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Chlorine Alternatives For Efficient Swimming Pools

Chlorine Is An Effective Pool Sanitizer, But It Has Drawbacks

Cannonball! Jumping into a swimming pool is a classic way to beat the heat on a hot summer day. But clean pool water requires a combination of filtration, circulation, and sanitization. Chlorine has long been the most common tool for keeping pools free of bacteria and algae – but it has its drawbacks, and there […]

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Italian Town Runs On 100% Renewable Power

Varese Ligure, a town in Northern Italy, runs on 100% renewable power. The town uses a mix of wind, solar and small-scale hydropower. The town has reaped benefits from the energy network through added jobs, and an additional 350,000 euros [US $514,000] in revenues that are handed over to the council each year. Varese has […]

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Chainless Bikes

Besides the wheel the invention of the chain is probably what made the modern bicycle possible but ironically it’s also the bike’s biggest downside. The chain usually needs a lot of maintenance and care to keep it functioning properly and of course there’s always the risk of pant legs or loose shoelaces getting caught. If […]

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The Best LED Desk Lamps For 2014

Eco LED Table Lamp

Update April 2014: The OxyLED is now the bestselling desk lamp on Amazon. It’s a dimmable gooseneck LED lamp that costs $60. Also the new TaoTronics lamp looks good at $70. Here is our round-up of the best led desk lamps for 2014: Best Overall – The Softech DL-90 Multi-Function LED Desk Lamp This lamp […]

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