Watch World’s Largest Lemon-Powered Battery Come To Life
Yes, fruit can provide juice. And no, we don’t necessarily mean the juice you drink.
In this instance, lemons are used to create a massive battery. Afterwards, the juice becomes a refreshing drink. How cool is that?
Ignore the mention of Volkswagen and its record-setting electric I.D. R Pikes Peak race car. Clearly, there’s no connection here. We’re guessing that the lemon-powered battery couldn’t even turn the wheels one rotation on the race car.
The juicy battery does manage to assist in pulling off a rather nifty trick though. However, it’s not nearly as impressive as an electric car setting an all-time record on the world’s most challenging course.
I was challenged by VW to make electricity to support their electric Supercar at Pike’s Peak. The CRUSHED the course record by 15 seconds in the race. I got a little help from William Osman and some kids and without hurting any feelings one was better than the other.
I first built a lemon battery with William Osman. Then we tried a regenerative zipline. Then we tried solar power with a twist.