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How Well Does Your City’s Public Transportation Score?

February 3rd, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

The website that brought renters, homebuyers, and realtors a powerful index of walkability has done it again, this time for public transit (source: walkscore.com). At the end of January, Matt Lerner, CTO of Walk Score, announced a new ranking of the&hellip


SolarCoin: the Digital Currency Backed by the Sun

January 29th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Cryptocurrency, sometimes referred to as digital currency or alternative currency, has been making waves in the news lately, mostly due to the rapid rise in value of Bitcoin. But there are other cryptocurrencies out there that are less well-known, including


Is Car Ownership No Longer an American Rite of Passage?

January 28th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Reports from two different, respected institutions have been making waves in the automotive world for coming to the same conclusion; America, and the world, are past the point of automotive saturation, and rather than seeing sales expand, in a few short&hellip


The $10 LED Bulb Goes on Sale at Home Depot

January 20th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

I was recently offered a Philips SlimStyle LED for review. $0 is a pretty good price for an LED, so I took it. I have to admit that this is the first LED I’m using as a “normal light bulb.” All the others we have are CFLs. After about one week&hellip


The DIY Drip Irrigation System: Cheap & Effective

January 9th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

If you’ve ever come home from work in the summer and found your lovely garden wilted, this DIY drip irrigation system might be just the thing for you. Best of all, it costs less than $10. There are a lot of drip irrigation systems on the market today&hellip



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