Eco-boat powered by human fat attempts round the world speed record The fastest eco boat on the planet will attempt to break the round the world speed record using fuel made from human fat. Pete Bethune, the New Zealand skipper of Earthrace, said the attempt to circumnavigate the globe would begin from Valencia in Spain on March 1 next year. .. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=503419&in_page_id=1770 Though, come to think of it, if we could tap all those "beer bellies" and "bubble butts" we could kiss the oil companies goodbye! LOL!!