energy

How Not To Freeze For Nearly Free

Grab a pair of socks, a hot coffee (or toddy) and read this. It might just save you from the "my-heating-bill-was-outrageous" blues.

Fix energy in tangible form

They key problem with energy is that it's really hard to store--it's tough to buy energy now and use it later, and most energy storage techniques lose a large fraction of the energ

Living Without Air-Conditioning Can Save Big Bucks This Summer

Living in 90 degree weather with over 70 percent humidity the past few days has not been easy here in rural Nebraska. Hearing others complain about it only makes it worse -- especially knowing that they probably have air-conditioning. [more]

FREE fluorescent lightbulbs - a very bright idea

It's great to see a big retailer giving back to the environment and the public. [more]

Daylight "Saving" Time...What Does It Save, Anyway?

I've always liked long summer evenings, so I look forward to springing forward with daylight saving time every year. [more]