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This serves a number of purposes. It helps to cover the costs of maintaining and hosting this blog. It allows us to provide links to items we use in projects or talk about on this blog, which are available to almost anyone, anywhere (whereas products available in retail stores will not be the same everywhere). It also conveniently allows us to use images of parts / products in our project pages, without having to deal with copyrite permissions for each image!