This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

Brett Belan and his wife Kira have built a full electric solar powered 1973 Volkswagen bus and converted it into a camper. About 12 years ago he built a solar power golf car, which was an absolutely amazing vehicle. Getting the bus was interesting. The idea of having a charger station right with the vehicle obviously allows you to go far beyond where you would […]

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May 22 | Facts

May 22 | Facts

1455 The first battle in the 30-year War of Roses took place at St. Albans. 1761 The first life insurance policy in the United States was issued in Philadelphia. 1849 Abraham Lincoln received patent number 6469 for his floating dry dock. 1927 An earthquake near Xining, China, measuring 8.3 claimed approximately 200,000 victims. 1947 Harry S. Truman’s Doctrine brought aid to Greece and Turkey to […]

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May 21 | Facts

May 21 | Facts

1542 Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto died while searching for gold on the banks of the Mississippi River. 1881 Clara Barton founded what became the American Red Cross. 1927 Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly across the Atlantic (from New York to Paris) in his monoplane, The Spirit of St. Louis. 1932 Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the […]

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May 20 | Facts

May 20 | Facts

1506 Christopher Columbus died in Spain. 1861 North Carolina voted to secede from the Union. 1927 Charles Lindbergh began the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight, departing from Long Island aboard the Spirit of Saint Louis. 1932 Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. 1961 A mob attacked a busload of “freedom riders” in Montgomery, Ala., […]

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May 19 | Facts

May 19 | Facts

1536 Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was beheaded. 1588 The 130-ship-strong Spanish Armada set sail for England; it was defeated in August. 1643 The colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Harbor met to form the New England Confederation. 1921 Congress passed the Emergency Quota Act, establishing national quotas for immigrants. 1928 The first annual Calaveras County “Frog Jumping Jubilee” […]

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Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Why Hormones Matter and Three Ways to Mess Them Up

Janice Stanger, PhD, author of The Perfect Formula Diet, is a health and wellness expert who has worked with employers and individuals for thirty years. She communicates the science of whole-food, plant-based nutrition in a way that consumers can easily understand and use to make healthier choices. Janice has a Ph.D. in Human Development and Aging from University of California, San Francisco, an MBA from […]

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May 18 | Facts

May 18 | Facts

1642 The city of Montreal was founded by the French. 1804 Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France by the French Senate. 1896 The Supreme Court affirmed racial segregation in Plessy v. Ferguson as “separate but equal.” 1920 Pope John Paul II was born near Krakow, Poland. 1953 Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound. 1974 India became […]

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May 17 | Facts

May 17 | Facts

1792 The New York Stock Exchange was established when a group of 24 brokers and merchants met by a tree on what is now Wall Street and signed the Buttonwood Agreement. 1875 The first Kentucky Derby was held at Churchill Downs, in Louisville, Kentucky. 1938 NBC aired the Information Please quiz show on the radio for the first time. 1954 The Supreme Court ruled unanimously […]

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May 16 | Facts

May 16 | Facts

1770 Marie Antoinette married the future King Louis XVI of France. 1868 The first ballot on one of 11 articles of impeachment in the U.S. Senate failed to convict President Andrew Johnson. 1929 The first Academy Awards were given on this night. The term, Oscars, was not used to describe the statuettes given to actors and actresses until 1931. 1946 The Irving Berlin musical, Annie […]

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The 25 Fastest Cars In The World

The 25 Fastest Cars In The World

“How fast can it go?” There are many ways to measure automotive excellence, but top speed is the one everybody secretly cares about the most. Aldous Huxley was right about speed being the only truly modern sensation. He left out the part about how much fun it is. These 20 cars are more than just fun, though, they’re the fastest production cars on the planet. The […]

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