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Solar Schmolar

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I managed to leave the GPS on, on my motorcycle which ran down my battery. I bought a charger for 20 bucks. As it turns out, this charger doesn’t work because the battery is low. This in itself is a…

Green Drinks Social

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If you’re interested in the environment (or anything interesting for that matter), you should come out to Green Drinks Ottawa! It’s always fun and has very nice people! Last night there was a large turnout. We were the whole upstairs…

Can you tell shit from shinola?

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Paper towel technique

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The Magic Washing Machine

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Hans Rosling tells us about the washing machine. He gives a new perspective on energy, who has it and who wants it. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it…

Natural Gas?

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Batteries

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I’m curious if this is ready for actual use yet. Or is it wishful. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark…

Fukushima and Topsy the Elephant

Thomas Edison wanted DC electricity to be the way of the world and wanted Tesla’s AC electricity to go away. Edison did a road show of electrocutions of stray cats and dogs using AC electricity.¬†The¬†pinnacle of this road show was…