Science is fun! Especially when it is used to create a homemade cannon that looks so cool when it fires. This guy connected a self-igniting propane torch to some tubes and then colored the flame so that it pops off green when it blasts. It looks like an alien’s weapon!
Now that campfires in California (and many other western states and provinces) are a thing of the past, it's looking like camp and backpacking stoves are going to be the sole means we have to fry bacon and boil water for coffee. Here's how to find the right one for you.
E. coli is an exceedingly common bacteria that lives in many places including your very own gut. It's also a favorite organism for synthetic biologists looking to engineer useful microbes. By inserting just a few genes in E. coli, scientists have found they can coax the bacterium into making ready-to-use propane.
Like when trying to choose a ripe melon at the grocery store, there are countless questionable ways to determine how much propane is left in your barbecue's tank. But if you don't want to drag a bathroom scale out to your deck, try Truma's LevelChecker which uses an ultrasonic signal to determine how full, or empty,…
The Air Force recently noticed that some of their F-22 Raptor fighter pilots were acting erratically, specifically, they were acting drunk. But sozzled they weren't, instead it's been revealed that anti-freeze, oil fumes and propane invaded their blood. Whaaaat?
Canadian company JBI is setting the recycling industry on fire with its new Plastic2Oil plants that promise to convert non-recyclable plastics into fuel.
Outdoor gear manufacturer Coleman was just trying to do a nice thing by creating the Portable Propane Coffee Maker. It works like the machine in your kitchen, using only water, a filter and some coffee grounds. Oh, and a tank of propane.
Effective over up to an acre of land, this battery-powered garden gadget allows you to commit mass mosquito-cide using a tank of propane. Silent and odorless, the trap emits octenol (something that mozzies find sexy, aspazzarently) to lure the beasties close to the machine. Once there, a vacuum gathers them into the…
There's less than a week until Autumn arrives, and we're already starting to feel a chill in the air. That's why you'll need to start thinking about warming up that chic sidewalk bistro where you hang out. The Bistro Table Patio Heater can help, keeping its heat down low where you need it rather than blowing almost of…
Everyone out there has a propane tank sob story. You know, you host a big Fourth of July bash and everyone comes over and catches a glimpse of your ungodly ugly, white propane tank and leaves the party, stealing your dog on the way out. Yeah this has happened to the best of us.
I'm almost sure this is as old as my grandma, but summer's around the corner and that means one thing—flame! And meat! OK, two things.