Science: Energy: Bioenergy: Animal
Slime Power   (+2, -7)  [vote for, against]
Harness the power of snails!

Attach a large crank to a bunch on snails and have them slowly turn it.
-- missingdonuts, Feb 24 2005

And which of us did you have in mind as the crank?
-- Basepair, Feb 24 2005

I recall an idea about attaching hundred of snails to a chair and having them climb up the side of a building with you sitting in the chair.
-- DesertFox, Feb 25 2005

Might take years!
-- Machiavelli, Feb 25 2005

Why they may even replace tires.
Wouldja lookit that S car go.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 25 2005

heheh. nice one [2fsoahm]
-- suctionpad, Feb 25 2005

Thanks, I'm here all week.
-- 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Feb 26 2005

See Nature, 5th May 05, front cover. Slime power!
-- Basepair, May 09 2005

I um... have this to say OMG. just putting it out there.
-- toomer34, Jun 28 2005

You are obviously short of ducks.
-- Dood, May 25 2006

How... um... how do you propose to get them all to go in the same direction?

and... uh, what do you do in the summer time when they start to estivate?

Erm... won't they need food too?
-- ye_river_xiv, Aug 01 2006

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