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Jae Kamel’s URLs Presents…
The Equinox Edition of The List.
January 2016 Update
I-Phone free, for your protection.
I. Community Gardens
III. Energy Systems.
FAQs (i.e., following the Categories)
I. Community Gardens.
Intro: Sites are shown from many popular geographic areas, such that different communities can see each other’s work, borrowing good ideas from each otherand perhaps networking together. Usually one site per geographic area is all that is shown. Consumer Supported Agriculture has been recently receiving
media news coverage.
http://www.acenetworks.org/foodventures/index.php?page=137 }some of their food feeds the poor. DL 2011 Replacement: http://www.acenetworks.org/warehouse/Harvesting%20Agricultural%20Rewards.pdf }helping small and family farmers to sell direct to the public, etc.
http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/kinder/acga.html }the American Community Gardening Association’s page.
http://www.arivaca.net/communitygarden.htm }colorful productive gardens in Arizona. DL 2013. Replacement: http://www.localharvest.org/arivaca-community-garden-M21177 }this is their new site. But we also have these related links now: http://communityfoodbank.com/programs-services/alphabetical-list/santa-cruz-river-farmers-market/vendors/ }the community foodbank and garden list for southern arizona, with photos; and
http://img.docstoccdn.com/thumb/orig/2426913.png }list of all community gardens in Arizona. This link is good, and the site is there. If Word won’t link to it, cut and paste, or link from your e-mail.
http://www.arts4all.com/elca/page8.html }recipes for DIY Community Gardens. DL 2011 2013: Replacement: http://www.examiner.com/article/san-ramon-community-gardens-diy-fence-project }how to build a community garden. But we also found: http://tokyo-diy-gardening.org/category/garden-types/community-gardening/ }almost all photos, and DIY steps for community gardens, from one of the most crowded cities in the world, Tokyo.
http://www.attra.org/attra-pub/csa.html }more formal description with history of CSA farms. CSA=Community Supported Agriculture.
http://www.bridewellorganicgardens.co.uk/ }more of the virtues and uses of Community Garden.
http://www.burlingtongardens.org/Vermont_Community_Gardens.html }the Burlington, Vermont pleasant site. Like others, they do mini-grants, greenbelts, etc.
http://www.burlingtongardens.org/Vermont_garden_directories.html }list of all their gardens.
http://www.business.com/directory/agriculture/cooperatives/index.asp?partner=2662601 }list of agricultural co-operatives.
http://www.cityfarmer.org/gardenrules.html }sample rules and regulations of a Community Garden.
http://www.cityfarmer.org/german99.html }how they do it in Germany.
http://www.cityofseattle.gov/magnusongarden/MG-What.htm }Seattle’s view of a Community Garden.
http://www.communitygarden.org/ }American Community Gardening Association Garden picture archive.
http://www.communitygarden.org/adrienneyoung.php }a source of non-GMO seeds. DL 2011 This link, sadly, is down, and searching the site yields no info on where/how to obtain non-GMO seeds. Update 2012: http://www.arkinstitute.com/ }We found this site as a good replacement. Clean, simple site, nice colors, homepage a little crowded. “We offer only the cleanest 100% non-hybrid, non-GMO, chemical free produce seed, to allow you to plant your own gardens, feed your families and friends, and then harvest your seed to save for use the following planting season.”
communitygardensasappleseeds.info/_wsn/page3.html }service site for Community Garden. DL 2011. 2012 Update: We found their homepage here: http://communitygardensasappleseeds.info/index.html }this site provides stipends for those who want to start community gardens! “Community Gardens As Appleseeds” is a registered 501c3 non-profit with no overhead that provides help to people interested in community gardens in their town, neighborhood, school or place of worship. Messages to Community Gardens As Appleseeds can be sent to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org .”
http://www.communitygardensoftucson.org/ }organic-looking site from the Southwest. A nice, simple site.
http://www.coopdirectory.org/directory.htm }another co-op directory service.
http://www.cooperativegrocer.coop/coops/ }co-operative grocer’s food co-op directory, with 311 members, and their e-zine, with topics, back issues, and resources.
http://www.discoverfoodsys.cornell.edu/primer.html }the concept of community gardens can be expanded to CSA, and then to Community Food Systems, as they have done in this primer. Recommended, for example, if you’re a gardener and want to become involved with local food distribution.
http://eldoradoheirloomseeds.com/Home_Page.html }a good site for finding and ordering heirloom vegetable. Clean site, color photos of products. About the annoying voiceover on the home page: use Zap to turn that off. If you don’t have the script for that, go to https://www.squarefree.com/bookmarklets/pagedata.html }and follow the steps to add these bookmarks to your browser. We don’t know for sure if these heirloom seeds are non-GMO, but that seems to be implied.
http://www.evergreen.ca/en/programs/communities/community-development/food-gardens-toronto.sn }community food gardens in Toronto, Canada. Clean, simple site. Their community guidebooks and fact sheets http://www.evergreen.ca/en/resources/communities/guidebooks-fact-sheets.sn }have HTML and pdf manuals, guidebooks, etc. for what they call, “community driven naturalization”. The pdfs are natural and community garden manuals.
http://www.foodgardensfoundation.org.za/ } the food gardens foundation, in Africa! “Food Gardens Foundation also known as FGF was established in 1976 under the name of Food Gardens Unlimited, as a result of the June 16 riots in Soweto, Gauteng. At that time there were no food supplies going to Soweto as vans were overturned at every opportunity available. Two ladies Pauline Raphaely (a geologist) and Joyce Niland (a farmer’s wife) saw a need and started the organization out of R100 to introduce Food Gardens in Soweto. These gardens were letter called Peace Gardens and as a result of this the organization won several awards.”
http://www.gardendallas.org/ }Community Garden in Dallas, TX.
http://www.greenguerillas.org/ }New York City. ”A unique mix of education, organizing, and advocacy to help people cultivate community gardens…” Clean site.
http://www.greenlivingtips.com/articles/352/1/Community-food-gardens.html }An intro to community food gardens. The point of most community gardens is to provide healthy, safe food, but there are many other kinds of garden sites on the web. These links are for community food gardens.
http://greennetchicago.org/gardens/community-gardens }Chicago’s Community Garden and “green-net”, which shows what other communities can do.
http://www.greenpeople.org/community-supported-agriculture.cfm }search by state of zip code for CSA in your area. These are almost the same thing as community gardens. This site also has good links. 2012 Update: http://www.greenpeople.org/csa.htm }new URL for this site.
http://www.growcommunitygardens.org/ }photo of a Community Garden (Waltham, Mass.), and links (which may be hard to see).
http://www.growinggardens.org/english/programs/communitygardens/index.html }well-developed site, community has large garden.
http://www.harmoniousliving.co.za/Community/Charity/Food-Gardens-Foundation-FGF/ }the food gardens foundation. “established in 1977 under the name of Food Gardens Unlimited, as a socio-economic project to teach people to help themselves by growing essential food according to sustainable organic principles.” CFG is a part of this larger website and organization. South Africa.
http://www.infopoint.com/sc/orgs/garden/ }page for the Homefree Growing Project in Santa Cruz(Ca) DL 2011. Replacements: http://www.homelessgardenproject.org/index.php }they have their own site now, and…
http://www.homelessgardenproject.org/programs/csa.php }more on their community supported agriculture.
http://www.localharvest.org/ }has farmer’s markets, family farms, and CSAs as well.
http://lagardencouncil.org/ }The Los Angeles Community Garden Council (LACGC) partners with 40 community gardens in LA County to take care of the business side of gardening and give you more time to get dirty in the garden! We also offer gardening advice and workshops to more than 125 community gardens in LA County.
http://www.longbeachorganic.org/about-us-long-beach-organic.html }with a grant from Wild Oats, etc. “We are a non-profit organization operating 6 organic community gardens in the city limits of Long Beach, CA.Founded in 1994, we locate urban vacant lots from public and private owners and turn them into beautiful community gardens for local and sustainable food production.”
http://www.arch.mcgill.ca/prof/mellin/2008arch303/outline.pdf }this is from: http://www.arch.mcgill.ca/prof/mellin/2008arch303/index.html }in Canada
http://www.mindspring.com/~communitygardens/why.html }OSU’s “urban gardening program”. DL 2011. Replacement: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/news/release/2010/08/field-day-oak-creek-center-urban-horticulture-aug-25 }an announcement; and of course http://extension.oregonstate.edu/news/release/2009/03/osu-reopen-gardening-hotline-multnomah-county }their gardening hotlines. For real. More info here: http://search.oregonstate.edu/?q=center+for+urban+horticulture }searched OSU.
http://www.mmaauk.plus.com/ }a derelict (physical) allotment site reclaimed for food production. The English invented this sort of thing.
http://www.moregardens.org/ }more Community Gardens (this from Bronx, NY).
http://www.morningsidefarm.com/ }Began in 1983 as an effort to purchase good wholesome food in bulk for our family and a few friends and neighbors. Over 600 families later, we are still sharing purchases with old as well as new friends. While providing food is the way we make our living, ours is a personal mission to provide folks with whatever service it takes to help them along the road to a wholesome and healthy diet. We support local agriculture and enterprise either directly in the buying club or indirectly through networking to help members and local enterprises find one another.
http://www.mrsc.org/subjects/parks/comgarden.aspx }another intro site for community gardens and CSA. “The focus of this page is to provide background resources for Washington local government policy makers on opportunities to enhance sustainability by encouraging gardening in urban settings.” Good overview and links.
http://www.mtnstatesgroup.org/Community/CSA.htm }there’s also Community Supported Agriculture. Convenience, independence, sustainability.
http://www.ngalandtrust.org/ }Philadelphia’s Community Garden, with photos. A “green” site. Info on making garden fountains, variety of designs and prices. Recommended.
http://www.portlandonline.com/parks/index.cfm?c=39846 }clean and tasteful site.
http://www.postoilsolutions.org/Projects/CommunityGardens }another area’s Community Garden “POS”. DL 2011 Replacement: http://www.postoilsolutions.org/documents/Post_Oil_2010_Annual_Report.pdf }scroll down to “Community Based Food System”. They also have a different
http://www.postoilsolutions.org/index.php?ID=46 }community gardens page.
