Friday, October 07, 2005

Where have you been all my life ...

You know your electric toothbrush ... Ever wondered how it charges? I mean, there are no contacts or anything ... How does it do it? Nuclear batteries? Concealed midget hamsters running on wheels? Magick? The power of love?

The answer is induction. Charging via induction means that there is no need to plug the item to be charged in, no need for dangerous electical contacts and it can all look very cool and mod. So why can't I have a coffee table that charges anything I put on it, I muse. Apparently, eager reader, now I can ... Just follow the link!

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