Imagine the ability to change the color of your car or the walls of your house as easily as you might change the background of your Facebook page. Or maybe you would like your car to display your Twitter feed or Facebook page while you’re on the road. Such futuristic ideas may soon be made possible due to the versatility of the Light-Emitting Diode (LED). Marconi Labs were the first to discover the process of
When it comes to pinpointing the commercial pulse of the city of Atlanta, Georgia, look no farther than the northern district of Buckhead. The neighborhood offers among the city’s best shops and dining options and in addition to drawing in visitors, it also attracts many who want to make the location their home. Like most cities, Buckhead started from modest beginnings but has enjoyed a healthy, steady rise in prominence over the two centuries it
As I sit in front of my air conditioner, looking up weather forecasts of extreme heat for most of the United States, I started to wonder about how computers keep themselves cool. Let’s look at desktops. Why would anyone need more than a simple fan exhaust? If you are just checking your e-mails and reading articles on Wikipedia, you will not need to worry about anything more than that. Increased power consumption equates to more
LED lighting is turning up all over these days. It’s no wonder; they offer some clear advantages over the traditional incandescent bulbs of the past. These benefits come largely in four areas: ability, efficiency, affordability and longevity. Affordability Let’s tackle affordability first because the cost of LED bulbs tends to be the major stumbling block when it comes to their use. It is true that LED lighting does cost more per unit than incandescent bulbs.
Let’s face it. We live in Florida, which is an awesome place with great weather and just the right amount of rain. However, in living here we understand that there are inherent risks, whether from hurricanes or, in this case, from infestations of termites. According to Florida Pest Management Authorities, termites are the leading cause of property destruction and end up costing homeowners in the state of Florida billions of dollars each year. This is