Microwaving Old Tires to Brew FuelS

Now you can use a microwave to transform old tires into energy. Here you see Jay Gill, an employee of New Jersey company Global Resource Corporation, doing just that using an awesomely homebrew-looking setup. The process is completely revolutionary, and the company has just announced it's about to get a ton of money to expand. But of course all we kept thinking about was how that gas chamber looked like a bong. Photos by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images. Energy from Tires [Minnesota Post-Bulletin]