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How to Find Out What Woke Up Your Computer Last

I occasionally let my desktop computer chug on a task throughout the night, and it can be jarring when it wakes up for no reason—blasting my room with light from my 34" monitor. Whether you’re confronted by random wakeups, or you enter a room to find out that your computer is on when it shouldn’t […]

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How to Buy Energy Efficient Lightbulbs

During Wednesday’s town hall on the climate crisis, 10 Democratic presidential candidates discussed issues of fossil fuels, fracking, carbon taxes, electric vehicles—and lightbulbs. Earlier that day, the Trump Administration had rolled back rules that set new energy efficiency standards for lightbulbs in the U.S.;…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Make Your Home as Energy Efficient as Possible

If the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a jolting wake-up call, you may be wondering what else you can do to slow climate change. You’ve voted for people you knew would care about climate change, divested from companies that are making the situation worse, and replaced all your…Read more… Continue […]

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The World Keeps Installing Renewable Energy at Record Rates

The Trump administration may be doing everything in its power quell the tide of renewable energy, but the world is ready to ride the wave. According to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), a combination of falling prices, rising investments and stronger government support outside the U.S. have sent…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Could Evaporating Water Be the Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy?

Each day, our Sun pours its energy down onto the Earth’s surface, turning vast expanses of open water into vapor. New research shows the surprising degree to which this clean and renewable process could be used to produce electricity—enough, perhaps, to meet 70 percent of US energy needs. But before this energy…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Everybody, Including Donald Trump, Needs to Know About How Your Body Gets Its “Energy”

Food contains energy. Exercise takes energy. We feel great when we’re full of energy. But, uh, are we talking about the same thing in all three sentences? We aren’t, and our president is one of the many people who can’t keep the different meanings straight. Let’s clear up the confusion.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Keep Your Energy Up When You’re Totally Stressed Out

I don’t know about you, but my world has been a little more stressful since… say, last November. Even without the continuous news updates—and the time I spend reading them, along with the various Twitter threads that try to game theorize them—I’ve got a lot to manage and balance in my life: I work part-time […]

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