Meatricity - Meatrical Energy From Meatric Sources
Meatricity is the electricity that every engineer thought about the first time he saw a Universal weight machine. Why aren't those people generating power with every curl?
MAKE's blogger wonders if perhaps we morally obligated to produce electricity in this way. I can guarantee that your views on energy use would change if you had to produce your own meatricity, like lyle in the picture below.
(Meatricity production plant in high gear)
On the positive side, production of meatricity also contributes to overall health. In the Matrix movie version, human beings are trapped in pods while producing electricity.
(Crowd farming Matrix-style)
If you are interested in the idea of parasitic power harvesting, take a look at these previous articles:
Take a look at a video showing meatricity production with exercise bicycles and another video showing meatricity from cardio machines in a gym.
Via MAKE: blog; thanks to mvealey for pointing this one out.
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