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Ways That Global Warming Can Change the World

Ways That Global Warming Can Change the World

If you enjoy reading your local newspaper or if you enjoy getting your news from the television, you likely know all about global warming. Global warming is an issue that is widely discussed, as well as issue that is widely debated. Although you may have an idea as to what global warming is, you may be wondering the impact that it will have on our planet. If so, you will want to continue reading on. A few of the many ways that global warming can change the world, and not for the better, are outlined below.

One of the most well known and publicized dangers of global warming is that of drastic weather changes. Although it is important to know that global warming may result in erratic changes with the weather, you may be curious as to what type of changes you can expect to see. For starters, you can expect to see warmer temperatures. Since the earth’s temperature is gradually rising, you will also likely notice a rise in temperatures on the ground as well.

With that in mind, it is also important to remember that colder temperatures are not uncommon either with global warming. When it comes to global warning, the process is actually used to describe changes in weather patterns, not necessarily individual events. And, as previously stated global warming can result in erratic weather changes. This means that just because it snows or is chilly in the north, it doesn’t mean that global warming is a lie or an untrue myth.

Returning back to weather, another one of the many ways that global warming can change the world is with flooding. It is said that global warming is causing a rise in sea level. Yes, this is true to some extent. Due to an increase in the earth’s temperature, many ice masses and glaciers are starting to shift and melt. This is what raises the sea level. If the sea level continues to rise as expected, flooding may have a huge negative consequence on the environment. If many coastal areas flood as predicted, this would make many coastal areas unlivable. This may result in a loss of money and property for those already residing in these areas.

In keeping with flooding, it is important to take a close look at all of the coastal areas in the world. If sea level were to continue rising and reach levels that are being predicted by many scientists, meteorologists, and computer models, millions of individuals would become coastal evacuees. Technically speaking, these individuals will become refugees. This is likely to cause a huge strain on the environment and land that wasn’t impacted by global warming and flooding, as well as the economy.

Another one of the many ways that global warming may change the world, as long as everything goes as predicted, is with health and wellbeing. As previously stated, global warming will cause the weather, as well as temperatures to change. What does this mean? It means that many insects and other forms of wildlife will suffer from confusion. Many will migrate to areas farther north, south, east, or west, depending on the location. Many of these animals, such as mosquitoes and mice, are known as disease carriers. In this aspect, global warming can cause an unprecedented spread of illness. This can be dangerous especially if the diseases spread were previously unfamiliar to the area.

The above mentioned ways are just a few of the many ways that global warming can change the world. Unfortunately, as previously stated, there is little good that global warming can do for us, the weather, the economy, and the planet in general, especially overtime. For that reason, if you would like to help prevent global warming from becoming a crisis, both now and in the future, you will want to do your part. You can start by limiting the amount of unnecessary energy you use in your home. The good news is that this approach will also help to lower your electric bill.


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Time To Change Batteries

Time To Change Batteries

One of the major components of your car is the battery. Imagine just how your car would start if it had no battery. Well, your car would actually not start without a battery and this simply goes to illustrate just how important this part is. It is your car’s main power source.

Your car’s battery actually functions to supply electric energy to your starter motor as well as the ignition system. These two mentioned parts are found in your vehicle’s engine. However, the life of batteries do not last that long. If you do pick a quality one, you might be able to have it for around 60 months, that is if you use it properly. Otherwise, you might be only able to use it for less than that amount of time.

Now, if you do have a battery that just would not function anymore, then it is time to replace it. In just a couple of steps, you can do this thing yourself and you need not ask for assistance or service from any mechanic or auto center personnel. However, keep in mind that a car’s battery has corrosive elements that could be harmful to you and your car so be careful when changing your car’s battery.

You should be able to start the whole scheme by turning your car’s engine off and locating the battery under the hood. To detach the negative battery cable, which is the black one, from the battery, you should first loosen the nut using a combination wrench. After doing such, twist it and pull up on the end of the cable with your hand. If your battery has been there long enough, there might be some need for you to provided greater force and pry the cable end loose using a screwdriver. Do the same steps in removing the positive cable which is the red one.

Remove the battery hold-down clamp with the assistance of a combination wrench. You can also use a socket and a ratchet for this task. Then, your battery should be loose by this time so you can now take it out of the tray. Be sure to grab them firmly from the bottom for they can be quite heavy.

