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We all have dreams and some embrace them more than others... what would the world be like if this were not the case?
I am going to share my vision for a future... where the next generation actually gets paid for driving down the road.
Now it might only be a penny a mile so lets not get too excited ( really alot more in savings when you dont need to pay for gas or power)...but once the buckypaper roads pay for themselves ...the profits should go to the people.
life is transitory its about doing someting that we have never done before.
lets look at some reality from dreams...YouTube - Innowattech breakthrough in alternative energy from road traffic"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." –Richard Buckminster Fuller

Thursday, February 26, 2009

fill the trunk with hamsters

Solar power, wind turbine and geo-thermal enthusiasts, step aside:
Scientists have managed to harness the energy-producing power of hamsters by fitting them with tiny detector jackets.
The devices are strapped to the animals as they run on their cage wheels, capturing the biomechanical energy they release as they exercise.
Experts believe the technique could one day be used to capture power produced by humans.
Dr Zhong Lin Wang of Georgia University's Nano Research Group developed the flexible jackets, which are fitted with wires plugged into a nanogenerator that produces energy when they are bent and stretched.
In tests one hamster named Campbell's Dwarf produced small amounts of AC power – around one twentieth of the output of an AA battery.
ok so now imagine using this technology on the surface of a car as it goes down the road small fibers on the cars skin swing back and forth generating power as the car travels forward .
Bit by bit piece by piece this crazy dream to give the power back to the people is becoming more and more possible!

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