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Briefings: Oak Ridge, Smokeable Books, Hormone Therapy, Saveur’s Las Vegas, and an App for Local Events

This week is mainly about things we like to know about but are fairly comfortable observing from afar: a formerly secret town in eastern Tennessee where the government enriched uranium; Snoop Dogg’s new book/package of rolling papers; and new developments in the world of hormone replacement therapy, which, well, we’re glad to know it’s there……

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Peer into the future, without the crystal ball

CES 2012: Our Favorite Booths

We kicked off 2012 by visiting not-so-beautiful Las Vegas to attend CES, with the hope of getting a head start on the exciting new products that will launch over the coming year. While we’ll continue to highlight gadgets revealed there on a regular basis, one of the best parts about being on the ground at…

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The 5th Generation of One Glorious SUV

Behind The Wheel: 2010 Toyota 4Runner

If you happened to be a loyal Gear Patrol fan browsing last week in between feasting, you might have a seen a brief video of yours truly and our resident car reviewer Bradley Hasemeyer experiencing the non-casino side of Vegas. Well besides using our time to toy with death, we also had some extended sessions…

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Gear Patrol + Hoover Dam + Toyota Matrix

We Grab The Keys To The 2009 Toyota Matrix And Head To Hoover Dam To Take Photographs. Let Us Tell You Why. Let us start by telling you a story about a guy who, a few years ago, was relegated to driving a Toyota Matrix for a business trip. The drive was a 6 hour…

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My Deal With Las Vegas

By: Jonathan Sohn – Las Vegas. The land of cheap food, free drinks (not counting the green chip tip to your favorite cocktail waitress of course), cheap hotel rooms, and of course, bountiful prostitues/hookers/call girls/escorts… In 1975! Alas, that is no longer the case. Back in the day, when the mob ran things, they treated…