Tag Archives: power

Electrical device plugs directly into trees for power

Electricity from tree

Researchers have discovered that there’s enough power in living trees to run an electric circuit. In today’s world of high-tech portable gadgets, iPods and cell phones, we’ve become dependent upon readily accessible electric outlets to power our devices and charge our batteries. But now researchers at the University of Washington have discovered nature’s alternative to the power outlet: living trees. That’s right, ... Read More »

Look out silver, here comes solar demand

Solar Panels silver

In early July, Japan set a premium price for solar energy that was three times the rate of conventional power. This meant utility companies would be paid three times more for electricity sourced from solar. It’s widely expected that the premium will ignite the use of solar power – and solar uses a lot of silver. Silver Demand from PV ... Read More »

How to Change our World: Tipping the Balance of Power

We can change the world

How to really change the world – and it’s easier than you think. Democracy is a Form of Oppression.  The modern concept of “democracy” is perhaps the most effective form of human oppression ever devised. It has single-handedly convinced billions of people around the world that if only they cast their vote at each election, struggle behind their favorite politicians ... Read More »

10 signs that you’re fully awake

Wake Up Call

Isn’t it obvious that there is a significant global awakening happening? Just as the Mayans predicted so many years ago, the apocalypse would become apparent in 2012. But many misinterpret the apocalypse to be the end of the world, when in fact it actually means an “un-covering, a revelation of something hidden.” As many continue to argue the accuracy of the Mayan ... Read More »