Your Smartphone Could One Day Be Powered By Jet Fuel

Battery life on modern gadgets sucks—so why not power your mobile devices with something a little more potent like, err, jet fuel? That's the idea of researchers from the University of Utah, who think that fuel cells could efficiently be made to run using the same fuel as fighter jets. » 11/06/14 4:15am 11/06/14 4:15am

Solar jet fuel has been created for the first time

Maybe we won't suck up all of Earth's resources and destroy our planet just yet. Scientists say that they have created solar jet fuel using just sunlight, water and carbon dioxide for the very first time. That's basically creating fuel from thin air. » 5/03/14 12:13am 5/03/14 12:13am

A Plane Fueled By Garbage Could Soon Fly You From New York to London

British Airways has an ambitious and smelly plan: convert municipal waste into 120,000 metric tons of jet fuel. By 2017, they say, the first factory in the world to turn garbage into jet fuel will be up and running. Waste-fueled transatlantic flights could come soon after. » 4/29/14 10:40am 4/29/14 10:40am

Russian Bears Are Hooked on Huffing Jet Fuel Until They Pass Out

In a display of blatant disregard for Nancy Reagan and her pleas to the contrary, Russia's bears, no longer able to resist the sweet temptation of gasoline, have found themselves suffering from a good, ol' fashioned jet fuel addiction. » 4/05/13 1:06pm 4/05/13 1:06pm

California May Be Riddled With Poorly Mapped Underground Fuel Pipelines

Since 1998, fuel pipeline owners in California were required by law to give local officials detailed maps of their underground pipe network. Problem is, many companies submitted inaccurate maps early on and haven't updated them. » 7/28/11 12:41am 7/28/11 12:41am