The future of renewable energy is upon us, as a team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology has reportedly come up with a new way to extract energy directly from crude biomass, at room temperature, that avoids the need for expensive and pollutive precious metals or other conventional catalysts, all of which are ineffective at breaking down biomass.
The National Security Agency (NSA), which some have now dubbed the National Spying Agency, could soon be brought to its knees if an initiative launched by the freedom advocacy group Tenth Amendment Center (TAC) is successful. Members of the Maryland House of Delegates have reportedly introduced emergency legislation in their state that would cut off water, electricity and all other forms of material support to the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade.
These aren't your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses it for flushing. And still another turns excrement into charcoal.
The modern day concept of electricity is pretty straightforward. Electrical current is defined by the motion of electrons traveling through a conductive material