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Brazilian Mechanic Uses Plastic Water Bottles to Light Home

A Brazilian mechanic has invented a way of lighting his house during the day without relying on electricity.

Alfredo Moser has been using plastic bottles filled up with water and a splash of bleach to illuminate dark rooms since 2002 and now the idea has now spread across the world.

It is predicted that his lighting system, which works using refraction of sunlight, will be fitted in over a million homes by the end of this year. (more…)

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USB Rechargeable Cigarette Lighter

USB-LighterThis cool little Rechargeable USB Cigarette Lighter is stable and reliable – giving 150 uses with one full charge. The blue LED indicator lets you know when you're charging. And without a flame, it's completely windproof. (more…)

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Water Lock

The water lock is a locking device and water meter for bathtub taps. You can simply set the desired volume of water and let the bathtub fill up unmonitored. You will know how much water you need to fill in for your bath, after the set amount has been filled, the flow automatically stops. So you end up avoiding overspill, wastages and have the freedom to do other stuff while you run up your bath water. (more…)

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Water Tap Is Totally Locked

The Locko is an outdoor water tap by Arman Emami & Emami Design. The Locko is an outdoor water tap meant for installation in gardens and public areas. The concept addresses the need for keeping these faucets secured and locked as unauthorized people may use them. The Locko outdoor water tap concept addresses the need for keeping outdoor water tap secured and only those who know the combination, will be able to use it. This will help prevent water theft and wastage.

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The Cell Phone With A Battery That Lasts For 15 Years

The SpareOne mobile phone is absolutely unique – running on one AA battery, it keeps its charge for up to 15 years. (more…)

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