Energy conversion efficiencies have been stuck in the 19th century. As a result the enormous drain on natural resources has polluted the entire planet and threatens to cause a return to a preindustrial lifestyle. An Energy breakthrough is needed. A breakthrough has occurred as prophesied by Nikola Tesla.
This animated video explores the unregulated synthetic biology industry, and the risks it may pose to workers, farmers and consumers.
The following post summarizes Chapter 7 of the book "Let It Shine The 6000 Year Story of Solar Energy."
How to flush a small engine and repair a clogged carburetor.
TRUFUEL, a ready-to-use engine fuel, can be used in two and four-stroke engines.
Cell Fusion genetic engineering is emerging as a hot topic in the Certified Organic seed and food industry. We can expect the resolution of this issue to impact both small-scale and large-scale growers.
Team Austria wins the Solar Decathlon 2013 for building the most energy-efficient, cost-effective and most attractive solar-powered house.
These new vehicles may help the environment, but their soundless engines are a threat to the visually impaired, as well as pedestrians and bicyclists.
Nearly 2 million people sent comments opposing genetically engineered salmon to the Food and Drug Administration, stating that GE salmon is bad for the consumer, the environment and the native fish.
How prepared ahead of time for remote living and what was required.
This fall's Fuel for the Body T.O.U.R. ("Total Organic Understanding Ride") will educate the public on the benefits of living a green lifestyle that includes eating organic food and supporting local, organic farmers.
The Environmental Protection Agency has given the go-ahead to Dow Chemical for its genetically modified 2,4-D resistant corn.
Diesel engines are engineered and built to be more robust due to the higher compression ratio in the combustion chamber and the high torque output they produce.
Conversion kit install to convert a hybrid vehicle into a plug-in electric and improve your gas mileage by 25%.
The unintended death of a charming little creature raises the realities of life on a farm homestead.
Planet Connect's Get Green Video Contest wants you to show how you can Green Your City with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
Friends and I travel to the Open Source Ecology project in rural Missouri to take a tour and help out laying up earth bricks.
A few hundred protestors from across the country arrived at the White House last month, the culmination of the two-week GMO Right2Know March that began in New York City on October 1. (Congratulations all you brave marchers - my feet ache just thinkin
Engine efficiency depends on rpm (among other things) and slower isn't always better. More wisdom from the Honey Bear.
Precision Engineering www.structure1.com has generously provided drawings and specifications for building earthbag structures in seismic areas to meet code. The documents have been combined into one 6-page PDF and are now available online.
Earthbag building has just received engineering approval. This is probably the greatest news ever for earthbag building. With engineer-approved plans, we see unlimited potential for earthbag building for homes, shops, schools, you name it.
Try these tips for cleaning a carburetor.
Propelling a vehicle with air or water is possible, but whether it’s practical is another story.
Two seasoned gearheads weigh in on the benefits (or lack thereof) of converting a V8 engine to run only on four cylinders.
One would think a car wouldn't need a mechanical inspection at 5,000 miles. But when you're building a 100-mpg car from scratch, and the builder is meticulous, it's wise to look for problems even when there are no signs of problems.
If you like steam- and gas- powered engines and farm equipment, you will love these three magazines and websites: Farm Collector, Gas Engine and Steam Traction.
An automotive whiz explains why it's not a great idea to let your car warm up by idling.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is accepting public comment regarding a draft Guidance for Industry #187 — to clarify regulation of genetically altered animals.
Machine expert Hank Will offers advice on whether to drain the gas tanks of machines that will be idle for a while.
Gasoline is blended with ethanol all the time, but are these blends all right to use in small engines? Here's how you can avoid problems.
What should I try when my mower/tiller engine won't start?
After finding the illegal presence of genetically engineered wheat in Oregon, the USDA has found another, similar case in Montana.