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9,515. I once bought my kids a set of batteries for Christmas with a note on it saying, toys not included. (Christmas & Batteries) Bernard Manning
48,275. A better battery already existed. (Car & Electricity & Battery) Who Killed the Electric Car? 2006, director Chris Paine, narrator Martin Sheen
48,277. A fuel cell car powered by hydrogen made with electricity uses three to four times more energy than a car powered by batteries. (Car & Electricity & Battery) ibid.
48,825. At the dawn of the nineteenth century in a cellar in Mayfair the most famous scientist of the time Humphry Davey built an extraordinary piece of electrical equipment ... The biggest battery the world had ever seen, and with it Davey was about to propel us into a new age. (Electricity & Battery) Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity: Spark 1/3
64,852. How did the ancient Egyptians carve all these hieroglyphs and pictures inside a pitch-dark pyramid? They rule out oil lamps and torches because little tell-tale signs have been found in the pyramids. Could they perhaps have used batteries? Not far from Egypt in the 1930s archaeologists found a remarkable devise that proved the people who lived here two thousand years ago actually did make an electric battery – today it’s called the Baghdad Battery. How could people at the time of Jesus have known how to use a battery? Ancient Astronauts
64,853. The technology needed to make a Baghdad battery is basically very simple. The hollow rod is copper and the solid one is iron, and then of course we would have filled the container with vinegar. Professor Nancy Reeds, Texas Tech University
64,854. These three curious objects were found in 1936 during excavations in Baghdad in Iraq, and they were found all together, one in the other. Now here first of all you have a ceramic pot and in this pot was put this copper cylinder and in this cooper cylinder again this iron rod ... The remarkable thing is that these objects are two-thousand years old. Dr Arne Eggebrecht
64,855. As for aliens why would they need an old clay pot when they can zoom through inter-stellar space? The World’s Strangest UFO Stories: Did Aliens Build the Pyramids?
64,856. A battery by definition is a collection of cells. So the cell is a little can of chemicals. And the challenge is taking a very high-energy cell, and a large number of them, and combining them safely into a large battery. Elon Musk
67,266. The battery is the last of those something for nothing inventions. (Civilisation & Battery) James Burke: Connections 1994: Something for Nothing s2e5
78,786. Scientists were experimenting with Volta’s battery. (Invention & Energy & Electricity & Battery) The Genius of Invention I, BBC 2013
126,981. They are in your news, in your pocket, and on your mind: what’s going wrong with our batteries? For the last few decades batteries have powered a revolution in personal electronics, changing our lives, and now they are headed for our cars. Even the grids. But are we already pushing their limits? Nova: Search for the Super Battery, PBS 2017
127,322. More than 300 batteries were stolen from cars outside a local movie threatre last night. (Gangstas: Canada & Nova Scotia & Trailers & Mockumentaries & Cartoons & Battery) Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series IX: Hurricane Ricky, television news