The home gym is usually something tucked away in the spare bedroom or the basement, but the Ciclotte stationary bike is that rare piece of exercise equipment one would proudly display front and center in the living room. Designed by Luca Schieppati, the futuristic exercise machine takes its form from the Ciclo, a concept bike so sweet the Milan Design Museum keeps it in its private collection.
Bored guests at a certain Crowne Plaza hotel can now skip the pricey mini-bar and hop on an exercise bike, generate some electricity, and earn some meal vouchers. The hotel in Copenhagen started the free meal idea as a way to boost guests' fitness and shrink their carbon footprint, according to the BBC.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.