Author Archives: Important Media Cross-Post

Leftovers Piling Up in the Fridge? 10 Ways to Insure They Get Eaten

February 25th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Reduce food waste in your kitchen by safely reusing your leftovers instead of tossing them out! Food waste is a terribly problem worldwide. As we struggle to feed an exploding world population, wealthy nations that have an abundance throw about 1/3&hellip


Green Lighting… Beyond the Bulb: 46 Upcycled Lamp/Light Projects

February 19th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Need some lamp or lighting ideas? We have 46 DIY lighting projects that you’ll love! Lighting is essential to every single room in your home. It sets the mood and the atmosphere for that space. The problem? New lighting from big box stores can be&hellip


Ford Dealers All Want this Electric Bike on their Showroom Floors

February 13th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Walk into a Ford dealership soon and you will find the highlight of the recent National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Convention in New Orleans. The bolt of black that “won the hearts” of Ford dealers is a splendid electric bike. The bike&hellip


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



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