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Here are a few simple solutions to help you save money and reduce your water and energy consumption. By washing your clothes in cold water you can save ninety percent of the energy normally expended in doing a load of laundry. If you do laundry before 9am or after 9pm you can allow energy companies to utilize more efficient renewable energy.
Preserving the environment is not only the right thing to do—it can result in significant cost savings for your business.
Harnessing the power of the sun is something that Captain Planet made cool before it was the go-to for renewable energy. Solar-powered energy is quick and cheap, and can make for some really cool DIY projects. And for those of you wondering what you should do with your old satellite, look no further. Aaron from Sharealikelicence offers up a way to create a DIY outdoor satellite cooker. He started with an old Ku Band dish and covered it with aluminum tape, for better reflection of the sunlight...
Plants all around us capture sunlight every day and convert it to energy, making them a model of solar energy production. And while the energy they make may serve the needs of a plant, the process isn't efficient enough to generate power on a larger scale. So, scientists from the University of California found a way to treat bacteria with chemicals that turned them into photosynthesis machines, capable of generating products we can convert into food, fuels, and plastics.
Bamboo flooring is cheap, durable, pretty, and much more renewable then most other hardwood floor options. If you've been thinking about getting rid of your carpet or your current hardwood is worn out, try bamboo! This video will give you tips on installing it yourself and revitalizing your home.
Apple seems to want the public to perceive it as an environmentally-conscious entity, as evidenced by the company's recently published Environmental Responsibility Report. But as it turns out, they may be hindering recyclers from salvaging old iPhones and Macs by ordering the devices to be shredded instead.
If you prefer plastic Christmas greenery over real, we totally understand. While PVC isn't exactly renewable, it is eco-friendly in the sense that you don't need to unnecessarily chop down young evergreen trees and sprigs each year, only to throw them away after a week of use.
Renewable fashion is a part of living a green and eco-friendly lifestyle. Instead of getting rid of old clothes and going out to buy something new, recycle things you don't like anymore into something you can use. This fashion how-to video shows a way of revamping a t-shirt into a hand, carry-it-all tote bag. Follow along with the steps and get started on a fun wardrobe recycling project.
If you're a huge fan of the Halo franchise, then you're defnitely going to love this next tutorial. First introduced in Halo: Combat Evolved, the energy sword was a mighty weapon that the covenant carried to help kill enemies. It wasn't until Halo 2, were you able to use the sword yourself. In this multi video series tutorial, you'll find out how to make your own sturdy energy sword using basic materials. It's fun to create and can be used to cosplay. So sit back and enjoy!
Use solar energy, wind energy, and recycled water to saved energy in your home. Learn about saving energy in your home with natural or solar power in this free video.
Did you know that 40% of the energy consumed in your home is from appliances that are off? Learn how to eliminate this "Vampire Power," save energy, and lower your power bill.
You can get your energy to go beyond your maximum! Earn over one hundred energy, even if your maximum is much less! Here are some tips to accruing free energy - always visit your neighbors, and maintain a stable of horses and full grown animals.
Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to strengthen your career path with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with your energy map by laying the energy map on top of your home floor plan. The career area is in the front center section of your home, along the line of your front door. In feng shui, all the energy enters through your front door. Encourage the energy up to your front door with your front yard. Feng shui means "wind water" which is the best way that ene...
Doing the laundry uses a lot of water and energy. Here’s how to wash your clothes with a clean conscience. This video will show you how to conserve energy when doing laundry.
Have you got the balls for this experiment? You'll need at least 4; a basketball, tennis ball, squash ball and simple rubber ball. With these in hand, Mr. G will show you how to experiment with potential and kinetic energy while launching these suckers nearly into outer space. 3, 2, 1.... blast off!
Studying chemistry is a complex but potentially lucrative activity. If you're studying ionic compounds and need some help understanding how they work, look no further. THis video will explain how the two types of ions: anions and cations, and energy combine to create an ionic compound.
Saving energy is as easy as 1,2,3! There are various places in your home where you can spend money on that will not only save you energy, but money as well. One of the most common and easiest places is the light fixtures. From sconces, to lamps, to the lights above your dining room table, these lights can be replaced with more energy efficient lights easily. They cost a bit more, but in the long haul will save you money and help leave a smaller footprint on this planet.
You may not realize it, but saving energy is as easy as planting a tree. Literally. Finding a great shade tree for a certain area outside your home, can help save energy in your home by offering some free shade during hot summer days.
Saving money is the name of the game during any rough financial period. There are many ways to do so, but one of the most obvious ways is by doing it in your home. Being energy efficient is a great way to not only save some green, but be green as well. So in this tutorial, you'll learn a few tips on how to make your home more energy efficient. Enjoy!
