Other: human fat, playground power, sugar, tornadoes, garbage

Liposuction fat

Mr. Buthune thinks the use of human fat as an energy source has some potential.  “There’s an interesting business model: link a biodiesel plant with the cosmetic surgeons,” says Mr. Bethune. “In Auckland we produce about 330 pounds of fat per week from liposuction, which would make about 40 gallons of fuel. If it is going to be chucked out, why not?” (Schouten 2005)

Yes Men: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0706/S00281.htm  and  https://vimeo.com/129357544

Perpetual Motion. Robert Park. 28 Jun 2002. “Free Energy, APS speaks out on Perpetual Motion”. http://bobpark.physics.umd.edu/WN02/wn062802.html

Playground. Mike Wendland. 3 Mar 3, 2003. Kiddie Power. Detroit Free Press.

Schouten, H. 2005. Earthrace biofuel promoter to power boat using human fat. calorielab.com

Soap. Michael Steen. 16 Sep 2002. A squeaky clean future for the car? Reuters News Service.

Sugar. Teresa Riordan. June 21, 2004 A Sweet Way to Fuel Cars. New York Times.

Thermal depolymerization. Garbage in, less garbage out (as fuel) is an energy sink as well as a perpetual motion machine.

Tires-to-oil. Jeff Clark. 2 May 2000. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/energyresources/message/715

Tornadoes. 29 Sep 2005. The Power of Spin. The Economist.

manure, turkey guts, etc.

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