gnick writes: Coskata, which is backed by General Motors and other investors, uses bacteria to convert almost any organic material, from corn husks (but not the corn itself) to municipal trash, into ethanol. If its claims are to be believed, two bales of hay can be turned into 5 gallons of 99.7% pure ethanol for about $1/gallon.
"In the face of entropy and nothingness, you kind of have to pretend it's not
there if you want to keep writing good code." -- Karl Lehenbauer