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Old 11-13-2012, 07:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
I saw something kind of like that on discovery channel where in Indina people were taking apart dead alkaline batteries and sticking the electrodes in cow poop, they got enough power out of 6 or 8 poo cells to charge a cell phone battery.
Did you read the article? They're attempting to electrolyze human urine into "brown's gas" (not really, but close enough) to burn in a generator.

They're suggesting it will provide "6 hours of electricity" (their words), which one can only assume means 6kW/h, from one liter of urine.
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