http://psrc.org/about/advisory/regional-food-policy-council }more from Washington State. Here, they’re connecting farmers and communities together. What can happen when CSA, etc., are systematized and developed.
http://www.raingardennetwork.com/about.htm }complete info about RainGardens, and the RainGarden network.
https://users.resist.ca/~kirstena/pagecomfrey.html }Because of its healing properties and the Velcro-like hairs, you can use a comfrey leaf just like a bandaid. If you want to sterilize it, dip it in boiling water, then let it cool and apply to minor wound. Comfrey is known for its healing qualities. It was referred to as “Knitbone” traditionally, as it is known for knitting together tissues and promoting cell growth. It was also referred to as “Bruisewort” as it is known to reduce swelling and bruising when applied to injuries as a poultice or compress. Leaves in poultices and compresses have been applied to varicose veins and arthritic joints, as well as diaper rash. Warm, smashed or bruised leaves applied to an inflamed injury are said to help reduce swelling and bruising, as well as reduce scarring.
http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/ppatch/links.htm }shows all “p-patch” Community Garden, with a very thorough and complete linklist for Community Gardeners. Their list alone is more complete than this whole Category.
http://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/neighborhoods/ppatch/ }more on the “p-patch program” (Seattle, Wa.) Their program is well-organized and doing very well; good site.
http://www.sjcommunitygardens.org/ }brief statement on San Jose (Ca.) Community Garden, with history, links, and downloads.
http://www.sustainabletable.org/getinvolved/tools/ }site with downloadable information regarding healthy foods and sustainable living, for use as handouts (“get involved”). These include a Farm Kit and a Sustainable Food Kit, for example, if you wanted to start Homefree Gardens in your area, or CSA.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/kinder/commun.html }homemade site with tips for children. This page also has more info on demonstration gardens in Vancouver and Montreal. This site has been improved in recent years.
vancouverurbanagriculture.ca/ }their colorful Community Garden site. DL 2011. Replacement:
http://vuan.blogspot.com/2009/05/about-us.html }their links are in the right-hand column, e.g. for
http://www.ediblegardenproject.com/ }the Vancouver edible garden project.
mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk/thegardengate }more photos; a U.K. example. DL 2011 No replacement. The entire site is gone. 2012 Update: We wanted the English to be still included on our list; so, we found:
http://www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk/english/environment/sustainability/carmarthenshirecommunitydirectory/pages/communitygardensandfood.aspx }”Carmarthenshire County Council’s Housing team have been working closely with tenants, residents and young people to improve the areas around which they live and to develop environmental enhancement and community food growing schemes.”
Intro: Sites are shown from many popular geographic areas, such that different communities can see each other’s work, borrowing good ideas from each others and perhaps networking their areas together. Usually one site per geographic area is all that is shown. Some of these co-ops are more community-active, some are more politically-active, etc., some are simpler. We have avoided the big business health food stores, since there is something inappropriate about them; think of, say, Whole Foods. Note: “coop” denotes the extant term “coop”, i.e., a place where chickens live. A
co-operative enterprise is abbreviated “co-op”, that is, with the hyphen.
http://www.albertagrocery.coop/index.html }nice list of sister-organizations. DL 2011 This link is down now; however, they’re still there at http://www.albertagrocery.coop/ }their homepage. They have a great farmer’s market there: http://www.albertagrocery.coop/category/general-information/ }info about it.
http://www.bozo.coop/ }in Bozeman, Mt., with a fancier website design.
http://www.business.com/directory/energy_and_environment/electric_power_utilities/cooperative_utilities/index.asp?partner=2662601 }an example of utility co-ops; list of utility co-ops from all over the country.
http://www.citizens.org/retail-stores/life-grocery-natural-food-co-op }Marietta, Ga. Has excellent, long list of co-ops & markets throughout the eastern states. Also “action alerts”, and news. DL 2011 but the original site is still there at: http://www.citizens.org }their homepage. A national list of food co-ops, health food stores, and natural food stores can be found here: http://www.greenpeople.org/healthfood.htm }a long list of ‘em.
http://www.commonground.coop/ }one from Champaign, Ill. Site partly under construction. 2011 Update: Their site is finished and it is nicely organized. A good co-op.
http://www.communityfood.coop/ }from Bellingham, Wa, another pleasant website. They are also associated with a community garden, as are many of these co-ops. We’re featuring not just co-ops with nice websites, but those who carry non-GMO foods or have community gardens, etc.
http://www.cooperative.org/ }get a “.coop” domain name.
http://www.cooperativegrocer.coop/cg_links.html }National Co-op Grocer’s Assoc. Links. DL 2011 but they have a link-list to co-ops nationally here: http://www.cooperativegrocer.coop/coops }12 pages of them listed.
http://www.cooperativegrocer.coop/articles/index.php?view_all=current_issue }they also publish an online magazine, called Co-operative Grocer. 2011 Update they’ve adopted the blog format on their site now. Lookup articles.
http://www.coopdirectory.org/ }the co-op directory service; novel set of links. This is a nice site, and their links are here: http://www.coopdirectory.org/index.htm#Some Of Our Favorite Links }includes links not related to co-ops.
http://www.cooperativegrocer.coop/articles/2004-01-07/co-ops-take-action-gmos }from Brattleboro, Vermont. “Think co-op member initiatives move too slowly? Then you haven’t met the members of the Brattleboro Food Co-op. Due to the powerful efforts made by a handful of persons, the shelf tags in this co-op’s grocery department now indicate which foods are produced without GMOs: genetically modified organisms.”
http://www.coops.wisc.edu/ }Univ. of Wisconsin’s “Co-ops and you”. Lists types of co-ops.
http://www.7principles.coop/coopalooza/ }they’re having a celebration of community and co-ops here. The Seattle and Puget Sound areas of Washington are very strong in this area, and elsewhere in Washington. Fun video on site.
http://www.cornucopia.org/2007/08/sow-the-seeds-flood-relief-fund-designated-to-help-midwest-farmers/ }co-ops doing flood relief for Midwestern farmers.
http://www.dancingrabbit.org/co-ops/ }from Rutledge, Mo; they’re also in Palo Alto, Ca., where we were members of Dancing Rabbit. Links and blogs here: http://www.dancingrabbit.org/related.php }for example, Intentional Communities.
http://www.daviscoop.com/index.html }from Davis, Ca.; clean site; a really good food co-op.
http://dillpicklefoodcoop.org/ }one apparently from Chicago, Ill.; a new food co-op that is forming in Logan Square/Bucktown; they have films, member picnics, etc.
durhamfoodcoop.org/taxonomy/term/1 }from Durham, N.C. 2011 DL Their site seems to be down, but here is some info: Durham Food Co-op; http://www.durhamfoodcoop.org/ }919-490-0929; 1101 W. Chapel Hill St.; Phone: 919-490-0929; 1101 W. Chapel Hill St.; Durham, NC 27701; and there are some audio files here: http://www.archive.org/download/DurhamFC/DurhamFC_64kb_mp3.zip }which are available at (with an M3U stream) at: http://www.archive.org/details/DurhamFC }the co-op was still active in 2007 when this list was first made. 2012 Update: Here is http://durhamcentralmarket.org/who-we-are }the Durham Central Market. “folks in several neighborhoods near downtown Durham saw a need and were excited about the possibility of creating a grocery/market that focused on locally-produced food. Our goal is to create a neighborhood co-op grocery that reflects Durham’s unique culture and community, and that will serve those who live and work in the heart of Durham.”
http://eatkind.net/ethical.htm }progressive site with ethical eating, fair trade, and U.S.Organic.
http://www.ecobusinesslinks.com/food_coops_natural_foods.htm }natural and organic food co-ops and health food stores: a directory. Green directory since 1998.
http://www.equalexchange.com/wholesale }wholesale Fair Trade for your co-op, etc. See also their co-op. today most people are familiar with Equal Exchange, check out this site if you’re not.
http://www.everman.org/community.htm }good co-op in Pensacola, Fl., with 11000 members.
http://foodcoop.com/go.php?id=38 }in Brooklyn, N.Y., since 1973.
http://www.foodconspiracy.org/ethics/ }Food Conspiracy Co-op, Tucson, Az. Good site. Check out their info on GE foods (i.e., GMOs) here http://www.foodconspiracy.org/ethics/gefreeshopping/ }with detailed information by crop here: http://www.mindfully.org/GE/2003/GMO-Field-Trials2003.htm }detailed.
http://www.foodfront.coop/AboutUs/tabid/119/Default.aspx }one of Portland’s fine co-ops.
http://www.frontiercoop.com/products/herbs.php }they have bulk organic herbs and spices which you can buy online from them. The founded the National Center for the Preservation of Medicinal Herbs.
http://www.greenearthorganics.com/ }their original URL seems down 2011 Update but the URL given works. Canada’s co-ops that deliver, in Vancouver and Toronto. They’re also connected with: http://www.eatit.ca/ }Canada’s online organic food store. There is also a list of online organic food stores here: http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/honeydew/online_organic_stores.htm }in our tests, only one of the links went to natural beauty products instead. List of online organic stores.
http://www.greenpeople.org/search2nd.cfm?type=Food_Coops }national locator for health
food stores and natural co-ops. A fast and excellent site that has all the co-ops listed.
http://www.greenstar.coop/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=586&Itemid=219 }”Paper or Plastic? How ‘Bout Neither?” Another good co-op from New York. “GreenStar, like many co-ops, has taken steps to help combat global warming and needless litter by implementing a few simple, but significant changes. We encourage customers to bring their own bags by offering a $.05 rebate per bag brought in to reuse and by selling reusable bags in the store, at a range of prices. Recognizing that many people will still want to be offered a bag while checking out, GreenStar switched a few years ago to more sustainable options.” Recommended that you read this article, and that Greenstar increase the rebate to 10¢ per bag brought.
http://www.harvestcoop.com/ }co-op in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Find the others at:
http://www.harvestcoop.com/link/index.html }this page also has GMO info links.
http://www.justfood.coop/ }one in Northfield, Mn.; a knitting-circle meets there.
