Where did this come from?
Hmm... I wonder just how close to science fiction our world is really getting? Now if we could just turn it to helping humanity and our earth instead of just our own entertainment, how much better could our lives really be?
First look at the "Chicago Windmill." There is a building in Chicago that has 8 of these moderately simple, near human sized windmills that will turn off of almost any kind of wind speed. It has a simple design, o.k., a little on the expensive side first purchase, but very efficient. And just these 8 "windmills" don't just provide power to that one single building, but the entire block while still being able to give to the city grid.
There is a community in Arizona, yes hippies most of them may be, but they are entirely self sufficient. And these are exceptional size homes living with commodities you would find in everyday city houses built with conventional means. The biggest impact of these homes? They're recycled. Yes, that's right. Recycled. Tires, pop cans, any