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In the spirit of Dickens, waste less this Christmas
December 25, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Ah, Christmas — one of the most beloved holidays ’round the world. There’s nothing like spending quality time with loved ones, giving (and receiving!) gifts, and the smell of your choice of decadent deliciousness roasting in the oven. But did you know that most of what we consider to be “normal” Christmas behavior is a […]

Not the second-largest port for nothin’: Join us for the Summer Energy Teacher Workshop
July 29, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

When most people think of a port city, they think of beaches and a lot of waterfront property. They think of palm trees and salty sea breezes. But not all port cities are on the coast. In the United States, there are numerous inland ports (ports on fresh waterways) such as those in Milwaukee and […]

Inspired by energy: Get poetic and win a tour of the Wiess Energy Hall
July 24, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

In the time before TV or radio, people had to entertain themselves. Some of the quickest games to start were word games.  Either take a theme and pun away, or set up different rules like starting the next word with the letter that ended the previous word.  For more formal entertainment, you could create a […]

The road to self-sufficiency: How cities are transitioning to renewable energy — and how Houston can, too
June 10, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What would it take to go all renewable? What would it take to use exclusively renewable energy resources? What would you have to add to or take away from your home? How would your life change? For most of my energy entries, I’ve talked about conservation at the individual level. That’s because I know we […]



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