Christmas tree powered entirely by Brussels sprouts

By Vusi | 19 December 2013 Blog home

Brussels-Sprouts-Christmas-Tree-2Brussels sprouts have always had a bad reputation, especially amongst children – but London’s Southbank Centre is trying to demonstrate its hidden power this year with a Christmas tree powered entirely by the little green vegetables. The vegetable-powered battery was created by scientists from The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, which uses over 1 000 Brussels sprouts to keep the tree lit.

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