http://www.lakewinds.com/store/webpage.aspx?SID=3&Webpage_ID=6276&Category_ID=0 }Lakewinds Natural Foods, a full-service cooperative grocery, has served the western suburbs for over 35 years and currently has locations in Minnetonka and Chanhassen, Minnesota. “Lakewinds, along with other natural food retailers across the country, is celebrating Non-GMO Month. Why bring attention to this controversial issue? As you may know, genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are commonly found in conventional processed foods, but there is a movement in the natural foods industry to use a non-GMO verification seal on packaged food to indicate when it is GMO-free.”
http://www.lamontanitacoop.com/ }Albuquerque, Gallup, and Santa Fe co-ops.
http://www.lifegrocery.com/retailer/store_templates/shell_id_1.asp?storeID=FCURUEAS61S92NM700AKHLBD3C4A30TE }grocery and café in Marietta, Georgia.
http://www.localharvest.org/food-coops/ }database listings of food co-ops.
http://www.morningsidefarm.com/ }”The MORNINGSIDE BUYING CLUB began in 1983 as an effort to purchase good wholesome food in bulk for our family and a few friends and neighbors. We are Barb and Jim Joyner. We live our lives, farm our crops and operate the Morningside Buying Club in rural middle Tennessee. We serve buying club members within about a 75 mile radius from where we live.”
http://michaelbluejay.com/coop/ }an example of housing co-ops (please see also JKU-IV.)
http://www.mwnaturalfoods.coop/index.php } straightforward site from Minneapolis. Has list of Midwestern Co-ops. DL 2011 Replacement: http://www.organicconsumers.org/state/greenbiz.cfm?state=MN&type=biz }Minnesota food co-ops and health food stores directory. Here also is: http://minneapolis.about.com/od/foodanddrink/tp/listofco-ops.htm }linklist of Co-ops in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities
http://www.ncba.coop/ }the National Co-operative Business Association; provides networking and some types of support; endorses co-op competitiveness (which we don’t).
http://www.ncga.coop/ }National Co-operative Grocers Association, “Putting it all together for food co-ops”. Their list of affiliates page now has a map.
ncga.coop/node/935 }Vermont’s excellent collection of progressive co-ops. DL 2011. Try this replacement: http://www.vtliving.com/healthfoodstores/index.shtml }Vermont health food stores, food co-ops, & natural food markets.
newpi.com/updateable/update_display.cfm?pageID=571 }has 2 locations in Iowa. DL 2011 Replacement: http://iowafood.org/ }web-based marketplace for Iowa-grown foods.
http://www.ntuc.com.sg/co-ops/history_foodfare.asp }an article on Singapore’s “Foodfare”
co-op. They’re also doing union organizing, worker protection, etc. This is the world’s
most densely populated country, at the southern end of the Malay Peninsula. DL 2011 Unfortunately that link is down, try this: http://www.sncf.coop/articles/inthenews_1.html }Singapore national co-op federation news, and http://www.income.com.sg/aboutus/index.asp }their co-operative insurance provider. Also http://www.ica.coop/coop/statistics.html }shows that in Singapore, every-other person (1 of 2) is a member of a co-op.
http://www.openharvest.coop/ }one in Lincoln, Nebraska, featured on the Learning Channel.
http://www.organicconsumers.org/supermarket/coops_gmos.cfm }”Food Conspiracy Co-op is a 31-year-old natural foods store in Tucson, Ariz., with a dedicated membership base and a loud voice. Armed with community dedication and willing volunteers, the co-op has tangled with the big boys, lobbying natural foods manufacturers to clean up their products and offer a broader selection of products free of genetic contamination.” From the Organic Consumers Association.
http://www.peoplesfood.coop/ }store and café from Ann Arbor, Mich.; links with the “Inter-co-operative Council
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07046/762143-242.stm }Wilkinsburg, Pa., with a witty intro.
http://www.putneycoop.com/ }from Vermont, one that’s 65 years old.
http://www.rainbow.coop/history/ }famous SF co-op with history of co-ops throughout SF and Berkeley, and photos of their beautiful murals.
http://www.rivercityfoodcoop.org/ }from Evansville, IN.; clean, simple site.
http://www.roanokenaturalfoods.com/ }in Roanoke, Virginia; they have a You Tube commercial.
http://www.sacfoodcoop.com/ }beautiful site, with Action Alerts, social justice and environmental health issues, even recipes. Good model for other co-ops. Also: http://www.sacfoodcoop.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=72&Itemid=99 }read their demonstration theatre page.
http://www.seward.coop/history }nice-looking co-op in Minneapolis.
http://www.snoislefoods.coop/index.php }nice co-op from Everett, Wash.
http://www.umich.edu/~nasco/OrgHand/movement.html }précis and brief history of co-ops. Recommended reading.
http://wheatsville.coop/ }from central TX near Austin; well-made site. Also: http://wheatsville.coop/partners.html }their community links page.
http://www.willystreet.coop/ }from Madison, Wisconsin.
III. Energy Systems.
Note: Some of the energy systems presented are speculative or experimental. The object for the reader is to think-outside-the-container. What you think isn’t possible, for you, isn’t possible; but this holds the rest of us back. The future has arrived; carpe diem.
http://saveenergy.about.com/od/windpower/a/texas_wind.htm }news of wind power generation.
http://www.aidis.org.br/span/ftp/OFFSHORE%20ALTERNATIVE%20ENERGY%20GENERATION.pdf }wave energy, tidal, marine currents, thermal energy. a thorough PDF. DL 2011. You can check out what happened at http://pdfdatabase.com/search/energy-generation-book.html }and see what happened to the link. This important subject is hard to find info on. For example, Wiki has been having problems with it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wave_power }scroll down and you’ll see the same pdf that I listed, there. We’re very dismayed to report that most of Wiki’s links are dead now, too, except for http://www.brooke-ocean.com/s_horse1.html }which is only a sensor and doesn’t generate electricity. There’s more scientific info on http://www.brooke-ocean.com/s_horse1.html }which is Wiki’s archived page on it. This page http://pdfdatabase.com/search/bearden-bedini-free-energy-generation.html }lists the same pdf above again, but with some other interesting stuff. This is probably the best page on offshore alternative energy generation that’s extant: http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Rough+seas+ahead%3a+confronting+challenges+to+jump-start+wave+energy.-a0217847380 }but it’s bureaucratic, not scientific. Our apologies.
http://www.alternative-energy-engineering.com/index.html }alt. transportation fuels, others.
home.altenergystore.com/ } commercial site with many appropriate products. The actual equipment you would buy for DIY and small-scale efforts, or, buy in large quantities for large-scale efforts.
http://www.altestore.com/store/Wind-Turbines/c389/ }wind systems, solar, parts, supplies.
http://www.altestore.com/classes/ }alt. energy classes (for folks in Hudson, Mass.).
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_tesla.htm }many Tesla links and other links.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/tesla/esp_tesla_17.htm }Tesla coils are composed of coupled resonant electric circuits. Tesla developed a series of coils that produced high-voltage, high-frequency currents. In the majority of Tesla’s experiments, he used machinery of his own design to produce the Tesla effect.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/tesla/esp_tesla_36.htm }The radiant energy system is a self-oscillating capacitive system. Once it is set into oscillation, very little power is expended in keeping it going. Because it is an electrostatic oscillating system, only a small amount of charge moves through the system per cycle, that is, the coulomb per seconds = amps are low. If the charge is used at a low rate, the energy stored in the system will be turned into heat at a slow rate enabling the oscillations to continue for a long period of time. Tesla’s “Coil For Electro Magnets,” patent #512,340 is a very special coil design because, unlike an ordinary coil made by turning wire on a tube form, this one uses two wires laid next to each other on a form but with the end of the first one connected to the beginning of the second one. In this patent Tesla explains that the double coil will store many times the energy of a conventional coil.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_scalartech.htm }Scalar electromagnetics links, a long list. Recommended.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/ciencia/antigravityworldgrid/ciencia_antigravityworldgrid09.htm }Tesla Scalar Wave Systems: The Earth As A Capacitor by Richard L. Clark. Nikola Tesla engineered his communications and power broadcast systems based on the Earth as a spherical capacitor plate with the ionosphere as the other plate. The frequencies that work best with this system are 12 Hz and its harmonics and the “storm” frequency around 500 KHz. The basic Earth electrostatic system and the basic Tesla designs are shown in the figure below. All lengths or circuits must be one-quarter wavelength or some odd multiple of it.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/scalar_tech/esp_scalartech10.htm }scalar electromagnetics.
http://news.cnet.com/Want-alternative-energy-Try-pond-scum—page-2/2100-11386_3-6145197-2.html?tag=st.next }good biomass article. 2011 Update: this page is still there but the contents have changed. Try: http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_energy/technology_and_impacts/energy_technologies/how-biomass-energy-works.html }surveys the various kinds of biomass generation. Also http://www.biomass.net/ }gives important info about biomass generation.
http://cat007.com/magnet.htm }The most objective and informative page about magnet therapy we have found yet. Explore the rest of this site for lots of excellent info on alternative medicine.
http://www.crnano.org/benefits.htm }Overview: Molecular manufacturing (MM) can solve many of the world’s current problems. For example, water shortage is a serious and growing problem. Most water is used for industry and agriculture; both of these requirements would be greatly reduced by products made by molecular manufacturing. Infectious disease is a continuing scourge in many parts of the world. Simple products like pipes, filters, and mosquito nets can greatly reduce this problem. Information and communication are valuable, but lacking in many places. Computers and display devices would become stunningly cheap. Electrical power is still not available in many areas. The efficient, cheap building of light, strong structures, electrical equipment, and power storage devices would allow the use of solar thermal power as a primary and abundant energy source. Environmental degradation is a serious problem worldwide. High-tech products can allow people to live with much less environmental impact. Many areas of the world cannot rapidly bootstrap a 20th century manufacturing infrastructure. Molecular manufacturing technology can be self-contained and clean; a single packing crate or suitcase could contain all equipment required for a village-scale industrial revolution. Finally, MM will provide cheap and advanced equipment for medical research and health care, making improved medicine widely available. Much social unrest can be traced directly to material poverty, ill health, and ignorance. MM can contribute to great reductions in all of these problems, and in the associated human suffering.
