No-battery lantern uses water and salt for light

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    No-battery lantern uses water and salt for light
    September 5, 2012 by Nancy Owano

    No-battery lantern uses water and salt for light
     
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    Yeah we know. The US Navy did all kinds of experiments during WW2 to try to save shipwrecked sailors and some of them worked pretty well in a tiny environment of a freaking life raft.
     
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    Interesting. If it can be manufactured cheaply enough, could be a real boon in some third world nations.
     
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    But will it power an iPhone?
     
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    Third world nations like the US? Ain't that the agenda?
     
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    Well yes, that is the GOP platform.:badgrin:
     

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