Posts tagged ‘electricity’

May 22, 2016

Pee Power

by duncanr

pee powerresearchers in Bristol have come up with a novel way to generate electricity . . .

January 4, 2013

Gravity Light

by duncanr

light bulbIt is estimated around 1.5 billion people in the developing world have little or no access to mains electricity and largely rely on kerosene lamps for lighting.

Solar power has been introduced in some areas as an alternative means of lighting, but amongst other problems with the technology the energy collected during the day must be . . .

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July 14, 2010

Want a Laugh ?

by duncanr

There’s not a lot to laugh about regarding the situation in Afghanistan

But this story made me smile – illustrating as it does, how the ‘war’ against the Taliban has degenerated into farce.

Normally, I’d put my own slant on it and then direct you to the source but nothing I could say would make this any funnier than it is – so I’ll leave you to read the article for yourself