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freckle

Green energy source?

Surely there must be some way to harness the power created by labradors tails? Ours NEVER stop, and create quite a draft. Would it be wrong to tie something to it.......?
Woodsmoke

I've wondered about that too mate! And we have a tailed-spaniel as well as a lab'.................I reckon we could probably halve our bill at least if there was some way to exploit it  
bodger

Not to mention the gas potential
Woodsmoke

Well, we do get the warmth.................
Gareth

Apparently a dog has a bigger carbon footprint than a 4X4

http://www.stuff.co.nz/environmen...8/Save-the-planet-time-to-eat-dog
lizzie44

We have long toyed with the idea of a large hamster wheel dynamo powered by our Jack Russell. And they could power schools with a sized up version filled with 6 year olds! Love Lizzie
Jonty

lizzie44 wrote:
And they could power schools with a sized up version filled with 6 year olds! Love Lizzie


I think I just heard Wilberforce turning in his grave Lizzie  
lizzie44

Oh come on Jonty they'd love it! Fill them up with E's and Whizz (well blue smarties and Mcdonalds flurries!) and they'd run for hours. Love Lizzie
Woodsmoke

I think you may well be onto something with that idea, Lizzie!  
Justme

Been done

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/7301354.stm

or

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4461265.stm
lizzie44

Justme! Thanks for that!!! Typical of my good ideas - someone else has always had it first! Love Lizzie
Butterbean

I was sorta thinking I might run the Christmas tree with a tank full of electric eels but I've been reluctant as my daughter is on a sushi kick.
Bazzer

Didn't they try the dog powered wheel on Scarey Ruth's Victorian Pharmacy?

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