Ever since the Samsung Instinct won that CTIA Best in Show award earlier this year, people figured that it could be one of the best competitors for the hugely popular iPhone 3G. Now that I have been able to use the Samsung Instinct from Sprint for a while, I feel that I am now able […]
Ever want to know just when someone is lying to you? A handheld device might be able to help you. It’s called the de-FIB-ulator, and it is part science, part parlor entertainment. Marketed as a digital lie detector, it works by charting differences in voice tension, just like a polygraph does. Study after study has […]
First, we should examine where our electricity comes from. It is estimated that in the USA about 50% of electricity is derived from coal. After coal, the second most common energy source is natural gas, which produces about 20% of the USA’s electricity.
The final 30% of the USA’s electricity comes from non-combustible resources (gives off no CO2), what one could consider “green”; Nuclear, Hydro, and finally about 2% of electricity is derived from “renewable resources” Solar and / or wind.