Blog Posts by Miss Kate

  • Solar Power Cost For Home

    The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 is taking shape as teams work around the clock to assemble 19 solar homes on the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., in time for the 10 a.m. September 23 opening.
    The Solar Decathlon is an international DOE competition that offers university teams a chance to design and build homes that run entirely on solar energy. Teams ship their structures to the site, ...Read More>>>

  • Educate Yourself With Fascinating Study Of Agriculture

    Agriculture is a diverse field. You can enjoy learning it or teaching it in any part of the world. Education involves understanding the nature of cultivation. With the help of education, a student of cultivation can gain knowledge to work for the production of food and fiber. There are various graduate courses on farming offered by different countries. These have duration of three to four years.

    In the developed countries, people require higher standards of food products. There is also great emphasis on integration between sustainable production and protection of the environment. Learning about agriculture means ... Read More>>

  • What Was Serena Williams Fine For at The US Open 2011

    In the first game of the second set, when Williams appeared to have hit a winning forehand against eventual champion Samantha Stosur of Australia, Williams yelled in celebration before the ball landed. Stosur barely was able to touch the ball, but the winner was taken away because of t'e hindrance rule that allows for a point penalty if the "hindrance" is considered to be on purpose.

    After the point penalty, which ended up giving the game to Stosur, Williams launched into a verbal tirade during the next changeover and, among other things, was heard to say, "What a loser," "You're a hater," "A code violation because I expressed who ...Read More>>>

  • Asbestosis Life Expectancy After Diagnosis

    Medical science has tried to increase the life expectancy for Mesothelioma patients for decades. Since there is presently no known definitive cure for Mesothelioma, the goal of the presently available intensive treatment for Mesothelioma patients is to help prolong their life expectancy or improve the patient�s overall quality of life.

    What are the factors that determine a Mesothelioma Patient�s Life Expectancy? This type of cancer is a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The life expectancy of a mesothelioma patient is affected by numerous factors including: Read More>>>

  • Google And Partners Investment Along US Mid - Atlantic Coast

    Google and two unfamiliar sounding business partners have received a key first-approval for construction of a $5bn power transmission project, linking the landward power grid to several wind farms to be built off the US Mid-Atlantic coast. (The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has ruled the project can earn a 12.59% return on equity (ROE) - a bit less than the 13.58% requested.)

    The partners are Google, Good Energies and Marubeni. The project will connect 6,000MW of offshore wind capacity to grid segments from ... Read More>>>

  • Off Grid Stand Alone Remote Solar

    Saft is at DSEi 2011 to highlight two significant new hybrid concept applications of its advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology in delivering secure, reliable and energy efficient power for military field bases and marine propulsion systems. Visitors to stand N4-365 will also see Saft's full range of capabilities as a global, multi-technology battery specialist for the most demanding defence applications on land, at sea and in the air.

    This includes acting as a single-source provider of primary and rechargeable battery solutions, provided ready to 'plug and play', for a wide range of military installations from infantry communications and weapon systems to torpedoes, UAVs/UUVs, aircraft and hybrid armoured vehicles. Read More>>>

  • How To Use Sprinkler Systems for Irrigation and for Control of Fire

    Sprinkler systems are very important in the field of irrigation to get crop maturity with less amount of water. It is also used to minimize the effect of fire in vast areas. Sprinkler system is mainly used for two purposes for irrigation and for controlling the effect of fire.

    1. Sprinkler irrigation system:
    Sprinkler irrigation system discharges water like rain fall. This is most effective as they cover the entire lands. This is suitable for wheat, gram, pulses, vegetables, tea, cotton and other types of crops. They spray water in small drops. They can be used in connection with pipes. Here water is allowed to flow by pumping. They are ...Continue Read>>>

  • Biggest Loser 2011 Winner

    First up in The Biggest Loser 2011 season finale, was to discovers who America had voted in and it was Irene who was to be the third finalist, making it an all-girl final of The Biggest Loser.

    The "at home" contestants had their final weigh-in, tallying their total weight lost from the first day of the season. With that said, Anna weighed in and lost 109 pounds (42.75%)… Courtney lost 110 lbs (34.06%), Marci lost 86 lbs (36%), This put Anna on the top of the charts for now. Read More>>>

  • Mesothelioma Life Expectancy After Diagnosis

    Medical science has tried to increase the life expectancy for Mesothelioma patients for decades. Since there is presently no known definitive cure for Mesothelioma, the goal of the presently available intensive treatment for Mesothelioma patients is to help prolong their life expectancy or improve the patient�s overall quality of life.

    What are the factors that determine a Mesothelioma Patient�s Life Expectancy? This type of cancer is a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The life expectancy of a mesothelioma patient is affected by numerous factors including: Read More>>>

  • Are Green Tea Supplements Any Good?

    A good many of us take nutritional supplements these days for a variety of reasons, chief amongst them is the fact that our daily diet is devoid or lacking the full range of nutrients are body needs to stay in optimal health. So what's the connection to green tea?

    Green tea supplements came to my attention recently after reading something about how they are used by people looking to lose weight. As someone who takes supplements I'm always curious to find out if one type is better than the other. Read More>>>

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