Espelette pepper: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Espelette_pepper
Not crazy hot, and it has some kind of otherness that I really dig.
It's not crazy, and it's already being done, by organization like HeroRATs - http://www.apopo.org/cms.php?cmsid=107. They train African giant pouched rats to detect mines. They're also using them to detect tuberculosis, in human spit. Yuck, but way cool.
Why should I make the individual investment when I can just go to Menards with an AutoCAD or Unigraphics file and say, "print me a plastic part" for $2.99 and I'll stop by when its done?
Few people thought they needed home laser printers at first either. And you can bet that there will be a Kinko's model coming around the bend quite quickly.
How does one liquidate siphoned carbon credits? Do they hold a black market value?
Very interesting. Care to elaborate?