Fade to black. The concept of using a black-backed screen on computer screens got some pretty big play around the "greening" side of the web--we even mentioned it here and surveyed readers here on AT:HT about their monitor type--and Treehugger set out to find out the truths and myths behind the supposed stats floating around the web. The results might surprise you. The five most common questions they go on to answer get into data (and its origins), and go beyond the "it depends..." to provide succinct information about the issue. - Abandoned monitor pic by naama.