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Steve EllisMetia - London

Liposuctioned human ass-fat powers biodiesel boat

28 February 2007  |  4562 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

Even fintec guys care about the planet, right? So you might be interested in this glorious story picked up by Boing Boing about an powerboat taking part in Earthrace fuelled by a mix of biofuels and 'human ass-fat' (sometimes Americans are truly great at the English language). All the world's energy problems - and the developed world's obesity p...

Steve EllisMetia - London

Is Second Life becoming a bit too Dutch?

26 February 2007  |  3346 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Unfortunately, it seems likely that ING's 'ourvirtualholland' may have to contend with some of the issues found in 'ourrealamsterdam' - take a look at this news report from Reuters' Second Life columnist Warren Ellis (no relation) recorded on his own blog. Here's a snippet of Warren's report: <There have been attempts, recently, to downplay t...

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