Category Archives: Looking Forward

Trevor Baylis, Inventor

I am sad to learn of the death of Trevor Baylis who was a world changer. He invented the hand crank radio, enabling countless people to receive accurate information over the radio, during the AIDS crisis in areas in Africa … Continue reading

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Brilliant Minds and Kinetic Energy

image from http://edisonleecomic.com/© 2018 John Hambrock | Distributed by King Features Syndicate The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee clip on human energy is a great commentary on the use of kinetic energy operating the myriad of devices that we humans … Continue reading

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Pedal Power!

I am so excited to share this…pedal power is emerging on the world scene more and more. Kudos to Manoj Bhargava and pedal power, the founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike and for all the good he is doing … Continue reading

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Electric Pedals and “The Age of Stupid”

I think the people at Electric Pedals are brilliant, so here is a repost of them pedal powering the movie “The Age of Stupid”.

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Pedalling Libraries and Literacy, Smiles and Community

When my kids were little we went to the book mobile, but these enterprising librarians are delivering books by bicycle. Alicia Tapia pedals her library called Bibliobicicleta around San Francisco, sharing her love for bikes and books with children and … Continue reading

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Solar Bike Paths Are Here!

No longer just a dream, but solar roads are here starting with solar bike paths replacing pavement in the Netherlands. A 70-metre section of this solar road can supply enough electrical energy for 2 homes. Kudos to Solaroad for making … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Pedal Power

According to Thy Dinh, Senior Research Associate of a Conference Board of Canada research project ,”There is an urgent need to support Canadians in adopting healthier lifestyles and create a national culture of wellness.” “Canadians are not any healthier than … Continue reading

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