Diesel-Electric Supercar Has 80 Mile Battery Range, Gets 44 MPG After That

November 30, 2009 by  
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Capstone Turbine Corporation —a company normally known for making microturbines that provide back-up power for industrial and commercial operations—has built a prototype extended-range, diesel-electric supercar that has a 0-60 mph time of 3.9 seconds, a top speed of 150 mph and can go 80 miles on battery power alone before a diesel-powered microturbine kicks on and charges the battery on the fly for an additional 420 miles on one tank of fuel. Read more of this story »

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Homemade Gluten Free Golden Crispy Granola

November 30, 2009 by  
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I’ve always been of the opinion that granola should be eaten sparingly, a half a cup in the morning with yogurt and some fruit, or maybe for a small mid-morning snack.  Consequently, my favorite granola recipes have been those that aren’t necessarily “healthy”, but are darn tasty and are best consumed in moderation.  This is my favorite granola recipe, but it’s by no means health food, it has butter and sugar in it, and it’s the kind of granola that makes no excuses for itself. This recipe is another family heirloom from my Mother In Law.  She does have a real name, but we usually refer to her by her nickname, Mama Bear.  Given her upper Midwest farmhouse upbringing, Mama Bear is a heck of a cook, and this recipe is hers, so this is her appropriate acknowledgment. Here’s the recipe for (Mama Bears’) Gluten Free Golden Crispy Granola: Read more of this story »

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