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ASUS RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Dual Band Gigabit Router
ASUS RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Dual Band Gigabit Router
Price: $237.00
66 used & new from $194.10

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars 5 GHZ connection drops and requires reset. Asus support is worst I have ever dealt with., April 20, 2015
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Purchase was mid Oct 2014 for full price of 280 via amazon. The router set up well and worked well for six months. I have been setting up using routers at home since my first 128k DSL and a Ugate router.

About two months ago I started to see 5GZ disappear. this is no joke for me as I live in a dense urban area and 2.4 performs very poorly. It is dropping three times per week. to make matters worse Asus claims they never heard of this problem with this model. Really?
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Primo 900179H Bottled Water Pump With Eco Friendly Design
Primo 900179H Bottled Water Pump With Eco Friendly Design
Offered by HigherGround
Price: $21.40
17 used & new from $14.60

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Skip it, shoddily made., February 24, 2015
1) No BPA response from maker.
2) shoddily made, will not fit and seal normal bottles


1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History)
1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History)
by Eric H. Cline
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $21.67
91 used & new from $14.52

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Welcome Survey of Most of the latest work, February 20, 2015
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I suppose what fascinates most of us interested in this subject is how any toolkit of academia can be applied to the Bronze Age Collapse. If one has been bitten by the bug by working on any of the era's digs, or the earliest post archaic history, or linguistics, especially the new linguistic regression models, and new genetics, or old school pottery pattern dispersion to Cavalli -Svorza's work in blood types, the collapse remains one of the most fruitful and interesting phenomena to apply whatever lens you like.

Cline lays out what is generally known and unpacks and applies the newer work in many of those fields, as well as some of the work on Climate change theory as well. He does favor one thesis for this mystery when in fact none have been established as dominant, but that can be forgiven, as we all do that.


OXO Good Grips Anniversary Edition Uplift Tea Kettle, Brushed Stainless Steel
OXO Good Grips Anniversary Edition Uplift Tea Kettle, Brushed Stainless Steel
Offered by WineStuff
Price: $64.70
21 used & new from $43.57

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Poor warranty service, worse qualtiy control, January 20, 2015
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We purchased this two weeks ago to replace a Chantal that was once my mom's and which had lasted about 25 years.

This Oxo is not well made at all. After two weeks of light usage, about once a day, we heard something ratting inside the Oxo Good Grips Kettle and found a small screw and spring rolling around inside of the kettle. the screw is too loose for the hole in the spout cover and appears to have been stripped during assembly at the factory. I contacted oxo. I got the distinct impression they in fact know there is some defect in the way the spout lid assembly is being made and have seen this problem often. Yet other than suggesting I send it to them at my cost they offered no solution.


Fox 40 Breakaway Lanyard, Orange
Fox 40 Breakaway Lanyard, Orange
Offered by Bay 15
Price: $4.20
6 used & new from $0.71

1.0 out of 5 stars One Star, October 19, 2014
This review is from: Fox 40 Breakaway Lanyard (Misc.)
NOT genuine Fox 40.


Remington Multi-Green Silicone Treated 52-Inch long Gun Sack
Remington Multi-Green Silicone Treated 52-Inch long Gun Sack
Offered by Best Service Stores
Price: $9.50
30 used & new from $4.95

2.0 out of 5 stars Narrower than competing products. Adv pic should not show scope, since it does not fit medium size scope, October 2, 2014
Ordered both this and Allen Knit 52". Both are well made but this Remington is 30% narrower and will not fit scoped despite it being advertised with a scope in the pic


The Lottery of Birth [HD]
The Lottery of Birth [HD]
DVD
Price: $9.99

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars snake oil for failures and the mediocre, August 17, 2014
The film will work for you if you are a failure and seeking affirmation and self delusion of blaming the successful.

If only the Michelangelos, Mozarts, Henry Fords, or for that matter those Asian kids studying while you partied over spring break were not around we would all live in an egalitarian paradise of the blissfully mediocre.

It rejects the idea of individual responsibility and will, perseverance and hard work. None of that matters according to this film.


Mirrycle Incredibell Original Bicycle Bell
Mirrycle Incredibell Original Bicycle Bell
Price: $4.95 - $23.23

4.0 out of 5 stars Good simple bell, July 29, 2014
good bell. contrary to some reviewers' comments, the model I got is in fact reversible. You simply hold the top and push the thumb striker piece around 180


The Second Amendment: A Biography
The Second Amendment: A Biography
by Michael Waldman
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $20.60
86 used & new from $1.20

11 of 36 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Waldman gives us the rights collectivists' take on the Second, July 15, 2014
I guess the problem is waldman's book contains so many basic errors of fact on the core issues. The two times he mentions Heller he writes that the DC law "barred individuals from keeping a loaded handgun at home without a trigger lock."

That wasn't the main issue with Heller. DC law essentially barred everyone who didn't own a handgun before the 1970's from obtaining one under any circumstances.

And Waldman belongs to an school of thought that advocates collectivization of several rights. That tis a fairly dangerous slippery slope given most of the core bill of rights liberties can be claimed to be dangerous to society.

Pew has found that over 95% of those advocating gun control think gun murder is up or flat when it is half of levels 20 years ago. The gun control movement is denialist on the core trend affecting the issue.

Fortunately waldman represents a shrinking fringe. The Yale Cognitive Program found that the more informed people were on gun trends, gun law and the constitution the LESS they support more gun control. As people get more informed support for more gun control is now at 1/3 of the country and falling:
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Corsair Voyager Air 1TB Wireless Mobile Storage With Ethernet (NAS), iOS and Android, BLACK (CMFAIR-BLK-1000-NA)
Corsair Voyager Air 1TB Wireless Mobile Storage With Ethernet (NAS), iOS and Android, BLACK (CMFAIR-BLK-1000-NA)
Price: $178.62
6 used & new from $80.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Worst of the competition for multiple streams video, June 2, 2014
Corsairs Voyager Air is one of several competing wireless external drives in a pack led by Seagate Wireless plus.

I have had the Seagate Satellite (the first one to market about two years ago), Seagate's wireless plus and this Corsair.

Fact is Corsair is worse of the bunch my real world use: streaming more than one video stream to end users in a car.

I created five test files of five different films, all natively compliant to all common client devices you would have for such a test eg iphone, ipad, ipod touch, kindle fires, and open android (non kindle) tabs and phones. In other words, 720p h264 aac mp4 at moderate bitrates, for example about 2gb for a 90 minute film or about 2,000 to 2,500 k/ps for both video and audio. These play on all those devices natively, or put another way would play without third party software on main memory on a iphone, a kindle fire, or any android phone.

All client devices were within 8' of fully charged wireless hard drives

The Corsair will not deliver two streams of this without pausing. Both old Seagate satellite and new Seagate wireless plus will play three streams without freezing or pausing. The new Seagate will play three while also serving a small set of audio files. None played four streams as network shares without issues.

If you are planning on using this for yourself alone, it is adequate. If you plan on using it in car to keep two or three users entertained, get the Seagate instead.

By the way corsair is replacing this with the Voyager air two, which unfortunately has the same wifi chip and antenna setup. Also vey likely inadequate compared to the completion.


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