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Some Of The Coolest Ways You Can Use Solar Power

How many times have you driven down the road and seen a yard full of solar panels, or at least a house with a few of them on the roof? It’s probably something you see a lot more now than you did a decade or two ago. Homes and businesses aren’t the only places where you may be seeing the power of the sun being put to use these days though. In fact, you might pass some solar power at the local park, while you are walking through a small tourist town, on your own gadgets, and more. Here are just Read more […]

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Let’s Talk Cotton

If you want to know everything there is to know about cotton, be prepared to spend a lot of time – weeks, at least – studying up on the subject. Cotton is the most important of the vegetable fibers found on planet Earth. Cotton fibers are harvested from the cotton plant. But the cellulose fibers are not the only part of the plant that is useful. If you want to know just about everything there is to know about cotton, from the physiology to the statistical data of cotton production, check out Read more […]

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How it Works: Renewable Energy Sources Explained

Estimates vary as to when fossil fuels will run out, but whether that happens decades or centuries from now, the fact remains that one day, the supply will no longer exist. It is for that reason that renewable energy is so vital. What are some of the main types of renewable energy, how do they work, and how are they making a difference in the world today? Solar Energy Image via Flickr by gr33n3gg According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, “All the energy stored in Earth’s reserves Read more […]

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