http://genesdev.cshlp.org/content/27/22/2397.full#abstract-2 }Historically, biomedical research has been based on two paradigms. First, measurements of biological behaviors have been based on bulk assays that average over large populations. Second, these behaviors have then been crudely perturbed by systemic administration of therapeutic treatments. Nanotechnology has the potential to transform these paradigms by enabling exquisite structures comparable in size with biomolecules as well as unprecedented chemical and physical functionality at small length scales. Here, we review nanotechnology-based approaches for precisely measuring and perturbing living systems. Remarkably, nanotechnology can be used to characterize single molecules or cells at extraordinarily high throughput and deliver therapeutic payloads to specific locations as well as exhibit dynamic biomimetic behavior. These advances enable multimodal interfaces that may yield unexpected insights into systems biology as well as new therapeutic strategies for personalized medicine.
http://www.dsireusa.org/summarytables/index.cfm?CurrentPageID=7&EE=1&RE=1 }how to get financial incentives for renewable energy: loans, grants, rebates, etc. Database of state incentive for renewables and efficiency.
gen.ecovillage.org/ }the Mother Lode of sustainable living. 2011 Update: they have 5 new videos to watch on this site now. One of them is about Findhorn. Check it out.
http://www.electricityforum.com/news/feb10/ITERandJETleadwayonfusion.html }Scientists at Culham are preparing for an experiment in 2013 in which they hope to break their own record of 16 megawatts of fusion power. The doughnut-shaped reactor at Culham, known as the Joint European Torus, or JET, can take an amount of fuel about equal in mass to a postage stamp and heat it to more than 100 million degrees Celsius — hotter than the sun. This creates plasma, which in turn releases energy. Eventually, scientists hope to create enough energy, and at sustained levels, to produce electricity using steam-driven generators.
http://www.energyalternatives.ca/ }very informative site; see the FAQs. Renewable energy general contractor.
http://www.energie-atlas.ch/every-intro-en.htm }renewable energy atlas; lists all the types. DL 2011. Replacements: http://nationalatlas.gov/articles/people/a_energy.html }the national atlas of renewable energy sources; http://energyatlas.org/ }the renewable energy atlas of the West; http://climatechange.gov.au/en/what-you-need-to-know/renewable-energy/atlas.aspx }Links to the data on which the Renewable Energy Atlas was based is now available directly from the originating organizations on this webpage.
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter14.html }good intro. to ocean energy systems. Great site generally for simple explanations of energy systems.
http://furbishco.com/ }they provide living roofs and living retaining-walls, etc., check it out.
http://www.galactic.org/GMnewsletter2.pdf }Dynadran Energy. Think outside the box.
http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/137520-clean-limitless-fusion-power-could-arrive-sooner-than-expected }Probably more significant is news from the Joint European Torus (JET), a magnetic confinement fusion facility in the UK. JET is very similar to the ITER nuclear fusion reactor, an international project which is being built in the south of France. Whereas NIF and Sandia create an instantaneous fusion reaction using heat and pressure, ITER and JET confine the fusing plasma for a much longer duration using strong magnetic fields, and are thus more inclined towards the steady production of electricity. JET’s breakthrough was the installation of a new beryllium-lined wall and tungsten floor inside the tokamak — the doughnut-shaped inner vessel that confines 11-million-degrees-Celsius plasma (pictured above).
http://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/2272013-us-navy-labs-create-plasma-spheres-rings-using-haarp/ }Finally, we found information that RADAR was used to generate artificial plasma / literally LIGHTNING at the MIT research labs… C-band and S-band.. again.. same bands that NEXRAD RADAR use.
http://www.georenew.com/index.php }another well-made commercial site, geothermal, etc. DL 2011. 2012 Update: Here instead is http://www.ormat.com/ }”Ormat Technologies, Inc. is a leading vertically integrated company dedicated to providing solutions for geothermal power, recovered energy generation (REG) and remote power.”
http://www.gizmag.com/dynomak-fusion-reactor-university-washington/34174/ } According to the UW team, Dynomak builds on existing technology, such as an ITER-developed cryogenic pumping system.
Technically, its a spheromak, which means that instead of a torus, it’s a simple oblate spheroid. There’s no central core and it doesn’t need the large, complex superconducting magnets that ITER uses. Instead the magnetic fields are produced by putting electrical fields into the center of the plasma using high temperature superconducting tapes wrapped around the vessel, so, in a sense, the plasma contains itself.
https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&sugexp=les%3B&gs_rn=3&gs_ri=psy-ab&tok=fRHA2y_LD0_mMatXUh_H4A&cp=10&gs_id=12&xhr=t&q=diy+wind+generator&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.&bvm=bv.42452523,d.eWU&biw=1280&bih=845&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=iwYdUYLzK5Oe8QSzxYGQCg#um=1&hl=en&tbm=isch&q=diy+wind+generator+plans }DIY wind generator plans custom search.
http://www.greatlakes-energy.com/index.html }primarily PV systems for the Great Lakes area. Also a glossary here: http://www.greatlakes-energy.com/glossary.html }Enlarge text for readability.
http://www.greenfuels.org/ }Canada Renewable Fuels Association: biodiesel and ethanol. A clean, informative site. See their “Mythbusters” series.
http://www.gprsmodems.co.uk/acatalog/Alternative_Energy_Systems.html }British supplier of alt. energy systems. http://www.hasslberger.com/tecno/tecno.htm }”This section of my page relates what I found on my search for new concepts of power generation. I hope that soon it will be outdated – overtaken by events – because that would mean that in some way we overcame the big hurdle and are heading . . . for a brighter future!” This is a really good collection of alternate energy sources and inventions, Recommended.”
http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-62638703.html?key=01-42160D517E1E166F1002051F05224E263C4D3C437779710F720E0B61651A617F137155 }article of interest: “Marvin Hansen’s Skunk Creek Conoco/Petro Plus store is not your typical convenience store/gas station/car wash: Located in a hollow just off Interstate Hwy. 35 about halfway between the Twin Cities and Duluth, customers won’t even see one of its most unusual features. The store will be heated and cooled by a geothermal heat-pump system that extracts heat from the ground even in the depths of a Minnesota winter. “
http://www.iec.ch/etech/2014/etech_0314/store-1.htm }A practical example is through the use of nanotechnology, the light and energy generation of crystalline silicon solar cells or organic solar cells can already be enabled or significantly increased. Their manufacturing also requires less material and is more cost-efficient. In addition, energy storage capacity will significantly improve with the use of nanomaterials for lithium-ion batteries. This is by far the most important battery technology for energy storage since the early 1990s. It is especially important in view of the constantly increasing demand for electric vehicles, whose success is also directly linked to battery performance and resulting range extension.
http://www.ienergyinc.com/ }commercial site for all alt. energy systems; a portal. Clean, well made site, and good products. 20 different kinds of alternative energy featured.
http://www.iepc2013.org/get?id=376 } The ElectroMagnetic Plasmoid Thruster (EMPT) at MSNW LLC. is a 1 kW, electrodeless pulsed plasma thruster that generates and accelerates a Field Reversed Configuration (FRC) to produce thrust. Two key components of the thruster are the RF antennas that generate a Rotating Magnetic Field (RMF), which produces azimuthal plasma currents and form the FRC, and the flux conserving rings, which provide radial pressure balance to the FRC.
http://www.invenergy.com/services.html } hydrogen, fuel cells; energy storage batteries, supercapacitors; distributed generation; microturbines etc.
http://www.jatsgreenpower.com/ }good commercial site, equipment for sale, etc.
http://www.keelynet.com/energy/emery.htm }A duplication of Edward Leedskalnins’ – ‘Perpetual Motion Holder’ shared courtesy of Matthew S. Emery KeelyNet – 06/05/02. I received this fascinating email from a Mr. Matthew S. Emery who is kindly sharing results so far, of an experiment he is currently working on. In subsequent e-mail, for the sake of clarity, Mr. Emery has included photos which are all posted in this document.
http://www.lifewave.com/pdf/Papers/SciencePaper002-NanotechnologyLifewave.pdf }By way of example, solar cells have been around for decades however one of the drawbacks is that they don’t work well on cloudy days, because the older technology is based on harnessing the energy of visible light. Now new technology based on plastic composite materials is being researched that can create solar cells that are able to harness the sun’s invisible, infrared rays. National Geographic reported in January of 2005 that scientists had combined nano particles called quantum dots with a polymer to make a plastic composite that can be sprayed onto other materials and used as portable electricity. (Stefan Lovgren. Spray-On Solar-Power Cells Are True Breakthrough. National Geographic, January 14, 2005). Photoelectric dendrimeric branching light-harvesting molecular antennas have been designed and synthesized by a number of researchers.
(Z. Xu, J.S. Moore, “Design and Synthesis of a Convergent and Directional Molecular Antenna,” Acta Polymerica 45(1994):83-87.; M.R.Shortreed, S.F. Swallen, Z.-Y. Shi, W. Tan, Z. Xu, C. Devadoss, J.S. Moore, R. Kopelman, “Directed Energy Transfer Funnels in Dendrimeric Antenna Supermolecules,” J. Phys. Chem. 101(1997):6318-6322.; C. Devadoss, J.S. Moore, “Synthetic Light Harvesting Antennas,”
1999 McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, Mcgraw-Hill, NY, 1999, pp. 284-287.)
http://www.marketresearch.com/browse.asp?categoryid=146&SID=63983429-391291574-344124915 }energy market research reports (commercial).
http://www.mnproject.org/e-altgeneration.html }biogas/methane digesters.
http://www.motherearthnews.com/Renewable-Energy.aspx }very good Intro to various types. Clean site. Lots of info, but site takes a moment to load.
http://users.moscow.com/oiseming/lc_ant_p/lnk_se.htm }Gasoline Engine (and Related) Web Sites. Here is a hodge-podge collection of antique engine links accumulated through the years. If you don’t find yours please don’t be offended. Inclusion and exclusion is completely random. Furthermore, this list is not sorted in any manner: Not alphabetical. Not by quality. Nothing. Sample: https://web.archive.org/web/20050206183558/http://www.oldengine.org/members/allen/techindex.html }Old Engine members’ technical index.
