Brilliant light for developing world is powered by gravity

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    Brilliant light for developing world is powered by gravity


    Brilliant light for developing world is powered by gravity | DVICE
     
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    This is exactly the type of silliness that keeps me coming here. No offense Matthew, but that light is NOT POWERED by gravity. It's powered by pizza and beer. Or in Zimbabwe, likely powered by grasshoppers and goat milk...


    :eusa_pray:

    But from a progressive viewpoint -- we should ALL be required to generate our own energy. Don't want to hop on the elliptical machine? Well then -- no Colbert Report for you.
     
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    By God, Flatulance, you are a horses ass. This is a device that can improve the lives of people living in extreme poverty. And all you can do is bray nonsense.
     
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    It's a wind-up toy... With no advance in any technological area at all.

    Put a crank on it and a spring to store the energy and you have the same ole 40 yr old idea. WITHOUT the hype about it being gravity powered..

    Ever occur to you that SOMEONE may be trying to con those folks living in poverty from believing they DON'T need electrical service to their village? Because there are eco-leftists who selfishly don't WANT those poor people to further pollute the planet? Or to grow a REAL economy?

    What they NEED is not a wind-up toy...
     
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    It is a combination of a modern advance, LED light, and old tech. A good combination that can change the poverty level by giving people light to study by at night.

    But that is irrelevant to your objections. You routinely object to anything that anyone proposes as a solution to a problem. You seem to be very anti-tech, and anti-people. Appears you have some real mental problems.
     
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    You just have to accurate about what problem you think it's solving, and how. There were major errors in the OP/article and they were clarified.

    No he doesn't, and no it doesn't.
     
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