Design Green Design Greener Clock Powered by Bugs By Shea Gunther Writer University of New Hampshire Rochester Institute of Technology University of Southern Maine Shea Gunther is a writer, entrepreneur, and podcaster living in Portland, Maine. He covers topics such as renewable energy, climate change, and nature. our editorial process Shea Gunther Updated February 03, 2020 Even if it's dead, some bugs have value. (Photo: oliver.dodd [CC BY 2.0]/Flickr) Share Twitter Pinterest Email Design Tiny Homes Architecture Interior Design Green Design Urban Design Bug power is greener power? U.K.-based designers James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau think so. They've designed an LCD clock that's powered by dead bugs. Their clock has a flypaper roller that captures and then scraps the stuck bugs into a fuel cell where they are digested by bacteria, creating enough power to run the clock. Mr. Auger and Mr. Loizeau have created a handful of other designs that are powered by both bugs and mice. Here's a quick video showing some of their designs in action. Pure awesome.