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Homemade goods could become the global brands of tomorrow
Clearly all trends benefit from a little publicity. It hasn’t harmed the cause of the Maker Movement that one of the arch apologists of this new phenomenon is Chris Anderson, the former editor-in-chief of “Wired” and author of “The Long Tail” and “Free”.
Anderson has gone further than most to explaining the sheer scope of the digital revolution that displaced or changed traditional manufacturing industries. Yet his third book, subtitled “The New Industrial Revolution”, offered a persuasive counter to the argument that the internet has been little more than a new way of talking and shopping.
He said, “today the Maker Movement is where the personal computer revolution was in 1985 – a garage phenomenon bringing a bottom-up challenge to the ruling order of the time.”
Among the examples of more serious homemade manufacturing Anderson referenced Local LOCM -0.57% Motors, the Arizona-based company that is contesting the crown for maker of the first open-source cars. Made to designs obtained through crowdsourcing, its vehicles are the very opposite of traditional car companies, using off-the-shelf components to reduce costs.
The company only builds a car once the purchaser makes a down payment and reserves a building date. Anderson said, “the beauty of the Web is that it democratised the tools both of invention and of production”.
Thanks to what he called “the Web’s ankle-high barriers to entry”, the “path from ‘inventor’ to ‘entrepreneur’ is so foreshortened it hardly exists anymore.”
Clearly the Maker Movement has a global cause, not just an American one, so the acid test of its potency will be the extent to which it takes root elsewhere, which is why it is encouraging to see signs that it might.
One new company that is helping to bring the culture of the Maker Movement to the UK is the British firm OpenDesk, which aims to build a global online marketplace for digitally fabricated products, initially focused on furniture and furnishings. The company intends to transform the choice available to consumers buying furniture and provide a viable alternative to mass-produced products that dominate many of today’s markets. According to Tim Carrigan, one of OpenDesk’s founders, the company intends to give consumers access to hundreds of high quality designs by talented designers from around the world, spanning more or less any product category, with options to customize each item with different materials, finishes and functionality.
To deliver this, OpenDesk leverages a new generation of computer controlled manufacturing technologies, including 3D printing and laser cutting, which are transforming the economics of manufacturing by reducing labour costs to a smaller percentage of the overall cost. Most of the products are manufactured locally – reducing the impact of transportation costs on what consumers pay – created by a network of SME ‘makers’ who are increasingly comfortable with new digital fabrication technologies.
The key to OpenDesk’s business model is having a global network of these local makers. With nearly 200 registered makers and more joining each week the company is now firmly on the investment radar and has a live funding round. It’s also managed to build an impressive social footprint in a relatively short time, with 50,000 web visitors each month.
Homemade goods could become the global brands of tomorrow
Interesting video connects Schauberger with Keely and Walter Russell. We have two collections of their works if you are interested at Vanguard Sciences or you can select any of the single ebooks or order on CD for all.
Comment; "Spinning the water in a natural tornado shape revitalizes it for better health. Don't believe it? Drink energized water for a week and you'll notice your skin become very smooth to the touch. I use a Vitalizer Plus; but the problem is these machines use a magnet to spin the water. Magnets are very unhealthy unless used for cleansing/healing. A good work-around is to add fresh water and drain out any remaining water after each use. Problem fixed. Great upload. Thanks!"?
Cavitation - Sonoluminescence - Implosion Technology
HUVR boards, What was the POINT???
Funny Or Die recently teamed up with a group of celebrities for an elaborate prank to convince the world hoverboards were real and that a company called HUVr Tech had invented them.
Sadly, we were lying. The great promise of Back to the Future II has not been fulfilled ... yet. And for that, we truly are sorry.
The vest features chambers that inflate with a small tank (included), trapping the heat inside your clothes, basically like double-paned windows insulate a building´s interior.
The vest after inflated remains ultralight and provides the same insulation as traditional heating fibers that are three times as thick. It’s like having your personal A/C thermostat.
Warmth on demand. Maintains thermal properties when wet and even submerged.
Ventilation is enhanced while deflated yet when inflated NobleTek™ chambers comform to your body snugly, capturing your body heat. Pressurized chambers of argon never collapse when inflated and are unmoved by wind.
