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Date: 04/14/13 08:36 AM

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    Gottamgear Male 18-29
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    April 14, 2013 at 8:38 am
    Link: Candle Powered Car - The candle heats one side of a Seebeck cell, and this produces electricity via the thermoelectric effect. Science!
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    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
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    April 14, 2013 at 9:49 am
    Cool, but I would have liked a more in-depth explanation.
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    Ilikelogic Male 40-49
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    April 14, 2013 at 11:04 am
    For a more in-depth explanation:
    wikipedia:Thermoelectric_effect

    Same effect is used in the cooler boxes for in-car use.

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