Excerpt: According to a recent (and somewhat controversial) translation of a Dead Sea Scroll fragment, “Thou shalt not alloweth the tail to waggeth thy dog” was the eleventh commandment. Evidently, Moses ran out of room on the tablets and was understandably a little reluctant to ask the Big Guy to “hold that thought” while he scrounged around for another flat rock to chisel on.
Excerpt: Speaker ads are getting to be as misleading as online dating profiles. Just as someone with a borderline-obese body-mass index of 30 might claim their physique is "average," speaker manufacturers are claiming their new lines of on-walls have profiles as slim as those of the very latest flat-panel TVs. But many of them really don't - some are as much as 2.5-inches thick, while many of the latest thin TVs are less than 1-inch thick.
Excerpt: 5.1-channel loudspeaker package can potentially occupy a good deal of floor space — indeed, with some systems, a noticeable proportion of the entire volume of a room. So it isn’t surprising that satellite loudspeaker/subwoofer systems enjoy some popularity. But of course they are highly variable in quality.