Friday, September 26, 2008

California science museum reopens with green theme

It is not the strongest nor the smartest species that survive, Charles Darwin once said, "but the one most responsive to change."Amid the menagerie of brightly colored and well-camouflaged creatures on display at the new California Academy of Sciences, it may be the building itself that best illustrates Darwin's assertion.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

7 Completely No-Brainer Ways To Go Green And Save Money

Going green doesn't have to mean losing green. There are so many ways to be eco-friendly without getting rid of the paper in your bank account.

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5 Myths About Wind Energy

Wind energy might be the simplest renewable energy to understand. Yet there are misconceptions about what makes the wind industry turn.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Track Your Missing Laptop With Free Software Utility Adeona

Almost every laptop on sale today comes equipped with the Kensington security slot on the side or back, through which you can connect a theft-deterring locked steel cable. The system's down sides are (a) that a would-be thief can damage or destroy your equipment trying to yank the cable out, and (b) that you have to buy the cable separately.

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First Bust Ever for ATM Reprogramming Scam

The pair allegedly reprogrammed the machines to believe they were loaded with one-dollar bills instead of tens and twenties. A withdrawal of $20 would thus net $380. The Nebraska case marks the first reported arrests for the keypad capers.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Meet Dave, the Man Who Never Takes Out the Trash

David Chameides is not your average American. For one thing, the TV cameraman owns two Emmy awards — how many do you have? But more importantly, while the average American throws out around 1,700 lbs. of trash annually, for the past year Chameides has thrown out absolutely nothing.

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Monday, September 22, 2008

Lady of Fatima Church recycling event 9/20/08




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650 Million Year-Old Reef Discovered in Australian Outback

Scientists discovered the relics of a 650 million year-old reef in the Australian Outback. The reef is 10 times higher than the modern Great Barrier Reef and predates the evolution of animal life by at least 40 million years.

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Sunday, September 21, 2008

Turbines Harness Tidal Power

On a recent morning, a crane sank a 16-foot rotor into the waters of the East River and divers swam deep to bolt it to the bottom. By early evening... the rotor began to spin, a big thunk sounded in the control room, a green light went on...

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The world has a water shortage, not a food shortage

MOST people drink about 2 litres of water a day, but consume 3,000 a day if the water that goes into their food is taken into account. Meanwhile, the world's population is growing and more water will be needed to feed it. Farming, which accounts for some 70% of human water consumption, offers the best opportunity for thrift.

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HVAC boot cleared of Asbestos in Los Angeles