Our lack of knowledge about our own energy usage is a huge problem, but also a huge opportunity for us all to save money and fight global warming by reducing our power usage. Google PowerMeter is free web-based platform that works with smart meters to provide visualization of real-time energy use data.
A device that records data in your house and tells you how you consume.
New Google project: a widget that shows your electricity usage over time.
Google PowerMeter which will show consumers their electricity consumption in near real-time in a secure iGoogle Gadget.26051202.jpg (JPEG Image, 2282x1397 pixels)
Info-graphic: consumption of key resources, estimated number of years before exhaustion. Many between 5 and 40 years.American taste for soft toilet roll 'worse than driving Hummers' | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Yet another reason to avoid the middle of the grocery store. (via @seldo)
Eating a diet high in processed food increases the risk of depression, research suggests. What is more, people who ate plenty of vegetables, fruit and fish actually had a lower risk of depression, the University College London team found.
food inc.Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds - Kaiser Family Foundation
This national survey of children about their media use was released at an event in Washington, D.C. featuring the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. A webcast is available.
The report about childrens and youngsters use of media