By M. Farbman
Posted 02.18.2009 at 11:10 am 9 Comments
A class in creation studies at Liberty University appears to be as strange as one might expect. Best quote on the subject: "If a frog turns into a prince with a kiss then it's a fairy tale. If a frog turns into a prince over millions of years, it's science," says the director of the school's center for creation studies. "It's almost ridiculous."
Also in today's links: cell phone projectors, the next e-reader, and more.
Revulsion comes from more predictable places -- like articles about the disgusting things the FDA allows in your food. For instance, what is the acceptable number of fly eggs that can be found in a glass of tomato juice? (Hint: the answer isn't "zero.")
Also in today's links: trees transform plastics, Google plans to transform the energy sector, and more.
Wonder animal tastes good, provides milk, lubricates your engine
By M. Farbman
Posted 02.09.2009 at 12:00 pm 5 Comments
A company has developed an engine oil made from beef tallow, which is currently sold for two- and four-cycle engines and auto racing, but is pending approval for use in cars. I'm curious, though, how beef tallow is otherwise used or disposed of. If you know, post a comment below.
Also in today's links: communities plot their futures, and how we know your best judgment prompted you to read this. Plus, amazing pictures.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.