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Wake N’ Blog For July 20th: Company Converts Onion Juice Into Electricity – Big Deal – People Have Been Converting The Onions On White Castle Burgers Into Natural Gas For Years Now

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The Open Championship. Stewart Cink won his first major but will unfortunately be probably looked at as the guy who ruined a fairy tale ending after he defeated 59-year-old Tom Watson in a four-hole playoff at Turnberry. Watson only needed to par the 18th hole to become the oldest Major champion but could not get up and down for par after his approach shot found a greenside bunker, missing an 8 foot putt. [PGATour.com]

MLB Roundup. In perhaps his last start for the Blue Jays, Roy Halladay struck out six and walked none in a complete game as Toronto defeated Boston 3-1. Jason Marquis became MLB’s first twelve-game winner as Colorado defeated San Diego 6-1. Bobby Abreu’s 10th inning home run off reliever Andrew Bailey accounted for all the runs scored as the Angels beat the A’s 1-0. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

Tour de France. Alberto Contador won the 15th stage and seized first place. He presently leads teammate Lance Armstrong by 1 minute, 37 seconds, good for second place. [Yahoo!]

Seeing good old fashioned American ingenuity applied to onions makes me tear up a little bit. Gills Onions, the largest onion producer in the United States, is now using onion waste to “educe its electric bill by $700,000 (429,000 pounds) a year and cut its annual greenhouse gas emissions by up to 30,000 tons. Somehow, bacteria produces methane gas from the juice. [Yahoo!/Reuters]