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This Comic Creator Hopes His Terrible Ideas for Producing Energy Will Inspire You to Think of Better Ones

7 days ago   |   By Time

Lots of great ideas sound ridiculous at first. Putting mold on infected wounds sounds like a pretty bad idea, but it turned out to be revolutionary. On the other hand, not all creative ideas are good. Plugging an electrical power strip into itself to produce infinite power is exactly as ridiculous as it sounds. Here are some other ideas for producing energy, which I can guarantee, are bad-but maybe they'll inspire someone to come up with a better one.
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