Bheestie Bags Save Your Wet Electronics

October 18, 2011 by  
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© Bheestie We’re always talking about how the greenest gadget owner is one who makes their electronics last. But sometimes no matter how caring an owner you are, stuff happens. Rain, sweat, or an accidental drop in the toilet bowl can kill a cell phone or MP3 player unless you know how to do some speedy resuscitation for electronics. These Bheestie Bags promise to be the resource you need to get the wet out. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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99% of Texas Still Suffers Severe Drought, Despite Recent Record-Breaking Rains

October 18, 2011 by  
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Richard Crawford / CC BY 2.0 Despite heavy, flooding-producing rains at the beginning of October, 99% of Texas remains under severe drought conditions, Think Progress reports (and kudos to them for continuing to stay on top of this one). Check out the drought map (below) from Drought.gov to see the o… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Utility "Representatives" Explain Their Profits to the Public (Video)

October 18, 2011 by  
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Image credit: FOE UK When we hosted a live chat with Solarcentury’s Jeremy Leggett , he was unequivocal in describing the relationship between fossil fuels and clean energy as nothing short of “civil war”. Interestingly, he also singled out many utilities as clinging desperately to the old way of doing things and a centralized, fossil-fuel driven business model. As

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Michael Jantzen’s Amazing 1981 Modular Steel Dome House (Slideshow)

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Image credit Michael Jantzen Lately we’ve been covering some of the amazing early work by designer Michael Jantzen (see how the Retro 1970s Solar Vacation House by Michael Jantzen is Still Relevant ). For his mother’s house, Jantzen turned to out of off-the-shelf agricultural building parts.

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