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Coffee Powered Car Breaks Records, Not Hearts

Coffee Powered Car Breaks Records, Not Hearts

Coffee Powered Record Breaking Car

Coffee makes the world go round.

A generalisation I’ll admit, but for those of us who are awake before the sun – i’m sure we can agree on the benefits of a good cup of strong coffee in the morning.

But now, it is not only people that coffee is kickstarting. Inventor Martin Bacon (coffee and Bacon, sounds like a perfect breakfast doesn’t it? Must be fate) has won a Guinness world record for his Ford Pick up truck which is powered by coffee beans no less. It reached a whopping 65.5mph (it may wake us up but i’d challenge you to go that fast powered by coffee alone).

The invention was sponsored by the Co-op as a way of raising awareness for the 10 year anniversary of Fairtrade coffee and is run on the waste products produced during the coffee making process. I wonder how long it will be before we see the Fairtrade logo at the pumps and can get our morning coffee while we fill our tanks. Yeah, perhaps not.

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Luke B

Luke B started life on his day of birth, strangely. He enjoys artistic and creative pursuits such as painting, drawing, sculpture, music, 3D graphics, video games and everything else. He builds websites as his day-job and builds personal ones in his spare time. He also likes Lego.

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