Hamster powers environmentally friendly paper shredder(via reader Ken R.)
A design consultant has constructed an environmentally friendly paper shredder powered by a hamster running on its wheel.
source: Daily Telegraph
The hamster has to run flat out for 45 minutes to shred one sheet of A4 paper.
The paper then falls on to the base of the hamster cage, providing fresh bedding for the furry pet.
Tom Ballhatchet, 29, developed the product using a friend's hamster for his masters degree in industrial design.
Friday, January 02, 2009
There'll Always Be An England, Part VII
From the December 29th Daily Telegraph (U.K.):