Grampa Grunt’s Lodge – Near Jay Peak Ski Resort, Vermont.

As I am writing this I am laying on the top bunk watching Adult Swim while using Grampa Grunt’s free wifi.  The Lodge is a real rustic place, but not in a dirty your going to get murdered type of way.  It seems like there is a lot of potential for this to be a very fun place to be during the height of the ski season.

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Shipping Container House Near Ludlow, VT

On my way to a great spring snowboarding day at Killington this weekend I noticed a peculiar sight as I was taking in the scenery that Route 100 has to offer. As I drove by Echo Lake near Ludlow I noticed perched by the roadside overlooking the lake a house constructed using 8 ISBU shipping containers. Continue reading “Shipping Container House Near Ludlow, VT”

GoPro HD wearable cameras

Naked Camera in Housing

I recently acquired a GoPro Hero 1080 HD $259 at GoPro camera and all accessories that are sold for it, and I must say I am quite impressed with some of the images this little device can capture. The basic principle of the tiny camera is a rough tough go anywhere, plastic encased unit that outperforms most in it’s segment.

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INCASE Snap Case for iPhone 4

Antennagate has provided many of us with options we may never have considered in the form of protective cases for the new iPhone. Apple’s solution to their new flagship devices’ signal issues, albeit a copout, was to administer a program to give out free cases to all who bought the phone. In addition to bumper cases made by Apple themselves, several cases from other manufacturers were also offered. I chose the clear snap case from INCASE.

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Five sites to get you away from my blog.

uncrate : a great men’s gadget/gear/style blog.  They’re posts range from books to cars to houseware to awesome. Some of their more recent goodies are LEGO Minifigures and the new Audi R8 GT

trendir : a pretty good way to dream big.  This site pays homage to all the most unique and incredible house designs from around the world.

GizModo : Another great gadget site. Always good for the latest Apple drama, and news of every new gadget coming to the market.  Other notables from the same people are Jalopnik and Lifehacker

Mid-Century Modernist : A great source for all things modern, specifically mid century designs such as Eames Chairs and a LIFE Tribute to Steve McQueen, who was a super cool guy that just lived.

VW Vortex : I might as well plug the site I spend way too much time on.  This is a forum dedicated to all things Volkswagen, Audi, Lamborghini, etc.  They also have a plethora of community oriented forums.  Great if you need answers in a pinch.

Thats it for the list.  These are the sites I usually visit. I hope you all enjoy them, I know I do.