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Articles from November 2013
Orson Wells said as Harry Lime in the Third Man “In Switzerland they had brotherly love - they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? ...
As we head towards the end of the year many kids know they will face the dreaded sprout - no not something personal, but Brussels sprouts. Some love them, but ...
Wind and solar power generation can be improved and a start up in the UK have come up with a novel way to set up renewable power plants - 50,000 ...
A good return on investment has been a stumbling block for solar power - often a long pay back period has been the experience for many. The scene has been ...
We have posted in the past about electric planes, we stay in the air today with an electric helicopter - which brings the advantages of no emissions, very easy to ...
If you thought that huge ghetto blasters or boom boxes were a thing of the past, think again - they are again being regarded as 'de rigueur', and what is ...
If we post about alternative, off grid ways to power your phone or tablet, it is usually a hand cranked device or solar powered. So today it is pleasing to ...
Does your work place have a gym to help you keep fit between working? That maybe about to change. If there isn’t such a facility at your work, then fitness ...
“Have you got a south facing roof, sir?” - That is the question often asked when the telesales person tries to get you to book an appointment with the solar ...
Concealing or just housing a battery on an e-bike is a challenge for many designers but Ventec, a French collaborative company are purposed with designing an intelligent battery management system. ...
Despite ongoing debate as to whether there is a link between man made climate change and the increased risk of extreme weather patterns - such as Typhoon Haiyan that has ...
Understanding energy use is vital if we wish to make energy savings - hence this post, on the US Department of Energy site by Ben Dotson, is excellent at helping ...
How would you like to print your car? Not only print it, but also for it to be the most fuel-efficient car available, and it also sounds like a famous ...
Apply AC/DC to your solar panel and get more energy - that is what scientists have discovered. In our last post on Friday we highlighted new research into new sources of ...
There seems to be an increasing number of research projects and developments looking at harvesting energy from various sources. Research at Duke University in the U.S. has looked at using ...
A pair of researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) have seen the light – a bright, powerful light – and it just might change the future of how building ...
A couple of weeks ago we posted about the research by the University of Hawaii that highlighted the affects to cities around the globe from rising sea levels due to ...
Saving water is as important as saving energy, but to be able to combine the two has got to be a bonus. So meet the Driblet smart water meter! With the ...
Some people may feel that energy saving sucks, so now EU bureaucrats are working to make sure it doesn’t suck too much! A new ruling from the EU parliament will set ...
Ironing is one of those tasks that has to be done - you can send out your laundry and get it back all pristine, but for most people laundry is ...