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Research investigates potential of neem seed oil as a sustainable alternative to petroleum-derived oils

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Research investigates potential of neem seed oil as a sustainable alternative to petroleum-derived oils

 

Research in the International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering has investigated the potential of neem seed oil as a sustainable bio-lubricant to replace conventional petroleum-derived oils.

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America's Bet on Wind Power Is Running into a Big Problem

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America's Bet on Wind Power Is Running into a Big Problem

 

Wind power advocates applaud new projects in the works. But Barron's reports, "But behind the scenes, the news about wind power is more sobering. Financially, the industry is teetering, with a parade of companies planning to renegotiate or pull out of contracts, jeopardizing plans for projects that were expected to provide electricity for millions of homes.

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This new gardening trend is saving homeowners both cash and time.

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This new gardening trend is saving homeowners both cash and time.

 

According to Yahoo News, "A growing number of gardeners are planting “green mulches” instead of hauling mulch into their yards, which has numerous benefits for gardeners and the environment."

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Gardener reveals ‘lazy’ hack for fighting off pesky invasive weeds.

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Gardener reveals ‘lazy’ hack for fighting off pesky invasive weeds.

 

It's not a revelation. Ruth Stout promoted this method many years ago, but Yahoo News reports, "Gardening can be pretty high maintenance, but one TikToker shared her favorite gardening hack to cut down on your to-do list. Apparently, it all comes down to mulching."

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Giant Wind Turbines Keep Mysteriously Falling Over. This Shouldn't Be Happening.

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Giant Wind Turbines Keep Mysteriously Falling Over. This Shouldn't Be Happening.

 

Popular Mechanics tells us, "Multiple turbines that are taller than 750 feet are collapsing across the world, with the tallest—784 feet in stature—falling in Germany in September 2021. To put it in perspective, those turbines are taller than both the Space Needle in Seattle and the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C."

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