“Evil” retailer to boost energy conservation?

How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change the World? One. And You’re Looking At It. (Charles Fishman, Fast Company, via Brothers Judd)

Swirl bulbs don’t just work, they pay for themselves. They use so little power compared with old reliable bulbs, a $3 swirl pays for itself in lower electric bills in about five months. Screw one in, turn it on, and it’s not just lighting your living room, it’s dropping quarters in your pocket. The

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Flickr adds geotagging

As TechCrunch reported yesterday, Flickr has added geotagging to its already excellent photo-sharing service.

I played around with the geotags yesterday, and it’s very easy to use. Simply go to the organize screen, click on map, and start pasting your photos on Yahoo’s excellent maps (or use satellite imagery if you want). It’s AJAX powered and works really well.

I envision creating a Graffiti folder in Flickr and geotagging my “before” photos of graffiti that I clean up on

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Living at your ideal weight

This week on The Tube, Joel O$teen is again focused on nutrition.

He says we shouldn’t eat so quickly, and we should enjoy our food to avoid heartburn and indigestion.

This is getting to be a pretty funny religion he’s promoting!

Ah well, Houston does have its share of fatties, so maybe he’s doing some good with these

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Cowboys fine TO

Owens fined for missing team meetings (Jean-Jacques Taylor, DMN)

Terrell Owens, who has missed 19 of 31 practices since the start of training camp with a strained left hamstring, missed a team meeting and a rehabilitation session and was late to an offensive meeting Friday.

“That’s our club business. That’s going to be accounted for,” owner Jerry Jones said at halftime of Saturday’s 17-7 win over San Francisco.

Owens was fined $9,500.

When asked if there was

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