This LED table lamp, by designer Cygalle Shapiro, is powered by the tomatoes sitting next to it. Probably this is not an efficient means of lighting your home (tomatoes take a large amount of energy to grow), but still cool!
They might also be the perfect thing to power your vegetable synth. [via inhabitat]
6 thoughts on “Tomatoes the new biofuel?”
Please get this right. It’s not hard. This light is no more powered by tomatoes than my laptop is powered by non-aqueous electrolyte. All the energy is in the metals. The tomato is a case mod.
Listen to the man. He knows his Nernst equations.
someone can’t come up with a way to make them taste good. The only thing tomatoes are good for these days is throwing.
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