintop were generous enough to let me try out their new Tool AAA flashlight. My usual every day pocket flashlight is a Fenix E12 (AA light), so I was very interested to see how a new AAA light would compare in terms of usable brightness and runtime....

The Galaxy Note 5 Hands On

As a long time Android user I was very excited to upgrade to the Galaxy Note 5. A couple years ago when I was looking at the Galaxy S4, I was also comparing it to the Note 2. That big screen was tempting, but at the time I figured that it’d be too big for my...

The Evolution of Food and Brain Power

Some point around the Paleolithic period early humans started using rudimentary tools. I like to imagine someone getting angry and throwing a stick at a tree, accidentally knocking fruit down and realizing, hey, that’s a cool trick. We may have slowly gotten...

Pondering Space Travel in the Unfathomable

With the Mars One mission ramping up for 2025 we’re making our next foray into the universe. It struck me the other day while talking to a friend about space travel how uneven our progress has been (in some ways) into the universe. If you track the technological...

Galaxy S4 Playlists Made on PC Don’t Work

Every Android phone I’ve had, starting with the original Droid, allowed you to manually create .pla files through Windows on the phone’s memory card while connected via USB. This was a great feature, as it didn’t require any software like iTunes to...

Advances in Artificial ‘Solar Leaf’ Technology

I’d blogged years ago about an artificial leaf technology that was a potential step forward for energy production. Recently I caught a glimpse of an update on that solar research (thanks Matt!) and it got me thinking about energy production in general. The aim...