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Algae-Based Biofuel Is Now For Sale In The San Francisco Bay Area

[credit provider=”Facebook/Natasha Ba”] Algae-based biofuel is now on tap in America — with motorists in the San Francisco Bay Area becoming the first motorists in the nation to fill up their tanks.The fuel, known as Biodiesel B20 — made from 20 per cent algae and 80 per cent petroleum — […]
Algae-Based Biofuel Is Now For Sale In The San Francisco Bay Area
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Obama Has Ordered The Military To Send 24 Million Gallons Of Fuel To Sandy-Affected Areas

[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] The Obama administration accelerated its response to the fuel problem in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy Friday, and has authorised the Pentagon to deliver 24 million gallons of extra fuel to replenish supply, according to the New York Times.Via The Times:
Obama Has Ordered The Military To Send 24 Million Gallons Of Fuel To Sandy-Affected Areas
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Check Out The Hydrogen-Powered Train That Was Built By Students

[credit provider=”University of Birmingham”] Engineering students at the University of Birmingham have built a locomotive powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and lead acid batteries.With more than 5,000 litres of hydrogen fuel on board, the locomotive can generate enough power to haul 900 lbs for nearly 9,000 ft.
Check Out The Hydrogen-Powered Train That Was Built By Students
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Genetic Engineering Turns Bacteria Into Car Fuel

[credit provider=”Flickr/Phil Whitehouse” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/philliecasablanca/6413989599/”] A humble soil bacteria has become a genetically engineered factory capable of making fuel for cars. But the project still has to get out of the lab and scale up to industrial-size production.The MIT project aims to make transportation fuels 10 times more efficiently than existing […]
Genetic Engineering Turns Bacteria Into Car Fuel
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The Biggest Mistake You Can Make While Smoking A Cigar

[credit provider=”Eli Epstein / Business Insider”] Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Nat Sherman’s Executive Director of Retail and Brand Development Michael Herklots. After a great tour of the Nat Sherman Townhouse in Midtown Manhattan, Michael shared a ton of interesting cigar info with us.We were especially intrigued when […]
The Biggest Mistake You Can Make While Smoking A Cigar
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UK Government Accused Of Creating Mass Panic By Telling People To Stockpile Fuel Ahead Of A Possible Strike

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GAS_STATION_ATTENDANTS_PEER_OVER_THEIR_%22OUT_OF_GAS%22_SIGN_IN_PORTLAND,_ON_DAY_BEFORE_THE_STATE%27S_REQUESTED_SATURDAY…_-_NARA_-_555434.jpg”] The UK government has been accused of being “intent on creating a crisis” after urging the public to stock up on fuel ahead of a possible strike by tanker drivers, The Huffington Post reports. The announcement has created panic in Britain, with numerous pumps running dry […]
UK Government Accused Of Creating Mass Panic By Telling People To Stockpile Fuel Ahead Of A Possible Strike
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Two Alaska Villages Are Dangerously Close To Running Out Of Heating Fuel

[credit provider=”Wonderlane via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/3135751669/#/photos/wonderlane/3135751669/lightbox/”] A harsh winter is taking a heavy toll on fuel supplies in Alaska. Two villages in the midst of 45-below temperatures have almost run out of heating oil, forcing a Noatak town store to ration borrowed supplies, the Anchorage Daily News reports. The village of […]
Two Alaska Villages Are Dangerously Close To Running Out Of Heating Fuel