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    Default Swirly pipes save the world

    Well, they help anyway.

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    "This odd-looking swirly-shaped pipe (pictured) is a green technology from a new British company called HeliSwirl. It’s a swirly-shaped pipe. It’s also a low-carbon technology - not because it is made with low-carbon materials or through some new energy-stingy manufacturing process, but because, well, because it’s swirly shape helps fluids flow through it more easily, requiring less power to run the pumps that pump the fluid."

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    Oh I like that. I do love a simple idea.

    Like that stove the US student designed that saves lives *goes off link hunting*
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    Cool, the water must spin creating its own momentum or something.

    Will we see straws like this?
    I can never suck up my McDonalds milkshake.

    I cant see the pipes saving the world, the world will function quite fine without pipes , or even humans for that matter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by st333ve
    Will we see straws like this?
    I can never suck up my McDonalds milkshake.
    Capitalist pigdog!
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    Well, it sounds good. There may be issues with routing the piping through walls and the like though.... not to mention the extra space that such a pipe would take up.

    But if it reduces energy then that's a plus.

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    Hmmm. Seems odd
    Electrical capacity=electrical generation
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wolverine
    Well, it sounds good. There may be issues with routing the piping through walls and the like though.... not to mention the extra space that such a pipe would take up.

    But if it reduces energy then that's a plus.
    I think the target application is in motors etc where it can be threaded in relatively straight lines.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CookieMonster
    Quote Originally Posted by st333ve
    Will we see straws like this?
    I can never suck up my McDonalds milkshake.
    Capitalist pigdog!
    Hmm i want another one now, you make McDonalds milkshakes sound so dirty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by st333ve
    Quote Originally Posted by CookieMonster
    Quote Originally Posted by st333ve
    Will we see straws like this?
    I can never suck up my McDonalds milkshake.
    Capitalist pigdog!
    Hmm i want another one now, you make McDonalds milkshakes sound so dirty!
    The main problem with McDonalds milkshakes is that they changed their straws from being a thick straight straw to a thin bendy straw. This is not conjusive to milkshake sucking. Burger King on the other hand have gone the reverse and brought in thick straight straws which are great for milkshakes. The main problem here is that Burger King milkshakes are not so nice so you will need to visit Burger King and have a stock of straws for when you go to McDonalds.

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