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Strange times at the moment, at least here in the Ratlands.  By that, of course, I mean weirder than usual.  However, as Hunter S. Thompson said, “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.”  I am a consummate professional. I have a new boss at work.  It should be interesting.  But, in 29 years […]

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Solar power = free, unlimited energy*

*except when the sun isn’t shining. Which, in Troy, Michigan, is apparently enough of the time during the winter that if something goes wrong with your battery back-up, your 800 sq. ft‡, $900,000, completely off-grid alternative energy showplace has it’s pipes freeze causing so much damage it is unsafe for use. (via Moonbattery) ‡Nearly a […]

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It really is too cool, when you think about it

In an article about the dubious claims made for the solar array on the roof of the Denver Museum of Science and Nature, Kate at SDA says: Update – after reading some of the comments, I realized I may have given the impression that I’m against solar energy. Well, I’m not. For example, I love […]

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