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Nocera Takes Solar Energy for the Masses One Step Further

• <i>Published:</i> April 12th, 2011<p>A couple of weeks ago, the social media networks were buzzing over the announcement of new technology that uses sunlight …

IMF says global subsidies to fossil fuels amount to $1.9 trillion a year … and that’s probably an underestimate

A new report [PDF] from the International Monetary Fund tries to tally up fossil fuel subsidies around the world and finds that they add up to an …

Distributed energy: Driving the ghosts out of the machine

The folks over at Platts have a feature on distributed energy called “the ghost in the machine.” That title is ironic, for reasons I’ll get into in a …

Mind

Stop Wasting Water Washing Dirty Jeans...Freeze Them!

Photo by duncharris<p>Turn those blue jeans green—or at least maintain their deep indigo hue—by putting them on ice, <i>literally</i>. Employed by denim …

Eco Fashion

John Farrell

John Farrell is the Director of Democratic Energy at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and widely known as the guru of distributed energy.<p>John is …

150 Tips and Tricks on Cleaning

Keeping a clean home is a key part to having a happy home. Cleaning a home can be a painstaking and exhaustive process…

35 Super Useful IFTTT Recipes You Might Not Know About

Not a lot of people think about automating their lives. Time is like money and it is really easy to “nickel and dime” your day away. What I mean is, …

Apps

Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs

<i>Every week, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Ashley from Not Without Salt gives us a much more wholesome Cadbury egg -- yellow yolks and all. Go ahead, make the easter bunny jealous. (Plus, a new video …

Dessert

Use This Chart to Make Sense of College Aid Packages

Wouldn't it be nice if colleges all used the same terms and language to describe their financial aid packages? Sure would, but only 700 of about …

How to Import Your Google Reader RSS Feeds into Outlook

There are plenty of articles about Google Reader alternatives, but did you know you can use your favorite email client to read your RSS feeds as well?<p>…

Save a Quick Note to Evernote, Gmail, and Other Apps with Android's Voice Actions

When you have that brilliant stroke of genius, you want to write it down as soon as possible. When opening your note taking app just seems too slow, …

How to Turn Your Android Phone into a Fully-Automated Superphone

What if your phone automatically went silent when you step into the movie theater? Texted your significant other when you finished your long commute? …

Spring Cleaning 2013 Part Two: Kill Your E-Clutter With Four Simple Methods

Advertisement<p>Discarded desktop computers account for a large percentage of illegally disposed of e-waste. This situation occurred because as the …

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