Tame Bear on March 26th, 2014

This post is all about Litecoin. I will update it whenever I learn something new. Bookmark this page and visit again whenever you think of it. To begin with, I have downloaded Litecoin-QT for Mac OS X to run on my desktop Mac, a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo MacMini with 8GB 1067 MHz […]

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Tame Bear on April 17th, 2011

This is a very exciting time in the life of Tame Bear. You’ll see why when you watch this video. (Watch it full-screen if you can. And if you love it, click the “Favorite” link.) I’d like to thank my family for making this day possible: Thanks Mama Bear, Papa Bear, and Sister Bear and […]

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Tame Bear on March 26th, 2011

Few know it now, but we stand at the leading edge of one of the greatest cultural and spiritual renaissances the world has ever known. We have emerged from the greatest financial calamity our country has seen in nearly a hundred years. We appear to be as divisive as ever — some would say more […]

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Tame Bear on November 20th, 2010

Is Chevrolet ashamed of their new plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle? Their marketing slogan is “More car than electric.” It seems an odd way to sell a car to people interested in buying an electric vehicle. The Chevy Volt is a powerful, stylish sports car. Clearly they opted for performance over energy efficiency. “More muscle than milage.” […]

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Tame Bear on July 15th, 2010

In the ongoing effort to reduce his environmental impact on the planet, The Bear this week has installed a “TED-5002” on the home electrical panel. Other weblogs have described the T.E.D. installation process, so I won’t go into that here. Instead I’ll share some details about our particular grid-tied solar electric production system, and how […]

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Tame Bear on April 21st, 2010

Treesh and I went shopping for a freezer last summer. You know, one of those chest freezers you keep in the basement to store everything that won’t fit in the refrigerator freezer in the kitchen. We did a lot of canning and freezing from the garden last year and needed a place to put it […]

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Tame Bear on February 24th, 2010

Electricity from a box in your backyard? Bloom Energy is making them for commercial businesses — they’re about the size of a parking space. The first ones (definitely business-sized) cost about $750,000 and can generate 100Kwh of electricity. But within a decade we may be able to buy these for our home. Bloom Energy CEO […]

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