A Taiwanese professor by the name of Chungpin Hovering Liao has created what he believes is the world's first chlorophyll organic battery. Precisely how the battery works is a mystery, but the inventor claims that it can use any liquid (even urine) to generate a charge within 10 seconds. He also claims that the storage capacity is double that of Japan's water-powered fuel cells, but it only puts out half the power of a traditional battery. Still, it would only cost 3 to 6 cents to produce a single, completely biodegradable unit. Liao has patents pending on his chlorophyll batteries
But to think your pee can power alot of things, that really makes me feel empowered.
Nothing can truly guarantee your safety when it comes to extreme activities like base jumping. In this case we have Vimeo user Subterminallyill whose base jumping experience left him injured, which he lists as "Compression Fracture of the T12 Vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained Back, wrist and hand. multiple bruised areas." Read more
The Copenhagen Wheel finally gets an ad. Instead of getting a hybrid-electric bicycle, the new Copenhagen Wheel will replace the rear wheel of your bike and will give you a boost of power with its tiny motor when you are traveling uphill. Read more