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Car fuel from whiskey waste and bagpipes on planes

List all your Scottish jokes here! Electric cars may receive most of the attention within the realm of alternative propulsion methods, but liquid hydrocarbon fuels will be with us for many decades to come. The challenge then becomes how to reduce the carbon footprint of extracting, transporting, refining, and burning those fuels to reduce the

“Lucky” coins thrown into plane engine

Transport superstitions Do you have any superstitious actions before you travel? An elderly woman has delayed a plane for more than five hours, after she attempted to throw a handful of coins into its engine for good luck. The passenger was boarding China Southern Airlines flight, from Shanghai to Guangzhou, when she threw nine coins