My only problem with my Roomba is it seeks out places to get stuck. If there isn't a sheet or a sock for it to get stuck on it makes a beeline for a lamp in the corner of the master where it conveniently gets stuck and complains. Come to think of it thats how my wife works too. » 7/29/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

It's an untrained response. Typically your instinct is to go for the open space that is there instead of the open space that will be there. In many defensive driving courses you are taught to override this instinct and aim for the rear bumper of the blocking vehicle. » 7/18/14 5:57pm 7/18/14 5:57pm

I believe it. My older Shrab (Shar-pei Lab) Does understand conversational english but does derp out on the simplest of tasks, like my 3 year old human kid. The coonhound on the other hand, we're pretty sure the hamster is dead and any signs of intelligence are just post-mortem spasms gently swaying the hamster wheel… » 7/10/14 1:03pm 7/10/14 1:03pm

Modern countermeasures are fine and all, but at the end of the day a car can just be towed off. On college campuses that usually how thieves get the "fancier" cars to chop. In-cab controls, a backup camera, and your car is gone in as little as a minute. » 7/10/14 1:00pm 7/10/14 1:00pm

Not just Gail Banks Engineering, Gail Banks himself said this was idiotic and does so anytime it comes up in an interview. Keep in mind this is the guy that can get a diesel engine to burn cleaner with a ton of HP/Tq than an engine that requires AdBlue. » 7/07/14 7:50pm 7/07/14 7:50pm