Published on August 12th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás1
FlameStower Lets You Charge Your Gadgets with Fire (w/ video)
Recent advances in technology have made waste almost optional, creating commodities and energy sources where we used to see garbage. Right now, it possible to run cars on poop, charge your cell phone with pee, and light your home with rotting leftovers and yard clippings. All of that’s really gross — but the FlameStower is here to turn a different kind of waste into usable energy. We’re talking, of course, about wasted heat.
Here’s the original article about how the FlameStower can help you charge your gadgets with fire — and why it might save you in a survival situation(!) — which originally appeared on my zombie apocalypse/off-grid survival site, Insteading. Enjoy!
Introducing the FlameStower, a portable charger for small electronics that converts heat energy to electrical energy to keep your high-tech gadgets alive off the grid. Way off, if it comes to that. Why would you ever need to charge up your cell phone…