Monthly Archives: September 2011

The HCG Diet

Many fad diets have come and gone in the past but there have usually been problems with them. Some were so strict that the people on them became hungrier and hungrier until they finally dropped them. Many have been ineffective. … Continue reading

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Is This Weird or What?

I hate to plagiarize William Shatner’s TV program, but the title seems appropriate to today’s topic. Before I get into specifics I want to mention two items. One was observed in my freshman chemistry course. The prof was trying to … Continue reading

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Solar Energy

Solar energy has long been touted as the next best thing. Most of the recent attention has been on photovoltaic arrays. These produce electricity directly from sunlight. The theory of the photoelectric effect was first published in its modern form … Continue reading

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