The Delightful History of Steam Technology

One of the coolest things humans have ever figured out is how to use steam as power. It made the Industrial Revolution possible and even today, 88% of America's electricty comes from steam turbines.

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5 Emerging Green Technologies to Watch - #2: Any Kind of Turbine

Our Dutch friends were onto something, not just with those wooden shoes (which, any serious clogger can tell you are the best), but with the whole windmill thing. Rather than milling grain, though, forward thinkers took the concept of using a rotating turbine to create electricity.