These Windows Generate Electricity

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The Chin Hua solar window debuted at the International Optoelectronics Week in Taipei, China. The slightly tinted window in the gallery below can generate two watts of light. Not much, but it’s a start. For comparison, a clock radio takes about four watts, a Wii takes eighteen, and your uncle’s powerchair takes 7 x 1019 watts (he’s so fat).

Darker tinted solar windows can generate more electricity. So you could install the darkest ones facing your neighbors, then stand behind the window doing the no-pants dance and yelling, “I’m making electricity, you whores!” and those whores wouldn’t even know it. Which is why you need to add a bullhorn to this dance. Because those whores need to know.


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When not writing for Uproxx, Caleb likes to volunteer at the legless cat shelter and photoshop the Babadook into all of his family photos. He once resolved the question “To be or not to be?” through the clever use of General Semantics. Your mom thinks you could be more like him if you only applied yourself.

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