A jail in Brazil allows its inmates to reduce their sentence by creating electricity to power a near by town using exercise bikes

Inmates in Brazil’s Santa Rita do Sapucai prison can now reduce their sentence by creating electricity to power a near by town using exercise bikes.Prisoners can reduce a day off their sentence for every 16 hours they pedal. The batteries that the prisoners charge is taken to a near by town to power light bulbs.

Soruce: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/brazil-prisoners-shorter-sentences-riding-exercise-bikes-tied-generators-article-1.1106336#ixzz2cWZ47tDx

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