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Helping people, for once: A refrigerator that doesn't require electricity

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Someone decided to be clever and actually put technology to good use (as opposed to pouring endless amounts of money into developing bigger and bigger TVs), having developed a refrigerator of sorts that doesn’t require any electricity to operate. A team at Stanford, funded by a VC dude by the name of Adam Grosser, came up with a device that essentially works like a big hand warmer, but in reverse. As the device heats—put it over a fire, maybe—up it triggers some sort of coolant.

Conceivably, you could store medicine and other fragile, life-improving odds and ends in there.

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