Drac There's a vampire living in your house! Actually, probably several vampires.

Okay, maybe they're not sucking your blood, but they are draining your energy -- and adding lots of money to your bill.

Appliances like computers, portable phones and plasma-screen TVs use energy (sometimes significant amounts) even when they're turned off, or set to stand-by mode.

Check out these stats on vampire energy from GOOD magazine and the Dept. of Energy.

What's the energy equivalent of a wooden stake...?