Science Is Discovering Power Sources Everywhere

November 11, 2019 by  
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This insanely detailed map shows every power plant in the United States

August 3, 2015 by  
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As President Obama looks to shift the U.S. away from coal power and towards renewable energy in America’s Clean Power Plan , the Washington Post has put together this fantastic map that details every power plant in the United States. Covering electricity generation from January to May, 2015, the map brings to light some interesting details; such as noting that the 34 percent of the nation’s power produced by coal comes from just 511 plants, in contrast with the 1,740 natural gas-powered electric plants that have produced 30 percent of power. As we know, renewables have a long way to go, but the break down of solar, wind and hydro projects make clear which direction individual states need to move in. Check out the full article at the Washington Post for a great overview of our nation’s power sources. Via Washington Post , Gizmodo

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Seriously? Battery Powers Mobile Phone By Sipping on Soda

January 13, 2010 by  
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Images via Yanko Design The latest in crazy designs to run on alternative power sources comes out of designer Daizi Zheng , who has dreamed up a reusable-bottle-meets-cell-phone concept. The user adds a can of soda, and can talk on the phone for four times longer than if they were using a lithium ion battery.

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20,000 Americans Killed in their Homes by Radon Last Year

January 13, 2010 by  
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Photo via Genspeclic This month, the World Health Organization released its mortality statistics–never a fun document to read. But one stat stood out, and was pounced on by the EPA: 20,000 Americans were killed from simply living in their homes last year. The culprit

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Record Highs Beating Record Lows in US by 2-to-1, Redux

January 13, 2010 by  
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image: UCAR –much bigger image here Back in November scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research and other equally prestigious organizations informed us that since the 1980s record highs have been outpacing record lows .

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