Friday, August 1, 2008

Finally, Kudzu as a useful resource!

Clemson U. told my grandfather (in the 1950s) how wonderful Kudzu was as a renewable feed source for cows. Grandpa, new to the dairy business, took that advise to heart.

Truth is, cows HATE Kudzu. It grows so fast, they run away from it! Cowz ain't stupid!

I still look at the remnants of his farm and shake my head as to how the Kudzu has blanketed any and everything in its path...

So it is refreshing to know that Kudzu could actually be useful for SOMETHING...

ETHANOL production - I think I'll start brewing my own...for use in the bike, car, and lawnmower, of course...

KUDZU Ethano Plant Startup in Tennessee

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Your Internet are belong to us!!!!

The recent hijacking of some of the highest authority servers responsible for Domain resolution (you know - when you want to go to somewhere like without having to type in suggests that at any time cyberspace can become somewhat distorted...

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Monday, June 30, 2008


I'm a biker. I dislike cars, SUVs, and any other gas guzzling monster that enslaves us to the almighty fossil fuels.

But I would most happily consider one of these...

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Sunday, June 29, 2008

HHO Water Powered Cars

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Synthetic Gasoline from Cellulose: Who needs Ethanol?

Synthetic Gasoline - You've heard about synthetic oil. Well here is a process to completely bypass the whole ethanol production problem and create a synthetic gasoline that doesn't suffer the 30% loss in BTU inherent with ethanol.

Switchgrass, agricultural byproducts/waste are main contenders for synthetic gasoline production - or they are welcome to just come and harvest the weeds in my yard...

Components for green gasoline can be sythesized in a laboratory from agricultural waste. New processes are breaking the barriers to producing green gasoline on the large scale needed for industrial produciton. Credit: Ben Barnhart
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GPM, MPG, Yearly cost calculators for vehicle fuel consumption

This is an informative site that tracks Fuel price data and allows you to calculate estimated fuel expenses for number of miles per year for one to multiple years. Other calculations help if you are making a decision to purchase a new and more efficient vehicle and the costs savings per number of miles traveled.

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Friday, June 27, 2008

The Value of Not Overthinking a Decision

Fishing in the stream of consciousness, researchers now can detect our intentions and predict our choices before we are aware of them ourselves. The brain, they have found, appears to make up its mind 10 seconds before we become conscious of a decision -- an eternity at the speed of thought...

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