Rechargeable vs. Non-Rechargeable Batteries: The Pros and Cons

Posted July 25th, 2014 at 4:28 am by Loraine   |  2 Comments ›› tuesday-blog

Over the past fifty years, many of the products we use have increasingly become powered by rechargeable batteries—from the lead acid batteries in our cars and other motorized vehicles, to the variety of Ni-MH and lithium-ion rechargeable batteries powering our digital cameras, laptops, and other electronic devices. Choosing between rechargeable and disposable batteries can be frustrating. – Both types share …

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5 Wise Tips to Preserve Battery Life

Posted July 11th, 2014 at 2:04 am by Karen   |  1 Comment ›› 5 wise tips to preserve battery life

You’re on vacation on a wonderful island.

You’re breathing the briny air as you stand on your room’s terrace facing the beach. You feel so relaxed by the sea breeze brushing your cheeks. It’s the closest to heaven you can ever be!

What better way to make your friends jealous with your discovered paradise than to post a photo of it on …

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Are you safeguarding your children from the danger of battery ingestion?

Posted April 25th, 2014 at 6:04 am by Karen   |  No Comments ››

All batteries should be kept out of children’s reach to avoid accidental battery ingestion.  Particularly prone to ingestion are the small, round, miniature batteries, often called coin cells or button batteries.  These batteries are composed of metals like zinc, nickel, silver, cadmium, and lithium.  Some contain concentrated solutions of caustic electrolytes, and even mercury.  

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She’s 4 Sale. I have listed my Model S for Sale on eBay.

Posted June 23rd, 2013 at 7:57 pm by Elliott Alexander   |  3 Comments ›› IMG_0034

People may find this very hard to believe, but yes it’s true, my Telsa Model S is for sale.  She has been listed on eBay.  Everyone is going to ask, why I am selling it?   Well first of all, I do believe this is a fantastic car, no buts.  I think it’s the best car every made and I …

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Orlando to Miami, FL – Last leg, 228 miles.

Posted March 17th, 2013 at 8:00 am by Elliott Alexander   |  No Comments ›› Last charging photo op of our trip.  Free Chargepoint charger near Melbourne, FL around 2AM in the morning.  We break next door at an all night McDonald's.

Sunday morning 2AM, March 16th, we drive home.  Orlando to Miami, FL.  Our battery has been somewhat depleted from the races,  yet we’ve located a few EV chargers on the way down, so we can recharge while grabbing a late night bite.   Kohl’s is piloting an EV charger program and they have chargers in 33 …

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