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15 bizarre green inventions

By: Laura Moss on Feb. 25, 2011, 10:35 a.m.
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A bright green idea

Eco-friendly inventions are revolutionizing the way we generate energy, recycle waste and protect the planet. After all, if it weren't for such green innovation, we wouldn't have solar panels, wind turbines and hybrid cars. However, not all environmental advancements are as conventional as green roofs and electric cars. Here are 15 inventions that are definitely green — and definitely a little strange. (Text: Laura Moss)