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Australian pilot set for trans-ocean flight using plastic-derived fuel source

Australian pilot set for trans-ocean flight using plastic-derived fuel source

Thatcher Michelsen October 16, 2012 0

Jeremy Roswell is set to pilot a modified Cessna 172 roughly 1,000 miles per day on the trip. At that pace, he could complete his quest in less than two weeks with stops for

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Solar panels caught in trade dispute between United States and China

Solar panels caught in trade dispute between United States and China

Thatcher Michelsen October 11, 2012 0

Today, however, the U.S. Department of Commerce said that it was imposing duties on a range of Chinese-made solar products in a bid to maintain the competitiveness of American manufacturing companies

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Engineers design way to recycle shower water into washing machines

Engineers design way to recycle shower water into washing machines

Thatcher Michelsen October 10, 2012 0

The concept appliance, known as the Washit, is a device that incorporates a shower stall and a washer-and-dryer system, with the former providing water for usage in the latter. Simply put, your clothes get

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The Zumaround: The next generation of scootering

The Zumaround: The next generation of scootering

Thatcher Michelsen October 9, 2012 0

Known as the Zumaround, this electric-powered vehicle is based on the frame of an old-school kick scooter

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The power of oceans: Hydrokinetic energy and how it works

The power of oceans: Hydrokinetic energy and how it works

Thatcher Michelsen October 4, 2012 0

Today, we're going to look at a power source that has been instituted in some areas and may become more widespread as technology develops: hydrokinetic energy

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Fisker Automotive: Drivers experiencing fuel efficiency of 150 MPG or greater

Fisker Automotive: Drivers experiencing fuel efficiency of 150 MPG or greater

Thatcher Michelsen October 2, 2012 0

The survey, which sampled 30 Fisker drivers, showed that hybrid car motorists were experiencing 150 MPG on average.

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