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Savonius Wind Turbine

You included two kinds of water turbines, but only horizontal shaft wind turbines. I think you should have included the easiest of all wind turbines to build, the Savonius turbine. It can be created easily from two half drums with 1/3 center overlap. The issue of high high rotational speed is actual...
by MisterQED
Sat Sep 27, 2014 5:12 pm
 
Forum: 8. Power to the People
Topic: Savonius Wind Turbine
Replies: 0
Views: 2033

Re: People: The biggest killer of people

I agree with the above posts to a point, but the lesson of the native americans points to the need for the martial arts. The had far surpassed the Europeans in farming and politics, but their lack of military prowess caused the collapse of their civilizations and the loss of much their knowledge. Th...
by MisterQED
Sat Sep 27, 2014 4:55 pm
 
Forum: 8. Power to the People
Topic: People: The biggest killer of people
Replies: 3
Views: 4007

Biology is the problem and the solution

There are possibly millions of organisms that are required for normal agriculture. If we land on another planet, we first have to see if microbial life has developed there independently. In any case the life we want is the ones we bring as this is the life that has developed along side of our own. I...
by MisterQED
Thu Sep 25, 2014 2:46 pm
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: Biology is the problem and the solution
Replies: 2
Views: 3342

List of Tools

5 things for the bunker: 1. a large CNC mill with bits 2. Computer with updated copy of Wikipedia, CD3WD, plant identification manuals and the Permaculture Design Manual 3. A trifold power station: a diesel generator, a solar panel and a bank of NiFe betteries 4. Seed vault including as many kinds o...
by MisterQED
Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Can you prepare for the apocalypse?
Topic: List of Tools
Replies: 4
Views: 4317

It all makes sense.

This may be a run on sentence so if you want to be a stickler the second half can be omitted.

Everything you experience makes sense and is controlled by understandable consistent laws, just understand the universe is complicated, so take it slow and keep learning and teaching.
by MisterQED
Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:54 pm
 
Forum: What single sentence do you think encapsulates most information?
Topic: It all makes sense.
Replies: 0
Views: 3069

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