Month: February 2012

Health Effects from Wind Turbines

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has issued a long awaited report on health effects from Wind turbines.  Over the past few years the Commonwealth has been taking a hard look at a range of energy alternatives.  In January of 2011, MassDEP and the Department of Public Health convened an expert scientific panel to […]

A Whole New Way to Learn

TED and The Khan Academy Method: Homework Help or the Future of Learning? Written by Kimberly Carr For those who are not familiar, TED is a non-profit organization devoted to “ideas worth spreading.”  The acronym “TED” signifies the meeting of three professional worlds: technology, engineering, and design.  The folks at TED “believe passionately in the […]