http://www.mpoweruk.com/alternatives.htm }Alternative Energy Storage Methods, A brief diversion. Several non chemical energy storage techniques have been developed over the years, mostly for very high power applications and while all of them have been used in practical systems, apart from capacitors, there has been slow take up of the ideas up to now. Some examples are given here.
http://www.mpoweruk.com/battery_types.htm }Batteries and Other Energy Storage Devices. The range and diversity of batteries used as a source of electrical power is truly enormous, reflecting the immense range of uses of electrical power. They range in size from tiny button cells storing milliwatt-hours of energy and delivering microwatts of power to giant load leveling batteries, the size of buildings, storing megawatt-hours and delivering megawatts. The diverse range of applications has spawned a multitude of specialist batteries, each optimized for a particular use. Some of the applications for which unique batteries have been designed are outlined below.
http://www.mpoweruk.com/chemistries.htm }Batteries. Cell Chemistries – How Batteries Work. Note: The names “Batteries” and “Cells” are used interchangeably in this text though strictly speaking, a battery is made up from a group of energy cells. See more on the Beginners Page.
http://www.mpoweruk.com/history.htm }Battery and Energy Technologies: History of Technology.
http://www.mpoweruk.com/ups.htm }Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) are designed to automatically provide emergency power, without delay or transients, to critical applications in case of an interruption to, or unacceptable condition of the mains/utility supply. Some UPSs also filter and/or regulate mains/utility power.
http://afsic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=2&tax_level=1&tax_subject=281 }overview of farm energy options and alt. farming systems: articles, resources.
http://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-in-energy.php }Nanotechnologies provide essential improvement potentials (sic) for the development of both conventional energy sources (fossil and nuclear fuels) and renewable energy sources like geothermal energy, sun, wind, water, tides or biomass. Nano-coated, wear resistant drill probes, for example, last longer for the development of oil and natural gas deposits or geothermal energy. Further examples are high-duty nanomaterials for lighter and more rugged rotor blades of wind and tidal power plants as well as wear and corrosion protection layers for mechanically stressed components (bearings, gear boxes, etc.). Nanotechnologies will play a decisive role in particular in the intensified use of solar energy through photovoltaic systems. In case of conventional crystalline silicon solar cells, for instance, increases in efficiency are achievable by antireflection.
http://www.bfrl.nist.gov/863/heat_transfer_group/fuelcell.htm }residential fuel-cell systems.
http://www.nwes.com/ }an assortment of alt. energy sys., including generators. Solar-one batteries.
http://www.otherpower.com/ }We are a group of alternative energy enthusiasts who want to spread the message that it’s FUN and EASY to make your own electricity FROM SCRATCH. Otherpower headquarters is located in a remote part of the Northern Colorado mountains, 11 miles past the nearest power pole or phone line. All of our houses and shops run on only solar, wind, water and generator power…not because we are trying to make some sort of political or environmental statement, but because these are the only options available. And we refuse to move to town.http://www.qsl.net/ns8o/welcome.html }Welcome! For some ethereal reason, I have a genuine interest and fascination with generators and electricity.
http://www.paragonenergy.net/default2.asp?active_page_id=115 }corn- and pellet-burning stoves, others. (southwest Michigan).
http://peswiki.com/index.php/PowerPedia:BetaVoltaic }Betavoltaic technology is the science of deriving useful electrical power from the beta decay of certain radioactive isotopes. There are inherent theoretical limits to the efficiency and output of betavoltaic devices, however their output even at low efficiencies can be quite significant. Betavoltaic technology has a fairly long history (50 years or more,) but has benefited significantly from recent breakthroughs in materials science, nanotechnology and quantum electrodynamics. Betavoltaic technology holds particular promise for the aerospace, security, and power industries. The environmental impact of this technology appears minimal especially when compared with current battery technology.
http://phys.org/news/2012-05-nanotechnology-solar-energy-conversion.html }EU researchers extensively characterized the self-organization of nanotubes and developed novel compositions particularly appropriate to solar energy conversion applications. Commercial exploitation of TI- Nanotubes project results has the potential to enhance solar energy efficiency and use with important benefits for the EU economy, EU citizens and the planet. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2012-05-nanotechnology-solar-energy-conversion.html#jCp
http://phys.org/news/2014-10-uw-fusion-reactor-concept-cheaper.html }University of Washington engineers hope to change that. They have designed a concept for a fusion reactor that, when scaled up to the size of a large electrical power plant, would rival costs for a new coal-fired plant with similar electrical output. The team published its reactor design and cost-analysis findings last spring and will present results Oct. 17 at the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Fusion Energy Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia. “Right now, this design has the greatest potential of producing economical fusion power of any current concept,” said Thomas Jarboe, a UW professor of aeronautics and astronautics and an adjunct professor in physics. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-10-uw-fusion-reactor-concept-cheaper.html#jCp
http://www.power-technology.com/projects/perth-wave-energy-project/ }The CETO power system is anchored to the ocean floor and operates out of sight. The technology involves tying up of an array of submerged buoys to seabed pump units. The passing oceanic waves cause the buoys to move harmonically. The pumps are driven by the moving buoys, causing the water pressure to increase. The high-
pressure water is carried to shore via a pipeline. The pressurised water can be used to drive hydroelectric turbines to generate electricity. The entire process consumes zero electricity and causes zero emissions. The water can also be used to drive the pumps of a reverse osmosis plant for desalination, eliminating the consumption of electricity by the pumps.
http://www.propanecarbs.com/ }alt. fuels like Propane and Natural gas.
magnetic.propulsion.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk }pretty good site on magnetic-propulsion and alt. energy system, still Beta. DL 2011 Replacement: http://www.faqs.org/patents/app/20100244590 }electromagnetic propulsion system. Also: http://www.faqs.org/patents/app/20100244590 }overview of magnetic propulsion devices. Finally: http://www.exmfpropulsions.com/ }sort-of scientific speculation about magnetic energy and propulsion.
http://pureenergycorp.com/incentives.html }providing green homes and many Incentives. 2011 Update: Their domain is for sale, but for now, they still have a webpage. From there you can link to related searches. Or: http://www.epa.gov/greenbuilding/tools/funding.htm }the EPA has a page full of links and info for getting funding to build or create a “green” home.
http://www.rasoenterprises.com/index.php } compendium of Automotive alternative energy sources.
http://links.rasoenterprises.com/directory/ }excellent alt. fuels linklist.
http://www.renewable.com/rtifaqs.html }another good commercial site to read; see “About”. We give you some sites from which you can order alternative energy now, if you want to. Each is checked for the products that they offer and so on.
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012/08/oregons-geothermal-portfolio-expected-to-increase-before-years-end }in Oregon they’re using more geothermal power, read this article.
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2012/08/india-plans-auction-to-double-solar-power-capacity }in Mumbai, India, they’re going to double their solar capacity, says this article, to 3,000 megawatts.
http://www.renewable-technology.com/projects/perth-wave-energy-western-australia/ }Perth wave power project is located offshore of Fremantle, in the Sepia Depression between Garden Island and Five Fathom Bank, in Western Australia. Carnegie Wave Energy is developing the five megawatt offshore power project to commercially demonstrate its proprietary wave power technology called CETO. The project will supply renewable electricity to approximately 3,500 households. It will also create 30 jobs. It is estimated it will save 500,000t of greenhouse gas emissions during its operational life.
http://www.rnp.org/ }site of the Renewable Northwest Project.
http://www.science20.com/news_articles/acoustic_bottles_in_open_air_send_sound_waves_on_trajectories-141924 }Acoustic bottle beams might also serve another application that ranks among the hottest in the high-tech community these days – acoustic levitation, in which sound waves are used to lift and manipulate millimeter-sized objects, including particles, microorganisms and droplets of water. A recent study reporting the use of standing sound waves for 3D graphic printing was hailed as a major breakthrough.
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-solar-suburbia-the-way-to-power-modern-cities/ }Modern planners are building compact cities, believing tightly controlled zones are better for the environment. New research suggests the opposite: urban sprawl might be a better option, with solar power fitted to suburban houses and the adoption of electric cars transforming the energy needs of a city.
http://www.sierraclub.org/ca/hetchhetchy/articles.asp }re/Hetch Hetchy dam vs. S.F. There are comparisons to L.A, and the Owens Valley, in there. A controversy that Californians are concerned about, and that other states can observe, learn from, etc.
http://www.sierrasolar.com/energy-systems/ }solar/PV systems, a live online store, good site, good products. http://www.sierrasolar.com/learning-center/ }their learning center, etc. Help with doing the calculations, etc.
http://www.sontek.com/index }SonTek, advancing environmental science in over 100 countries, manufactures affordable, reliable acoustic Doppler instrumentation for water velocity measurement in oceans, rivers, lakes, canals, harbors, estuaries, and laboratories. Our instruments use sound waves to tell you how fast water is moving, where it is moving, and even if it is not moving at all. Our customers
are scientists, engineers, hydrologists, research associates, water resource planners and anyone that needs to collect velocity (speed) data in every kind of body of water imaginable.
http://www.sundogenergy.com/ }Solar/PV specialists in the Rockies. Burdick Technologies Unlimited, LLC.
http://www.superconductors.org/ – Basic information for those interested in superconductors.
http://www.ul.ie/wert/wave_energy.htm }wave energy power generation in Ireland. Nice graphics on site. Click “home” to get to main/links page.
http://www.users.on.net/~rmc/01sorry.htm }one reporter’s opinion of how to solve the energy crisis; and
http://www.users.on.net/~rmc/reality.htm }more from same author. Includes a references and further reading (links) at page bottom. As we all try to think through these problems, it can be helpful to see what another has come up with.
http://www.wavegen.co.uk/about_wave_energy_info_schools_wave_whistles.htm }ocean-wave power generation systems. Another page with fun graphics. Good site from Scotland.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecovillage_Training_Center }The Ecovillage Training Center is a “total immersion school” for sustainability. It is located at The Farm, an intentional community/ecovillage in Summertown, Tennessee, USA. The curricula of the center are “holistic and comprehensivist” and foster hands-on learning.
