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Are “Supercapacitor” Batteries Coming Our Way? And Why the Left Will be Sad

Imagine a cell phone that will charge in minutes, or even seconds?  What if an electric car will charge in a fraction of the current time?  A Supercapacitor Battery would be a game changer!  Andrew Riley at All American Blogger posted the following video. OK, here’s my thinking. If this type of battery could be massed produced, electric cars could be a real alternative. Off the grid solar and wind, with these supercapcitors storing the juice, would be a more attractive option. People could be energy independent. The global warming alarmists (at least on the basis of their own rhetoric) […]

Frankenstorm Update: Hurricane Sandy is Strengthening, Last Minute Preparations Needed

As Hurricane Sandy approaches the East Coast, there is word that she is strengthening.  Here is more from the NY Times… Forecasters cautioned that the course of the storm could change, but officials from the National Hurricane Center said that it was no longer a question of if the storms would converge — but where and with how much force. Dr. Knabb of the National Hurricane Center said the storm’s intensity was unlikely to change. “The center of circulation is only going to be a very small part of the story,” he said. “This is not just going to be […]

Frankenstorm: Northeast Braces for Monster Storm

At the time of this writing, tens of millions of Americans are bracing for an potentially powerful combination of a winter storm with hurricane Sandy, labeled “Frankenstorm.” Here are some excerpts and video… From Jesse Ferrell of Accuweather… I said on my WeatherMatrix Facebook Page last night: “The weather hasn’t ‘scared’ me for a long time, but what I’m seeing tonight on the forecast models, and the seriousness with which I’m seeing famous meteorologists discuss next week’s historic storm, has gotten me a little worried. If you live in any STATE on the East Coast, it’s time to think about preparing for […]

Hurricane Irene Update 8-28-11: New York is next, CH 2.0 Bunker is Soggy UPDATED

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For the latest on Hurricane Irene, here is the radar image for the Northeast at approximately 1:15 AM. As you can see, much of  Eastern Pennsylvania is in Irene’s outer bands.  As the morning continues, the storm will make it’s closest approach to NY City.  And, as you might guess, the CH 2.0 bunker is under that blotchy yellow and red.  We’re getting some wind gusts, and some steady rain, but we have power, and the Direct TV is working about 1/2 the time. As the day unfolds, we’re getting some ideas about the scope of the storm, as well […]

Early Afternoon Hurricane Irene Update: 8-27-11

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Here is the latest on Hurricane Irene… The forecast that Irene will remain at Hurricane strength while it goes up to New England. This obviously increases the risk for wind damage. If you in this storm’s path, take cover and don’t do anything foolish.

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