Posted September 18, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
Electricity seems like pretty magical stuff — subatomic force particles found in practically everything. The scientific term for these particles is “electrons,” and for the most part, the technology behind controlling … READ MORE Back-to-School Beginner Science Experiments about Electricity Part 1 – The Lemon Battery
Posted September 15, 2015 by John Rose
If you are a parent, like me, you often marvel at the world your children are growing up in. Will they ever even know the agony of extracting a chewed … READ MORE Learn the Light Bulb: A Fun Way to Teach Kids About Electricity
Posted September 9, 2015 by Direct Energy Home Services
It seems that our homes always collect more gadgets, appliances, and electronics, and the electricity required to power them can really add up. And the electronic devices we often forget … READ MORE How Can I Improve the Energy Efficiency of my Modem, Router, or Cable Box?
Posted August 7, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
When it comes to technology, sometimes the little things matter most. Things like quarks, carbon nanotubes, very low voltages, and filaments. While the 20th Century was often called the Atomic … READ MORE The Direct Energy Buzz for August 2015: Quantum Mechanics, Conductors, and LED Lighting
Posted July 24, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
When it comes to saving energy, there are a bunch mistaken assumptions that often mislead people and cost them more money. The very vexing thing about these energy misconceptions is … READ MORE Challenging Common Energy Misconceptions Part 6: Too Odd to Be True?
Posted July 10, 2015 by Vernon Trollinger
The quality of your morning routine — getting out of bed, organizing your thoughts, and how you plan your day — directly affects your entire day. Consequently, it’s important to get energized so … READ MORE Improve the Energy and Efficacy of Your Morning Routine with These Six Apps