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Half-baked Idea: Hemp and Ice boat sinks shortly after departure

Hemp made ice boat sinks

Last week TV “scientists” from the BBC show Bang Goes the Theory tested a boat constructed of Pykrete hemp-ice in the warm waters of Portsmouth Harbor, England. Steadily melting, it sank after only an hour in the water, forcing hosts to evacuate ship. Bang Goes the Theory attempted to recreate the design ideas of 1940s inventor Geoffrey Pike, who originally conceptualized the Pykrete vessel as a cost-effective option for use in the frigid Atlantic Ocean. Physicists and chemists who gathered to watch further cited the small size of the vessel as a reason for its collapse, stating that the melting rate of ice decreases as surface volume increases. [pics and story: DailyMail ]

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Pure Hemp King Size Rolling Paper Review

Pure Hemp King Size Price: 2 – 3 dollars 33 leaves Made in Spain Pros: Long Lasting Sticky Good ratio of width to length Cons: Maybe a little too long.  King Size is big 33 is ok, but 50 leaves would be plentiful Pure Hemp is quite the impressive brand of cigarette papers.  They produce a sturdy, yet delicate rolling paper that has a promising adhesive strip at the end.  There have been times when I have reached for other papers first, only to have them rip, be too short, or have a shoddy adhesive.  But one must look no further as Pure Hemp covers all the bases and leaves no one with a bad smoking experience.  The actual appeal of these papers isn’t unveiled until you actually light them, but once you have, you’ll realize that they are burning so slowly, you could go have lunch come back, and …

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