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Will You Miss Those Squiggly CFL Bulbs? I Won’t!

General Electric says it's phasing out those annoying CFL bulbs within a year. I never did like them. Compact fluorescent lamps, better known as CFLs, are those twisted little bulbs that heat gas instead of filament to provide light. I'm certainly not alone. The Consumerist reported customer complaints ranged from...
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Alternative to Washing Jeans: Freezing?

Blue jeans maker Levi Strauss & Company wants everyone wearing its jeans. It also wants people to conserve water. So to help the environment, the company suggests that its customers can skip washing their jeans in a traditional washing machine as often as possible. The germs that cause odor can...
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