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Not exactly Crispy Skin Chicken…

… or Beijing Kao Ya.
From Breitbart:
CRISPY DUCKS: SOLAR ARRAY TEST CREMATES 130 BIRDS IN ONE MORNING
Supporters of renewable energies hope that new advances in solar technology will figuratively set the world on fire, but for hundreds of birds in Nevada last … Continue reading

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Medieval churches with stained glass were photocatalytic air purifiers with nanostructured gold catalyst. Yep. They were.

For your Just Too Cool file… a reader alerted me to a post at Daniel Mitsui’s blog.
This, if true, really is just too cool:

SOLAR-POWERED NANOTECH-PURIFIED AIR in MEDIAEVAL CHURCHES
Information Week:
The glaziers who created gold-painted stained glass windows for mediaeval churches … Continue reading

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New Cathedral in Saskatoon – solar cells embedded in stained-glass

The Montreal Gazette has an intriguing piece. Not sure about the design of the cathedral, but the technology of the windows is intriguing.
Let there be light: new Saskatoon cathedral will draw solar power from stained glass

By Jeremy Warren, Postmedia News … Continue reading

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