One In Three US Citizens Live 50 Miles Or Less From A Nuclear Reactor

April 16, 2011 by  
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Wind rose plot. Image credit: Wikipedia All manner of wonderful graphics are being created from the newly-available 2010 US Census data. A new sort of nuclear family, for example, is portrayed with this mouse-over map showing the population density inside 10 and 50 mile evacuation radii around the US’ 65 nuclear power plants (containing a total of 104 reactors).

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Stands for Change Design: The Hinge for iPad

April 16, 2011 by  
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Prototypes for foldable iPad holder by Stands for Change. Photo courtesy of William Tang At a Sustainability Summit in Los Angeles this week, I listened to a report about a Multifamily Rooftop Solar Project and took notes. (I’ll report further on it and the conference this weekend).

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Powershift 2011 Kicks Off in Washington DC

April 15, 2011 by  
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Photo courtesy of Powershift.org Powershift 2011 begins this weekend in Washington DC.

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Researchers Create Printed Battery That Stores 40% More Energy

April 15, 2011 by  
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Image via PARC A new manufacturing process developed by Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) will increase the energy a lithium-ion battery can store by 40%. The technology is similar to that of printed solar cells….

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Zipcar IPO Raises $174.3 Million to Fuel Expansion

April 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: jm3 , Flickr, CC From $18 to $27 in a Day Zipcar , the North-American car-sharing company, has just raised $174.3 million by selling shares in the company in an initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ (ticker symbol: ZIP).

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