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The technology to turn organic waste material into usable power has been around for a shockingly long time, though the large, unwieldly systems make applications…limited. But a team of British engineers managed to set a new (low) speed record for a car powered by waste organic matter…in this case, leftover coffee grinds. The team was lead by the awesomely-named Martin Bacon, who took an old Rover sedan and fitted it with an elaborate gasifier system that occupies most of the trunk, rear seat, and requires a whole lot of plumbing. To say this system is impractical for daily use is an understatement. Then again, it does have flames shooting out of the front fenders. That’s a big plus in my book. But that isn’t always the point, is it? We’re talking about powering a car with an abundant waste material that is, more often than not, simply thrown out. The speed record set by th...

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Coffee-Powered Car (what??) Breaks World Record

earth911.com 27 Sep '11, 6pm

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care2.com 30 Sep '11, 5am

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How to Plant Trees to Regenerate Land (Video)

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treehugger.com 28 Sep '11, 5pm

From Jesse's post on what is a swale , to greening the deserts of Jordan , we've already seen plenty of examples of using ...

Diesel hybrids soon to be a reality in Europe?

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green.autoblog.com 28 Sep '11, 7pm

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searchengineland.com 27 Sep '11, 1pm

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blog.malaysia-asia.my 28 Sep '11, 6am

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greencarreports.com 21 Sep '11, 3pm

By John Voelcker John Voelcker Senior Editor BIO John is Senior Editor for High Gear Media. In addition to news and review...

n this is how u make COFFEE.

n this is how u make COFFEE.

eforericyong.blogspot.com 01 Oct '11, 6pm

...and so, they taught us how to make coffee, how to make a good espresso, lattes, cappuccinos and so on. All using illy b...

Ethanol Advocacy Groups Want More Ethanol

globalwarming.org 26 Sep '11, 5pm

Ethanol Advocacy Groups Want More Ethanol by Brian McGraw on September 26, 2011 in Blog Tweet In a post titled “An ‘open’ ...

If you're thinking of buying an EV or hybrid car, here are 5 things you must know:

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mnn.com 27 Sep '11, 5pm

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