Why do experts always lowball clean energy projections?

Last month, Michael Noble of Fresh Energy put up a fascinating list of projections made by energy experts around 2000 or so. Suffice to say, the projections did not fare well. They were badly wrong… What should we take from this? The projections weren’t just off, they were way off. You can find similarly poor projections from the ’70s that …

World record for the tightest parallel parking – 10 inches (video)

The tightest parallel parking measured 26 cm (10.24 in) and was achieved by Ronny Wechselberger a.k.a. “Ronny C-Rock” (Germany) on the set of Guinness World Records – Wir holen den Rekord nach Deutschland in Berlin, Germany on 2 April 2011. Neuer Weltrekord!!   Here is an older record, a 33 centimeter parallel park.