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Steven Skoczen
Aug. 18, 2009
An Open Letter on the State of SixLinks
Hi SixLinksers,

Over the past year, we built, tested, and launched SixLinks to change the world for the better. Our hope was also that over time, it would become a full-time job for Jeff and I, so we could continue our work on it, even as student loans and such ...
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July 26, 2009
Sustainability Showdown: Gas vs. Electric Stovetop
The Dilemma
Last week, we compared microwaves and toaster ovens. But clearly, not everything can be made in one of those two! So, continuing in the cooking theme, this week's showdown takes a look at your stovetop - gas vs. electric burners to see which wins out.

The Answer
Let ...
July 19, 2009
Sustainability Showdown: Microwave vs. Toaster Oven
The Dilemma

You've pulled some leftover mac n' cheese out from the refrigerator, glance over at your counter, and see a microwave and a toaster oven. Which do you toss your plate of pasta into, if you're looking to be the most sustainable?

The Answer
The biggest sustainability ...
July 12, 2009
Sustainability Showdown: Gas vs Charcoal
The Dilemma
It's summer here in the Northern hemisphere, and evenings are perfect for grilling. But as you head out the back door with a plate of veggie burgers and kebabs, is it more sustainable to light up some charcoal, or use a propane tank?

The Answer
As with ...
July 5, 2009
Sustainability Showdown: Paper Towels vs Electric Dryer
The Dilemma
Being a hygiene-conscious person, after using the restroom in some swanky restaurant, you wash your hands. Looking over, you see a rack of paper towels and an electic hand dryer. The green part of your brain now has a conundrum. Paper towels are from trees, and could be ...
July 2, 2009
Welcome to SixLinks!
A lot of you just joined from various places, so hello, and welcome to SixLinks. We've worked hard to make it a place that's useful and helps you live more sustainabily, and we're still working, making it simpler and adding new features to help you out. But ...
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updated June 27, 2009
Sustainability Showdown: Windows down vs A/C
The Dilemma
It's 3 in the afternoon on sunny day, and you get into your car. Do you roll the windows down? Turn on the A/C? The answer's actually clear, and if you've looked into this sort of thing before, it's likely to suprise you ...
updated June 18, 2009
Icons and faces, give me your thoughts!
So we've just done some updating to Jeff's and the SixLinks Developer's profile icons.

So I'm next. The thing is, I'm very attached to the peregrine and night picture I use, and despite an infinite amount of research that suggests that people's faces are ...
June 16, 2009
Totally-simplified guides and actions are up! Check out one of your actions to see the difference!
June 16, 2009
Details tomorrow, but new tonight: voting on guides, blog tab, digg and reddit buttons, and teams pulled out (for now!)
June 12, 2009
Extra, extra! Too many new features to count!!
Greetings, SixLinksers,

The site just got a big update, and lots of new features (as well as probably some new bugs!) Heres' the highlights:

  • Premium members can now add an unlimited number of images to any blog posts they make. We take care of hosting and managing the images, and ...
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June 11, 2009
New for today: organized discussions, and strong-fu.
Discussion sections, and some pretty awesome python-fu that will let us scale massively, and soon debut an awesome premium member feature.

Soon, like, maybe tomorrow. :)

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