The P is used as an electrolye. This type of battery has been around
for quite some time. (1730s?)
You could do the same by placing a copper rod and an iron rod in the
backyard and pee'ing on the soil between them. Same concept as the
Saw a video of that once.....funny stuff. (other people's pain is
There was a farmer near where I grew up that had a few horses behind an
electric fence. I learned very quickly to know what they look like and
what they can do.
heheheheheh, actually I was referring to the ren-n-stimpy tune, 'don't
whiz on the electric fence'. Major funny. However, I think I'd get a
bigger bang out that video.
Remember: if you can't have fun at other's expense then what fun is it?
Tell ya what.....go find an electric fence. Stand barefoot in some
very long dewy grass and pee on it and let us know how it feels.
Disproven or not, I'm not gonna try it. I touched an electric fence
with a long blade of grass and got a nice tingle. I wouldn't want to
have a stream of electrolyes from a rather sensitive part of my body
going anywhere near an electric fence.
actually the mythbusters showed it COULD in fact happen (he got a bit
of a zap from it in fact) they just said its not all that likely cause
in most cases the urine stream "breaks up" into droplets long before
reaching the rail (the fence is what zapped him the myth was about the
so no DONT pee on a efence its gonna hurt :-)
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