Ambri – Liquid Metal Battery for Grid Storage Update

Ambri's grid-storage battery uses liquid metals as the anode and cathode.

It’s been a while since we covered this story and I though it would be good to provide a quick update. Ambri has separated from MIT and embarked on their own ventures. Since the split they have made several improvements to their liquid metal battery(LMB). Ambri is now in the market specifically to mitigate the negative effects of …

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Tobacco As Fuel – Not All Smoke

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Tobacco: not all is smoke It is no secret that tobacco has not exactly a good reputation anymore. Once, many moons ago, tobacco was seen as a cure for all kinds of illnesses, and even beneficial for health. However since the 1950′s and 1960′s tobacco was delegated to the role of the Darth Vader of …

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Toyota – 10 Fuel Cell Myths Debunked

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Many readers have seen the rapid rise of the Tesla Motors company and it’s rising star Elon Musk. His work with SpaceX and Tesla motors has more than proven his genius. He is also quick to speak his mind and does not hold back. This was apparent in an address to a group of enthusiasts …

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Faulty Logic 101

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The C%$p detector   I am not sure if it is true, but it has been said that Ernest Hemingway once remarked that everybody should have a sensitive and well-developed c%$p detector. The problem is of course that these days people are subjected to so much c%$p that many have become completely insensitive to it, …

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Solar Cells That Self Cool Boosting Power And Lasting Longer

  Researchers at the Stanford University in California have found a way to cool practically any solar panel on the market by just adding a layer of silica glass to the surface of an existing solar panel.     Stanford’s electrical engineering professor Shanhui Fan is leading a team of researchers that may have solved …

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Three Cheers For Apollo!

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Three cheers for Apollo! (and why the ^%$$*@ have we not been back yet?) “On July 20, 1969, at about four minutes before 10:00pm Central Daylight Time, former naval aviator and test pilot Neil Armstrong became the first human being to stand on the surface of the Moon. About 20 minutes later, he was followed …

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Lightning Energy Storage System

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  Thanks to Zig for this lead. Sometimes I think there is a fine line between sanity and insanity. I am not sure of the economics or practicality of this patent, but I guess it was a matter of time before someone thought it worth while covering.    In the patent it explains that a …

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Ryden Dual Carbon Battery

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  This is a good story I am visiting for a second time. It represents many new battery technologies that are emerging and could have a huge impact on transport. This is one of the more serious attempts.   The Ryden dual carbon battery, developed by Power Japan Plus, is a new, more sustainable, safer, …

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The Fuelless Engine

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  This is one of many internet scams out there.  There must be some good money to be made running these advertisements.  The Fuelless Engine The following was sent to me by one of our readers for comment. The website link is : http://fuellesspower.com/ According to the website, for as little as $300 you get a …

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Dr. Edmund Storms: Explaining LENR

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The following is an excellent interview with Dr Edmund Storms.   Dr. Storms is a nuclear chemist who spent thirty-four years working at Los Alamos National Labs. There he conducted research into materials for use in nuclear power and propulsion reactors, including studies of cold fusion. He is also the author of The Science of …

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AC Shaded Pole Motors.

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  I have decided to return to writing as my daily therapy. One thing that always brings a smile on my face is when someones sends me the latest YouTube free energy device. Enter The AC shaded pole motors.   The is always a trick to these and it is some fun speculating what the …

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Tesla Tower Project Reborn!

Russian Scientists plan to rebuild Tesla tower; but solar powered this time.   from http://rt.com/news/170468-tesla-tower-rebuild-project/   This is a interesting development, albeit a somewhat debatable one. Russian scientists Leonid and Sergey Plekhanov, both graduates of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, claim to have studied and unraveled the secrets behind several of Tesla’s patents …

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