Thursday, 26 September 2013

The truth about those 'before' and 'after' photos

Demoralizing truth.

The truth about those 'before' and 'after' photos: "According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, more than 70 per cent of Australian males and 56.2 per cent of females are overweight or obese."

Friday, 20 September 2013

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

New Hybrids And Electric Cars Debut At Frankfurt Auto Show

Sign of the times. Some say it is the decade of electric car.

New Hybrids And Electric Cars Debut At Frankfurt Auto Show | Here & Now: "just about every manufacturer is introducing a vehicle with electric battery technology."

Monday, 9 September 2013

Natural Gas m3-to-kWh Converter, Vienna

It is funny how natural gas (Erdgas) prices are calculated by Wien Energie in Austria. The usage is expressed in cubic meters (m3) while the prices are expressed in cents per kilowatt hour (c/kWh). The key to finding the approximate final price is in the converter below:


This will include some variables used by Wien Energie, like average air pressure and temperatures, when calculating the price of gas. In 2013, for example, 1 cubic meter of natural gas gives about 11 kWh of energy. Note that Vienna height above the sea level is 164m.

Wien Energie Tariffs list contains prices per kWh in Euros.