New Quick-Charging Station is Half the Size & Price as Old One

September 12, 2011 by  
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Photos: Nissan LEAF Electric Car by Michael Graham Richard, Quick charging station by Nissan Smaller! Cheaper! Better! Electric cars are getting better and cheaper with each new generation, and the same applies to the chargers that allow them to recharge their batteries more quickly than by plugging them in straight in the wall electrical outlet. While this new charger (see the specs below) is made by Nissan, it is compatible with electric vehicles by other manufacturers, so everybody will benefit…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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150 Kenyans Incinerated While Gathering Gasoline From a Leaking Pipeline (Video)

September 12, 2011 by  
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Try, for a minute, to imagine this scenario: You live next to a massive oil pipeline. Rather against your will, but you do. You know it’s an oil pipeline, though you usually don’t think about it too often. It’s just there. One day, a cacophonous crowd alerts you to the fact that this pipeline is leaking copious amounts of refined oil, gasoline. The stuff’s just flowing out. What now? Panic? It’s quick, quick, there’s no time, right? Get the hell out of there. Just go. Do NOT go back for your keepsakes, your pet hamster. Go. That’s the correct response, isn’t it? The only response? It might seem to be — but only to those of us who aren’t mired in such abject… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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CES 2011: Goal0’s Off-Grid Solar Power Solutions for Serious Adventurers

January 8, 2011 by  
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Photos via Jaymi Heimbuch None of this tiny-solar-cell-stuck-to-a-jacket-pocket stuff. Goal0 has an off-grid solar charging station that is intended to keep the outdoorsy charged up while out camping. It is designed to be rugged and efficient, and it looks like a high quality solar product.

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