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Propeller coat

Warm up on sustainable energy
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On particularly windy wintery,cold days, wear the wind turbine propeller coat.

A long coat with small propellers attached to the outer of the garment.

As the heavy winds catch and spin the radiating propellers,they in turn power up heating elements within the fleece of the coat via miniature turbines and flat cell batteries, concealed within the bottom of the pockets.

Attach them to your pants, and bring a whole new meaning to wind power.

skinflaps, Jan 21 2004


       You'd need some sort of temperature failsafe ...
Letsbuildafort, Jan 21 2004

       "Man caught in wind storm... 3rd degree burns to 90% of body... explodes, electrocutes 5 seagulls...
Itsmeagain, Jan 21 2004

       If the propellors stick, you could flip over or take off.
kropotkin, Jan 21 2004

       Who will illustrate?
k_sra, Jan 21 2004

       It needs a reverse feature. If you want to walk real fast you flip a switch and the system uses the energy for cooling.
kbecker, Jan 21 2004

       Think I'll stick to my solar beanie.
DrCurry, Jan 21 2004


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