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Gravity Light Set to Illuminate the Developing World

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February 5, 2013
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A British company is offering a safe and efficient alternative to the dangerous kerosene lamps that are in wide use throughout the developing world. Called "Gravity light" the electric-powered device costs just five dollars, using the force of gravity to keep the lite switched on.


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