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This week we will deviate from our usual bunch of crap to run a series of images intended to promote the idea that the Republicans and Democrats aren’t the only political parties in the U.S. – just the only two that control everything.

New Green Technologies

This Fox News item reports on a new printer that uses no ink or electricity. Instead, the RITI printer uses coffee grounds or tea dregs for ink, and it prints by manually cranking the topside “ink” tank left and right.

Manual printer with 1 heet/hour throughput

Manual printer with 1 sheet/hour throughput

This is opening-up an entire new realm of green consumer devices, for example the new iChurn manual butter maker:

The new iChurn butter maker from Apple

The new iChurn butter maker from Apple

And this even simpler manual printer:

The new HP Leadjet Green Printer

The new HP Leadjet Green Printer