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It takes more than a calorie of fossil fuel energy to produce a calorie of food. From the standpoint of industrial efficiency, it's too bad we can't simply drink the petroleum directly.

- from The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, a book by Michael Pollan

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Universe Races Average WPM First Race
Default (English) 19,405 50.27 June 9, 2010
Instant Death Mode 94 50.17 June 19, 2010
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Walsh Middle School 6 29.35 September 15, 2011
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