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    Lightbulb Electric Eel Powers Christmas Tree at Aquarium

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    Christmas Eel Makes Tree Lights Electric
    Submitted by Jeremy Hsu
    posted: 03 December 2010 01:34 pm ET

    Christmas traditions don't get much stranger than having an electric eel power the tree lights, but one Japanese aquarium has made such a display into a recurring eco-friendly theme for the past five years.

    Aluminum panels in the eel tank channel the electricity generated by the eel's movement to power the bright flashes on a Christmas tree at an aquarium in Kamakura, Japan. "It's beginning to eel a lot like Christmas," the Reuters headline quipped....


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    That is so cool!

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    I was shocked when I saw it.

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    that is hella coo!

    I don't know where you find this stuff SD but you can always be counted on for the most bizarre things and I want you to know, I so appreciate that about you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
    I was shocked when I saw it.
    waaa waaaa waaaaaaah, lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by tlcox View Post
    that is hella coo!

    I don't know where you find this stuff SD but you can always be counted on for the most bizarre things and I want you to know, I so appreciate that about you!
    I was gonna thank you in a separate post for saying that until I saw your post below.

    Quote Originally Posted by tlcox View Post
    waaa waaaa waaaaaaah, lol
    BTW, I prefer; Link

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    Talking


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    I have got to get one of those. Would sure cut down on the electric bill.



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