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How lessening traffic and losing weight are the same

January 3, 2018

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Is there any example of large scale transit that’s not congested? Roads The most common source of humanity’s daily rage Subways Always a 50/50 chance you’re next someone’s urine Airplanes The phrase “we’re packed in here like sausages” comes to mind “I know one! Amtrak! It’s always a nice ride.” Amtrak is not profitable! It’s […]

A brief look at the relationship between energy usage and obesity

June 29, 2016

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Using the CDC, we can see the obesity rate for each state in 2014. Using the U.S. Energy Information Administration we can see how much energy each state used for 2013. Using 2010 census data we can see the population of each state. If we divide the energy use per state by the amount of people per state, […]

How much energy could we save if no one was overweight?

March 23, 2016

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Solar, electric cars, we’re waiting for these and others, these so called energy fixes, to get cheaper so we can all have them. There are two billion cars on the road in the world. 100 million cars are made each year. If every single car produced *today* was electric, it would take 20 years to refill the […]