Bright Green Idea: Soda Fuel

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How’s this for a “green” idea: A New Mexico inventor has created a fuel made from Mountain Dew.

The GEET (Global Environmental Energy Technology) fuel processor is comprised of about 80 percent pop and 20 percent gas. It’s been used in cars, tractors, and lawn mowers, and according to inventor Paul Patone, it generates nil pollution.

Watch how the caffeinated gizmo works below:

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