It’s Time To Get Rid Of The Cable and Home Phone

Cable is Absurd

SavingsWhat’s the number of channels do you have with your premium cable package? Do you even know? Do you know what’s airing on channel 766 at 8 pm on Wednesday? You ought to. You’re paying for all that goodies on the QVC channel that you never enjoy and for the whole channel devoted to commercials that offers more TV time to Chuck Norris to hock the “total gym” than he ever saw with Walker: Texas Ranger. You are paying for hundreds of channels you will never enjoy playing lousy programs that no one ought to ever lay eyes on.

Introducing: The web.

Created by Al Gore sometime in the 90’s (joking), the web has grown exponentially. They have even put TV programs and movies on someone else’s servers so you can stream them to your computer system. Not only that, however many of your preferred programs can be seen TOTALLY FREE utilizing the show’s network site or by simply looking it up on HULU.com. If you want a more premium service, Netflix, and HULU Plus both off a paid-for service that enables you to enjoy entire seasons of your preferred programs and a lot of movies from the convenience of your home computer (still MUCH cheaper than cable). Heck, they have actually even built in those applications into TV’s, digital media receivers, as well as video game consoles like the Xbox and Nintendo Wii. Continue reading “It’s Time To Get Rid Of The Cable and Home Phone”

Saving Resources – Help Save the Planet

Some energy saving tips need initial financial investments, some simply get a change of way of life. The finest energy saving tips are those that need practically absolutely nothing but changing a practice.

1. Of course, water is not that pricey (at least for now); but saving water conserves energy. When cleaning the driveway, the deck or patio, using the broom instead of the hose would conserve a number of hundreds of gallons of water a year.

2. A push lawn mower is a good concept to trim a little yard. Aside from not using electrical energy or fuel to ride the cutting machine, it is likewise great exercise.

3. Like the push lawn mower, you do not need the energy to fuel up a machine to get the job done. There is likewise a sense of nostalgia in using this standard tool. Continue reading “Saving Resources – Help Save the Planet”