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Cyclean - Exercise your way to clean laundary

Jugaad
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Sat, Sep 20, 2008 — vincent

The Cyclean pedal-powered washer dryer, developed by Alex Gadsden, lets you get fit while cleaning your dirty laundry. Your pedaling spins the internal washer chamber, and so the machine could be used in the developing world, where electricity to power 60-degree spin cycles isn't exactly a priority.

Alex was going around scrap yards, local dumps, and could not believe how much was being wasted. So he thought about trying to make something out of waste washing machines.

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Amphibious Bicycle

Jugaad
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Mon, Jun 30, 2008 — shrutikumar7

 

Floods play a havoc in the state of Bihar. In the year 1975, Champaran was heavily flooded for about 3 weeks. Saibdulla had to cross the river to get daily provisions. To cross the river he used boat and in the city he rode the bicycle.

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National Innovation Foundation

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Using bumpy rides to power your bicycles

Jugaad
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Tue, Sep 25, 2007 — maverick

Riding on bumpy roads where often an inspiration for vituperative remarks. Now here's one who looked at the positive side. Kanak Das (29 yrs old), hailing from Mori Hira Gaon, Morigaon, Assam, has devised a way to convert those bumpy rides to pleasure rides. On August 15, 1999, he hit upon an idea where he thought using the energy from those bumpy rides to propel the rear wheel. After he few attempts he managed to create one.

 

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NIF

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