Photo via CNET. Like many people, I just started hearing about the Bloom Box from Bloom Energy. It isn't the first time that 60 Minutes has come up with a story about some type of miraculous energy source that seems too good to be true. Indeed, free energy scams are as old … [Read more...] about Bloom Box: a practical, clean energy solution for homes?
Photo courtesy of abrunglinghaus at Flickr.com. Many of us have a blind spot for extension cords. We tend to treat these power cables as interchangeable parts, but not all extension cords are the same. Length is important. The longer the extension cord you use, the more … [Read more...] about The right power cords save power and money
Flickr photo courtesy of Rodrigo Walker Armijo. The Christian Science Monitor writes about developments in technology that are bringing us closer to the possibility of solar powered cars! The ranks of potential buyers for such cars are growing by leaps and bounds, say many … [Read more...] about Solar powered cars on the horizon?