The Fly Paper Clock Has a Taste for Bugs

 - Feb 13, 2011
References: materialbeliefs & neatorama
The Fly Paper Clock uses a roller mechanism to turn trapped insects into energy. A blade scraps the bugs off the flypaper and into a microbial fuel cell. Designers James Auger, Jimmy Loizeau and Aleksander Zivanovic are behind the prototype of this carnivorous robot, inspired by nature.

I would have never imagined a pesky fly having such a useful application. The Fly Paper Clock takes a common household product and powers it with an unusual source of energy.