Masturbation could help save the planet, apparently

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Masturbation could help save the planet – thanks to a new gadget that harnesses the power of jerking off.

The ‘wankband’ was unveiled by PornHub this week, and supposedly harnesses the kinetic energy generated from vigorous hand movements, turning it into electricity.

The gadget could be used as an eco-friendly way to charge a phone (or two phones, if you bring a friend).

The company said: “Every day, millions of hours of adult content are consumed online, wasting energy in the process and hurting the environment.

“At Pornhub we decided to do something about it. Introducing The Wankband: The first wearable tech that allows you to love the planet by loving yourself.

“The wankband creates power when moved in an up and down motion. A kinetic charger inside stores the electricity generated.

“Now use that 100% sustainable energy to charge any of your devices.”

A website is calling for “Be(a)ta testers” to register for a chance to help try out the product – but many are skeptical about its existence.

The company is never one to miss a PR opportunity – pleading with users to stop uploading clips of Brazilian men “getting f**ked” by Germans after Germany’s 7-1 victory in the World Cup last year.

It said: “Please stop uploading the game highlights to Pornhub… Our public humiliation category is full. #BrazilvsGermany.”