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Timex Unisex T2N647 "Weekender" Watch with Black Nylon Band
Timex Unisex T2N647 "Weekender" Watch with Black Nylon Band
Price: $27.87
16 used & new from $27.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Great design for the price, March 5, 2014
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This watch is really designed well. The strap is sturdy, the indiglo function is handy, and it looks much nicer than the price would let on.


Shure HPAEC940 Replacement Velour Ear Pads for SRH940 Headphones (Pair)
Shure HPAEC940 Replacement Velour Ear Pads for SRH940 Headphones (Pair)
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5 used & new from $12.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "No brainer" upgrade for ATH-M50, February 19, 2014
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These are a great set of pads, which normally are customized for a certain brand/style of headphone. As luck would have it, these Shure pads will work my beloved ATH-M50 headphones. They completely remove the ear fatigue and pressure that limited the amount of time I could wear the ATH-M50 before my ears started hurting.

To answer some of the other questions I've seen regarding this swap:

These pads alter the sound somewhat. I couldn't put my finger on it, I guess these pads don't "seal" the air in surrounding your ears as well... for better or worse. Also, the inner lining may press more closely up to your ear, muting some higher frequencies. If sound is this important to you (studio monitoring), you can swap the old pads in and out for those types of intensive sessions, and use these for casual use. They're super easy to change.

The pads have a slightly different depth, and the dimensions *are* slightly off. E.g., the pads can rotate freely around the ear cup, whereas the original pads are much tighter on the cup. However, the pads are in no danger of falling off or slipping. There is a tiny bit of give to the inner lining, since the depth is slightly different.

All things considered the pads give a "comfort mode" to my ATH-M50's. It's now my most comfortable set of closed ear headphones, and I would never would have thought that could be possible 3 weeks ago.


Monoprice 108320 Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Earphones, Silver
Monoprice 108320 Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Earphones, Silver
Price: $10.34
14 used & new from $6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars I have 4 pairs, January 4, 2014
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I love these things. I use them all the time, and now have several pairs so that they're always nearby.


Griffin Technology BlueTrip AUX for iPhone and Smartphones
Griffin Technology BlueTrip AUX for iPhone and Smartphones
Offered by TurboDeals
Price: $54.95
5 used & new from $34.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Great add-on for consoles with lighters + headphone jacks, January 4, 2014
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We have a late model subaru outback. While it has a bluetooth connection for connecting to a phone, it doesn't have one for media... which is strange. However, it does have a headphone jack and a cigarette lighter in the armrest console. This little gadget works perfectly there.


Melitta 80395 Coffee Grinder
Melitta 80395 Coffee Grinder
Price: $38.91
6 used & new from $38.57

4.0 out of 5 stars Reliable and clean (if inconsistent) grinder, January 4, 2014
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This doesn't give you the most consistent grind for espresso, etc. On the espresso-level grind, it seems to create "dust" along with the right grind size. However, the grind port and hopper are well designed, keeping everything clean. We've been using this pretty steadily for several months with no hiccups.


AURIA EQ276W LED 27-Inch IPS LED Monitor, WQHD 2560x1440, HDMI, DVI-D, DisplayPort
AURIA EQ276W LED 27-Inch IPS LED Monitor, WQHD 2560x1440, HDMI, DVI-D, DisplayPort

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Failed on me twice. Sold for $20 for spare parts., January 4, 2014
I did a lot of research trying to find a decent 2560 monitor, and settled on the Auria model here. The monitor worked fine for a month or so, and then refused to work. The led indicator light would come on, and the panel would briefly illuminate, and then turn off once more. I sent it back to Auria, and they said that it was working fine. I got the monitor back, and it worked ok for a few months, and then failed again. This time, it was out of warranty, and I was out of luck. I sold the monitor for spare parts. For what it's worth the folks at Auria were helpful.

