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Energy Slaves: every American has somewhere between 200 and 8,000 energy slaves

Preface.  To give you an idea of what energy slaves are, here are some videos showing how many people it takes to toast a single slice of bread and power an electric shower How much energy does it take to … Continue reading

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Muscle Power

Steven Vogel   Prime Mover: A Natural History of Muscle    W. W. Norton Reviewed in June 2004. Natural History Magazine Today we have machines for making people move in place: run, walk uphill, push pedals back and forth or up and … Continue reading

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