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snailboater

snailboater  n.— «Powerboat owners are habitually dismissive of sailors as preppy, penurious or just plain nerds, referring to them as “blow-boaters” or “snailboaters.”» —“Power Hungry” by John...

negawatt

negawatt  n.— «I think the most promising new energy source isn’t new, and it isn’t a source. It is energy efficiency. We still have a lot of low-hanging fruit—what Amory Lovins refers to as the negawatt. The most efficient thing you can...

deer condo

deer condo  n.— «Curtis had his tag filled so it was only Clay and I carrying guns. We have a nice, big “deer condo” as I like to call it, so all three of us were sitting in it. Clay and I had different goals in the size of...

Sierra cement

Sierra cement  n.— «The only vehicles allowed were gravel trucks and graders working to remove what is known as “Sierra cement,” the type of thick, clumpy snow that can play havoc with tire treads and drivers’ nerves.» —“Many Without...

New Season Starts November 24th

Power up the vacuum tubes and charge up your iPod! Just in time for the holiday season, we’re happy to announce that the first of our brand-new shows of the new season will air the weekend of Saturday, November 24th, and Sunday, November 25th.

fish fog

fish fog  n.— «Medical researchers are just beginning to explore such mercury exposure in adults, which can leave some people struggling through life in a disorienting “fish fog.”» —“Power plants are focus of drive to cut...