23 Oct '11, 9am

Gadgets And The Environment: We've gone ga-ga for gadgets, but it's come at a high price to our hip pocket and t...

I was browsing an online store the other day when I came across a gadget that I had gotten along pretty well without for 40 or so years. I suddenly experienced a burning need to buy it so it would enhance my life. Well, that's what I was told it would do anyway. Thankfully, the question "do you *really* need it?" sprang to mind. I left that online store a little richer and the environment a little better off for it. I'm pleased to report my life has not suffered as a result. Some gadgets can make life a little easier, safer, more fun (depending on your definition) or increase efficiency, but most households would have a collection of various items gathering dust around our homes, or sucking electricity unnecessarily. In the kitchen, many of us have one or more appliances or tools that claim to chop, slice, dice, mince, julienne and so forth. Some of them are an absolute pa...

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