http://www.wirelesspowerconsortium.com/technology/resonant-coupling.html }From the beginning of inductive power transmission, resonant circuits are used to enhance the inductive power transmission. Already Nicola Tesla used resonances in his first experiments about inductive power transmission more than hundred years ago. Especially for systems with a low coupling factor, a resonant receiver can improve the power transfer. Resonant power transmission is a special, but widely used method of inductive power transmission and is limited by the same constraints of magnetic fields emissions and efficiency. Here’s and illustration: http://d3z1rkrtcvm2b.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/wire1.jpg . See also http://s.eeweb.com/members/ravi_kumar_6/blog/2013/09/28/Power-Transmission-using-Inductive-Coupling-1380349359.jpg and http://api.ning.com/files/jU2SMcddoZelBwpMKMhy-lmx4z*mE0nQ5RPSGU3CuA6NqYcaPSm9wcUAPKRCeYL5v6RS0GU21hrjmwUQM*sigA__/Wireless_Power_UAV_2.jpg and http://myphonefactor.in/wp-content/uploads/wireless-power-transfer.jpg
http://www.windhunter.org/ }maritime hydrogen generation platform. Fun graphics here too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_applications_of_nanotechnology }People in the fields of science and engineering have already begun developing ways of utilizing nanotechnology for the development of consumer products. Benefits already observed from the design of these products are an increased efficiency of lighting and heating, increased electrical storage capacity, and a decrease in the amount of pollution from the use of energy. Benefits such as these make the investment of capital in the research and development of nanotechnology a top priority. Carbon nanotubes are another possible material for use in an ultracapacitor. Carbon nanotubes are created by vaporizing carbon and allowing it to condense on a surface. When the carbon condenses, it forms a nanosized tube composed of carbon atoms. This tube has a high surface area, which increases the amount of charge that can be stored. The low reliability and high cost of using carbon nanotubes for ultracapacitors is currently an issue of research. While LEDs have been around for decades, this company and others like it have been developing a special variant of LED called the white LED. White LEDs consist of semi-conducting organic layers that are only about 100 nanometers in distance from each other and are placed between two electrodes, which create an anode, and a cathode. When voltage is applied to the system, light is generated when electricity passes through the two organic layers. This is called electroluminescence. The semiconductor properties of the organic layers are what allow for the minimal amount of energy necessary to generate light.
http://www.wired.com/2008/03/solar-company-s/ }Solar-power-plant company Ausra has released a paper claiming that solar-thermal electric technology can provide 90 percent of U.S. grid electricity, with enough left over to power a fleet of plug-in electric vehicles. The company estimates that such a changeover would eliminate 40 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions with a land footprint of 9,600 square miles, about the size of Vermont.
http://sincedutch.wordpress.com/2013/02/26/2262013-see-glowing-artificial-haarp-clouds-revealed-in-new-navy-photos/ }U.S. Naval Research Laboratory research physicists and engineers from the Plasma Physics Division, working at the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) transmitter facility, Gakona, Alaska, successfully produced a sustained high density plasma cloud in Earth’s upper atmosphere.
news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070724/ap_on_re_us/ice_cooling }article on buildings using ice to stay cool. DL 2011. Replacement: http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/334547/hirises_use_ice_to_cool_buildings.html }the Credit Suisse building in downtown Manhattan. We wonder if they used their own Swiss ice, since they’d have so much of it there. 2 pages to article.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQrfmxQPsbs&index=18&list=PLePyZ3POTr_fYuVgc9taYMjFdczzq3sNY }Sound Waves & Electricty, 18:16.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBnr1NIGj5Q }Magnetic Synchronicity, using both sides of the magnet. 5:28.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z0oQdy3sCE&list=PLePyZ3POTr_fYuVgc9taYMjFdczzq3sNY&index=3 }solar golf cart, and a remote-controlled lawn mower. 2:09.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSALgJWCcVo&index=6&list=PLePyZ3POTr_fYuVgc9taYMjFdczzq3sNY }high-voltage distilled water, 5:57.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGq1NgQPVHg&index=7&list=PLePyZ3POTr_fYuVgc9taYMjFdczzq3sNY }high-voltage tap water, 1:55.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TNKVIjte30&list=PLePyZ3POTr_fYuVgc9taYMjFdczzq3sNY&index=21 }the right-hand rule of the universe, 14:38.
https://www.youtube.com/user/MrAnguswangus/videos?view=0 }A collection of videos about energy systems, especially the discoveries of Tesla and Leedskalnin, from “MrAnguswangus” (pseduonym).
https://www.youtube.com/user/MagneticUniverse/videos?view=0 }A collection of videos about energy systems, especially the discoveries of Leedskalnin, and Bucky Fuller and Tesla as well, from “MagneticUniverse”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V14uuh92cz4 }Ed leedskalnin’s Perpetual motion holder, 10:38.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJl0TO_aR6M&list=PLePyZ3POTr_fYuVgc9taYMjFdczzq3sNY&index=12 }The Angus Effect. Mr2Tuff2 shows the effect very clearly; Recommended. 10:18.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHRGyG2EYH4 }Solar Storm Fires, Mexico Quake, News Jan.22.2016. 5:38.. Those “solar storm fires” are the transformer and electrical station fires recorded during 21-22 jan 16, around the world. The sun caused those, and the earthquakes reported, as well; and oceanic data is reported also.
IV. Health & Healing.
Note: These are (almost) all ineffective unless and until they are actually applied to the person who needs them.
healing.about.com/od/wcil/Illinois_Wellness_Centers.htm }5 links wellness in Illinois. DL 2011. Try instead: http://healing.about.com/od/faq/p/holistichealing.htm }simple overview of holistic healing.
http://www.aceguru.com/health/1rife.htm?OVRAW=alternative%20health%20and%20healing&OVKEY=alternative%20health%20and%20healing&OVMTC=standard&OVADID=2439783021&OVKWID=23309003521 }a commercial frequency-generating alt. healing modality. Looks overpriced to this author but take a look anyhow. DL 2011. Replacement: http://www.jwlabs.com/ }another commercial source for Rife machines. Also: http://www.energetic-medicine.net/Rife.html }this page gives a simple explanation of what a Rife machine is and how it works.
http://healing.about.com/od/touchtherapy/a/htouchvsreiki.htm }comparison of Healing Touch and Reiki. There are 2 pages of these letters.
http://www.activeconsciousness.com/ }In this exciting new book, former NASA computer scientist Amy Lansky, author of the best-selling book on homeopathy, Impossible Cure (www.impossiblecure.com), takes you on a voyage of discovery to your inner Self. Get ready for an exploration of the esoteric, grounded in an intriguing model of reality based on higher dimensions in space. Are paranormal abilities like seeing into the future or affecting objects with your mind really possible? And how do energetic systems of healing — like homeopathy and hands-on healing — actually work?
http://www.adr.com.pl/html/adr-4_eng.htm }magnetic water alteration. DL 2011. Replacement: http://www.subtleenergies.com/ormus/tw/magneticalteration.htm }nice article on the magnetic alteration of water, with photos and DIY notes. Also nice set of useful links at page bottom. Note: they use the words “ormus” and “ormic” there, and we’re not sure what they mean. After some digging, we found: http://www.wordnik.com/words/Ormus/examples }Wordnik’s results, and http://www.bibliomania.com/2/3/174/1125/14888/1/frameset.html }see Ormus there, and island in the Persian Gulf, and http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Ormus }which is typical of most of the other entries that don’t refer to mythological places. Otherwise there is also: http://www.sumobrain.com/patents/wipo/Oxygen-enriched-water-treated-within/WO2004022098.html }a different kind of magnetically altered water, “suitable to prevent and cure cancerous and AIDS diseases”; and also: http://www.magneticwatersoftening.com/EvidenceHowWellOurMagneticSoftnerTechnologyWorks.html }what is normally meant by magnetic water alteration, and http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4888113.html }the patent that made it possible. Finally: http://www.magneticwater.net.au/Research/index.php }magnetic water for crops. See also video below.
http://www.alt-healthsearch.com/healing_directory/subcats/C4 }from New York: pick one. That is, long linklist on the page.
http://www.alternativemedicinedirectory.org/holistic-courses-and-schools.html }Directory. Another long linklist.
http://www.alternativementalhealth.com/ }assortment of non-drug mental health methods, “world’s largest site” for these.
http://www.alternativementalhealth.com/directory/full_search.asp }find an alt. mental health practitioner.
http://web.archive.org/web/20060529042546/http://www.mindspring.com/~silent/freqs2.htm }Dr. Royal Rife’s brainwave frequencies.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/scalar_tech/esp_scalartech10.htm }scalar electromagnetics.
http://www.barbarabrennan.com/ }her method of hands-on healing.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/ciencia/ciencia_cambio06.htm }brainwave frequency listings.
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/ciencia/ciencia_cambio06b.htm#magicwin }brainwave frequency listing glossary, entry shown is for the Magic Window frequencies.
http://www.centerpointe.com/v2/ }Every person has an emotional threshold. When that threshold is exceeded, you feel uneasy, uncomfortable—even overwhelmed—and you deal with these feelings by using one or more coping mechanisms. These include anxiety, anger, depression, overwhelm, sadness, substance abuse, overeating, and many others. Incredibly, Holosync® provides a stimulus to the brain that pushes that threshold higher. My view is that all so-called dysfunctional feelings and behaviors (including those I just listed above), are attempts to cope with being pushed over this threshold.
http://www.crystalinks.com/healing.html }another list of alt. healing therapies, mental and physical; scroll down past intro. Is concerned with “Healing and Energy”.
dmoz.org/Health/Alternative/Energy_Healing }lots of referrals to alt. healing, for example, links to 216 websites of clinics and practitioners, 193 sites on Reiki, 38 sites on Orgone energy, 66 sites on Qigong, etc., plus about 80 links on the page itself.
http://www.eastwindschool.com/ }holistic healing and massage, in Iowa.
http://educate-yourself.org/pnl/solfeggio01dec06.shtml }the use of tonal frequencies to enhance, heal, and rejuvenate.
http://www.electroherbalism.com/ }the study of using various complementary health modalities to solve health problems, or just to stay healthy. These might include naturopathic measures such as diet regimens, toxin avoidance and removal, herbs, vitamins, minerals, or other supplements, and/or the use of complementary bioelectronic devices such as Rife and Rife-Bare generators, Hulda Clark zappers and other Clark devices, function generator pad devices, EMEMs, Tesla devices, and other forms of energy or vibrational “medicine”, as it is sometime called.
