There's a lot of great content flying around MNN. Here are a few of my favorites from this week.

• Robin Shreeves writes about a few sites that make it easy to find locally made beer and wine.

• Biomicry is the new hawtness in renewable energy generation. It makes a lot of sense, nature is a very efficient designer.

• It sounds like a Dr. Seuss book- power your car with watermelons.

Google is applying their famously awesome engineering focus to renewable energy.

• Nuclear fusion is awesome, super green, and getting closer to industrial reality. Karl Burkart writes about a newly inaugurated fusion test facility in California.

Are you connected to coal from mountaintop removal mining? I am here in Maine, sadly.

• We had the same amount of usable railroads in 1882 as we have today. What was going on in 1881, 128 years ago?

• Shipbreaking is a nasty, dirty process that pollutes the environment and the shipbreaking workers health. There's a treaty on shipbreaking that a lot of environmental activists are upset about because it won't do anything to prevent beaching of ships.

Make you own solar power generator for less than $300.

Glow in the dark green monkeys. It doesn't get cooler than that.

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Shea Gunther is a podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur living in Portland, Maine. He hosts the popular podcast "Marijuana Today Daily" and was a founder of Renewable Choice Energy, the country's leading provider of wind credits and Green Options. He plays a lot of ultimate frisbee and loves bad jokes.

Good stuff around MNN
Glow in the dark monkeys, green beer, old timey trains, mountaintop removal mining, and watermelon powered cars. Oh my.