I love infographics! It’s a collection of information that is relevant to one’s interests — kind of like LOLCats: Why YOU Should Care About Energy Efficiency: Thanks, eLocal and Infographics Mania!
Who’s that old dude sitting on the pedestal, and apparently made of stone? It’s James Watt! Happy Birthday, James Watt! Today is my birthday too – but James Watt (19 January 1736 – 25 August 1819) did a lot more cool stuff than I’ve done, that’s for sure! What a month for birthdays in lighting history! […]electricity, energy conversion, happy birthday, James Watt, Newcomen, planet and sun gear, power, SI units, steam, steam engine, W, Watt
Part Four: Christmas Lights Power and Safety So now that you have learned about the history of christmas lights, learned about different christmas lamp types and different form factors, there’s two things that we’ve not considered: power (electricity) and control of the christmas light display. These two things are usually taken for granted, which is understandable […]Christmas, Christmas Lights, DIY, Guides, JimOnLight.com, power
I just read a great article at Popular Science’s blog – a guest post by Dr. Bill Chameides of Duke University. The article addresses some basic information and history of our current power grid, which is apparently the largest single machine in the world. It’s an interesting article, I highly recommend the read.electricity, power, power grid, transmission