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steve2470

(37,461 posts)
Sun Mar 1, 2015, 07:27 PM Mar 2015

W*nkers of the world unite to SAVE THE PLANET one jerk-off at a time

(yes that's the actual headline)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/03/01/p0rnhub_band_power_generation/

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A standout smut peddler wants its customers to take a shot at saving the planet with a kinetic power generator, tastefully dubbed the Wankband, which uses the wrist action favoured by onanists.

"This is how we came up with Wankband, a wearable technology that enables users to create and harvest energy from their 'daily routines' to power, for example, a smartphone – or depending on how long one's routine, a smartphone and a tablet. This could have a major impact on power consumption and give much pleasure to Mother Nature."

The firm's bold thrust into power generation uses some pretty simple technology; an up-and-down movement rocks a small ball in its tube with the trickle of juice generated being stored in the wristband. Phones or tablets can then access the hard stuff via a micro-USB slot.

A representative from Pornhub told The Register that "a single session" with the Wankband should generate enough power for a 15 minute smartphone conversation or an hour's worth of standby time – which suggest its testers are either really good at it or really, really bad at it.

probably NSFW video at link

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W*nkers of the world unite to SAVE THE PLANET one jerk-off at a time (Original Post) steve2470 Mar 2015 OP
This is both hilarious and awesome! marym625 Mar 2015 #1
Can it power a smartphone and a tablet AND a 32 cubic foot refrigerator? NYC_SKP Mar 2015 #2
probably if you use it a lot LOL steve2470 Mar 2015 #3
Now if hubby can generate enough to power wifey's vibrator... Binkie The Clown Mar 2015 #4
We had some shake and use flashlights that used this technology and yes, we did joke about what uppityperson Mar 2015 #5
... yuiyoshida Mar 2015 #6
he's great! nt steve2470 Mar 2015 #7
I think Pornhub just won the internets... Wounded Bear Mar 2015 #8

marym625

(17,997 posts)
1. This is both hilarious and awesome!
Sun Mar 1, 2015, 07:35 PM
Mar 2015

Hey, honey, my phone died. Want to help charge it? Or should I go it alone?

 

NYC_SKP

(68,644 posts)
2. Can it power a smartphone and a tablet AND a 32 cubic foot refrigerator?
Sun Mar 1, 2015, 07:55 PM
Mar 2015

With maybe a little left over?

steve2470

(37,461 posts)
3. probably if you use it a lot LOL
Sun Mar 1, 2015, 09:14 PM
Mar 2015

somehow I think you would not be able to, I'll omit the nsfw reason lol

uppityperson

(115,693 posts)
5. We had some shake and use flashlights that used this technology and yes, we did joke about what
Sun Mar 1, 2015, 09:45 PM
Mar 2015

this person has made real.

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