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One of the things I love about this outlet is it combines my love of gadgetry, photography, chemistry, culinary, engineering, and FIRE. Bring them all together and you have an intense combination.

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HowTo: Halloween Fun Outdoor FX

(Updated 9/2013 to include AtmosFearFX, new projectors) Americans are projected to shell out over $5.8 billion dollars on Halloween, between a costume, candy and decorations.  In our household, my wife really gets into Halloween costumes but for me it’s all about the opportunity to play junior Disney Imagineer with fun effects.  Based on the feedback […]

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How To: Take great family portraits at home (for less)

Last week, the WSJ reported that Sears and Wal-mart Portrait Studios abruptly shut down. Is this the end of an era as DSLR cameras become more mainstream? A few months ago, my wife bought an online deal for a local portrait studio. The studio is well known, quick to draw nods of acknowledgment when friends ask.  Our experience […]

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