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How much emergency power does your home phone have?

by Jay Heiser  |  November 2, 2012

Our home telephone is totally dependent upon the electrical power grid, and a lead acid battery of unknown age is all that stands between us and total loss of external...

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Electrical Fragility

by Jay Heiser  |  October 30, 2012

Preparing for Sandy’s imminent arrival, I didn’t fill up any bathtubs with water, but I did charge up all the phones, tablets, and MiFis in the house. Frankenstorm didn’t end...

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Are you buying tickets for the Titanic?

by Jay Heiser  |  September 13, 2010

My wife and I recently visited a museum exhibit of artifacts retrieved from the wreck of the Titanic. What a compelling story that is: the most complex and sophisticated human...

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