TAG: electricity

You Too Can Live with No Electricity Bills

Video – The idea of the Zero Energy House is a simple and appealing one: building well-sealed, well-insulated houses, that supply their own electricity and heating. Just watch and see.

Smart Meters: How To Get Them Removed

Catherine J. Frompovich – The most egregious of all problems with ‘smart meters’ is the apparent adverse health effects from the electromagnetic radiation they send into personal homes.

The Secrets Hidden in the Pyramids of Egypt

Video – Could it really be that the great structures were built not as tombs for the pharaohs but for something much more powerful than the mighty Egyptian kings themselves?

Hemp-Based Batteries Could Change the Way We Store Energy Forever

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times As hemp makes a comeback in the U.S. after a decades-long ban on its cultivation, scientists are reporting that fibers from the plant can pack as much energy and power as graphene, long-touted as the model material for supercapacitors. They’re presenting their research, which a Canadian start-up company is working

What is Chi?

Rod Morin, Contributor Waking Times Many, many, sages, scholars, researchers and laymen have attempted to answer the perplexing question of – What is Chi? The simplistic answer most often used is that Chi is “vital energy” or Chi is the “life force”, but this answer falls well short of addressing the apparent complexity of Chi.

Utilities Desperate to Quash Dissent, Shut Off Activist Leader’s Electricity

Josh del Sol, Guest Waking Times On the heels of Northeast Utilities admitting that smart meters are “irrational”, we’re seeing the wheels of reason and logic further come off the centralized energy cart(el). In what is an illegal and thinly-veiled “psy-op” (psychological operation) attempting to stem the rising tide of awareness of the massive rights

The Tesla Mystique

George B. Trinkaus, Borderland Waking Times Despite his obscurity, the greatest genius of all time was Nikola Tesla. Geniuses like Tesla and Einstein come along only every 50 years or so. Tesla was a humanitarian idealist consumed by a passion to save the world from poverty and war. An extraterrestrial from Venus, Tesla was a

Internet Energy Usage Outpaces Gains in Efficiency

Mongabay Waking Times Energy efficiency gains are failing to keep pace with the Internet’s rapid rate of expansion, meaning that global web use is consuming an increasing share energy, warns a new perspective published in the journal Science. Noting that the world’s data centers already consume 270 terawatt hours and Internet traffic volume is doubling every

Electricity As Currency? 10 Reasons it Could Work

Waking Times Remember the good old days when gasoline only cost $1.50/gallon way back in the ancient times of 2000? Why does it cost more than double that today ($3.71)? A gallon of gas is still a gallon of gas, so it seems obvious that the dollar has lost value. This rapid devaluation of the U.S.

Major Advance in Generating Electricity From Wastewater

Aaron Jackson, Guest Writer Waking Times Engineers at Oregon State University have made a breakthrough in the performance of microbial fuel cells that can produce electricity directly from wastewater, opening the door to a future in which waste treatment plants not only will power themselves, but will sell excess electricity. The new technology developed at OSU uses new concepts —

How to Build a Bicycle Generator

Editor, Magnificent Revolution Waking Times Building your own generator requires a number of items. A person, a bike, a way of supporting your bike off the ground, a motor, an energy smoothing system and an inverter if you want to use your bike generator to power mains equipment. Each of these parts needs to work