How did you get to work today? I took the Shweeb
Dreaming of a more enjoyable commute to work? Meet the Shweeb, a cross between a monorail train and a recumbent bike, where you sit inside an aerodynamically shaped pod hanging from a rail and pedal to propel yourself forward.
It’s one of five ideas that have won a share of the $10 million prize money stumped up by Google for its Project 10100 competition – 10100 is 1 googol – which called for “ideas to change the world”.
Those ideas came in thick and fast, with over 150,000 entries received in total. The winning five were announced last week after a public vote.. Read More [via newscientist]
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