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Robar
12-08-2012, 08:23 PM
Scientists have created the smallest petrol engine in the world ( less than a centimeter long not even half an inch ), small enough to power a watch or any small gadget. The mini-motor, which runs for two years on a single squirt of lighter fuel, is set to revolutionize world technology. It generates 700 times more energy than a conventional battery. It could be used to operate laptops and mobile phones for months doing away with the need for charging. Experts believe it could be phasing out batteries in such items within just six years. The engine, minute enough to be balanced on a fingertip, has been produced by engineers at the University of Birmingham.



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What do you say if your watch back fires and it sounds like a fart? No one would believe the truth.

OverlanderJK
12-08-2012, 08:34 PM
I've seen this and it is AWESOME!! Except I would either lose it or break it with my big gorilla hands. :cheesy:

Linebacker
12-08-2012, 11:50 PM
What do you say if your watch back fires and it sounds like a fart? No one would believe the truth.[/QUOTE]

:cheesy:And if you do, are you a fire hazard?:cheesy:

Sharkey
12-09-2012, 12:16 AM
That's all I need...hydrolock my watch in the shower.

StrizzyChris
12-09-2012, 03:23 AM
It would be funny to see someone pass our from carbon monoxide poisoning while taking a phone call

MTG
12-09-2012, 03:29 AM
Nice find robar!

wayoflife
12-09-2012, 04:01 PM
That.... is.... AMAZING!!

Wow, thanks for posting that up - I love it :thumb:

OJK12
12-10-2012, 08:35 AM
I too have heard about these. It's so cool to see something like this, it boggles the mind really, where does this inspiration come from and how did they know where to start?

JKAnimal
12-10-2012, 03:26 PM
That is insane.. Wow I had no idea about this type of tiny engine.