What New York can learn from Nigeria

From Chris Blattman Sat Nov 10 2012, 14:41:12

At the fourth annual Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, a quartet of teenage girls ages 14 through 15 have created a urine-powered generator. This eco-friendly energy source cranks out six hours of electricity for every liter of human bodily fluid by ... Continue reading →

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