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Eel-powered christmas tree!

  1. Dec 14, 2007 #1
    check it out:
    http://www.russiatoday.ru/features/news/18499/video
    http://www.russiatoday.ru/news/news/18499
     
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  3. Dec 14, 2007 #2
    Stupid idea, you have to feed the eel and keep the tank clean, which costs more than 0.8kW of electricity that isn't even constant.
     
  4. Dec 14, 2007 #3

    dst

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    Hmm, this infringes on my laser-shark powered hydroelectric dam. I'm calling my lawyer.
     
  5. Dec 14, 2007 #4
    Well it IS a aquarium, which has to take care of the eel anyways. Good idea, if it were near me, I would take my grandkids to see it.
     
  6. Dec 14, 2007 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    If we made eel the traditional Christmas dinner main course, this could all work out. You just sell Eelectric Trees [with the eel already in the base] that are powered by Christmas dinner.
     
  7. Dec 14, 2007 #6

    I have one of those in my back yard. I have to keep feeding the damn shark.:cool:

    That part must have been in the fine print.
     
  8. Dec 14, 2007 #7
    Hmm, if we put a bunch off eels in an electric car would the cost of feeding them be cheaper than gasoline?
     
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