The other day I discovered an interesting company called Power Leap. I don’t know how well this technology works, when it will become available, or how expensive it is to install. Nonetheless, it’s intriguing to think about a Franktuary that generates all of the electricity it consumes from the people who walk on its floor.

One way to lower food costs without compromising food quality is surely to have customers eliminate the existence of a major utility bill. At first glance, it seems that everyone wins, except for the local power company. Will this concept ever become more than a novelty? How many footsteps does it take to power a light bulb? If no one is in the store overnight does the refrigerator continue to run? These are the things I’d like to know.