Gallery: Occupy Wall Street Protesters Heat Things Up With Bicycle-Powe...

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As the days get colder, things are heating up at Occupy Wall Street in Zuccotti Park — or at least they will have to soon. After experiencing the year’s first snow, protesters have been bundling up next to fuel and diesel generators to stay warm. However, the NYPD and FDNY confiscated the generators on Saturday due to fire safety hazards, and since then, the protesters have turned to alternative energy to keep things moving, literally. Bicycle generators are being brought in, purchased, and even constructed right in the park, just in time to stay on top of the winter weather.

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