Friday, December 10, 2010

This is a friend of mine that is starting Veterans Expeditions

If you can spare a few minutes please read this article and watch the teaser video for Veterans Expeditions. Keep in mind these guys are in Boulder, CO. and are gaining huge support for the local community. New Boulder group aims to ground veterans through climbing, biking, hiking - Boulder Daily Camera
We here at Earth Hearth support Stacy Bare and Nick Watson.

Convert your Honda Accord to run on trash

Sound impossible?

Did you know that over one million vehicles in Europe ran onboard gasifiers during WWII to make fuel from wood and charcoal, as gasoline and diesel were rationed or otherwise unavailable? Long before there was biodiesel and ethanol, we actually succeeded in a large-scale, alternative fuels redeployment-- and one which curiously used only cellulosic biomass, not the oil and sugar based biofuel sources which famously compete with food.

This redeployment was made possible by the gasification of waste biomass, using simple gasifiers about as complex as a traditional wood stove. These small-scale gasifiers are easily reproduced (and improved) today by DIY enthusiasts using simple hammer and wrench technology.

What an awesome project , I would love for my son to be driving a gasified Honda when he turns 16. Maybe we will just have to build one of these together.

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Google's new notebook running OS

Easy to apply and who knows maybe you will be lucky enough to get one, heres hoping I do! Features - Chrome OS