Solar powered e-reader makes e-books eco-friendlier – 4168th Edition

A recent study by the Cleantech Group revealed the much lower environmental impact of e-readers – specifically the Kindle – compared to traditional publishing, but the devices still require charging from the grid. LG’s new e-reader takes care of that:  it’s outfitted with its own integrated solar panel, allowing it to run on clean, renewable, solar power.

The thin-film panel is 10 cm wide and just .7mm thick, adding only 20 grams to the product.  The panel is 9.6 percent efficient and needs 4.5 hours of sunlight to juice the device for an entire day.…

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Changing Habits To Save Energy

In order to effectively save energy, it is really important to make small little changes to your lifestyle. Most of these changes are so small that you wont even notice as they are set into your lifestyle, and yet they make a ton of a difference when it comes to conserving energy.

energy changing habits

Let me give you an example. By changing something as simple as the way you dress up, you could find yourself saving more energy than you ever imagined. Dress lightly in the summertime to help you save on air conditioning costs, and wear …

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Home Solar Power

Solar power has gained a lot of popularity in the last decade and is being increasingly used to power small to medium sized units in order to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels. Harnessing solar energy to power homes has also gained a lot of momentum over the last two years.

The good thing about solar power is, you don’t have to worry about making regular trips to refuel your generator, or about the recurring fuel costs every month. Once you set up a solar power generating unit, it’ll keep on supplying your home with …

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Making Use of Renewable Energy Sources

Using renewable energy is a way that a large number of people can potentially save their money and lower their contribution to proven climatic changes that are caused by the greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide. Unlike the fossil fuels, renewable energy types do not actually release any greenhouse gases. Renewable energy is the energy which occurs naturally and is found in the environment all times. This further means that unlike the energy coming from fossil fuels, renewable energy does not run out. Instances of renewable sources of energy are waves, sun, geothermal heat and wind. …

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Natural Remedies For Toothache
natural remedies for toothache

Cavities are a major cause of pain for lots of people.  They are caused from bacterium within the mouth which thrives on foods that are full of starch and sugar which attach themselves to your gums and teeth. The bacterium manufactures acids that injure your tooth, and once the injury gets to your nerve, pain sets in.

However there may be different reasons which cause you toothache, for example, a loose filling, a tooth which is cracked, a gum infection like an abscess, or sinus issues which apply pressure to your teeth. Whatever the cause, …

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Cut Your Carbon Footprint with Video Conferencing
Can video conferencing lower your carbon footprint

Sidney Sheldon once said ‘Try to leave earth a better place than when you arrived’. To our credit, most of us nowadays try to do our bit to help the environment. We separate our rubbish into recyclable and unrecyclable, we use unleaded petrol in our cars and we do what we can to reduce our carbon footprint. But what about work, what can we do there to help the environment?

An easy way to start is to use online video conferencing.  There are many different options you can use including WhatsAp Business, Skype, Zoom …

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Do You Need a Special Multivitamin For Sport Performance?
best multivitamin

It is well known that elite athletes regularly take multivitamins to enhance their performance.  Of course, they have the benefit of the advice of a team of professionals, including doctors, dieticians and nutritionists, who can individually tailor the diet and supplements to each athlete.  Obviously the average person does not have these advantages but it is worth considering that we could all benefit from adjusting our multivitamin intake to benefit our sports performance, especially when training for a big event.  Some companies offer multivitamins tailored for athletes but not all sports have the same requirement …

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What Are You Doing to Fight Climate Change? – 4174th Edition

Today is Blog Action Day, and since this year’s theme is climate change, we are joining in this week to discuss this important topic. John told you on Monday about 350.org, which has established October 24, 2009, as a day of action around climate change. October is a big month for climate change awareness! Whether you’re blogging about it today or joining in the efforts on October 24th, tell us:

What are you doing to fight climate change?

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Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or

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Shower Panels – Are they Good for the Environment?
rfp wall panels

Shower panels give you an all encompassing showering experience. A shower wall panel can be a tower or a column that incorporates a fixed shower head alongside a shower handset and body jets that are combined to offer a range of showering options.

rfp wall panelsYou can either control these units manually or thermostatically. Bringing style and functionality together, shower wall panels can add a touch of luxury to almost any bathroom. In fact, these can be a great investment. Not only do they add functionality to your bathroom, they also increase the value of your property.…

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Homemade skin care from your kitchen cabinets – 4176th Edition

As a beauty editor at women’s magazines and CNN, author Julie Gabriel had no hesitation endorsing the season’s hottest lipstick shade, or justifying the purchase of the latest anti-aging cream. But after years of following the trends, she began to hesitate as she faced the not-so-pretty side of the cosmetics industry. She left the mainstream cosmetics industry behind, trained as a nutrition specialist and launched her own cosmetics line, Petite Marie Organics.

The Green Beauty Guide is the knowledge-packed proof of Gabriel’s beauty awakening. It offers expert advice to help steer your beauty routine toward …

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