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DIY (Do it Yourself) Projects -- Human Powered Projects
Last Updated on:  04/03/2013 07:34 AM

Got this picture in an email - thought it funny. 
A "riding" lawn mower!

Anybody know the source???

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A yo-yo/MP3 player complete with wireless headset and docking station:  A yo-yo/MP3 player complete with wireless headset and docking station
Aquaskipper: Human Powered Flying on Water:  Marketplace-available gadget allows you to have fun and exercise on the water without any wind. The Aquaskipper can be purchased at inventist new ($495.95) or refurbished ($349.95) for any extreme sportists who want to give it a go.
Foot-Powered Generator Patented:  Great Systems, Inc.'s Energy Generation and Storage System (US Patent 7,009,350) can be used indoors, generating up to 1000 Watts using body kinetics, or leg muscle power (or other inputs), to charge a unique spring system that slowly unwinds and spins a high efficiency generator.
Pedal Powered Generator:  Every morning, I pedal to generate electricity. The Pedal Generator charges batteries, that run an inverter, that produces 110v AC, that powers LED lights, the monitor on my computer, and many other small battery-powered things. It is the most inspiring workout you can imagine....
Penn biologists invent power-generating backpack: The "Suspended-load Backpack" converts mechanical energy from walking into electricity -- up to 7.4 Watts -- more than enough energy to power portable electronic devices for soldiers, field researchers or disaster relief-workers.
Using Gym Rats' Body Power to Generate Electricity:  A health club in Hong Kong is hoping that a car battery, some StairMasters and dozens of gym rats can help ease the world's energy problems.
Yo-Yo Powered MP3 Player: The inventors estimate that between 10-12 tosses per hour are sufficient for continuous music play. A wireless headset allows the user to listen to music while yo-yoing.

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