Tag Archives: efficiency

The Wrong Case: Energy Consumption and Television

The LA Times is running a piece about how flat-screen televisions aren’t energy efficient and how California is going to impose rules on energy consumption and all that other hippie shit. I call bullshit. Know why? Because less than 5 years ago, no one had a flat-screen HDTV except the extremely wealthy. Everyone had those old, shitty, big ass CRT ...

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Same Tall Towers, Brand New Windows

Two new buildings are being built in Tinajin, China that are sure to rival the Dubai tower in design. The 1175-foot Sinosteel International Plaza and the 288-foot hotel next to it may not be as tall as the Ultima tower, but they’ve got something to prove with the hexagonal windows installed in them. The windows are placed in such a ...

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Lotus Eco Elise Eats Grass, Shits Flowers

The Lotus Elise is a car known for its light weight and unique design. Now, those are all preliminary factors with the Eco Elise. Everything about this car circles around saving the world one step at a time. Water-based paint job? Check. Hemp, I repeat: Hemp interior? Check. Solar panels? Check. What the fuck does this car not have that’s ...

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Study: 30 inch screens increase efficiency and productivity…obviously

Captain Obvious, reporting for duty sir! A new study released shows that having a larger computer screen can increase efficiency and productivity compared to smaller screens. Well, you don’t say? Could it have something to do with having A LOT more room?! Don’t answer that question. It’s meant to be rhetorical. Gains in productivity were not only seen in the ...

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