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I can’t believe someone makes… Ball of wool chargers

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Don’t let your Gran near this one, unless you want to be able to charge a mobile phone via your nice and warm woollen jumper…

The Wool Ball Charger is a neat take on the requirement for a longer than usual power cord, with a flexible way of storing the cable!

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3 Comments

  1. Norma
    April 13, 2014 14:24

    Where can you buy this?

  2. June 17, 2011 14:23

    It’d be the beginnings of a cute but more complicated alternative world, Bernard!

  3. Bernard
    June 16, 2011 08:19

    Now if inside the ball of wool there was a little generator powered by shaking then a kitten could be used to provide energy to recharge the mobile phone.

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