Bleeding Edge

by Carlo Longino




Urine Luck If This Battery Dies

from the not-that-kind-of-juice dept

Physicists in Singapore have developed a new battery fueled by human urine, intending it for use in disposable health-care kits for rural areas. The mind boggles at all of the other potential applications, though, and as Cellular-News points, out, could bring a whole new meaning to "emergency" phone calls. Think of all the products it could power, like the Sony PisSP or the Apple iPeed.

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  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 13 Jan 2006 @ 9:39am

    puns

    puns puns puns PUNS PUNS TOO MANY PUNS AAAAAAGGGGHHHHHH!!!!!


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  2. identicon
    Anyomous_alabama, 13 Jan 2006 @ 9:50am

    Re: puns

    Thats TOO many puns for Friday the 13th. Its just not good karma.

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    yoyo, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:03am

    awesome!

    so now when i pee on my phone, no one will complain of the smell! its POWER!!

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    Not Dorpus, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:10am

    Gunpowder

    It’s that how they came up with gunpowder (i.e. Saltpeter), many moons ago – pissing on manure?

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    Cary, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:18am

    The Matrix

    We really could be batteries!!! Had any Deja Vu lately?

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  6. identicon
    groan, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:18am

    Re: puns

    Please post these to your sister site, pundirt.com--kthanx

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    ZOMG CENSORED, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:21am

    Re: Gunpowder

    Gun powder & batteries... Everything needed to wage a decent war can be found within your bladder.

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  8. identicon
    Joe snuffy, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:31am

    Food?

    I'm still waiting for urinal cakes to actually taste like cake :(

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  9. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:52am

    woah

    think of this: the first urine-powered porta-pottie, which harnesses the power of your urine to pump your waste into a seperate holding tank, preventing all those funky smells in the john!!!

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  10. identicon
    Sree, 13 Jan 2006 @ 10:59am

    No Subject Given

    what will they think of next???
    computers that run on pee???

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  11. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 13 Jan 2006 @ 11:07am

    I'm just recharging it!

    Well, next time you drop your phone in the pisser you've got a good fallback excuse...

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  12. identicon
    B, 13 Jan 2006 @ 11:09am

    Re: No Subject Given

    The next design is a space ship that runs on pee. Just get ur pee on and cruise through space.

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  13. identicon
    Not Dorpus, 13 Jan 2006 @ 11:10am

    Peephone?

    Urinal phone anybody?

    A whole new meaning to “The call of nature”

    A whole new way of powering drunken phone calls at 3:00 AM

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  14. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, 13 Jan 2006 @ 11:32am

    Re: Peephone?

    nice.

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    Posterlogo, 13 Jan 2006 @ 12:12pm

    It won't work...

    ...if you drink enough water to keep those ions diluted. You know the old saying... if it's yellow, charge the battery. If it's clear, flush it down.

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  16. identicon
    Anonymous coward, 13 Jan 2006 @ 12:27pm

    Enter the Matrix

    Based on the above startling scientific discovery and subsequent capitalization of this majorscientific advancement, the Wachowski brothers have decided to redo the Matrix. The new movie will use human unrination as the main power source for the "Source". Keaneu Reeves could not be reached for comment and has rumored to have been replaced by long time fetish Porn Star I.P. Daily.

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  17. identicon
    ehrichweiss, 13 Jan 2006 @ 12:43pm

    Re: Food?

    hehehe. A famous magician(among magicians anyway) by the name of Jay Sankey has a routine where he fakes eating one of those. He's a very sick human and whatever you do, don't make eye contact..hehe. Anyway, it's one of the best gags I've ever seen.

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  18. identicon
    Justin Dale, 13 Jan 2006 @ 4:02pm

    hell yea

    hmm makes sense considering urine is alot like the types of chemicals in batteries. now they just have to figure a way to power a car with it

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    Sohrab, 15 Jan 2006 @ 2:24am

    Re: Enter the Matrix

    the huge matrix fan that I am, lmfao

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    stoned, 7 May 2006 @ 10:59am

    i just farted

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