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Super pooper power producer

Last week I had the opportunity to hear an interesting presentation on Michigan State University’s (MSU) new anaerobic digester power system that is under construction on the south end of its campus in East Lansing. The first phase will be … Continue reading

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Wasting money on superfluous shit

In these tough times of school funding crises, budget cuts, and program elimination, one local elementary school went the extra mile to improve education. they installed a digital changing message sign on the outside wall of the facility. Are you … Continue reading

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“Racking My Brain”

Below is a terrific post on bike racks originally published on Reader Area Development and reposted here with their permission. Racking My Brain by readerareadevelopment a kid’s view of the importance of bike riding. I remember when I got my first bike, it … Continue reading

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iPads for one, iPads for all – in Zeeland, Michigan

Kudos and major high-fives to the Zeeland Public Schools. Starting with the 2011-2012 school year, students in the Zeeland school system between 3rd grade and 12th grade (approximately 1,800 of them in all) are being provided with a free iPad to … Continue reading

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