Musk's city on Mars + The Green Toilet (non-superhero) + Tiny house trend="big lie"?

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“A City on Mars is Possible. That’s What All This is About.”
http://www.bldgblog.com/2015/12/a-city-o...-is-about/

EXCERPT: [...] successful demonstration of a reusable rocket, launched by Elon Musk’s firm SpaceX, “was a critical step along the way towards being able to establish a city on Mars,” Musk later remarked. The proof-of-concept flight “dramatically improves my confidence that a city on Mars is possible..."

A citylike colony that he expects to be up and running by 2040



Green Toilet Turns Waste into Electricity and Clean Water
http://www.jetsongreen.com/2016/01/green...water.html

EXCERPT: Researchers at Cranfield University, UK, have come up with a green toilet, which is cheap, easy to maintain, needs no water to operate, and is capable of turning human excrement into electricity and clean water. It is called the Nano Membrane Toilet and they will soon begin testing the first versions of it, most likely Ghana. Should it prove successful, it will give access to safe and hygienic toilets to about 2.3 billion people who have no access to it right now....



Is the tiny house movement a 'big lie'?
http://www.treehugger.com/tiny-houses/is...g-lie.html

EXCERPT: Tiny houses are a popular topic on TreeHugger, and no wonder [...] But as we've noted before, the teeny size of tiny homes aren't for everyone, and there are still some big barriers to consider even before thinking about living in one. Erin Anderssen [...] goes further, questioning whether they are truly sustainable in the long term...
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One barrier to tiny houses is local ordinances.
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