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Flypaper Clock Eats Flies, Uses Their Bodies for Energy

Design student James Auger was inspired by carnivorous plants to make a clock that is powered by converting the bodies of dead insects into electricity. A roll of flypaper catches the flies, which are in turn scraped off and dumped into a fuel cell. It's an application of biomass energy conversion technology. You can watch videos about the clock at the link.

Link via OhGizmo! | Photo: Auger Loizeau

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The only flaw I can see is that the time is too small to read at a distance, because there is no freaking way id ever get that close to a fly eating clock..... just saying...

But that is neat.
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