Thursday, March 19, 2009

Very Cool Power-Hog Piggy Bank

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A power-consumption-metering piggy bank is designed to educate children about the energy cost associated with running electronics devices.

Plug the Power-Hog Pig tail into the outlet and the device into the snout; feed a coin to meter 30 minutes of use. Kids can use their allowance to turn on the TV or video game by feeding the Power-Hog with loose change.

The Power-Hog meters consumption and blinks red when time is running out. It also helps parents meter the amount of time spent watching the tube.

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