Maasai teen gets worldwide acclaim for his innovative anti-lion system2/26/2013
Richard Turere is a 13-year-old Maasai boy whose family lives on the edge of Nairobi National Park, and for years, they lost livestock to the local lion population. But then Richard noticed that lions avoided the farm whenever someone was outside with a flashlight and came up with a solution that would protect their cattle. Richard rigged a series of LED bulbs onto poles around the livestock pen, timing them to flicker on and off randomly. It worked: The lions were scared of the flashing lights, and Richard's family hasn't lost any livestock since. For designing and implementing the "lion lights" himself with no electronics experience, Richard earned an invite to the 2013 TED conference, an international symposium on innovation. Not bad for a 13-year-old — we're still struggling with our DVRs. [Source]
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