Category Archives: Tech

After “Surprising” comes “Shocking”

Electricity rate spike ‘shocking’ Electric rates (In New England) are headed north this winter, with dramatic hikes of 37 percent for homes and 75 percent for large businesses (In Massachusetts)— “shocking” 
increases that consumer and retail advocates say come at … Continue reading

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Not a feature it’s a bug.

Colorado business owner fights back after falling victim to ‘caller ID spoofing’ When Stayc Lafean launched a small towing company last month, spending $5,000 to print her new business phone number on trucks and advertisements, the Colorado woman never imagined … Continue reading

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Ya, I got a thing for space weather, makes more sense than planet earth at present.

How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the Earth’s atmosphere.  These plasma clouds, known as … Continue reading

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Sometimes I post here because I can’t comment there.

One-Third of Texas Was Running on Wind Power This Week On Wednesday, March 27th, the largest state in the contiguous United States got almost one-third of its electricity by harnessing the wind. According to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages … Continue reading

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Doug: History of the Car Radio

HISTORY OF THE CAR RADIO Seems like cars have always had radios, but they didn’t. Here’s the true story: One evening, in 1929, two young men named William Lear and Elmer Wavering drove their girlfriends to a lookout point high … Continue reading

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40 years late

SpaceX to launch amazing rocket that lands itself on legs In the early morning hours of March 16, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch from Cape Canaveral to  deliver 8,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station. What’s … Continue reading

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Die, Sony! Die!

Commercials walk a line between annoying and addictive. By letting viewers skip ads by shouting the brand’s name, a new Sony patent may tilt that balance. by L. Rhodes | August 2012 OK, everyone. After me, “I solemnly swear that … Continue reading

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