Here’s A Light Fixture That Runs On Bacteria
As we phase out incandescent lights for compact fluorescents, we save energy but take the risk of mercury pollution (there’s heavy metals galore in CFLs). Whatf if we could light our homes with biology?
Similar to the Glowing Plant project from earlier this week, here’s Philips concept for a microbial lamp powered by the chemistry of biological luminescence. It’s part of Philips’ “Microbial Home” future concept, which also includes urban beehives and bacterial waste recycling.
You can get off the grid, and onto the petri dish.
- MAX: We do a lot of improv on the show and I just go and kiss Jake sometimes. He'll be like, 'Please stop that, that's inappropriate' and I say, 'It works' but they usually don't put it in. And then, finally, they put it in after the seventh time.
- JAKE: All jokes aside, I've been very fortunate. I've kissed a lot of attractive ladies in the show--
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- JAKE: That's not what I was gonna say.