Archives for October 9, 2007

Osmosis

Via GBM I find Statkrafts plans for osmosis power plants. An interesting idea and entirely new to me. Statkraft are a bit coy about the costs. This chap says its too expensive now (I don’t know if thats true, its only there for balance).

Tank Man

Via mt via the newly re-returned QS, I find this wonderful video. Having been a small child obsessed by building plastic models of tanks, I always found them rather beautiful, but this combination of their hulking threat and human fragility is iconic. Previously I’ve only seen stills, and in some ways the video is less…