Blackle


Here's a nice easy way to save some energy, set your web browser's default home page to www.blackle.com. This website is merely a portal to the Google search engine -- the search results are the same exact ones you'd get of you had searched from Google's home page -- but the page background is all black. Since it takes less energy to display a black screen on a monitor than a white one, the general idea is that the thousands upon thousands of people that hit Google daily will save a trickle of electricity every time they visit Google this way. The reality is that this only holds true for the older CRT computer monitors; those using LCD…

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