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Most people take the simple convenience of electricity and light for granted. Each month, we pay our electricity bill and we are done with it. For some parts of the world, this convenience would be a luxury, and researchers are working tirelessly to figure out a simple, cheap way to produce electricity. Did you know that a surprisingly powerful light can be created with a potato? Yes, you heard me correctly. The amazing thing is that the lamp can last up to a month if built properly.

Haim Rabinowitch, a professor of science at the University of Jerusalem, figured out a way to do it and is telling the world how it’s made.

Let’s take a look…..

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Who knew that the random bag of potatoes you have hiding in your pantry could be used to produce electricity?

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