Energy Saving Experiments

So this is pretty cool. Portland General Electric (PGE to Portlanders) has created some YouTube videos where they do some experiments on potential energy-saving tips. Things from how you should wash your dishes to how much energy you’d save (or waste) by having some of your appliances or electronics plugged in. You can find them at

Here’s one of the videos they show, talking about the amount of energy you’d save washing dishes by hand versus washing dishes using your dishwasher:


7 Things Christians Need to Remember About Politics

Here’s a good read as the upcoming Presidential election comes around: Seven things that Christians should think about with regards to politics. The two that I found especially good were #5 and #7: “Scripture tells us to pray for our governing leaders (2 Timothy 2:1-4) and to respect those in authority (Romans 13:1-7)” and “Stop saying, ‘This is the most important election in the history of our nation.'”

It’s something worth thinking about.

Korea United FC

Here’s a great article from ESPN’s Soccernet with regards to a team from Switzerland, FC Basel, and two of the members of the team: One of them being a South Korean, and the other a North Korean. It’s quite an interesting story, as the politics from their countries do have an impact on their footballing careers. Yet, they still can go above that and work together.