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Greener clock powered by bugs
British designers have created LCD clocks that are powered by dead bugs and mice.
Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 03:07 PM
Bug power is greener power?
U.K.-based designers James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau think so. They've designed an LCD clock that's powered by dead bugs
. Their clock has a flypaper roller that captures and then scraps the stuck bugs into a fuel cell where they are digested by bacteria, creating enough power to run the clock.
Mr. Auger and Mr. Loizeau have created a handful of other designs that are powered by both bugs and mice. Here's a quick video showing some of their designs in action.
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