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Are we heading for a human-powered future? - CNN.com

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Would you still watch your favorite television program if you had to cycle for an hour before you could view it?

Couch potatoes will be horrified, but fresh advances in human-powered technology -- where users power appliances through their own motion -- could one day see a 'workout-to-watch' scenario become reality.

Human power is rapidly gaining in popularity worldwide as businesses seek 'greener' methods of operating.

url: http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/08/01/Human.power/index.html

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Lee Devlin's Weblog: Electricity from Human Power

Every once in a while I read stories about people generating electricity with treadmills and bicycles by connecting them to electric generators. I read an article recently about a health club in Hong Kong that was using the energy from the human-powered exercise equipment to offset its electric bill. Whenever I read something like this, the first thing I want to do is put it in its proper context.

url: http://www.k0lee.com/blog/2008/01/electricity-from-human-power.html

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Human Power - Electricity and transportation technologies

Human kinetic energy can be transfered in a number of ways. Human energy is most commonly used to propel bicycles, but can also be used to generate electricity and power hand-crank tools. Some third world organizations are implementing human powered technologies to generate electricity to power computers and other appliances. The articles on this page are about human kinetic energy and its many uses.

url: http://www.alternative-energy-news.info/technology/human-powered/

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David Butcher: Pedal Powered Generator - DIY Plans

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Curious about Human Power? Need some exercise? Looking to lose weight? Need inspiration? Researching technical information? Expensive gasoline making you nuts? You have come to the right place.

url: http://www.los-gatos.ca.us/davidbu/pedgen.html

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