iOS app Android app


Scientists Generate Renewable Propane From Common Gut Bacterium

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green

LONDON (Reuters) - British and Finnish scientists have found a way of generating renewable propane using a bacterium widely found in the human intest...

What's the Hottest BBQ Fuel? Propane vs. Natural Gas

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 04.09.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

You may have wondered why we don't use hydrogen as a BBQ fuel. I know I used to wonder. Turns out there's a very good reason we don't use hydrogen as a BBQ fuel -- in fact, just two words will suffice to explain.

Wood Grilling: A Perfect Win For Intrepid Urban Epicureans

Ben Eisendrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Eisendrath

You're an urban gourmet, versed in the latest restaurant and locavore jargon, but every once in a while your reading takes you to more primal scene...

When Buying a Grill, Understanding the Thermodynamics of Cooking is Crucial

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An outdoor grill may seem simple, but it is actually a complex cooking tool, and understanding how it works is crucial to making great food outdoors, and a necessity before handing your credit card to the clerk.

No Impact Week: Solar Panels, Bio-Diesel, and Worms

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Several years ago, I undertook a year-long experiment to minimize my personal waste. At the time, "no impact" wasn't a common term. I just wanted to see how waste-wise efficient I could be.

15-Year-Old Accused Of Planning Columbine-Style School Massacre

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

MONROE, N.Y. -- A 15-year-old boy accused of stockpiling gasoline, propane and a machete for a planned school attack on the anniversary of the Columbi...

How to Buy a Grill

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A good grill is an essential tool for the modern cook, not just as a backyard diversion, but a second oven.