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Yes, an Orange Can Be a Battery - And It's Beautiful

Posted November 18, 2012 12:38 PM

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There's plenty of talk about alternative energy options out there, but this battery powered by an orange has to be one of the more interesting attempts at it. The result is pretty cool looking to boot.

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11/18/2012 1:01 PM

Photograph is the result of a 14 hour exposure.

Quaint, but no practical use.

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11/19/2012 12:14 AM

Somebody needs a class in decimal point location.

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11/19/2012 7:58 AM

Here is another example:

A practical application of galvanic corrosion, and a Bartlett pear, no doubt! However I don't think that it will replace Duracell or Energiser.............a bit mushy for poket use, of course, unless you have a waterproof pocket!!!!

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11/19/2012 10:30 AM

I think clothing or perhaps jewelry, with solar cells tastefully applied show much more promise.....

http://www.textually.org/textblog/mt_search.php?IncludeBlogs=1&search=solar+powered+clothing

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11/19/2012 10:48 AM

Let's hope she doesn't get a short.

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11/19/2012 3:04 PM

"Let's hope she doesn't get a short."

A short what?

[edit] Oh, you mean... water, swim suit, short circuit... I get it, never mind.

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