Netflix announced today that subscribers can now watch streaming movies and television programs via Wi-Fi or 3G over their iPhones or iPods (iPod touch) by simply downloading a free app from Netflix. Ipad users with Netflix subscriptions have already been enjoying streaming movies and television programs for months. Now iPhone and iPod touch users can do the same.
Its remarkable to think that Americans now have the ability to watch or listen to any baseball game over their cellular phones or portable video devices practically anywhere they have access to a Wi-Fi signal. And now, Americans can watch videos on demand from YouTube and now Netflix practically anywhere there is a Wi-Fi signal. Welcome to the 21st century!
"Europe's biggest windfarm, Whitelee, near Glasgow, boasts 140 turbines which last year ran at less than 25 per cent of capacity"
It's not exactly rocket science – when building a wind farm, look for a site that is, well, quite windy. But more than half of Britain’s wind farms are operating at less than 25 per cent capacity.
In England, the figure rises to 70 per cent of onshore developments, research shows. Europe's biggest windfarm, Whitelee, near Glasgow, boasts 140 turbines which last year ran at less than 25 per cent of capacity
Experts say that over-generous subsidies mean hundreds of turbines are going up on sites that are simply not breezy enough....
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glennwsmith said... Very nice, Marcel. This is one of the most beautifully put together, forward-looking, and yet also understated videos which I've yet seen from a major space agency -- and it just goes to show that there's a lot of good material out there if you know where to find it.
Regards, G. W. (Glenn) Smith
Stena Line to Covert Passenger Ferry to a Methanol Fueled Sea Vessel
Stena Germanica RoPax ferry is the first commercial marine vessel to run on Methanol.It is the largest ferry in the Nordic region and second biggest Ro-Pax ferry in the world.For this overall project cost comes to nearly $25.5m.It measures 240m long and 29m wide and lane metres of 3,907m.It is going to accommodate 300 cars and 1,300 passengers and freight capacity of 46,353t.
"The knowledge that we have now is but a fraction of the knowledge we must get, whether for peaceful use or for national defense. We must depend on intensive research to acquire the further knowledge we need ... These are truths that every scientist knows. They are truths that the American people need to understand." (Harry S. Truman 1948).