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A Black Friday with a Bright Future

It’s almost here—that special time of year when shopping moves from a basic necessity to a competitive sport and stores are offering deals that may stop you...

The Spine-Chilling Secret Lurking Behind Your Electronics

Yes, Halloween is just around the corner, but we’re not talking about the types of vampires or phantoms that frequent late night television programming or beaming computer screens in dark living rooms. What we are talking about can be just as frightening — the technology, that portrays those eerie figures, itself.  Vampire or phantom loads refer to the appliances and electronics that draw electricity from your outlets, even when...

Vampires and Phantoms, oh my!

Yes Halloween is just around the corner, but we’re not talking about those types of vampires or phantoms. What we ARE talking about can be just as frightening — vampire or phantom loads refer to the appliances and electronics that draw electricity from your outlets even when they are turned off...