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Newsflash: You’re already in possession of the best Christmas (or Hanukkah) present. You just need to turn it on.

“When you’re looking so hard to get on your path, you’re putting up resistance that keeps you from finding it.”—Esther Hicks

We’ve all read the books, heard the speakers, know the spiel. 267 more words

Harvesting energy from braking cars

FastCoExist highlights the potential for harvesting kinetic energy from braking cars to power street lights, toll booths and parking at malls and superstores. One company developing the technology – Energy Intelligence – hopes to have a product on the market by 2016.

Source: FastCoExist

Innovation

Energy Report

Hey I just finished my Science report that I’ve been working on all year.  This Report is about energy but also really to conserve energy and renewable energy or ways to produces heat electricity. 9 more words

Testing the Excellent Xpult

Students in fifth grade are beginning to test the Xpult in class. Students are testing four different variables: launch angle, pull back angle. kind of ball, and # of rubber bands. 90 more words

5th Grade

Terminal Ballistics – Part I

Understanding bullet impacts

Terminal Ballistics – Part I is the first in a two-part series which will begin to conclude the Ballistics Series by introducing the principles within Terminal Ballistics and focus on the various aspects of projectile impacts on target and their immediate effects. 521 more words

Training

Flywheels

One topic that I discussed on my earlier blog was the concept of using the flywheel of an engine to be more efficient. Well, as you would imagine, things have moved on quite a bit in the past 3 or 4 years. 812 more words

Flybrid

Does an electron in an atom move at all?

First of all, I assume you meant to ask the question, “Does an electron in a stable (non-transitioning) atomic state experience any movement?” Obviously, an electron that is transitioning between states is moving from one state to the other. 1,203 more words

Physics