When the battery has been removed, check the battery tray and hold-down clamp. If there are any signs of corrosion and dirt, clean them up first. You can use water as well as a wire brush to make it clean. You should also clean the battery cable connectors.

With everything clean, it is now time to put in the new battery. Put the new one in the tray and secure using the clamp. Attach and tighten the battery cables and make sure that you attach the positive ends first followed by the negative ones. Before putting down the hood, check first if all the connections are tight. Remember that loose connections equate to your car not starting.

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Guitar Lesson – How To Change Guitar Strings

Guitar Lesson – How To Change Guitar Strings

At some point, all guitarists need to learn how to change the strings on their guitar. Sometimes you’ll be forced to change one when a string snaps. But usually, you’ll simply want to change them, as strings lose their brightness and wear out.

The amount of time you leave between change strings varies depending on several factors. If you play your guitar regularly, then you might like to change your strings once a week or once a month.

Most Professional guitarists tend to change their strings before each gig. But in the end, it all comes down to a matter of personal preference. Something to bear in mind if you’re using your guitar for a gig, is that your strings need a few hours of play to break in properly. During this time, your strings will go out of tune as they stretch so you’ll have to retune.

Anyway, here’s what you do:
Remove the old strings by detuning the machine heads until the tension becomes loose enough to allow you to pull each string away from the headstock.

Another quick way to remove the old strings is to snip them using a pair of wire cutters. Be very careful if you do it this way, and make sure they are loose, since the bare ends of the strings can be sharp and easily flap around. Bare guitar strings are amongst the many things you DO NOT want to catch in your eye.

How you go about installing your new strings will usually depend on the type of guitar you have, as many guitars have slightly different methods. However, the strings are usually held in place at one end by fixtures behind or on the bridge, and at the other by turning the machine head on the headstock.

Here’s a small insider tip guitarists have been using for years to get more life from your steel strings once you’ve removed them: Boil them.

Dropping a set of strings into a pan of boiling water for 10 to 15 minutes will remove a lot of the grimy build up and bring a new life back to what would otherwise be lifeless strings.

It won’t last for very long, and you can’t get away with doing it too many times, but it can be an effective temporary measure.

I wouldn’t suggest you rely on this technique too much, strings aren’t too expensive – and using new strings saves you a lot of hassle.

Regardless of what kind of guitar you have, your strings need to be stretched after you’ve put them on. When you first tune your guitar, put your hand under each string around the pickup area, pull the string a few centimeters away from the fretboard, then release it. If the pitch has dropped, retune and repeat the process. Keep doing this until all the strings stay in tune.

On most electric guitars the strings are either secured at the bridge end by an independent tailpiece (like most Gibson guitars), or passed through the body of the instrument from the back into an all-in-one bridge unit (like most fender style guitars).

At one end of every steel string, you will find a tiny disc of metal around which one end of the string is wrapped. This is called the ball end.

Take the opposite end of the string and thread it through the fixture at the bridge.

Pull the string through until the ball end stops you from pulling the string any further.

Most electric and steel-string guitars use a similar system for securing strings at the machine head. The capstan to which the string is attached stands out vertically from the headstock. Strings can be passed through a hole in the side of the capstan.

The end is then passed around and under, trapping it in place when the machine head is tightened. Some capstans have vertical slots instead of holes. To use these, cut the string to length, and insert into the tip of the capstan. Then bend the string to one side and wind it around.

This leaves the string endings neat and tidy.
Here’s what you do next: Slowly turn the machine head for each string, increasing the tension until the string becomes suitably tight.

To save yourself time and energy, you can use a cheap plastic string winder, which simply fits over the machine head allowing you to crank it along more quickly.

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Saving Energy – Solutions That Will Not Change Your Lifestyle

Saving Energy – Solutions That Will Not Change Your Lifestyle

The rise and drop in temperatures in the coming years, place intense pressures on consumers around the world as this means only one thing, more energy and fuel are needed to control the environment and make homes more comfortable.

Over the years, new technology has been invented to improve the manner of living – energy saving devices are not excluded. However new technology, as always, is a bit expensive at first. And the prices will go down after some time. But instead of waiting for a more affordable energy saving devices, let us apply our common sense today and do some effort in saving energy.

•Avoid “phantom” energy users.

Electrical appliances that are plugged in to sockets even when not in use consume energy. It is like a turning on the engine of your car and idling for a very long time. A single appliance that remains plugged in may not give a significant increase in your electric bill but letting every appliance on “standby” can be a real money spender. Make sure to pull the plugs of every appliance from their sockets whenever you don’t use them.

