Watch Bill Gates Drink a Glass of Feces Water. Seriously

You get a bunch of smart people, put ‘em in a room, and they come up with a smart answer.

Oh, and Bill Gates backs you.

Not a bad way to get the richest man in the world to drink some poop water. Not bad at all.

As Gates says in the video, more than 2.5 billion people around the world don’t have access to safe sanitation. So a brilliant engineer has come up with a way to change all that.

Peter Janicki, CEO of Janicki Bioenergy, has created a way to turn sewer sludge into clean drinking water, electricity, and ash (that is pathogen free).

So to recap: some smart guy used magic – his term is ‘science’ – to make Bill Gates drink water that less than five minutes before was human waste.

And as far as we’re concerned, this is the kind of stuff that should be breaking the internet. 


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