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    5hr Energy Creator Has Money to Spend

    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/e...es-with-bikes/

    By Wendy Koch, National Geographic
    PUBLISHED OCTOBER 06, 2015

    The man who created the 5-hour Energy drink says he has more money than he needs; about $4 billion more. So he's giving it away, spending his fortune on a quest to fix the world's biggest problems, including energy.

    Manoj Bhargava has built a stationary bike to power the millions of homes worldwide that have little or zero electricity. Early next year in India, he plans to distribute 10,000 of his Free Electric battery-equipped bikes, which he says will keep lights and basic appliances going for an entire day with one hour of pedaling ...
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    Awesome. Thanks for sharing! I'm sending this to one of my old college professors that argued with me over whether this was possible. Prick have me a "C" on a paper about the ethics of alternative energy when I proposed burning calories as the more ethical alternative, on the grounds that it wouldn't work. Vindication!!!!
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