2012 June 13

Article’s I’ve Starred – The ClearStream2 Indoor Antenna Is as Powerful as They Come, Makes Cutting Cable a Snap [Stuff We Like]

Everyone’s ditching cable these days, and if you’re ready to cut the cord, you’ll probably want a solid antenna for getting your local stations. Our friends at the Wirecutter have done quite a bit of research, and landed on the powerful ClearStream2 as the best choice. More » (from Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com/5918229/the-clearstream2-indoor-antenna-is-as-powerful-as-they-come-makes-cutting-cable-a-snap)

Article’s I’ve Starred – “Complaining Is Stupid. Either Act or Forget.” [Quotables]

This quotation comes from graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister and is a good reminder that sometimes we need to stop being angry, shut up, and actually do something. More » (from Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com/5918220/complaining-is-stupid–either-act-or-forget)

Article’s I’ve Starred – Increase Your Odds of Actually Winning at Carnival Games [Summer]

Carnival games all look easy to win, but more often than not they’re a losing proposition. Still, if you’d like to play or if you get roped into trying to score a stuffed animal for your kid, a few strategies may help you beat the odds. More » (from Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com/5918062/increase-your-odds-of-actually-winning-at-carnival-games)

Article’s I’ve Starred – Unroll.me Saves Your Inbox from Newsletters, Notifications, and Other Email Subscriptions [Video]

Unroll.me has come a long way since we last discussed it, but one thing hasn’t changed now that it’s out of beta: the service still makes it easy to find out what email lists you’re subscribed to and unsubscibe from them with a single click. If you’d rather filter it all and see a digest […]

Article’s I’ve Starred – Belkin Conserve Insight Energy-Use Monitor Keeps Tabs on Any Power Outlet [Stuff We Like]

If you’re looking to monitor your energy usage in order to cut down on power costs, the Belkin Conserve Insight Energy-Use Monitor is a simple way to find out the impact of your various devices. It’s pretty cheap, plugs into any grounded outlet, and can calculate the annual cost impact of anything you plug into […]

America’s Got Talent Recap: What is Air Sex?

America’s Got Talent visited Tampa, Florida last night for more of the same: an awkward mix of the really talented and really hopeless. While we were treated some surprises – such as two older men with strong pop and lock routines or the guy who reminded me of Luther Vandross – there was a lot […]