Wood-Powered Russian Motorcycle A Post-Collapse Delight

Depending on whom you ask, society is either fast-approaching a technological singularity, or the End Times. While I’m optimistic for the future, just in case society is nearing catastrophic collapse, a wood-burning Russian motorcycle would be a fantastic commuter between survivalist communities.

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Weird Ride Wednesday: The Wood-Powered Trucks Of North Korea

It isn’t easy running a tyrannical dictatorship these days. Just ask North Korea, a country with so many internal and external sanctions that they don’t even have even oil to run the few vehicles they’ve got. That led the resourceful North Koreans to power their vehicles using gasifiers, which produce immense heat and break down biomatter, like wood, into a usable fuel. North Korea is just crawling with these mostly-wood-powered pickups and equipment haulers.

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