What Does 1 Kilowatt Hour Exactly Mean?

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Did you know that 1 kilowatt hour will get 29 DVD movies or 100 toasts—with jam—or 15 days of talk on a cordless telephone or 5 hours of video games or 11 espressos or 400 blended Margaritas?

That's what this simple interactive graphic—created by GE and designer Lisa Strausfeld—will tell you: What energy really means in real life. Neat. [GE via Unplggd]

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Electricity is one of those things you dont fully appreciate till you dont have it for a while. Two or 3 days of a black out and you begin to idolize Mr. Edison.