Hacked Prius powered by electric bus system's overhead lines

UPDATE: Looks like this was probably an April Fools joke! Bummer, great idea anyway!


San Francisco's MUNI system operates electric buses that draw power from overhead wires. A fellow named Jon has brilliantly hacked his Prius with a trolley pole to sip power from the same overhead lines. Sierra Hartman has the story over at The Bold Italic. (Thanks, Marina Gorbis!)