Tag: energy;

How To Know What Kind of Battery to Buy for your Car or Truck

Modern vehicles make a lot of demands upon their batteries. We expect our batteries to be reliable, have a large reserve capacity and a long life span, and be maintenance-free. In short, once a battery has been installed, we no Read More

Classic Humans are stupid Moments and the Environment

The Ever-Classic ‘Humans Are Stupid” Moments: 1 . Oil and Natural Gas Pollution: Location: Prince William Sound, Alaska Date: March 24, 1989 An oil tanker, the Exxon Valdez, runs aground. 11,000,000 gallons of crude oil spill through the breach in Read More

How To Lead Canoe Outings

Canoe Explorers: Discussion Info: Background: The Indians and early American explorers used to look for animal signs to determine whether an area was worth settling. Their survival depended upon the diversity of the community and understanding the environment around them. Read More

Tina fey snl: The comic muse

I have a flair for comedy and that is why I keep track of contemporary comedians and actors. It’s not very often that you get to know about a comedian who is a writer as well.  Such a personality is Read More


One of Professor Quark`s experiments has gone terribly wrong. His Insta-Matter Transporter has transported his mechanical friend, Proto, and his beloved Kitty, Widget, to a distant world! You must help Professor Quark determine their whereabouts by piecing together photographic clues Read More

Eliica 8 Wheeled Electric Car from Japan

"The Eliica (or the Electric Lithium-Ion Car) is a battery electric vehicle prototype, or concept car designed by a team at Keio University in Tokyo, led by Professor Hiroshi Shimizu. The 5.1 metre (16.7 feet) car runs on a lithium-ion Read More

Continuity, speakers and good running.

The following post was written by Kirk Jackson  who leads the Wellington .Net User Group.  Kirks group is one of the most consistent and well run groups in New Zealand. Continuity, speakers and good running I organise the Wellington .NET Read More

Dow Corning touts solar installation on German manufacturing site

The Midland, Mich.-based silicon-based technology provider is installing more than 1,000 square feet of solar panels on one of its largest manufacturing sites in Europe, expected to generate the amount of energy needed to satisfy the annual electricity needs of Read More

After selling out to MSFT, Charles Ferguson’s new filmmaking career

Xeni Jardin: Charles Ferguson made the Iraq documentary No End in Sight with money he earned when he sold his startup company to Microsoft. Snip from Joe Garofoli’s feature in the San Francisco Chronicle about Ferguson’s film (distributed by Magnolia Read More

Racing Sim Tips, Tricks and General Rules to Maximize Your Achievements when You Play Driving Games

Any good Racing Simulation (Gran Turismo, Forza, Dirt, Colin McRae Rally, Test Drive Unlimited) follows certain driving rules which if you learn will make you better if you like to play driving games. Get Forza2 Specific tips here. Seating: Posture Read More

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update

PS3 is wasting energy folding, and 360 is conserving energy with new Download and turn off settings.   Windows Live Messenger Comes to Xbox LIVE, Uniting Friends and Families on the TV, PC and Mobile Phone Starting tomorrow more than Read More

Folding at Home is Killing the Planet

Folding@Home is a distributed computing project — people from through out the world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest supercomputers in the world. I’m all for curing cancer, but I suspect the solution Read More