Category Archives: Cluster fucks

Rain water to electricity?

From the picture below it seems that Chinese engineers have found a way to convert water from a rain drain into electricity!

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Green seas in Qingdao.

Seems the Olympic sailing events in Qingdao will be interesting. I found this article by Laura Baldwin on Sail-World. 240 boats try and remove sea-weed from the Qingdao Olympic course area Australia’s 470 Coach, Victor Kovalenko shared these photos and … Continue reading

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The complete Chinese DIY guide.

On one of the forums I frequent, somebody posted this today. And I kid you not, it is true. For all us non DIY people, the following information may prove useful in the event of an emergency. I have compiled … Continue reading

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Don’t try this with plastic…

It could have been an advertisement for steel hull boats. This steel hull yacht was rammed by a freighter off the Canary Islands. The French crew of three were unharmed, and were able to jury-rig a mast and make it … Continue reading

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‘Miracle’ fuel that made a mockery of Mugabe.

The Times October 27, 2007 Jan Raath in Harare When Nomatter Tagarira, a spirit medium, claimed that she could conjure refined diesel out of a rock by striking it with her staff, ministers in Robert Mugabe’s Government believed that they … Continue reading

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Robbing geniuses

Banks, graft, and corruption go together like a horse and carriage, not only in China, but also in other ‘developing nations’. But every now and then you run into these bizarre ‘only in China’ stories. Like those two bright little … Continue reading

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