Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder...
Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder lights his artwork on fire to create his latest piece, titled Wolf Eyes.
EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Gunpowder
Military Channel Podcast Artillery History: Gunpowder The invention of gunpowder rewrote the rules of warfare.
Biomass
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an e...
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Coal
Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata i...
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Gunpowder
Gunpowder, also known as black powder, is a chemical explosive—the earliest known. It is a mixture of sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate (saltpeter). The sulfur and charcoal act as fuels, and the...
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Oil shale
Oil shale, also known as kerogen shale, is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons called shale ...
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Peat
Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands or mires. The peatland ecosystem is the most efficient carbon sink on ...
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Wood fuel
Wood fuel (or fuelwood) is a fuel such as firewood, charcoal, chips, sheets, pellets, and sawdust. The particular form used depends upon factors such as source, quantity, quality and application. In ...
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Arctic methane release
Arctic methane release is the release of methane from seas and soils in permafrost regions of the Arctic. While a long-term natural process, it may be exacerbated by global warming. This results in...
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Ammonium perchlorate composite propellant
Ammonium perchlorate composite propellant (APCP) is a modern solid rocket propellant used in rocket vehicles. It differs from many traditional solid rocket propellants such as black powder or zinc-sul...
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Charcoal
Mangrove charcoal burning videoCharcoal is a light, black residue, consisting of carbon and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation s...
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Fragmentation (weaponry)
Fragmentation is the process by which the casing of an artillery shell, bomb, grenade, etc. is shattered by the detonation of the explosive filler. The correct technical terminology of these pieces...
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Firecracker
A firecracker (cracker, noise maker, banger, or bunger) is a small explosive device primarily designed to produce a large amount of noise, especially in the form of a loud bang; any visual effect is ...
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Musket
A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore firearm, fired from the shoulder. Muskets were designed for use by infantry. A soldier armed with a musket had the designation musketman or musketeer.The muske...
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Pellet stove
A pellet stove is a stove that burns compressed wood or biomass pellets to create a source of heat for residential and sometimes industrial spaces. By steadily feeding fuel from a storage container (h...
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Bathvillite
Bathvillite is a naturally occurring organic substance. It is an amorphous, opaque, and very friable material of fawn-brown color, filling cavities in the torbanite or Boghead coal of Bathville, Lothi...
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Alum shale
Alum shale (also known as alum schist and alum slate) is a variety of black shale. It is shale or clay slate containing pyrite. Decomposition of pyrite by weathering forms sulfuric acid, which acts o...
Firewood
Firewood is any wooden material that is gathered and used for fuel. Generally, firewood is not highly processed and is in some sort of recognizable log or branch form, compared to other forms of wood...
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Firelighter
Firelighters are small solid fuel tablets sold as consumer products and designed to replace kindling in starting a fire. Firelighters are typically used to start wood or coal fire in homes. However, t...
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Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels
Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels, in South West England has occurred since the area was first drained by the Romans, and continues today on an area of less than 0.5% of the total geography. The ...
Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels - Wikipedia
Biomass briquettes
Biomass briquettes are a biofuel substitute to coal and charcoal. Briquettes are mostly used in the developing world, where cooking fuels are not as easily available. There has been a move to the use ...
Biomass briquettes - Wikipedia
Shell (projectile)
A shell is a payload-carrying projectile which, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot (AP, APC...
Shell (projectile) - Wikipedia
Blue carbon
Blue carbon is the carbon captured by the world's oceans and coastal ecosystems. The carbon captured by living organisms in oceans is stored in the form of biomass and sediments from mangroves, salt m...
Fossil record of fire
The fossil record of fire first appears with the establishment of a land-based flora in the Middle Ordovician period, 470 million years ago, permitting the accumulation of oxygen in the atmosphere as ...
Fossil record of fire - Wikipedia
Coal water
Coal water slurry refers to the new coal-based fuel which appears in the 70s. It combines 65% coal, 34% water and 1% chemical additives. After certain technological processing, the coal water slurry i...