Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Uses Liposuctioned Fat As Fuel For Car

And here’s number 16 on our grossest stories of 2008 list: an LA plastic surgeon is in trouble for powering his car with “lipodiesel” from his patients’ fat. Ewwww.

According to the article, Dr. Craig Bittner powered his and his girlfriends SUVs with his patients’ discarded fat, and was proud of it, even running the now-defunct lipodiesel.com to increase awareness of disgusting ways to power your car. Unfortunately for Dr. Bittner, “state law forbids the use of human medical waste to power vehicles.” This is an oddly prescient law.

Dr. Bittner is being sued by several former patients, who say they didn’t consent to Dr. Bittner driving around on their spare tires.

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