Microsoft Surface Hub on the Cheap

Touchscreen Coffee Table

Microsoft has finally released their Surface Hub devices in 84-inch and 55-inch models. If the respective $22,000 and $9,000 price tags are a little too much for you, don’t fret. You can build something similar for sub $1,000. I recently converted an Ikea coffee table I have into a touchscreen…

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Patapsco Valley State Park

Patapsco Valley State Park

Continuing on my quest to find cool scenery locally, I visited Patapsco Valley State Park.  Nestled halfway between Laurel and Baltimore, this state park offers hiking, canoeing and picnic grounds.  The park has a swing rope bridge over the Patapsco river, waterfalls and some pretty technical mountain biking.  Its pretty…

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2014 Laurel 4th of July Fireworks

Every year Laurel MD puts on a spectacular fireworks show over Laurel lake.  The fireworks are ordered from a company but the execution is handled by locals.  Its pretty impressive when you think about it.  Local volunteers build the launch tubes, the barges, stage the fireworks and execute the launch.…

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