Archive for January 24th, 2009

Pet Please #2: Back-to-Back Parking Spaces

Parking is a fairly joyless act. Some people get odd pleasure out of parallel parking–I’m satisfied if I can get my car into a space twice as long as the vehicle. Universally, though, there is one great pleasure about parking: When you pull into a parking space and discover that the adjacent parking space is […]


How to Convert Your Sweat into Electricity

What if I told you that you could walk on a treadmill for 5 hours a day to generate power for someone else’s business? Would that be something you’d be interested in? There’s a new workout center in Portland called the Green Microgym that is using the energy generated by exercise bikes and treadmills to […]