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Dean Kamen`s Water Machine on the Colbert Report

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Dean Kamen`s Water Machine on the Colbert Report. Dean Kamen, guy who invented the Segway, attempts to cure 50 percent of world disease with his new invention.
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Brandnever
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 38 Posts
Thursday, April 24, 2008 1:25:53 AM
I'm glad we have so many experts in one place to tell me how hes wrong.

swisstaco5
Male, 18-29, Western US
 68 Posts
Monday, April 21, 2008 3:50:14 PM
there's no possible way this could be as revolutionary as the segway!

Baalthazaq
Male, 18-29, Asia
 4753 Posts
Sunday, April 20, 2008 11:35:58 PM
Darkness: It depends.

In the case of the power industry, they use 140 billion gallons annually. Of that, 135 billion gallons goes back to reservoirs and is "reusable".

The rest (5 billion gallons) is what the calculated waste is. I.e. Freshwater no longer easily accessible.

Option 1) Byproducts.
Say something has H2SO4 as a byproduct. That water is no longer drinkable. It is now Sulfuric Acid.
(Sulfuric Acid is actually usually a "product" not "byproduct" but I can't think of a "useless" substance at the minute).

Option 2) Products.
We use the water in making something. It could be something drinkable (any soft drink), or it could be just anything liquid (sulfuric acid).

Option 3) Goes somewhere it`s not easily gotten back. (Either via dumping, pumping or evaporation)
(I.e. The sea. Dumping grounds. Contaminated areas.)

Other options: I`m sure there`s more I`ve missed.


Darkness9
Male, 18-29, Canada
 32 Posts
Sunday, April 20, 2008 10:35:36 PM
Important Question: What happens to all the waste?

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Sunday, April 20, 2008 9:19:55 PM
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