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VIDEO: Bill Gates drinks water that was once human waste

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That glass of water was human feces five minutes ago. Photo: YouTube/Gatesnotes That glass of water was human feces five minutes ago. Photo: YouTube/Gatesnotes
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In a recent post on his blog, Microsoft founder Bill Gates talks about checking out the Janicki OmniProcessor in Sedro-Woolley, Wash.

Gates and his charity The Gates Foundation have been looking for safe affordable ways to get rid of human waste and prevent diseases caused by poor sanitation in developing countries. Gates says the OmniProcessor, which turns human poop into clean drinking water, could be a real game changer.

Watch the video above to see how the machine works, and watch Gates sip from a glass of water that was human waste five minutes before.

Gates' reaction after he takes a swallow? "It's water!"

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