•Turn down temperature of water heaters.

Water heaters hold about 40 gallons of water and maintain it at a constant temperature. Forty gallons of water that is sitting in your tank for a very long time consumes a lot of energy. If the water heater is not expected to be used for a while, it is advisable to maintain it at a lower temperature.

•The openings and leaks in doors and windows create drafts.

The stronger the draft is, the longer it will take for homes to be heated or cooled – in addition to the extra work that a heater or an air-conditioning system is doing to regulate the right temperature of the house. In newer homes, the problems may be few as today’s’ builders take more attention to sealing drafts potential areas and slots. Older homes may not be as well sealed. Even if the outer walls are insulated, air leaks often occur around wall outlets, switches and vents that could result in water condensation around these areas. A good foam patch could fix the problem.

•If there is really nothing to prepare much cooking for, let the stove and oven rest.

Instead, use the microwave. When cooking in stoves though, the closer the bottom of the pan used for cooking matches the hob ring of the stove, the more energy is saved. Too much flame for the pan and you are paying for heating the air around it.

•CFL lights are energy savers.

Using CFL bulbs will save you more than sixty percent of the cost of lighting compared with using incandescent light bulbs. Sure CFL lamps are a little more expensive but these are recovered easily because of its longer life and the energy saving feature it has.

•Clean appliances regularly.

Dirt and dust interferes with the efficiency of appliances. Likewise, place a good distance; allow about four inches of distance between the wall and appliances that generate heat for your walls not to retain the heat.

•When in the market always look for the energy coefficient and the energy saving features of the appliance you are buying.

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Missouri General Raider 1600 watt wind turbine knock off by thermodyne systems qaz661 Ebay scam

For the REAL Missouri General and Raider 1600 watt wind turbine manufactured by Missouri Wind and Solar heres Missouri Wind And Solar website www.mwands.com You can also find us on Ebay at http Our facebook page www.facebook.com Read this article by Paul Gipe first on Ron Graefe aka Bob Green ,Thermodyne www.wind-works.org If you have purchased one of the so called used Missouri General or Raider 1600 watt wind turbines from the seller qaz661 Thermodyne systems on Ebay contact me. jeff@mwands.com or raptor417 on Ebay . Ron Graefe the owner of Thermodyne systems and Hydrogen Appliances is no less than a thief. Hes a California company thats as low as dirt as far as i am concerned. Using my name Missouri Wind and Solar to sell cheap, junk copies of our wind turbines is something that Ron Graefe has no problem doing. His business is on the brink of failure and he needs desperately to use a good companies name to survive. This scam of thermodyne will end. How can he steal from customers and get away with it ? He goes by teomeimf on YouTube.

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Building a Small Wind Turbine part 1

An old 6 volt sealed led acid battery being charged by a 5 volt stepper motor. it generates 6 volts high current, 9 volts medium current or 12 volts low current, depending on the wind speeds. bridge rectifiers will convert the AC to DC. Capacitors will smooth the flow.

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Original Solar energy concept will directly convert the sun’s heat energy into mechanical energy.mpg

New efficient solar energy invention explained using simple terms and language. In a nutshell It combines the technology of solar panels and the heat generated from the sun together on one panel. Is it the holy grail of free energy? – Or a new concept fraught with problems? The answer is both. My experiments have taught me that there is a huge amount of untapped power in the suns heat, but it wont keep still and it is tricky to harness. This idea tackles that problem with a unique solution. By using the suns movement as a timing devise, for a heart like pump. This pump can be used the same way as a refrigerator pump — to remove heat from a given area. In other words the system could use the suns heat to provide cooling or be used as a solar powered air conditioner. The principal has been deemed sound by some well respected scientists in Australia. (CSIRO), but practicalities are a different matter for this point in time. Aparently scientists have their hands full trying to deal with "the problems at hand" keep your mind open and you will see that this is a simple soloution to a complex problem. It may be only small potatoes, but so are solar panels,- yet progress has begun. The information in video is my original theory based on directly converting the suns energy into mechanical energy. By Frederick Barnes- Find us on facebook @ www.facebook.com or website www.Goldfinders.com.au

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Hydrogen News ~ A WATERGOD ! Craig Westbrook interviewed by Billy Sexton 281-704-2046

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