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Weekend Watchdogging – 17.08.08

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106 mpg ‘air car’ creates buzz, questions
(CNN) — You’ve heard of hybrids, electric cars and vehicles that can run on vegetable oil. But of all the contenders in the quest to produce the ultimate fuel-efficient car, this could be the first one to let you say, “fill it up with air.”

The concept is similar to how a locomotive works, except compressed air — not steam — moves the engine’s pistons, said Shiva Vencat, vice president of MDI and CEO of Zero Pollution Motors.

Massive clean energy reserves found

QUEENSLAND has struck yet another bonanza with the discovery of an enormous reservoir of zero emission coal seam gas, 100km east of the outback town of Cloncurry.  The discovery of the clean energy reserves in the new Millungera Basin by a Queensland government survey team comes just days after Canberra increased the pressure to embrace lower-emissions fuels by releasing its carbon trading green paper … and I’ll bet it all gets exported!

Man in court with a prick of a problem

A Northern Territory man has appeared in court, pleading for action to be taken against his ex-girlfriend who was threatening to chop off his penis  ... a case of live by the sword – die by the sword? … and then there was the story about …

Man banned from girlfriend’s place after noisy sex

A British man has been banned from visiting his girlfriend’s home after neighbors complained about noisy sex, a local official said Thursday … “She is a classic nightmare neighbor,” Taggart said, insisting the case was not about sex. “It’s about allowing your neighbors to have a normal decent life without being disturbed.” … well, she will just have to go to his place then!


Written by Greg Naylor

17 August 2008 at 12:00 am

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  1. I wonder how that car would perform Canberra brand hot air.


    17 August 2008 at 6:09 pm

  2. The pressure would be too great – it would probably explode

    Greg Naylor

    17 August 2008 at 6:39 pm

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