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Confessions of a tech scavenger

The 50-inch TV in my basement is top of the line. The best that Hitachi had to offer in 1996. It was 12 years old when I found it next to the dumpster behind an audio/video store. The colors didn't line up right any more, but a visit to a friend who fixes such TVs and about $150 later, it works great.

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The smell of success

When launching a new business, experts will tell you the three most important things are location, location and location.

I can't say I disagree, but I think there's more to evaluating a location than many people realize. Yeah, the traffic flow is important. The look and character of an area matter too. But there's more than just what meets the eye to consider.