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biodiverseed:

papalagiblog:

Ein Biomeiler ist ein „Wärme-Kraftwerk“, dessen aufgeschichtete Biomasse ihre Wärme auf darin verlegte Leitungen überträgt. Ein Biomeiler kann je nach Bauart 18 - 24 Monate lang Warmwasser erzeugen. Er funktioniert genauso wie ein Komposthaufen und kann als Durchlauferhitzer einen Haushalt mit warmem Wasser versorgen oder in einem Heizkreislauf mit Pufferspeicher an eine Heizung angeschlossen werden.

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomeiler

http://www.native-power.de

http://www.biomeiler.at

I’m a little rusty on the German, but I’ll try to translate the gist of the idea:

"A Biomeiler" (like "organic kiln" or "organic reactor") is a biomass-powered heater, that can be used for a duration of 18-24 months. It produces heat through decomposition of organic matter (biomass), such as straw or wood chips, and is not unlike a thermal compost heap. Water is heated through hoses or pipes that are installed throughout the structure, and can be connected to a household heating system, or simply used for heating household water.

Any real Germans can tell me if that is approximately right.

The awesome thing about this is that after the biomass has decomposed, and you’ve had two years of water heating, you have a whole bunch of rich humus for the garden.

#Germany #compost #permaculture #DIY #mulch

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dorkly:

12 Ultrasounds That Looked Just Like Fictional Characters
Ultrasounds are truly a cool, fascinating thing - but it’s important to remember that they don’t always give you a 100% clear picture of what the child will look like when he or she finally pops out of the mother. Sometimes, the picture is obscured or weird (or, in one case, 3D) enough that it looks like…well, something awfully familiar, but definitely not a baby. Click here to see our favorites!

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collegehumor:

dorkly:

12 Ultrasounds That Looked Just Like Fictional Characters

Ultrasounds are truly a cool, fascinating thing - but it’s important to remember that they don’t always give you a 100% clear picture of what the child will look like when he or she finally pops out of the mother. Sometimes, the picture is obscured or weird (or, in one case, 3D) enough that it looks like…well, something awfully familiar, but definitely not a baby. Click here to see our favorites!

BURN IT WITH FIRE! 

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