tags: salt water fuel, streaming video
While seeking a cure for cancer, a researcher accidentally discovers that burning salt water acts as a fuel — will it revolutionize the world? [2:56]
Yes, it will revolutionize the world!!!
A local blogger in my town linked to that video with high hopes. I had to deflate them for him. So many people want to believe that there are simple easy solutions to many of our problems, if only we would open out eyes. Hope springs eternal, and sometimes springs right over the laws of science.
Good job I insured the English channel against fire.
I wonder if the energy output of that sterling engine is greater than the energy output of the radio wave generator?
They do a pretty thorough job of debunking this in the July 11 edition of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast. It’s too bad, it would have been very cool…
What a bunch of rubes. Those idiots work in any kind of a laboroatory, and they can’t figure out that you have to subtract out the power it takes to create the RF field?
The “Match in a microwave” video was more impressive than this.
For similar free energy crankery, search on the term “Brown’s Gas.” This term is used for a mixture of hydrogen & oxygen created by electrolysis.
He claims his gizmo produces more energy that in uses, but watch the lights dim when he plugs in his generator.
Denny Klein claims he can run a car exclusively on water.
Stanley Wu prefers to call it “Oxy Hydrogen” and makes his claims less extravagant; only a 20% increas in vehicle mileage when you add his gizmo.
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Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est (And thus knowledge itself is power)
– Sir Francis Bacon.
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