http://www.energymed.org/ }Energy Medicine Institute, Ashland, Oregon. Resources.
http://eon3emfblog.net/?page_id=758 }articles and links about cellphone radiation, etc. No one can claim to be up to speed on the current science regarding the human health effects of electro-magnetic exposure, not to mention industry and government agency collusion to cover it up, unless they’ve read at least some of these books. Order them from your local independent book seller, or find them on the net to buy or download free in PDF. Ask us, we may already have a copy for you.
http://www.lunarsight.com/glossary.htm }brainwave frequency listing glossary.
http://www.noeticbalancing.com/ }healing through the aura and noetic field(sic). 2011 Update: We found these for “noetic”: http://www.metaglossary.com/results/?query=noetic }some excerpts; and http://www.freedictionary.org/?Query=noetic }those two are typical of results.
http://www.excelcenter.com/ }and then there’s hypnotherapy.
http://www.experiencefestival.com/spiritual_healing }hub for alternative modalities. Page show is the Spiritual Healing page.
http://www.gems4friends.com/ }set of links for alternative healing methods. The full directory is here: http://www.gems4friends.com/resources/directory.php }clean website.
http://www.gems4friends.com/alternative-treatments-in-health.html }a little Intro. to it.
http://www.harmonyera.com/ }a sound wave energy healing system.
http://www.healingholograms.com/healing1.htm }article about alt. healing; St. Petersburg, Fl. This one will have especial appeal to those who recognize Christ’s divinity, and that people heal themselves.
http://www.healingtouchinternational.org/ }energy-based biofield therapy, hands-on. Healing touch is a recognized therapy and modality.
http://www.htifoundation.org/ }grants for therapy outreach to disadvantaged persons. DL 2011. Sorry, but we can’t find a specific replacement for this. 2012 Update: http://www.baxter.com/about_baxter/sustainability/international_foundation/recent_foundation_grants.html }this is approximately the same Idea, foundation grants for the disabled or disadvantaged. Link is here so that you can contact them and apply for a grant.
http://www.healthysense.com/ }large link list (107,353 items) of health-related items/sites.
http://www.heartmath.com/view.html }heartmath webcam. DL 2011 No replacement.
http://www.heartmathstore.com/cgi-bin/category.cgi?category=ffer }commercial products. 2011 Update Heartmath has reorganized its website. Their products are at http://www.heartmathstore.com/ }and there’s another site, http://www.heartmath.com/technology-products/product-finder.html }that shows their products.
http://www.heartmath.org/index.html?engine=adwords!8630&keyword=%28heartmath%29&match_type= }heartmath system information site. 2011 Update they are currently updating their site. Try http://www.heartmath.org/research/science-of-the-heart/introduction.html }goes on for several pages.
http://www.heartmath.org/research/research-library/research-library.html }their research papers should also be read for those who wish to know more about this.
http://www.holisticwebworks.com/ }overview of complimentary and alt. medicine.
http://www.homeopathicdirectory.com/ }In 1991 the Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC) was formed in response to a new vision for the future of homeopathy as a unified profession of highly trained and certified practitioners. To date, we have certified more practitioners than any other professional homeopathic organization. Check the Directory for a practitioner in your area. In addition to the CHC, the following organizations have certified practitioners included in this directory. Get more info from their websites: American Board of Homeotherapeutics (ABHt), Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians (HANP), North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH).
http://www.impossiblecure.com/ }Impossible Cure: The Promise of Homeopathy provides an in-depth and exciting account of the history, philosophy, science, and experience of homeopathic medicine. In April 2003, it was published and it went on to become the best-selling introductory book worldwide, with translations into several foreign languages (currently: German, Greek, Arabic, and Czech). It is not a how-to book. Rather it, is a very broad introductory text that covers history, philosophy, scientific studies, methods of treatment and dosing, legality issues, and more. For this reason, it is also used as a textbook at several schools. I believe the key to its success, however, is that it includes many testimonials of cure from around the world, and for a variety of physical, mental, and emotional ailments.
http://www.india-herbs.com/pages/about_ayurveda }Ayurveda is a whole medical system which integrates and balances the body, mind, and spirit (thus, it is considered “holistic”). This balance is necessary for contentment and good health. Ayurveda also proposes treatments for specific health problems. A primary aim of Ayurvedic medicine is to cleanse the body of substances that can cause disease. This helps re-establish the harmony and balance necessary for optimal health. Ayurvedic Medicine is also called Ayurveda. It is a system of medicine that originated in India several thousand years ago. The term Ayurveda combines two Sanskrit words: ayur, which means life, and veda, which means science or knowledge. Ayurveda means “the science of life.”
http://www.inner-healing.com/somatic.htm }”somatic therapy” alt. mental health method.
http://www.innersource.net/energy_psych/cd_update/pages_cd/ACEP-CertReadinessModule.doc }Energy Psychology training manual (practitioners’). DL 2011 Sorry, that manual is gone. Here’s http://www.innersource.net/em/ }their energy medicine site, and http://www.theinnersourcestore.com/conscious-living-products.html }their conscious living site.
http://www.meetup.com/alternative-273/ }alt. healing group meeting from Las Vegas. This will link you in to the Meetup sites, so that you can be notified of alternative healing meetings in your area, automatically. Meetup has expanded and developed since this list was first made.
http://www.mindbodyhealing.com/ }Ayurvedic color-and-light therapy.
http://www.noah-health.org/en/alternative/healing/ }another listing of alt. healing methods.
http://www.om-rainbowbridge.com/healing.htm }new-agey site with health & healing.
http://www.onelighthealingtouch.com/ }founder of hands-on-healing schools, Brewster or Stormville, NY.
http://www.pbs.org/bodyandsoul/203/heartmath.htm }background précis of Heartmath stuff.
http://www.peacefulmind.com/ }commercial site with many alt. health products.
http://www.reiki-4-u.com/index.html }Reiki, akashic records, also hot stones, herbs & flowers. Here’s http://www.reiki-4-u.com/83.html }her page on Healing Modalities, Integrated Energy Therapy.
http://www.renresearch.com/consciousness.html }Interestingly, just as my work as a computer scientist became more and more practical, my inner life became increasingly metaphysical. Over the years, I have come to believe that much more exists than meets our limited awareness; the universe is not the mundane three-dimensional mechanistic place that it appears to be. Indeed, I believe it is filled with energy fields and forces we have yet to measure. It is through an examination of human interaction with these energies that, I believe, humanity will ultimately expand its understanding of consciousness. The primary goal of this paper is to describe what I believe we may find in these explorations: that consciousness is an active force that we can exert upon the universe, not merely a passive perception or awareness of that universe.
http://www.sfsu.edu/~ihhs/ }Institute for Holistic Health Studies, San Francisco.
http://www.simillimum.com/hoe/about.php }H.O.E (Homoeopathic Online Education) is an organization founded by the well-known homoeopath, David Little. H. O. E. is dedicated to providing high quality homoeopathic education to homoeopaths around the world. Our services include a free website which contains many excellent articles on the history, philosophy and practice of Homoeopathy. A collection of David’s writings and other educational information are the core part of this site. David Little was born in the USA in 1948 and has been a student of Homœopathy since the early 1970s. His first teacher was the late, great Dr. Manning Strahl and he was a colleague of the late Dr. Harimohan Choudhury. He has studied Homoeopathy in the USA and India. He started HOE, Homeopathic Online Education in 1999.
http://www.soulhealer.com/radiotv.htm }almost live alt. healing radio and TV. There are some on the site that you can listen to with a realplayer.
http://www.soulhealer.com/guidance.htm }alt. healing and health guidance.
http://www.sphericalimprovisations.com/index.htm }HQ, well-designed website.
http://www.skyhillinstitute.org/ }school of wholistic healing arts, Northern California.
http://www.top-colleges.com/v/massage-therapy.html?source=gg-tc-massage&OVRAW=alternative%20health%20and%20healing&OVKEY=alternative%20energy%20health%20and%20healing&OVMTC=advanced&OVADID=14738969011&OVKWID=114252304511 }massage therapy overview; find schools by zip.
mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/ken98-0044/default.asp }mainstream version of alt. methods of healing mental health. Substance abuse and mental health services administration.
http://thesyncmovie.com/2013/12/explorations-into-consciousness-talking-points-ep-4/ }Amy Lansky, former NASA computer scientist and author of the book Active Consciousness, talks about her primary influences; Barbara Brennan and Rudolf Steiner, healers and adepts who could see the etheric body. She discusses the importance of studying the Russian mystic, G. I. Gurdjieff’s work and his concept of the 4th way. “Amy Lansky’s new book is an inspiring and far-ranging investigation of contemporary consciousness research. In her program to spare us from the madness around us, she draws on Rudolf Steiner, Gurdjieff, Rupert Sheldrake, Dean Radin, and many others. She is also encouraging us to explore the transformation of our consciousness as a way to increase our peace of mind, happiness, and what the Buddhists call liberation from the wheel of suffering. Who would not want that?”
— Russell Targ, author of Limitless Mind: A Guide to Remote Viewing and Transformation of Consciousness.
http://www.thetahealingla.com/site-map.html }Theta Healing LA – good commercial site.
http://www.tftrx.com/alternative_medicine.html }commercial cite for “thought field therapies”, i.e., tapes/CDs with embedded directives, etc.
http://www.uppercircle.com/ }sample therapist using heartmath with other modalities. In Salem, Oregon.
http://www.wakeuptoyourdreams.com }Billy Ortiz, certified dreamworker.
http://www.wholistichealing.ca/index.html }Wholistic Healing website.
of various wholistic (mind & body together) therapies, integrating alt. methods with psychotherapy, etc.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3DkzNkvOm0 }Explorations into Consciousness (Talking Points Ep. 4), 4:50.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2edKFnVX5CE }Dr Gerald Pollack On How to Create The Perfect Water For Optimal Health, 1:49:44. -Now, just to give you the basic idea of EZ water. EZ water is simply water that is more polar, which means that the negative and positive charges are more separated than ordinary water. This results in a lot of interesting properties of the water… I’ve been appreciating the fact that many people with chronic health issues have low oxygen and this could be from bad blood flow, and we discuss how that may come from a lack of EZ water. Water inside our cells is more structured or ordered – it has a negative charge and functions like a battery. When you drink a vegetable juice, you are drinking cell water or EZ water – because plants have cells and the liquid inside of them are EZ….
http://www.jairoboudewyn.com/iconeando/musica/sade_-_No_Ordinary_Love.mp3 }Sade DL 2011. Replacement: http://teo-nanacatl.com/audiofiles/Sade – No Ordinary Love.mp3 }Sade, No Ordinary Love. 7:19.
