Why We Hate Ink-Jet Printers

Here’s the one thing that we hate about ink-jet printers:  cartridges.   The printers are amazing — they are inexpensive, generally reliable notwithstanding lots of movable parts,  they are smart and produce some surprisingly good graphics.    The one thing that ruins my printer experience is cartridges.   They are horribly and blatantly overpriced and yet … Read more

Urban Agriculture: vertical and indoor gardening is the new rage

It is an increasingly common sight in living rooms, on rooftops and balconies throughout U.S. cities; a vertical garden.  People are installing low-cost vertical structures in order to grow their own food, make salad greens and herbs more readily available and reduce exposure to pesticides and herbicides commonly used in supermarket-sold produce.  In light of estimates … Read more