Battery power

What’s the best battery?  It depends.  But what’s the best for your money?  You’ll be surprised, according to this article by Clark Howard:

http://www.clarkhoward.com/news/clark-howard/shopping-retail/kirkland-signature-battery-rules-new-aa-tally/ncKBW/

How reliable is this news?  I don’t know, but it seems to make sense.  Tell me what you think.

How Tesla Batteries Are Powering an Energy Revolution

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Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1% any more.
They’ve started appearing in a small number of California homes to store electricity generated by rooftop solar panels, and beginning today …

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Why every entrepreneur needs to learn to code (something)

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Or, my journey into the driver’s seat

How many times have you heard the founder of a super successful startup tell some version of this story:

When I was 12 years old I got my very first computer. When all the other kids were outside playing I was sitting in my basement hacking away and learninghow to program my computer. I’ve just always been good at this stuff since I was a little kid. Yadda Yadda Yadda.”

I fuckin’ hate that story!

I hate it because it does the opposite of inspire (most of us). Instead, it makes learning to code feel completely and utterly out of reach.

I wasn’t that kid. I was outside running through sprinklers, salting slugs, and falling out of trees.

Now I’m 29 and I recently found myself wondering if it was too late for me…

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Speeders Treated to Lotto Tickets Instead of Traffic Tickets

What do you think?

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MELBOURNE, FL — Everyone was in a hurry to get to grandma’s house Wednesday, but those drivers in Melbourne caught speeding by police were treated to a special Christmas surprise.

According to WFMY,  drivers caught speeding were given scratch-off lottery tickets instead of speeding tickets.

By 1:00 p.m. Christmas Day, more than 30 lottery tickets were handed out to speeders and other traffic violators.

It was an effort by officers to spread holiday cheer while keeping the roads safe.

Officers do not yet know if any of the tickets were big winners.

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The good, the bad, the ugly

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 ‘There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it behooves us all not to talk about the rest of us”

 

– attributed (perhaps wrongly) to Robert Louis Stevenson