See-Through “Never Clog” Sink Drain

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Now you see it!

The $20 PermaFLOW Never-Clog Drain seems like a crazy handy idea!

With its innovative, self-cleaning design and integrated wiper that removes blockage, PermaFLOW eliminates the need for chemical drain cleaners, plungers, and expensive pipe repairs. This smart alternative to traditional P-traps installs in a snap and even allows for easy retrieval of accidentally lost jewelry and other items.
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PermaFlow Lets You Be Your Own Plumber

PermaFlow Lets You Be Your Own Plumber 

PermaFlow 

The holidays are over now and I’m wiping my brow in relief that I didn’t have to call a plumber once between Thanksgiving and New Year’s! I usually don’t get through that period without the kitchen sink backing up. But one of 2008’s most popular new inventions, not to mention one of Pop Sci’s Best of What’s New, PermaFlow, tells me that I may not even have to call a plumber if the sink or toilet backs up.

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Searaser Uses Wave Power To Store Energy

Searaser Uses Wave Power To Store Energy 

 Searaser

We’re stoked about that wave farm off the coast of Portugal, and now along comes another innovation that could top that: Searaser, a buoy-like device attached to the sea floor that uses wave power to pump water 650 feet uphill. When the energy is needed, that same water flows through a downhill pipe, powering a hydroelectric generator. This picture shows a small prototype, but its inventors say Searaser in its full-sized form could supply power to 470 houses.

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