Thursday, March 11, 2010

NEW YORK TIMES a frame of mind

The March 3, 2010 issue of the NY Times Science Digest contains a couple articles that speak to those of us who walk. And, shouldn't that be everyone?

First, there's a small 'Observatory' article by Henry Fountain about the possibility of using our foot power, captured in a tiny crystal cell, to power our cell phones or music player. Wouldn't that be cool? No more batteries or charging the Ipod. Every step one took would capture enough energy to power your walking entertainment for free. Nothing wrong with that!

Right now, it's in the experimental stages, so don't run out to buy that special pair of shoes or whatever. But, stay tuned. This idea MUST attract the attention of Nike or Adidas and the next thing we know, we'll all have access to this little device.

Remember my 100% GUARANTEE. Should you decide to stop walking and resume your old habits, I personally guarantee that you'll get back 100% of your former life - your pain, your lifestyle, your attitude.


Kathy M. said...

Interesting. I'm a fan of NYT's Science Times. I subscribe to the podcast, but I'm a little behind... I'm also a fan of walking.

Thanks for stopping by my blog. It's nice to meet you!

jd said...

hi kathy!
glad you found your way here. please share some of your walking stories with us. how far do you walk? how often? where do you walk? alone or with a friend (2 legged or 4)? inquiring minds want to know.