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[Ars] Canister lets you add water (or bodily fluids) to recharge batteries

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SiGNa Chemistry Inc. is launching a hydrogen-producing cartridge, the mobile-H2™, that will work with a portable, pocket-sized fuel cell charger to provide instant power for cell phones and other mobile devices. You simply add water to the cartridge, and the device will charge depleted batteries on the go. For further convenience, any water will do (even waste water). Unlike solar battery chargers, you don’t need to worry about getting enough sunlight. According to its press materials, these cartridges provide a steady level of power from beginning to end.
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... what?
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Interesting. At the very least they are aware that they cant just price it sky high if they want someone to actually make use it as there is alternative of just carrying around more batteries instead of that device and water.

However, I sense problems at airports in the future as no way in hell will they allow one of these on airplane. All you would need would be a bit of water and spark to blow the plane.
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MAXIMUM POWER

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Considering its state without water you should be able to store it for a lengthy period of time and with that in mind I can see this being a great 'battery backup kit' for a car if the battery ever dies. A temporary solution to get you to the auto store/dealership.
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Man vs Wild will put this to good use.
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I'm closing this for one hour as certain members seem to be having trouble staying on topic. Posts get deleted for a reason; if you don't understand why, PM me instead of posting the same thing again... and again.

Edit; got sidetracked and left it closed. Re-opened. Please stay on topic.
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Originally Posted by goobergump View Post
MAXIMUM POWER

*pees in jar*
Lol I was thinking the same thing.
this would be good for defibrillators as well I bet.

whats this things shelf life?
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MAXIMUM POWER

*pees in jar*
They've found a way to use pig poop and cow poop. Now they have a use for pee.
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that could help people say you need batteries but all you have are dead ones and this canister all you need to do is put some kind of fluid in and you are good sounds interesting
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