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2pee9_sadesomebody-already-broke-my-heart_music?from=rss }Sade: video. DL 2011 Audio Replacement: http://s1.radio.ge/Music/Sade/2000_Lovers_Rock/04_Somebody_Already_Broke_My_Heart.mp3 }somebody already broke my heart, 4:54. Live video replacement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOvnkWmzJrc&feature=fvsr }somebody already broke my heart, 5:15.
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2lkt0_sade-cherish-the-day-live_music?from=rss }Sade: video. DL 2011 Audio replacement: http://a316.g.akamai.net/f/316/36584/1d/cache01.global-aoma.com/akamai/upload/mps/catalog_21/82/b7/d2/Cherish_The_Day.mp3 }cherish the day, 6:09. Video replacement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aBAMnIUi8Y }cherish the day, 4:24.
http://www.cultizen.co.kr/data/content/403/210727on09.rm }Cocteau Twins. DL 2011. We no longer know which cut that link was for. So, http://insertcoin.n2kp3.com/Nena/11%20cocteau%20twins%20-%20the%20thinner%20the%20air.mp3 }the thinner the air. 3:16, and http://kurtloba.co.uk/music/Cocteau%20Twins%20-%20Pink%20Orange%20Red.wma }pink, orange, red, 4:38. And also http://themusicslut.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/cocteau-twins-beatrix-bbc-session.mp3 }Beatrix, the BBC sessions, 3:04.
http://www.breastfeedingfortheworld.net/Denise/Cocteau%20Twins%20-%20milk%20&%20kisses%20-%2012%20seekers%20who%20are% }Milk & Kisses. DL 2011.
http://www.cfloat.com/Evangeline.mp3 }more Cocteau Twins, Four-Calendar Café. DL 2011. Replacement: http://downloads.mp3million.com/2b7c87a543b2e31a5d43a834a55263b0/01 – Evangeline.mp3 }Evangeline, Cocteau Twins, 4:32.
http://www.disclaimerband.com/Tim_Buckley-Song_to_the_Siren_Monkees_version.mp3 }the original version of this song.
http://moteldemoka.com/bubbachups/09_Song_to_the_Siren.mp3 }This Mortal Coil’s version of Song to the Siren, 3:31.
http://angelagail.net/mp3/timbuckley-arentyouthegirl.mp3 }well, Aren’t You? (2:05).
Note: All our games are guaranteed to be 3d-free, “old school” board games.
http://www.tradgames.org.uk/games/Tafl.htm }history of Hnefatafl and others.
http://aagenielsen.dk/index_nef2.html }Hnefatafl online, has useful links.
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/viewitem.php3?gameid=2932 }commercial Hnefatafl site,
with sets, photos, brief description, similar games, links.
http://www.hnefatafl.net/englisch/ehnefatafl.html#Spielbrett }the Hnefatafl home page, with
tutorial instructions. First board doesn’t load: scroll down.
http://www.freewarehome.com/index.html?http%3A//www.freewarehome.com/Games/Board/Oriental_t.html }a downloadable Go-program for Windows. 2011 Update: The site is still there, but the download and its website is gone.
http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/gnugo.html }the GNU Go page, played on the NNGS Go server. Has computer Go links. For example: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/free_go_software.html }Free Go programs and so on. And: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnugo/links.html }computer Go links.
gobase.org/information }info on the venerable game of Go. A thorough site.
http://www.gokgs.com/ }basic services on the server are free, $60.00/year for “Plus” services
such as lessons and tournaments. Must have “Java web”; compatible with Linux/Unix, etc., Java plug-in automatically installs on Mac.
http://www.goplusplus.com/ }”Go++” computer program; there are several such programs
and they have tournaments against each other.
http://www.nihonkiin.or.jp/index-e.htm }site of Japanese Go Association.
http://senseis.xmp.net/?Go }basic intro. to Go.
http://www.smartgo.com/en/index.htm }”smart-go” computer program.
http://www.telgo.com/ }for beginners of Go.
http://www.turbogo.com/ }”turbo-go” computer program.
http://www.usgo.org/resources/whatisgo.html }site of the American Go Association.
http://www.3dkingdoms.com/chess/slow.htm }this is what we consider the second-best free chess program. We feel that, if you’re as good as you think you are, that you will probably be able to draw this program; but, if you set it at its maximum power of 20-ply, we don’t think that you will win, unless you win by time. Among the free chess programs that we have tested, only Crafty can beat it. Both Slow Chess and Crafty are compatible with Winboard.
http://chess.about.com/od/productequipment/Chess_Equipment_and_Suppliers.htm }sets. timers, computers. See other chess categories and listings for this site.
http://www.chess.com/ }”all-in-one” site; non-trivial chess problems.
http://www.chess.net/ }commercial site, membership by purchase. No banner ads.
http://www.chesscafe.com/ }variety of items, including books and equipment.
http://www.chessclub.com/ }competition for serious players. Chess variants are played here as well. There is a small fee for use of the server, and membership $60.00/year.
ftp://ftp.cis.uab.edu/pub/hyatt/documentation/crafty.man }ftp documentation site for the Crafty manual. Use Total Commander or similar app if your browser has trouble working with this or other ftp sites. 2014 Update. The Universal Viewer can also be used for FTP files. We have also seen that Firefox makes them seem like http sites, and we recommend it also. Use version 19.x or 20.0.
http://www.cis.uab.edu/info/faculty/hyatt/hyatt.html }Info on Dr. Hyatt, including photo, the man who developed that monstrous chess program called Crafty.
http://hpux.connect.org.uk/hppd/hpux/Games/Board/crafty-23.4/ }another place to download Crafty from.
http://www.craftychess.com/ }This is a personal page managed by Mr. Tracy Riegle, Hershey Pennsylvania, ICC Regal1. “I can be contacted via e-mail at email@example.com. The subject line MUST contain the word ‘Crafty’ or my spam filter will trash it. Please allow a day or three for a response.”
http://dqsoft.com }the website is Dream Quest software, and they make a free chess program called 100% Free Chess. We recommend this program if you want to play a merely average chess-player. We often beat this program which is, of course, very satisfying, since it puts up a good fight. It is the only freeware chess we’ve found with 3-d, full color graphics,sounds, and so on. The free version is somewhat limited, though, and so of course, the program always tries to push you into upgrading, this is typical. For the chess: http://dqsoft.com/chess.html }for 100% Free Chess(tm) v7.42. Download http://dqsoft.com/download.html }from here.
chess.emrald.net/ }Chess tactics server; 23803 tactical problems from the Berlin, Germany, chess club. Non-commercial.
http://www.fide.com/default.asp?curpage=1&x=0.1930506 }Fide’s official site (a must).
http://www.freechess.org/ }The free internet chess server; has teaching ladder like the Go sites.
http://www.grailmaster.com/misc/chess/comp/chessrev/chessreview.html }57 page review of 24 Palm and 39 Pocket PC chess programs. in HTML DOC and PDF formats.
http://www.instantchess.com/? }clean and straightforward site for chess playing. Take the tour.
http://www.kikrtech.com/ }download site for newest Crafty. We would like to warn you, dear friends, that you cannot beat Crafty: sorry. See also below.
http://www.sigmachess.com/ }nice site of Chess software for Mac OS X and Classic OS. Links for Macintosh chess sites and other Chess Links.
http://turbulence.org/spotlight/thinking/index.html }a view inside AI as it plays chess… unfortunately, the actual page that plays chess, etc., is broken.
http://valters-and.co.cc/crafty/gui.php }Crafty Chess is a freeware and open-source Graphical User Interface for Crafty – a GM level computer chess program by Dr. Robert M. Hyatt. Crafty Chess requires Microsoft Windows operating system. Note that this app is not compatible with WinBoard; also, it will only work with Crafty, not with other apps such as Slow Chess.
1. Q: Can I receive a list of all the JKUs released before? I seem to be missing some.
A: Absolutely. The very next mailing will be the “JKU Redux”, recapping the contents of all the JKUs to date. You’ll be able to order individual Lists that you’re missing. Update 2011: The Redux has been incorporated into the Index now.
2. Q: What does PV stand for?
A: Here, photovoltaic. Otherwise, Palos Verdes.
3. Q: Are there no videos for this issue of JKU?
A: Not really. …Well, Ok, here are a few:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I_xVHbTXqc }perpetual magnetic propulsion system. 0:06.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhYAlh5Meuw&NR=1 }permanent magnetic motor generator. 0:18.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjEsGZfkCRA&NR=1 }the unpredictable magnet wheel. 0:31.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3XD6d6kuGo&NR=1 }magnet motor flywheel generator. 5:12.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVL6tfGhr8M }the powers of magnetized water, from Australia. 5:50.
4. Q: Is it true that Tim Buckley committed suicide?
5. Q: Is Crafty really that strong of a program, that I can’t win at chess against it?
A: Alas, yes. Sorry. However, if you like to lose, you’re still welcome to play against it, that’s why we put it on the list for you.
6. Q: Are there any free chess programs that can beat Crafty?
A: There were. Slow Chess used to always win against it, but that was an older version of Crafty, 20.14. Since we found the newest version, 23.4, the situation has reversed, and now Slow Chess cannot beat Crafty anymore, but can draw with it.
7. Q: Why do you include websites from businesses and commercial companies in your Alternative Energy section?
A: We want to show you that there are commercial firms who are developing alternative energy sources. If you’re reading this, and you are in a Government, you might be interested in using their services. We also want to show what a good website looks like, at the same time.
Mr. Jae Kamel: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Jone Dae: email@example.com