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  • It is possible to get modern, wired-up Americans to cut back sharply on power use, said Alan Meier, associate director of the Energy Efficiency Center at the University of California at Davis.

    Are American homes more energy efficient? Not exactly.

  • Since the "Midcentury Moment" we have become laid back, wired-up and interconnected, all at once.

    Equality and Conformity Are Really the Whole Point

  • It was a question that he would never have had to ask in his home country: virtually everyone in the United States and everywhere in the wired-up world knew Google.

    In the Plex

  • The germinating moment for British dance music occurred, strangely, in a 1975 edition of Tomorrow's World, which featured four young Germans dressed like geography teachers, apparently playing camping stoves with wired-up knitting needles.

    Kraftwerk appear on Tomorrow's World

  • It's not clear whether McLaughlin was wired-up and working for the FBI, just having fun, or both, during the brouhaha.

    Jerry Capeci: Nephew of Top Mobster Aids in Colombo Family Takedown

  • During one taped conversation, while Big Anthony and wired-up mob associate Thomas McLaughlin were exchanging war stories, Russo stated that as Pappa was blowing Scopo right away on that cool October evening, Russo's hat was shot off his head in a fusillade of gunfire.

    Jerry Capeci: Turncoat Capo Fingers Persico Family Crony In Mob War Rubout

  • “Ironically, then, it would seem that the authors of the ‘Copycats’ report, which delineates a wired-up Britain permeated by the ‘copycat’ tendency in the realm of digital artefacts, are themselves unconscious copycats, albeit of a different, more rarefied kind, in the realm of ideas.”

    Entertainment industry bullshit

  • True, we've become a wired-up, petulant country that freaks out when the airport doesn't have Wi-Fi, the TiVo doesn't record "Glee," or we can't order a burrito online.

    Nothing Charming About Blown Calls

  • Franzese, they noted, told a wired-up turncoat that a good way to dispose of bodies was to cut up the corpse "in a kiddie pool" and then dry the "severed body parts in a microwave before stuffing the parts in a commercial-grade garage disposal."

    Jerry Capeci: Turncoat Son, Death Behind Bars, Haunt Sonny Franzese

  • The wired-up associate began reaching out to Arillotta at his home and at his family-run wholesale fruit and vegetable business where he ostensibly worked, according to reports by agents Joy Adam and William Inzerillo.

    Jerry Capeci: Secret FBI Files: Bingy Was Primed to Flip Two Years Ago

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