Hotel Guests Pedal Bikes For Their Supper

Europe! You're so quirky. Specifically one Crowne Plaza Hotel in Denmark, which rewards guests who peddle on electricity-generating exercise bikes for 15 minutes with food. How long would I have to ride for a minibar pass?

Once a hotel guest has produced 10 watt hours of electricity (which takes about 15 minutes), they're rewarded with a $US36 meal voucher. Pretty good deal! It's also not the hotel's only green initiative - it also has solar panels affixed to the roof.

The deal begins on April 19 to continue for a full year, assuming no aspiring Lance Armstrongs show up to clean out the pantry. [BBC via PopSci]

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