The surprising way this Mexican state is fighting the cartels | The Americas with Simon Reeve – BBC

Arturo Rodriguez heads up an elite tactical unit, tasked with targeting the cartels. Look at the name of them! Black Mamba! So, this is a hardcore vehicle. Bloody hell! You see, this is not OK. Look at this. It’s an impact from the AK-47. From a Kalashnikov. That’s right. You can probably see on the […]

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Harvesting the Wave Energy: The Function of Wells Turbine

One concept for harnessing the wave energy is the oscillating water column principle. The power take-off for this technology is typically an air turbine. The most commonly used air turbine for this application is the Wells turbine, which we will explain in this episode. The water level in the chamber rises and falls with the […]

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All Electric?

Have you heard about the blow the Berkeley, California City Council has landed on consumer choice? The city has banned natural gas in all new low-rise residential buildings. That means the new richy-rich of Berkeley will have to use an electric stovetop to cook their meals. No natural gas water heaters, furnaces, clothes dryers or […]

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How to power your house, with xkcd’s Randall Munroe

Yeah, there’s there’s my self-portrait. People are sort of surprised sometimes that I’m three-dimensional. Take an imaginary average lot: Let’s imagine that this lot kind of has an appropriate similar fraction of all the US’s resources. You can only have the energy that’s flowing through your plot of land. So you’ve got this column of […]

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