If the monitor *did* work consistently, I'd give it a 3/5. The monitor has a lot of connectivity options (and I tried every single one of them in an effort to get it to work). However, the cables plug in at very awkward angles. The display port socket, in particular, seems like it is backwards (the clip you need to press to disengage the cable is up against the side of the monitor housing... tricky to release). The monitor is not adjustable in any way, so you need to use a book, etc. to prop it up in some cases. There's also a separate power brick for some reason. The whole thing just didn't feel very solid to me.

The image quality was good, honestly...better than I thought it would be. There's some edge bleeding, and I couldn't get the colors *absolutely* perfect, but it still gave you a gorgeous 2560 desktop. Just wish it would've held up a bit longer.

I now have a ASUS PB278Q. It's a step up in price, but it's fully height/tilt adjustable, the OSD and ports are well designed, the image is perfect, and everything "just works".


Merrell Mens Era Moc Grey Leather Outdoor 10
Merrell Mens Era Moc Grey Leather Outdoor 10

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars On my third pair, October 3, 2012
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I'm a big fan of these. They're comfortable enough to walk around all day in, and sturdy enough to hold up to moderate wear and tear. The only thing that's a bit disappointing is that the tread and insole seem to break down quickly.


How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design
How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and Design
by Alan M. MacEachren
Edition: Paperback
Price: $42.95
23 used & new from $34.96

5.0 out of 5 stars The bible of (cartographic) information visualization, January 25, 2012
Information visualization, or "infoviz" has come into its own in recent years. While it has many pundits and scholars, there's nothing in the literature that approaches the breadth and quality of this book. MacEachren wisely states that the book is geared more towards cartographic concerns, rather than more generic information visualization applications. However, the vast majority of this enormous book is relevant for any information visualization application.

That said, the relative quality and importance of this book is higher for individuals making more complex visualizations. If you're just beginning, there are better options available.


Weber 586002 Q 320 Portable 393-Square-Inch 21700-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill
Weber 586002 Q 320 Portable 393-Square-Inch 21700-BTU Liquid-Propane Gas Grill
Price: $397.10
5 used & new from $345.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Adding to the chorus, this thing is great, August 7, 2010
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I wanted a small grill, and liked the idea that this is semi-portable. Removing 4 bolts lets you remove the upper part of the grill, and you can use that by itself... provided you are careful with transporting and placing the propane tank.

Everything about the grill is quality, you can tell Weber actually wants you to enjoy using the grill... there's so many nice little touches. The automatic light feature, the dual burner controls, the collapsible shelves, the seamless grill plates themselves. Other cheaper grills have these features, but they often seem tacked on, flaky, or poorly integrated.

This grill is also bigger than it looks in the picture. It has wheels, but unless you are on a nice smooth concrete surface it may be a hassle to move. The grill base itself is also quite large. You could do 18 burgers as they say in the details, but they'd be packed and hard to turn. Instead, I could fit 8-10 on the bottom rack, and then there's a small additional shelf that can fit another 4 burgers, or some additional sides. The grill heats very quickly (< 5 min.) and very evenly.


Apple MB363Z/A Airport Extreme Wireless Upgrade Kit - network adapter
Apple MB363Z/A Airport Extreme Wireless Upgrade Kit - network adapter
Offered by Discount Mac Depot
Price: $14.96
8 used & new from $9.99

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars No brainer wireless for your Mac tower, August 7, 2010
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This is pretty much the card you have to get for your mac tower. Other cards I've tried do not integrate as well with the OSX operating system (they do not use the network preference pane for configuration), or are missing key features (enterprise level wireless security). This card handles everything, has a good range, and is installed discreetly inside the case. It'll also work for most of the mac pro towers, I installed my card in a 2006 tower.

The down side is that installation is a complete pain in the behind. Bring your jeweller's size phillips head screwdriver, and a pair of steady hands. The card needs to fit inside a very small riser that runs parallel to the card. The tension in the card will force it up, and if you don't have your hand on the tiny screws just right, they'll go flying somewhere inside the case. Finding them and getting them out at that point is a big pain... and yes, it happened to me.

I'm docking a star for the installation hassles, and the fact that the card looked nothing like the picture. However, it's an official Apple product, and works fine.
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