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Old 12-14-2010, 08:57 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Hydrogen is going to need PR after the Hindenberg, but it wasn't really the cause of that accident.

The ship wasn't properly grounded, and it was coated in flammable material. It was likely paint or fuel which initially caught fire, which then spread to the hydrogen. At least that's what I heard on a PBS special about it. Wikipedia just confirmed that. Besides, most of the people on board survived.
Think of how many horrendous plane crashes there have been, but people keep flying planes.

I say, bring on the hydrogen!

Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
A few months ago I returned home just as my neighbor pulled into his driveway. It was cold (around freezing) with some rain and sleet, and he yells to me: You rode your bike? In this weather?!?

So the other day we both returned home at the same time again, only now the weather is warm, sunny, with no wind. And I yell to him: You took the car? In this weather?!?
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