Video: Low-Tech Solution To The Oil Spill

Really, really low-tech

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The oil spill in the Gulf presents a horrifying and severe ecological problem with no easy solution. Even the expensive, high-tech "giant dome" could not fix the problem. But these two gentlemen have concocted an inventive and charmingly low-tech proposal to clean up the oil. So climb into some overalls, dig up some grass, and get to solving the disaster of the year.

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