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You may soon be able to power your cell phone with....wait, what? Seriously? Uhm, I don't think so. But thanks.

by Otis Day

I was reading on WTSP.com that researchers have come up with a way to charge cellphones with urine. 

The process involves jars of human urine that are attached to a series of cylinders which contain microbial fuel cells.

The urine runs through three cylinders, repeating the cycle three times. After the third pass, there's enough energy to power a cellphone.

The charge lasted long enough to send a few text messages, browse the web and make a quick voice call.

One scientist sees a future where the system is installed in smart toilets that can power items throughout a house.