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Hypermiling – How far can you go?

I started experimenting with hypermiling about a year ago after reading an article about people getting extraordinary gas mileage by adjusting the way they drive. Within a month I was getting 4 more miles per gallon of gas. Depending on your enthusiasm, there are many ways to improve your gas mileage. The essense of hypermiling…
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The Transportation Issue in Arlington by Roy Miliner

(From the Post oak newsletter June 2016) Arlington is a rather unusual city in that the Transportation Department is part of the Public Works Department. This is not a secret: It is painted on all the departmental vehicles. The arrangement makes it fairly clear that the major point for transportation in Arlington is street reconstruction,…
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The Amazing Anole

The Amazing Anole Note:  This article appeared in the May 2015 issue of the Post Oak which is neatly formatted at http://www.acctexas.org/newsletters/ Anoles or Anolis are like Rodney Dangerfield; they are frequently seen, but “don’t get no respect”.  To be fair, it is hard to respect a critter that we know so little about.  So…
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Should You Be a Worm Farmer?

Note:  This article appeared in the May 2016 issue of the Post Oak which is neatly formatted at http://www.acctexas.org/newsletters/ Since we have depleted our soils due to monocultures, excess tilling, pesticides, synthetic fertilizers and other non-organic farming and gardening practices, there is increasing interest in making our soil healthy.  Healthy soils are a living, diverse,…
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