Tag: made in the USA

The Scally Cap…

The Scally Cap…

So in keeping with the tradition of being completely random with my posts, I have decided to have a word regarding something very important to me…the Scally cap. Sure some of your are like “WTF Dot Rat…are these hats really that important?” to which I…

So I have a watch problem…

So I have a watch problem…

Hi, I’m Dot Rat and I’m a Watchaholic…. (this is when you all go “Hi Dot Rat”) YES! I admit it…it’s taken me a while to finally come clean…I have a legit problem with watches. Not really sure where this comes from because over the…

Hey Baxter…

Hey Baxter…

Is this robot really going to help bring jobs back into the US? If you think about it, Baxter is the equivalent of one Chinese laborer. I’m guessing one Baxter would be priced at around 25 to 30k. When all the technology has matured and you factor in…

Making music in Massachusetts…

Making music in Massachusetts…

Here’s the incredibly cool story of the Zildjian cymbal company. I had no idea they had such a rich history. Kudos to them for keeping their operations right here in Massachusetts! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3eHs6EV5rM] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGPfE_Y992E]  

Not your Granddaddy’s Caddy…

Not your Granddaddy’s Caddy…

For the past decade Cadillac has done a complete 180 and has managed to put itself back in the conversation when you speak of the best luxury car brands on the planet. One of their most successful and acclaimed models has been the CTS-V. At…

The Shark Tank isn’t American Made…

The Shark Tank isn’t American Made…

Shark Tank has to be one of my favorite shows. Every time I watch, I learn a little something about the dynamics of business. But this weekend was by far one of the best episodes ever. Why? Because each one of the sharks showed their…

Great Christmas Gift!

Great Christmas Gift!

Attention ladies, if you’re frustrated and don’t know what to get the guy who has everything. Better yet, he tells you I don’t care, check this site out. It’s a gift he probably doesn’t know about and take it from me it beat’s the hell…

Red White and Blue Friday…

Red White and Blue Friday…

Yeah I know it’s really Black Friday but I’m asking you all to make an effort to check your tags and try as hard as you can to buy products made in the USA. Keep in mind that most big box stores will not even…

Windshield wiper advice…

Windshield wiper advice…

We all typically change our windshield wipers once a year because of our brutal winters here in the northeast. You hit your local auto parts store and buy any typical beam blade (flexible blade) for instance. Your looking at 15 to 20 bucks per side…

American made bicycles…

American made bicycles…

Buying a bicycle for Christmas? Seven Cycles are built in Watertown and by all accounts they make an incredible product.