Thursday, June 15, 2006

Fancy free.

Do you know what a chimera is? It's a monster with a lion's head, a goat's body and a serpent's tail from the Greek mythology, says my dictionary. In other words, an exceedingly fanciful notion. Getting something for nothing has been one such wild dream of human beings from time immemorial. A power generator that conjures energy out of nothing, for instance, was Leonardo da Vinci's chimera. It seems an Irish inventor has finally cracked the riddle after 23 years' of tireless toil with the Jasker Power System. Of course, those who believe in the first law of thermodynamics ("You can't get out more energy than you put in.") as gospel say it cannot be done. Meanwhile, read the Reuter's story at this address (if you don't find it there, read it from the Google cache using 'Jasker Power System' as your search phrase):

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