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JUL 19, 2013 - Popular Science

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Machine Squeezes Drinking Water From Your Sweaty T-Shirt

Sweat Machine UNICEF Tasty I think the question here isn't whether you'd drink your own, but whether you'd drink someone else's. One company has designed a system, called Sweat Machine, to wring sweat out of clothes and turn it into potable water. The Sweat Machine heats and spins clothes to extract the liquid from them, then filters the extract with a membrane developed with the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Yum. The filter is the most sophisticated part of the machine. It's "a bit like Goretex," one of the machine's designers, engineer and Swedish TV host Andreas Hammar, told ... Read More

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