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2011-12-30 10:13:58

Thomas Edison´s most popular invention, the incandescent lightbulb may soon be fading into history. Efficiency standards targeting the traditional home bulb will gradually phase out the 131-year-old creation in favor of new technologies that use at least 25 percent less energy, reports Wendy Koch for USA Today. A major reason for the new standards, says Jacklyn Pardini of Lowe´s, is that “people are looking for more energy-efficient options.” Beginning on January...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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