Michael Grasty

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Here's How Much It Costs to Run a Coffee Maker in 27 Countries

The price of power for a TV, refrigerator, and a drip brewer varies widely worldwide.<p>The annual cost of running appliances<p>TV<p>Based on a 40-inch direct-lit LED model turned on five hours a day<p>Coffeemaker<p>Based on a ten-to-twelve-cup drip filter coffeemaker<p>Refrigerator<p>Residential top-freezer model with …


What’s the difference between rest and active recovery?

Your body needs rest to recover and get stronger from hard workouts. Rest and active recovery (including gentle cross-training) are both tools we can …


100% Renewable Energy by 2020:Tuvalu's Bold New Green Power Goal

<i>Photo: e8</i><br>Tuvalu may be among those Pacific island nations first affected by climate change, but that hasn't stopped it from setting a bold new …

19 spectacular photos of tourist attractions around the world that were taken illegally

For years, the two photographers have risked frightening heights and legal implications to scale some of the world's highest and most well-known buildings, which they then highlight on their website, On the Roofs.<p>The images are breathtaking and capture views of these famous destinations we might …

Oil & Gas Industry
Hosni Mubarak

Wall Street is all in for Jeb! Enron, Goldman Sachs and the forgotten Bush legacy

Jeb may be down, but don’t count him out yet. The banks bought his brother an election, and they can do it again<p>[<i>This piece has been adapted and updated by Nomi Prins from her book</i> All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances That Drive American Power, <i>recently</i> <i>out in paperback (Nation Books).</i>] …

A bidding war is breaking out in the oil industry

Williams, a provider of natural gas pipelines, announced Sunday that it turned down a buyout offer for $64 a share from Energy Transfer Equity.<p>In a report Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal's Alison Sider wrote that this is an indication that a scramble for mergers and acquisitions in the pipeline …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Way Humans Get Electricity Is About to Change Forever

These six shifts will transform markets over the next 25 years<p>By<p>To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service …


'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Nuclear Energy