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65 Fascinating Fuels

Alternatives to Oil Prices, from Blood-Powered Batteries to Mountain Dew

— August 26, 2009 — Autos
As oil prices take another jump up, alternative fuels continue to usher in a new era of powering technology and automobiles. As much as the oil prices are outside of our control, finding other ways to reduce the use of harmful fuels or using alternative fuels is completely within our control.

There are many hydrogen fuel cells moving into the automotive industry, water-powered cell phones and even blood-powered batteries as combatants to the evil oil prices. So save some money and get around another way!
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Fuel From Wood Chips
Fuel From Wood Chips
Mascoma Corp. Revs Up Woodship Ethanol for Prime-Time (UPDATE)
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63
Human Biofuels
Human Biofuels
Plastic Surgeon Powers SUV With Fat
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62
Flowing Herb Fuel
Flowing Herb Fuel
The Gas of the Future?
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61
Feathery Fuel
Feathery Fuel
Will Chicken Feathers Motor Hydrogen Cars of the Future?
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60
Human Biofuel Sources
Human Biofuel Sources
Revolutionary Eco-Box Turns Your Breath Into Fuel
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59
Demand for Ethanol Stimulates Food Vs. Fuel Debate Among US Farmers
Demand for Ethanol Stimulates Food Vs. Fuel Debate Among US Farmers
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58
Mass Produced Fuel Cell Cars
Mass Produced Fuel Cell Cars
Honda Announces Plans for the FCX Clarity
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57
Fuel Conservation Innovations
Fuel Conservation Innovations
Nissan Eco Pedal
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56
Fuel From Coffee Grounds
Fuel From Coffee Grounds
Cheap Java Beans Make Great Biodiesel
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55
Biodiesel Fuel Cell Microreactors
Biodiesel Fuel Cell Microreactors
InnovaTek Directly Converts Liquid Fuel To Hydrogen
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54
Solar Car Kits
Solar Car Kits
Boost Your Prius Fuel Economy by Hooking Up Solar Energy Modules
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53
First Renewable Fuel Flight
First Renewable Fuel Flight
Virgin Atlantic Flies On Babassu & Coconut Oil
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52
Sugarcane Ethanol
Sugarcane Ethanol
Brazil is Ready to Share Their Sweet Biofuel Technology
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51
Drinking Biofuel
Drinking Biofuel
Flygbussarna Airport Coaches
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50
Fossil Fuel-Free Communities
Fossil Fuel-Free Communities
GEOS in Colorado
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49
Fuel Cells for the Home
Fuel Cells for the Home
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48
Fuel Cell Powered Cell Phone
Fuel Cell Powered Cell Phone
NEC Flask
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47
Fuel Cell Laptop Dock
Fuel Cell Laptop Dock
Samsung Dock Yields One Month of Power
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46
Laptop Fuel Cells
Laptop Fuel Cells
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45
Fruity Eco Fuel
Fruity Eco Fuel
Burnable Briquettes Made from Banana Skins Make Use of Waste
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44
Methanol Powered Laptops
Methanol Powered Laptops
PolyFuel Lenovo T40 ThinkPad
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43
Automotive Algae Fuel
Automotive Algae Fuel
Bill Gates Funds Sapphire Energy
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42
Pininfarina Sintesi Fuel Cell Concept
Pininfarina Sintesi Fuel Cell Concept
2008 Geneva Motor Show
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41
Greenbox
Greenbox
Recycles Car Exhaust into Fuel, Eliminates Greenhouse Gasses using Algae
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40
Fuel-Saving Ford
Fuel-Saving Ford
Explorer America Concept (NAIAS 2008)
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39
Fuel That Grows on Trees
Fuel That Grows on Trees
Myco Diesel Made of Fungus
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38
Fuel For Travel
Fuel For Travel
Digital Media Store in Amsterdam Airport
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37
Woodchips As Fuel
Woodchips As Fuel
Range Fuels Creates Cellulosic Ethanol
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36
Aging Gasoline in Wine Bottles
Aging Gasoline in Wine Bottles
Fine Fueling
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35
DIY Biodiesel From Cooking Fat
DIY Biodiesel From Cooking Fat
FuelPod2 Refinery
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34
Sewage & Garbage As Fuel
Sewage & Garbage As Fuel
