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Teenager's Flashlight Gets Its Power From Body Heat
2013-07-02 04:51:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A 15-year old girl from Canada has invented a flashlight that doesn't require any battery power. The Hollow Flashlight captures the energy expended by all living humans: Heat. Saying she became fascinated with "harvesting surplus energy" when she realized humans are constantly exerting power without using it, she looked to Peltier tiles to capture body heat and convert it into usable light. The end result is precisely what the...

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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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