Wednesday, April 09, 2008

An Interesting Idea With a Nasty Name

Artists Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray are the masterminds behind a new exhibit in New York called (no joke) drinkpeedrinkpeedrinkpee. If you pay them a visit, be sure to collect one of the DIY Kits that will help you turn your nasty old urine into harmless water and potentially useful fertilizer.

How do the kits work? To put it simply, they extract the phosphorous and nitrogen from urine. While these two chemicals are wonderful plant fertilizers, they can cause serious trouble if they make it into the earth's oceans. But with the handy drinkpeedrinkpeedrinkpee kits, you'll be able to fertilize your parents' houseplants (and possibly water them too)!

Read more here.


Anonymous Raph said...

This may be the first time ever I've been speechless. xD

7:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG! Can you get it online??? I WANT that!!!!!!!!!

9:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

... wow. thats really gross. Im with lol

9:50 PM  
Blogger ookamishinzui said...

sorry but,
that is gross -in a strangly intresting way-

10:04 PM  
Blogger Invisible Turtle said...

Can you imagine someone ASKING how you grew such lovely flowers at some fancy dinner party?
I can. Tee hee.

7:02 AM  
Anonymous rage said...

I'm speechless

3:31 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Eww... Won't it smell? Same as you rage, speechless. e.o

9:55 PM  
Blogger FN da World Dictator said...

oh eeeewwwwww, but interesting but i wouldn't want my plants smelling like that. eeeeeeewwwww.

8:10 PM  
Anonymous Marinovska said...

ew ew ew ew ew ew ew!!! i'm not usually squemish, but that's nasty!

8:44 AM  
Anonymous ss chick said...

that sounds just like the water purifiers in Uglies, and Pretties, and Specials and Extras by Scott Westerfeld. cool. and it would be really REALLY helpful. I think the concept of putting you plant in your pee is gross, but besides that, i think it's just cool and helpful.

11:03 PM  

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