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A 1970’s Time Capsule

NEWS AND NOTEWORTHY

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The A to Z Challenge has dueling decades going on.  252 more words

History

30 Mar 2016 (TheAge) - Tasmania energy crisis: Relying on 150 diesel generators for electricity until June

(30 March 2016, The Age, p11, Lucy Battersby)

‘Having just 14 per cent battery left on your smartphone can be quite stressful, right? Now imagine your smartphone is the state of Tasmania. 88 more words

1.Market Observations

Leapfrogging The Grid: How Solar Is Solving Africa’s Electricity Crisis ? Edward Lowe

During the television news in Zambia on the state-owned channel ZNBC, a sponsored advert from government owned electricity provider ZESCO precedes the sport section. It implores people to use less electricity when the power comes back on following the eight hour power outages (known as ‘load-shedding’) that happens every day as a result of the demand for electricity exceeding supply of power from its hydropower dams (which make up 96% of the country’s electricity supply). 670 more words

Volunteering

My Body Does Not Resonate with Daylight Savings Time!

I love the wisdom of the statement by this Human Being. From the time I was little I found that whenever the time changed in the year it would throw off my body. 266 more words

Articles

Fuel and Energy crisis: Time to change or to adapt?

Mom! How much a liter of petrol costs in Nepal right now?” Every time my mother calls me, I never stop asking this question. It might appear far from the expected emotional talks between the worried mother and the home sick son, but I couldn’t stop repeating the lines again each time she calls. 987 more words

Things Found in Library Books: Part 4

Don’t get me wrong, I am not making fun of anyone’s religious beliefs. Everyone is entitled to their own relationship with the Divine (or not). I was just impressed with this pamphlet (© 1974 Leon I. 157 more words

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