Hydrogen Fuel From Biodegradable Garbage
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33
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bicycle
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bicycle
Pearl Hydrogen
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32
Corn Fueled Lotus Exige Rockets 0-60 MPH in 3.9 Seconds
Corn Fueled Lotus Exige Rockets 0-60 MPH in 3.9 Seconds
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31
Photography Inspired by Oil Prices
Photography Inspired by Oil Prices
Images to Prove Artists Will Never Run Out of Creative Fuel
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30
Seaweed Biofuel
Seaweed Biofuel
Indonesia and South Korea's Symbiotic Energy Partnership
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29
Drinking Rocket Fuel
Drinking Rocket Fuel
U.S. Won't Limit Rocket Fuel in Drinking Water
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28
Garbage Powered Trucks
Garbage Powered Trucks
World's First Garbage Truck Fueled by Its Own Trash
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27
Fuel From Pee
Fuel From Pee
Devices May Soon Run on Hydrogen Extracted from Urine
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26
Green Algae As Biofuel
Green Algae As Biofuel
A Slimy Solution To Global Warming
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25
Food-Fueled Video Games
Food-Fueled Video Games
The Tomato Soup Battery
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24
Fuel-Cell Hamburgers
Fuel-Cell Hamburgers
Zemship on the Alster
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23
UK's First Bioethanol Fuel Pump
UK's First Bioethanol Fuel Pump
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22
GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Luxury SUV
GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell Luxury SUV
Cadillac Provoq (CES 2008)
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21
Fuel Cell Vehicles of the Future
Fuel Cell Vehicles of the Future
The Revolute
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20
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractors
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractors
New Holland's Innovation for Zero Emissions Farming
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19
Boat Fueled by Human Fat
Boat Fueled by Human Fat
Earthrace
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18
Water Powered Phones
Water Powered Phones
Samsung's H2O Fuel Cell Ready for 2010?
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17
100 Equinox Fuel Cell Cars Hit The Road
100 Equinox Fuel Cell Cars Hit The Road
Chevy Project Driveway
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16
Fuel Cell Supercars
Fuel Cell Supercars
The Honda FC Sport Concept
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15
E85 Fuel
E85 Fuel
GM's Corn-Fuel Based Cars
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14
Eco-Friendly Air Travel
Eco-Friendly Air Travel
Boeing's Fuel Cell Airplane
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13
Video Game Fuel
Video Game Fuel
Mountain Dew to Release Special Soda for Halo 3
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12
Clean Energy from Mushrooms
Clean Energy from Mushrooms
Enzyme Strips Pollutants from Fuel Cells
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11
Weeds As Biofuel
Weeds As Biofuel
Low-Maintenance Jatropha
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10
Biofuel Supercar Could be World's Fastest
Biofuel Supercar Could be World's Fastest
1018HP Koenigsegg CCXR
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9
Blood-Fueled Batteries
Blood-Fueled Batteries
Bio-Implants Powered by Vampire Cells
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8
Alcohol as Racecar Fuel
Alcohol as Racecar Fuel
The Whiskey-Fueled SR4
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7
Vegetation-Fueled Vehicles
Vegetation-Fueled Vehicles
Project Nomad Looks and Moves Like an Agile Lion
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6
Nerd Energy Drink Increases Memory and Fuels Brain Power
Nerd Energy Drink Increases Memory and Fuels Brain Power
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5
Fuel Cell Supercars
Fuel Cell Supercars
Tesla Roadster Rockets 0-60 in 3 Seconds
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4
Alternate Fuel Wheelchairs
Alternate Fuel Wheelchairs
Hydrogen Power For Disabled Greens
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3
Biofuel Wave Jumpers
Biofuel Wave Jumpers
Biocat Catamaran
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2
Biofuel Supercar
Biofuel Supercar
‘Climax' High Performance Handcrafted Concept Car On Tour
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1
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Motorcycle
Hydrogen Fuel Cell Motorcycle
Honda Cub Motocycle
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