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How to Build a Wind Turbine for $30

Published on April 14th, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Renewable energy = high upfront costs… right? Yes, if you’re paying someone else to put your system together for you. Now, that seems like kind of a no-brainer for most of us: I certainly don’t feel ... Read More


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How to Buy an Energy Efficient Fridge (in 2014)

Published on April 8th, 2014 | by Guest Author

While still responsible for about 13 percent of your home’s energy use, fridges have ditched bulky insulation for slim line panels, drastically cutting down on their consumption and giving us much more space for the energy we use... Read More


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Grow Your Own Edible Insects: the Open Bug Farm

Published on April 3rd, 2014 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Insects are chock-full of nutrition, and require little space, effort or expense for farming. Compare this to, say, growing a cow or a pig yourself, and you'll understand why 2 billion people around the world already practice entomophagy (the fancy word for "eating bugs")... Read More


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