It was just a few weeks ago that I posted on Shay Shafranek’s digital ruler.  At the time, though, I over looked one of his less practical inventions, but unlike the ruler concept the Speed Bat is a working prototype.  The device, which is designed to power a person in a pair of inline skates, appears to be a modded weed wacker.  It’s actually a rather ingenious idea since it is relatively practical for those living and a working in city and don’t have the storage for a bicycle.  Hit the below video for a complete demonstration complimented by a mashup that must violate YouTube’s copyright rules.

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Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."