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Teenagers in Africa Create Electricity Generator That Runs on Urine
11-09-2012, 04:07 PM #1
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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In Africa where central power grids are few and far in between, generators are an everyday part of life. Just recently 4 teenage girls created one of the most cost effective generators that you could possibility think of in terms of fuel, because it’s fuel source, human urine, is widely abundant.

The urine powered generator made its debut at Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, this week. According to the Maker Faire Africa website, this is how the generator works:
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But don’t start saving your bladder output just yet. The blog doesn’t mention where the energy needed to power the electrolytic cell comes from, or whether the electrolytic cell uses more power than the machine generates.”

http://theintelhub.com/2012/11/09/teenag...-on-urine/

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11-09-2012, 04:27 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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Wow! blink.gif That's very cool. clap.gif
11-09-2012, 04:35 PM #3
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Neat eh? beercheer.gif

Morning Cutiepoodles hug.gif
11-09-2012, 04:42 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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Good morning sweetnessmonster! hug.gif

Yes it's very neat! hi5.gifbeercheer.gif
11-09-2012, 04:45 PM #5
Robert P Member
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hope it comes funnel included or those birds have great aim
11-09-2012, 04:48 PM #6
Octo Mother Superior
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Aim right or ur in trouble. chuckle.gif


Hey Robert! How's your Friday going? beercheer.gif
11-09-2012, 04:51 PM #7
yankees skier
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Amazing.

Biere.
11-09-2012, 04:55 PM #8
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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(11-09-2012, 04:45 PM)Robert P Wrote:  hope it comes funnel included or those birds have great aim


chuckle.gif Morning Robert, see you picked up a troll on your thread? lmao.gif
11-09-2012, 04:57 PM #9
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" God Damnit I piss on a spark plug if I thought it would do any good..."





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11-09-2012, 04:59 PM #10
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(11-09-2012, 04:55 PM)Shadow Wrote:  
(11-09-2012, 04:45 PM)Robert P Wrote:  hope it comes funnel included or those birds have great aim


chuckle.gif Morning Robert, see you picked up a troll on your thread? lmao.gif


Trolls here? They suck

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11-09-2012, 05:02 PM #11
Robert P Member
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(11-09-2012, 04:55 PM)Shadow Wrote:  
(11-09-2012, 04:45 PM)Robert P Wrote:  hope it comes funnel included or those birds have great aim


chuckle.gif Morning Robert, see you picked up a troll on your thread? lmao.gif
Good morning Shadow Troll? not just Joe being Joe good lad/ Big heart great friend
11-09-2012, 05:04 PM #12
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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(11-09-2012, 05:02 PM)Robert P Wrote:  Good morning Shadow Troll? not just Joe being Joe good lad/ Big heart great friend


chuckle.gif hug.gif yeah I know, it's fun.
11-09-2012, 05:13 PM #13
Octo Mother Superior
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It's hilarious! lmao.gif Celebrity troll match. beercheer.gif
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11-09-2012, 10:16 PM #14
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(11-09-2012, 05:13 PM)Octo Wrote:  It's hilarious! lmao.gif Celebrity troll match. beercheer.gif


I wear a kilt too, yaarrr...
11-09-2012, 10:21 PM #15
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I just can't pull off plaid matey. chuckle.gif

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