Box 2 is a fun and educational Flash game on Candystand that teaches people about the joys of renewable energy generation in increasingly complex puzzles. This series of videos will show you how to beat all 40 levels, including the alternate level 38 in it's own section.
Spread the word: It's easy to reduce energy consumption! By sharing these tips, you'll help friends and family use less energy and save money.
Are your electricity and water bills comparable with that of Raging Waters? Then it's probably the right time to consider how to save on your energy and water bill by taking small steps like assessing where you're at in your home, having an energy audit, and eliminate leaky faucets.
Good Housekeeping reports that despite many people believe the new drinking energy shots is healthy as it contains B vitamin, caffeine, and few calories, it might not be the case. Samantha Cassetty from Good Housekeeping Institute suggests that there is no added benefit by taking B vitamin since people are talking them from daily diet. Health experts also suggest 300 mg/day is the optimal caffeine consumption level but not all energy drinks reveal their caffeine amount on the labels. Natural ...
This video explains the science behind a trebuchet. The trebuchet is a medieval machine designed to throw objects at or into castles. This video explains that the gravitational potential energy stored in the raised counterweight is converted into kinetic energy in the projectile. Trebuchets make excellent science fair projects.
Saving energy in your home is as easy as pie. There are many areas of the home that you can tackle. One area that can be helpful is the water heater. There are a couple of water heaters that you can use to not only save energy but money. One way is by using an active or passive solar water heating system.
If you own an old refrigerator, chances are that you have an energy zapper in your home. With some of the more newer models, they zap less energy, but can still waste a good amount.
If it's all you can do to drag yourself through the day, why not increase your stamina with these time-honored techniques. Watch this video to learn how to boost energy naturally.
Termite poop and biofuels — what's the connection? New research into termites' intestinal comings and goings describes a process that may speed the development and lower the cost of fuels made from plant matter.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an energy ball in Adobe After Effects. First, load a movie of someone pretending to hold an energy ball in their hands. After you do this, you will select a new setting and change the color. From here, you will select a round circle tool and add it where the hand looks like it's holding it. Then, change the effect to make the ball move around with the hand. After this, add the tracker to the hand and position it with the hand. After this, change the cont...
Feng shui helps to create positive energy at your home. It drives away the negative energy from your home. Eventually the people living in that home will get good thoughts. Thoughts make a person good or bad. Thoughts can make you rich or poor. You can change your life by making some simple changes at your home. This space lift can do wonders for you. In the energy map, wealth area is at the far left hand corner of the house. dry flowers bring negative energy and losses to your home. Therefor...
This video shows how you can make your kitchen environmentally friendly. You can save a lot of energy when heating up food by using the microwave
Eric Rochow of Real World Green gives us advice on making our computers more environmentally friendly. This video first explains that screensavers are not green. Screensavers require a computer to use its processor. Ideally, when you're not using your computer it should be in sleep mode and your monitor should be in sleep mode as well. This saves a lot of energy. Also, at the end of the day, turn off your computer and monitor. Don't let them run all night. An interesting fact from the Departm...
Awaken the Kundalini energy within, and increase overall health. Learn how to use seated kundalini energy in this fitness video. Take action: gain flexibility, tone abs, realign spine, and calm nervous system. Cindy Mastry, the instructor of this how-to video, has practiced yoga since the age of eight, and also has a background in Jazz and Ballet. Active in the fitness industry for nearly twenty years, she teaches aerobics, kickboxing, and yoga at many fitness centers in the Tampa Bay area. C...
Excess sexual energy can become a distraction. Redirect yours through the practice of yoga. The celibate's pose, or Bramacharyasana, is a demanding exercise that works the abdominal muscles, arms and legs. The focus required to complete this exercise will train your mind to find spiritual well-being.
You're probably more than aware by now of the recyclable, reusable tote trend at most stores. Rather than waste a plastic bag, which is non-renewable, you tug along a few cloth tote bags to the store to put your purchases in.
If you are looking to save money and energy, but hate you have to do it during winter, that can be a problem. For some, saving money and energy usually means giving up warm air and having to be cold. But there are ways that you can still do both.
In this video Dr. Carlson demonstrates the properties of light. Light is like a wave and it is also like a particle, which means that it comes in small packets. To demonstrate how we know that light behaves like packets of energy, he uses LED‚Äôs in different colors and a sheet of phosphorescent paper. When light with a high enough energy shines on the paper it will cause the paper to glow.
Interested in chakras? Boost the seven energy centers from the base of your spine to the top of your head for optimum health and vitality. Learn how to awaken chakras with help from this video.
Special Guest Threadbanger Ryan Moore shows us how to make a pair of summer shorts from an old pair of jeans and fellow threadbangers share their ideas and projects. This video sewing lesson is a quick and handy renewable fashion tip. Follow along with the steps and beat the heat.