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Why Does Burning Wood & Burning Fossil Fuels Produce Similar Pollutants?
Category : Hobbies, Games & Toys
Humans have burned wood for energy since prehistory. In more modern times, however, wood has largely been supplanted by fossil fuels. Although fossil fuels, unlike wood, are a nonrenewable resource, burning both wood and fossil fuels can release some of the same pollutants. This similarity stems from the nature of the chemical reactions that take place when burning these fuels for energy. Combu

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Coal Burning Hydronic Furnace Vs. Wood Burning
Category : Home & Garden
Hydronic heating is a type of radiant heating that evenly distributes heat throughout a home, while wood burning only distributes heat near the area of the wood stove. There are several additional differences between the two. Coal Burning Hydronic FurnaceBurning coal in a hydronic furnace lasts longer than burning wood, meaning you don't have to refuel quite as much. Coal is less eco-friendly,

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The Difference Between Pro DVD Burning & Home DVD Burning
Category : Electronics
With DVD-burning technology available on most computers, you now have a choice as to whether to make DVDs at home or use a professional service to burn them. You will want to consider a few things when deciding on do it yourself or professionally. Cost ComparisonUsing a professional service to make DVDs will vary depending on the number of copies you want made. The cost to make DVDs at home dep

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Comparison of Wood Pellet Burning Stoves to Corn Burning Stoves
Category : Home & Garden
Both wood pellet and corn pellet stoves have appeal as environmentally friendly home heating options. Both types of units are available in a wide range of styles and colors, take up approximately the same amount of space and installation costs are also comparable. The overall cost of corn or wood pellets is cheaper than a comparable amount of gas, oil, propane or electric heating, although pellet

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Is Catalpa Wood Good for Burning in Wood Burning Stoves?
Category : Home & Garden
Catalpa is a softwood tree that grows very rapidly and can attain a height of 100 feet. It is native to Mississippi, but can be seen in many colder northern U.S. states as well, like Ohio, Michigan and Illinois. Traditionally, it has been used for fence posts and railings, as well as for handcrafted outdoor furniture. Because of its abundant supply in some areas, it has also been used as fuel for

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CD Burning FAQ
Category : Computers
Copying data to a compact disc is a convenient method for storing music, photos or other large computer files. The act of copying files is often called "burning a CD." CD TypesA CD-R is designed for creating a playable music CD or for storing files. A recorded CD-R cannot be altered. A CD-RW disc is meant for multiple writing or updating.
CD CapacityEnsure the data to be written is less than

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How to Tell If a Car Is Burning Oil
Category : Cars
Part of the responsibility of car ownership is to maintain your car. Brakes, tires and oil changes are basic maintenance issues. It is easy to tell if your car needs tires, and if the brakes are bad, the car will not stop as it should or will make a noise. While you can monitor oil changes can by the car's odometer or by the calendar, it is more difficult to tell if your car is burning oil.Difficu

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How Do I Fix a Car That is Burning More Gas Than it Should?
Category : Cars
A car that burns too much gas is costing you money unnecessarily and causing easily avoidable damage to the environment. With a few simple checks, regular maintenance and a little work, it is entirely possible for even those with only limited mechanic skills to ensure that they are getting the most miles possible from each drop of fuel.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
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What Is CD Burning?
Category : Computers
In the early 2000s, personal computers frequently contained a CD drive that was capable of creating as well as reading these discs. Today, this functionality is available with combination CD/DVD drives. Whether you want to create a custom CD, share photographs with loves ones or back up the contents of your computer, CD burning is one option. DefinitionBurning refers to the creation of informat

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How to Fix Burning Oil in a Car
Category : Cars
Oil burning in cars is as old as the internal combustion engine itself. There are two major reasons for burning oil: mechanical problems with the valves or a seal issue with the rings. Valve problems generally happen at start-up with huge puffs of blue smoke, and can only be addressed by engine dis-assembly and repair or replacement. Ring seal problems will burn oil continuously as the engine runs

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