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University installs prototype ‘pee power’ toilet

A prototype toilet has been launched on a UK university campus to prove that urine can generate electricity, and show its potential for helping to light cubicles in international refugee camps.

Students and staff at the Bristol-based University of the West of England are being asked to use the working urinal to feed microbial fuel cell (MFC) stacks that generate electricity to power indoor lighting.

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Lockheed Laser Weapon Destroys Truck From a Mile Away

Witness the firepower of this fully armed and operational laser from Lockheed Martin. The victim: a small truck, which was disabled “in a matter of seconds” from more than a mile away by the device.

The 30-kilowatt laser burned through the truck’s engine manifold while the vehicle was mounted on a test manifold, the company announced earlier this week. While not ready for the battlefield yet, Lockheed Martin thinks its laser is destined for greater things.

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