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Segway inventor Dean Kamen's Vapor water purifier

Postby Average Inventor » Fri Mar 21, 2008 10:49 pm

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http://gizmodo.com/370698/colbert-first ... -distiller

The distiller is a chemical-, membrane-, and filter-free water purifier. Kamen claims the box draws pure drinkable water from oceans, poisons—even a 50-gallon drum of urine.

Kamen says we could "wipe out 50% of human disease."

Pretty cool invention!

Postby makeworldbetter » Sat Mar 22, 2008 1:42 am

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Getting pure water is great, I am not sure that 50% disease part.
And how much energy needed to do that? compare to boil and collect purified water?

Postby bottleslingguy » Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:24 am

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Maybe he means, fifty percent of PEOPLE GETTING disease? It looks like it is plugged in, then you could run it on solar or wind. No burning!!!