A neat project that uses flypaper, flies, and a fuel cell to power a clock! It’s based in part on the idea of a carnivorous plant.  8 dead flies = 12 days of clockworks.

Posted by Gwen Pearson

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  1. Cool! I’m amazed they could pull out enough energy to power both clock and belt, but I suppose with a belt like that you only need to overcome the inertia and friction of the bearings.

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