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  • Dow Chemical Rolling Out Solar Shingles Next Year
    By on October 6, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Several users wrote to tell us that Dow Chemical plans on selling solar shingles as early as next year. The solar version can be integrated with normal asphalt shingling and will be introduced in 2010 with a wider roll-out scheduled for 2011. “The shingle will use thin-film cells of copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS), a photovoltaic material that typically is more efficient at turning sunlight into electricity than traditional polysilicon cells. (more…)



  • Aion is the single most pre-ordered MMO this year
    By on September 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    In a piece of news that we’re betting surprises precisely nobody at all, Aion has just broken the 400,000 pre-order mark.

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  • 17 year old Melenie Oudin smokes Maria Sharapova
    By on September 7, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    She sat there in shock. Then, the tears started falling.Believe it or not, 17-year-old Melanie Oudin is the toast of the town at the U.S. Open.Gritting her way through a shaky third set, the 70th-ranked player from Marietta, Ga., pulled off her second upset of the Open on Saturday, defeating a more-seasoned, more-famous, Maria Sharapova

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  • Another Year Pains the Orioles, but This Time There Is Hope
    By on September 1, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    By acquiring pitching, signing core veterans, and grooming rookies, the Orioles believe that they are on a path to contention, despite having a record well below .500.

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