Pee powered cars?

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    Forget gas, batteries — pee is new power source - Innovation- msnbc.com

    Urine-powered cars, homes and personal electronic devices could be available in six months with new technology developed by scientists from Ohio University.

    Using a nickel-based electrode, the scientists can create large amounts of cheap hydrogen from urine that could be burned or used in fuel cells. "One cow can provide enough energy to supply hot water for 19 houses," said Gerardine Botte, a professor at Ohio University developing the technology. "Soldiers in the field could carry their own fuel."

    Pee power is based on hydrogen, the most common element in the universe but one that has resisted efforts to produce, store, transport and use economically.
     
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    And coming soon...the car that runs on shit. Some people could then simply sit in the vehicle and speak. That would provide enough energy for several days of motoring.
     
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    yeah, someone like, say, Chris?
     
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    Possibly, but I had in mind certain cave dwelling noobs. Oh, and Gordon Brown and his collection of governmental retards. Boy. They could run the nation's public transport 24/7 with the shit that tumbles forth from them!
     
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    I think Chris deserves a car fueled by human waste.

    It's somehow appropriate.
     
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    same goes for the members of the US Congress
    and most of the so called journalists today
     
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    What would you call it?

    Renault Pissoir? (thought of oui-oui, dismissed it as too obvious)

    Chevvy John?

    BMW Slash?

    VW Leak?

    Dodge Eliminator?

    And would men leave the damn seat up on the family model???? :eek:

    Any minute now Xotoxi will be along with that irony angle again :D
     
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    Oh great Now they're gonna tax our pee.
     
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    they already do
    if you buy bottled water
    ;)
    and any other beverage you buy
     
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    Bottled water is scary.
     

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