Waste into Water: Bill Gates on The Tonight Show

Watch Bill Gates and Jimmy Fallon drink poop water. Yep, you heard that right.


Really smart guy and philanthropist Bill Gates challenged engineers to create a machine that could take human excrement and make clean drinking water. You read that right, poop into water. What they came up with is called the Omniprocessor, and not only does it take human waste and make water, it also creates electricity. Sounds like a win-win, right? It gets rid of waste while creating products that will help individuals and communities. The Gates Foundation hopes these machines can make a difference in places that lack the resources to access fresh water. 

In this video, Gates gambles with funnyman Jimmy Fallon on who will drink water made from poop. Watch to see what happens!

To learn more about the Omniprocessor and the Gates Foundation's goals for the machine, visit Bill Gates' blog

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