I have actually followed this clean water project for a few years now. When I first read about it years ago in some magazine, some of the ideas they had were amazing to me. It's awesome that people can take these kinds of tasks upon themselves and truly make this big a difference.
It has been proven that potatoes can be used to power some smaller electronic devices such as flash lights. My idea is to use this idea to power my portable razor I use every morning. While this does not seem to be a huge source of power saved, over time it would add up, as I use a charger for this device which is always plugged in, thus always using some small amount of power.
My idea would be to simply take a tube from an old flashlight to use as a cannister for my "battery". Among… Continue
My meal would consist of fresh grown potatoes (With skins still on :P ), Spinach, and possibly some Chicken. I would grow the vegetables myself and purchase the chicken fresh from the local farmers. For desert i would have apple or cherry pie from my garden as well.
I chose to shadow Tom Hanks. I kind of grew up with this guy making me laugh, but recently he has been doing amazing things in the area of electric cars. This is one of the ideas I am strongly behind as it will dramatically reduce our need for fuel oils. I am shadowing him on FaceBook, Twitter, and Myspace.