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Technological Innovation: Is the Alarm Clock Really Such a Great Thing?

The alarm clock is a great means of getting people up early so they can start the day running. But it’s not the best way, really, to start the day. Continue reading

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Wind Power — for and by Small, Ordinary People

Sunday I spent the entire day reading. For hours and hours I absorbed myself in┬áThe Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, co-written by William Kamkwamba, the proponent of the tale, and Bryan Mealer. I was drawn to the book at my … Continue reading

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A Dead Mouse on the Desk

Despite living the simple life of milking goats and knitting lace and baking bread and participating in all those homey, warm, homesteading goodness activities, I do spend a significant portion of my day on the computer. Which isn’t simple at … Continue reading

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Internet Disconnection

But the cheerful woman on the other end of the phone line — on the other end of the planet, actually — was definite that there was no problem with my modem, no problem with my connection, no problem of any sort anywhere in my vicinity, and was there any additional way that she could help me, please? Continue reading

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