Congratulations Team Canada

By | Feb 28, 2010

Congratulations Team Canada on winning the 2010 Olympic Gold Medal for Ice Hockey!  I don’t know if it came to be; but estimates I heard predicted that 16 million Canadians (1/2 of the country’s population) were expected to tune in to watch the defeat of the Americans.  To the defeated, you are saluted.  The Americans […]

How To Stop Your Home’s Electrical Leakage

By | Feb 20, 2010

Standby power, also known as vampire power, phantom load or leaking electricity, is the electricity used by appliances in your home when they are “off”. Even if you turn off all of your lights, unplug your fridge, and turn off your furnace, your electricity meter will continue to spin. photo credit: lisa cee Some key […]

Obama’s Presidency Has Not Been Apocalypse for Gun Owners

By | Feb 15, 2010

photo credit: Dan4th When it became clear that Democratic candidate Obama stood good chances of winning the presidential election, gun sales surged in the United States. This is despite Obama’s campaign declarations of support for second amendment rights and promises not to impose new restrictions on gun owners. This week the Chicago Tribune published Obama […]

Family in England Reduces Garbage to One Bag a Year

By | Feb 11, 2010

This video clip was interesting. One family in England has managed to reduce the amount of household trash they dispose of to just one bag a year.  To do this they focus on purchasing products that are recyclable, and making sure they they have used every opportunity available in their community to recycle as much […]

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