If you think that the latest advancement in environmentally sound automobiles is totally full of shit....you're right. Introducing the Bio-Bug: a car fuled entirely by human excrement. The Bio-Bug, the brainchild of a team of British engineers aided by a sewage waste plant, is a converted VW Beetle that runs off of the methane produced by human waste.
advancement of modern medicine owes a great deal to a sharp pelvic pain
felt by a Southern black woman in 1951. This pang, followed by a
self-examination in a bathtub and a trip to Johns Hopkins, was
ultimately diagnosed as cervical cancer. “I got a knot on my womb,” the
patient had told her doctor, who scraped cells from the tumor for
With all these recent celebrity deaths, it's pretty lame of us media types that we haven't given more press/public attention to a real hero that has passed away. While Patrick Swayze may have made a lot of great films and seemed like a nice guy, and Michael Jackson was the King of Pop and an amazing entertainer, Norman Borlaug was a true hero that saved hundreds of millions of people's lives. Borlaug, dubbed the Greatest Human Being That Ever Lived by Penn and Teller, died of lymphoma at the age of 95 in his Dallas home on Saturday, September 12.