New Lithium-Ion Battery Recharges To 90% Capacity In 5 Minutes

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Toshiba has developed a new lithium-ion battery called SCiB (or Super Charge Ion Battery) which can charge to 90% capacity in 5 minutes. The life cycle of the new battery is more than 10 years even if it is rapidly charged and discharged many times. The battery is also mucher safer than other types of […]

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2010 Prius To Use Solar Power

Toyota Prius With Solar Panels

“Prius,” in Latin, means roughly “to go before.” Since its first appearance in 1997, Toyota’s iconic hybrid has lived up to its name, with more than 1.5 million sold world wide. Revamped in 2003 with Toyota’s hybrid synergy drive, the Prius is now entering its third generation with the 2010 model to be available later […]

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The Most Efficient Killer Of Microorganisms: Essential Oils

Golden Essential Oil

High-grade essential oils are the most efficient killers of microorganisms (for more information see¬† The Aromatherapy Bible: The Definitive Guide to Using Essential Oils, The Complete Book Of Essential Oils or The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Essential Oils). Basically, essential oils are great disinfectants, and they are also healthy to inhale. They have other beneficial effects […]

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The Most Efficient Humidifier: Areca Palm

Areca Palm: Best Indoor Humidifier

It’s important to keep indoor humidity at an optimum level (45 to 65 percent). Dry air in the winter¬† is one the main causes of sinus infections and sore throats. You can use a mechanical humidifier to add moisture to the air, but these devices require constant cleaning to prevent the growth of microorganisms. An […]

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Efficient Jeans: Those Made With Organic Cotton Or Hemp

Reef Organic Cotton Hertiage Jeans

Efficient jeans are still hard to find. Conventionally grown cotton requires more pesticides to grow than any other crop. The more efficient method is to grow organic cotton or hemp. The surf company Reef makes some good organic cotton jeans, like their Heritage Jeans (shown above), their Philosopher Jeans and Heritage Cords. The outdoor clothing […]

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