Dive into the archives.


  • salt + petroleum = toilet bowl

    It’s 1980, the Diamond Crystal Salt Company operates a salt mine underneath Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, Texaco drills for oil downward from the surface of the lake, the two mines meet and flush the entire lake…

  • Turning Turds into Oil

    from AP: The thermochemical conversion process uses intense heat and pressure to break down the molecular structure of manure into oil. It’s much like the natural process that turns organic matter into oil over centuries, but in the laboratory the process can take as little as a half-hour. The technology is a few years away [...]

FRESH / LATEST POSTS

TAG / CLOUD

bbc beaver boing boing buffalo china computers dams decay DMZ drilling east river EcoArtTech ecosystem ecosystems edible_plants food germs grafitti indonesia insects ISBN Korea Meat mines new york new york bay nytimes oil party photo plants pollution powerplant russia seals shit siberia soviet union sustainability tennis thoreau tigers turd urban wilderness