“Now if we only had a superhero who could stand here and turn the generator real fast, then we wouldn’t need to burn so much fuel to make…electricity.” (Electricity, Electricity— SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK!)
According to this CNN article, a floating city may be only a few years away:
The Seasteading Institute already has drawn up plans for the construction of a homestead on the Pacific Ocean.
One project engineer described the prototype as similar to a cruise
ship, but from a distance the cities might look like oil-drilling
I’ve spent a few days wondering what subject would be most
appropriate for Politics and Quirk’s first post. Pandas (I warned you
in the “About” section)? Washington, D.C.’ s cupcake-pocalypse? FedEx Kinko’s announcement that they’re offering free resume printing (another pleasant reminder that we’re in a recession)?
Granted, these are all good topics, sure to make it in this blog at
We are in the midst of a paradigm shift in our society. The financial crisis upon us is painful but it is also driving people to question our choices. Out of crisis comes opportunity- if we choose to make it such. This is no more true than about the energy we consume in our homes.
Living eco-friendly has its upsides.
It's often more frugal. You definitely feel more connected. You get to carry around cute cloth tote bags. It may even help you be healthier. And then there's the little matter of making the world better for us and future generations.
But changing your life? Walking more lightly on the earth? It's also, um -- intimidating.
Gas prices are soaring globally day by day. These prices majorly depend on speculation in the market, renewable alternatives and nuclear energy. However, according to www.money.cnn.com gasoline prices in the United States are still lower than many other Latin American and European countries.
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