The word alternative is a noun. Alternative means (1) one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen.
Alternative is also an adjective that means (1) necessitating a choice between mutually exclusive possibilities, (2) pertaining to unconventional choices, (3) allowing a choice.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word alternative.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science, training researchers, and disseminating authoritative information to the public and professionals.
Browse this wind energy company directory for information about wind energy systems providers in the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts two wind turbines on a broad meadow.
A shower is a quick and efficient alternative to a bath. Learn about different types of showers and discover the type that is right for you and your bathroom.
Leasing a car is a popular alternative to taking out an auto loan. Learn about the pros and cons of leasing a car and find links to popular automobile manufacturers.
Gas fireplaces are a beautiful and convenient alternative to traditional wood-burning fireplaces. Not only do they create heat and ambiance, but they do not require wood and they can be turned on and off.
Fuel Economy is a website developed by the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. On this site users can find information about efforts to improve automobile efficiency, gasoline prices, gas mileage tips, hybrid vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, and can find and compare new and used automobiles.
Make is a hybrid magazine/book (a Mook) published quarterly that brings the do-it-yourself mindset to technology. Make is a product of O'Reilly, which also publishes the Hack Book series. The website contains information from the volumes of the Mook--e.g., vol. 11 is all about building alternative vehicles. There are also blogs, podcasts, a store, and projects.
Netvibes, founded in 2005, personalizes the startpage, an alternative to traditional web portals. Netvibes lets users assemble all in one place their favorite websites, blogs, email accounts, social networks, search engines, instant messengers, photos, videos, podcasts, widgets, and more. As new features are added, they are announced on the Netvibes blog.
NYU was established in 1831 as an alternative to many of the more exclusive schools of the time. Today there are 40,000 students studying at 14 colleges and schools in 6 different locations in NYC and 20 countries abroad. Besides the School of Arts & Sciences, NYU has Colleges of Dentistry, Nursing, Law, Medicine, and Social Work, as well as The Institute of Art, and others.
UCL was founded in 1826 as an alternative to universities that were only open to members of the Church of England. The School is famous for many things, among them the living icon of Jeremy Bentham. Today there are 19,000 students, one third of whom are graduate students. UCL has 600 faculty members, including the highest number of female faculty in the UK.
Gold Beach is on the Oregon South Coast where October still has some summery days. There are a number of lighthouses to visit along the coast. A seaside hike is a nice alternative to the beach.
MemphisTravel.com is the official guide to Memphis attractions, hotels, and restaurants. Memphis is an authentic and vibrant destination headlined by music and one-of-a-kind experiences such as Elvis Presley's Graceland, Sun Studio, performing arts, alternative rock and Blues music, an ornamental metal museum, Beale Street, Memphis Zoo pandas, the National Civil Rights Museum, Mississippi River views, mouthwatering barbecue, lively festivals, and intriguing galleries and museums.
The following articles provide recent alternative-related news.
The Hybrid builds on the standard CR-V's strengths. Its fuel economy and CO2 benefits aren't transformative - think diesel alternative rather than
Mike Lowe. Pocket Lint. Monday, 26 Oct 2020 10:00:00 +0000.
The latest Huawei phone series has finally been revealed, but the biggest announcement was a step forward in the fight to do what only Google did until now.
By David Phelan, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020 18:00:00 -0400.
The following pages provide more extensive alternative news.