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New Battery Type Runs Off Any Liquid...Including Urine

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  1. zekrahminator

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    While alkaline batteries are hazardous to the environment, and some say that the design of lithium batteries is inherently flawed, scientists are trying to figure out a new way to store energy. A Japanese company is hoping it may have hit the jackpot with one such idea. By pouring any liquid (be it water, gasoline, Powerade, or urine) into the battery, a customer starts a reaction of the chemicals inside the battery (magnesium and carbon) and the liquid, producing energy. "NoPoPo" comes in your standard AA and AAA designs, can hold a charge for up to 10 years (though, it can be recharged far less times than a comparable lithium-ion battery), and is only available in Japan. There is no reference as to when and if we will see this in America or Europe.

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    Source: Reg Hardware
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    Cool.
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    Thats awesome. One of those cool inventions like the hand warmers that have the flex disc in them. You would have to have great control to take a leak into a AAA battery wouldn't you?
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    Good point... it would fill in like... o 1 sec.

    Comes with funnel! :D
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    What do you mean it can hold a charge for 10 years? Also, how do you recharge it, just by adding more liquid?
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    I think they mean that off from the first charge, if unused, it will last ten years. i would think that you just refill it.
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    urine? can't u guys see the bad thing about it? it would stink! :roll:
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    "no mum i'm not drinking vodka at age 11, i'm just recharging my ipod!"
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    it would be sweet if you could just recharge just by adding more liquid!

    anyone here know any japense people that can mail those batteries over? it'd be sweet if there was a review for those batteries here lmao.
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    That's the whole idea ;).
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    I'm certain there's a stereotypical penis joke to be made here, but I'm just not gonna touch that.
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    If I get my hands on them I will try them out the next time I am ice fishing...:roll:
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    Especially with this coming from Japan... :roll:.
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    haha, should be rechargeable as much a li-ion batteries.
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    Wait, these people can make energy from water?
    Looks like our power problems are over. No need for coal plants anymore.
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    lol, but i wonder what liquid is more effective at holding the charge, LOL try jizz, "son you wacking off again?", "noooo im recharging my batteries" :roll::roll::roll:
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    'community service' involves everyone pissing in a cars gas tank every morning, and keeping leftovers for teh urine power station on every corner...
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    Don't you know 151 would work better @_0

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