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Ambarish Ganesh
Ambarish Ganesh • Nov 8, 2012

Urine-Powered Generator Gives Six Hours Of Electric Peak Every Time You Leak!

The thought that people could utilize the 'spark' within them in such a unique fashion, is quite refreshing. At the Maker Faire Africa, Lagos, a Nigerian group of teenage girls- Duro Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, Faleke Oluwatoyin, and Bello Eniola- all in the age group of 14-15 years, have developed a generator that regards your wasted liquid as a potential fuel. The pee-powered generator provides six hours of electricity for a liter of urine, and is completely eco-friendly.


The urine is made to pass through an electrolytic shell, where hydrogen gets separated, and the remaining liquid is passed on for filtration. Furthermore, it is thrusted through a gas cylinder into a cylinder containing liquid borax, so that the moisture in the hydrogen gas is done away with. Once this is done, the gas is blasted off in a generator to produce some Tesla-tastic electricity.

The device at present is pretty bomb-like, though it does have one-way valves in the name of security. But if these devices are indeed made safe and are open to retail, the classic old phrases like "Piss Off!" shall be receiving some delightfully positive responses.

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