animals
Russian Bears Are Hooked on Huffing Jet Fuel Until They Pass Out

In a display of blatant disregard for Nancy Reagan and her pleas to the contrary, Russia's bears, no longer able to resist the sweet temptation of jet fuel, have a drug problem. Read More >>

science
Genetically Engineered Bacteria Will Someday Make Biofuel From Carbon Dioxide

Imagine a bacteria that could not only suck the excess CO2 out of the air, but turn that waste gas into a clean-burning biofuel for cars. If the current research on genetically-engineered bacteria goes to plan at MIT, these wonder creatures could help solve our energy and climate woes. Read More >>

factoid
Four Litres of Petrol Can Power an iPhone for 20 Years

It's true. According to Bill Colton, a VP at ExxonMobil, four litres of petrol has enough energy to charge an iPhone once a day for 20 years. Of course, that's never going to happen, but it's a point ExxonMobil uses to stress the fact that there is a lot of energy in petroleum. Read More >>

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