iCandy: Made to Measure

Keeping tabs on air, oceans, food, and beer

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Now your ticket entitles you to a show and a workout. At a recent concert in Somerville, Mass., audience members provided the power that ran the theater’s audio and lighting equipment. The performers, a group called Melodeego, relied on five listeners—three of whom are pictured—to crank up the Sustainable Sound system and generate about 100 watts each. The band says it will use a 10-bike version at concert dates through the summer.

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