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Adspecs are oil-filled vision correction eyeglasses that can be adjusted by changing how much oil is in the lens. The inventor, Joshua Silver, says the glasses cost between $5 to $10 dollars, but hopes to get it around a dollar.
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ReadySet is a portable energy storage device that allows those living off the grid to recharge cell phones and other electronics. It can be recharged via solar panels or using the from a stationary bicycle.
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is a bicycle that doubles as a water filtering device. Developed by Nippon Basic, the filtering process is powered by pedaling, which produces as much as three tons of clean water during a ten hour bike ride.
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A student from MIT named Shreerang Chhatre has created a net made of mesh material that attracts water droplets from moisture in the air. The pooled water is then collected inside a receptacle.
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The Hippo Water Roller is barrel-shaped container with a handle designed to help those in remote regions easily transport as much as five times more clean water from a source. The container holds up to 24 gallons of water.
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LifeStraw is a straw-shaped water filter that removes disease-causing contaminants from water. It filters a maximum of 1000 liters of water.
The was invented to help those who have limited access to clean drinking water. The device takes advantage of the evaporation process to filter and produce up to three liters of clean water a day.
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