Move over hamsters. Humans now get to get exercise in a plastic pod as well. This adventure ride concept is currently living at the Agroventures Park in Rotorua, New Zealand. You can check that out here. Video and more details after the break. ...

Posted on Aug 11 2015 - 10:07am by Ty G
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What looks to be a gadget from IUT-Brest Morlaix in France comes a pretty slick two person pedal powered hydrofoil. Hard to tell how hard those two guys are working but this is one of the most stable human powered hydrofoils I have seen. ...

If you aren't familiar with the Sikorsky Prize, it was a challenge for human powered flight set 33 years ago.  When the prize was originally announced it was just $10,000 and was raised to $250,000 in 2009.  To win the prize, a human-powered helicopter has to fly for over 60 seconds at an altitude of over 9.8 feet (3 meters) while staying in a 33...

Human powered gadgets are great as they require now power and help increase our daily activity level.  Seems like a no brainer right?  Burn calories while helping eliminate incriminating evidence and identity theft.  The

At a recent electronics show Haier, a giant Chinese manufacturer, was showing off a human powered washing machine.  The exercise bike has a lithium-ion battery that collects energy from pedal power and uses that energy to power the washing machine.  Twenty minutes of good pedaling should give you one cold cycle wash without needing any juice from the grid. ...

A cool human powered monorail just popped up in New Zealand’s Agroventures Adventure Park.  Not for the fat or claustrophobic.  More pictures and video after the break. ...

This pedal powered roller coaster, in Okayama, Japan, is high above the ground and has amazing views. I guess the lawyers in Japan aren’t as out of control as ours here in the US. There are no guard rails on either side and the riders are only held in by a simple seat belt. Energy for the SkyCycle pedal powered roller coaster is powered by humans who pedal all the way around.  Two riders fit...

Mechanics without car lifts, or for quick checks under vehicles, should pay attention. The Human Hoist is battery powered, hydraulic driven, and spring torsion assisted personal lifting chair. What the heck does that mean? Watch the videos after the break and prepare to be amazed. ...

  I love the idea of anything that is human powered.  The K-TOR Power Box allows you to charge your gadgets (under 20W) using pedal power.  The K-TOR Power Box has a standard two prong AC outlet which...

  Gotta love free power whether it be solar,