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Submission + - Powering Electronics with Bicycles On The Go (

Alanonfire writes: By attaching a small generator and a 12-volt battery to a standard road bike, a team of three engineering and communications students designed a system that captures the energy that is created as the bicycle wheels turn. That energy—collected whether the bike is stationary or moving—charges a battery, which, in turn, charges a cell phone or other small electronics.

Submission + - Will 3D TV Damage Your Eyes? (

An anonymous reader writes: The question to that answer may be somewhat irrelevant, as U.S. consumers already believe that there is a good chance it does, according to a new survey. 17% think it will definitely impair your visions and 55% are not so sure about the impact. It seems liek 3D TV makers have another big problem and it is not just content, ugly glasses or pricing.

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