Argon insulates up to 3 times better than "Dead Air", which other insulation traps. Warmer and thinner. Argon is virtually weightless. Based on the volume of gas in the vest you can change your insulation from that of a windbreaker to a full-on ski parka with no change in weight.
Vest keeps you warm with argon
Comment #1; "Reason surpassing religious beliefs? What a revolutionary concept for a TV show. If only we could do this to our society. Religion will destroy us. We should begin to accept spirituality as a group concept not a personal one, meaning my life, my being is no different or better than yours or anyone else."
Comment #2; "Picard was merely referring to their technological state of development, not their cultural, social, or religious status. It's the same as an old man telling a boy he's living his past; while they may live very different lives, they both had a developmental stage through which they flourished."
As opposed to... I Dare Anything, kneel before your Master!
Augustin Fresnel stated that energy equals the square of amplitude. Because amplitude is two times higher for two equal sets of waves adding constructively, energy is four times higher there. This explains why billions of waves mixing together do not cancel energy in accordance with the Great Numbers Law. The wave energy simply cannot be destroyed on condition that it is not transferred into heat because of the imperfect mechanism of the medium.
Standing waves do not contain waves traveling in opposite directions.
Two sets of plane parallel waves traveling in opposite directions will indeed produce plane standing waves. One may place a plane parallel screen in the way of just one set of plane traveling waves and also obtain standing waves. Other methods are possible. From a mathematical point of view, one then can add their amplitude and obtain the classical standing wave pattern.
However, it should be emphasized that although this method works most of the time, it is only an artificial one. It is not what is really going on. I especially showed recently that, if amplitude differs, the central antinode for circular standing waves becomes elliptic. In such a case, waves undergo a hard reflection on the zero energy ellipse and the reflected waves are no longer circular. This had never been pointed out. There is no equation for this up to now.
Such a phenomenon is important because it clearly indicates that any external wave can influence circular or spherical waves by modifying its unique central structure. Waves can influence other waves, hence matter can influence matter even if it is solely made of waves. So the door is open to a totally new action and reaction mechanism based on the Doppler effect. We finally can upgrade Newton's laws in accordance with the Lorentz transformations and Lorentz's Relativity.
Inside standing waves, energy is alternately transferred from kinetic energy to pressure energy, in accordance with Hooke's law.
The medium behaves like a spring section moving to and fro. Inside regular traveling waves both types are present simultaneously and constantly move at the same speed. On the contrary, there is no energy transfer inside standing waves.
Finally, when lossless standing waves are present inside a finite space, such waves will theoretically continue to oscillate eternally. But because all standing waves actually lose some of their energy, they need replenishment, hence amplification.
So the electron, which is a spherical standing wave system, does not need "in-waves" in order to be replenished. It needs an amplification process to prevent it from fading out. This is done by all external waves going through it, and undergoing a lens effect. This amplification process allows the system to go on oscillating permanently.
Inventor John Kanzius managed to burn saltwater to generate power. Here's how:
1. A generator emits 14-megahertz radio waves. "In the case of microwave ovens, the commonly used radio wave frequency is roughly 2,500 megahertz (2.5 gigahertz)."
2. The waves bombard a solution of regular table salt and water.
3. Exactly what happens next remains a mystery, but one theory posits that the sodium chloride may weaken the bonds between the strong oxygen and hydrogen atoms in water. Radio waves break apart the bonds and liberate flammable hydrogen gas molecules.
4. A match ignites the hydrogen, generating an intense flame.
5. The resulting heat powers a simple engine.
Some people gush over the invention's potential for desalinization or cheap energy. Briny seawater, after all, sloshes over most of the planet's surface, and harnessing its heat energy could power all sorts of things. Skeptics say Kanzius's radio generator is sucking up far more energy than it's creating, making it a carnival trick at best.
The saltwater phenomenon happened by accident when an assistant was bombarding a saline-filled test tube with radio waves and bumped the tube, causing a small flash. Curious, Kanzius struck a match. "The water lit like a propane flame," he recalls.
"People said, 'It's a crock. Look for hidden electrodes in the water,' " says Penn State University materials scientist Rustum Roy, who visited the Erie, Pennsylvania, inventor in his lab in August after seeing the feat on Google Video. A demo made Roy a believer. "This is discovery science in the best tradition," he says.
Roy thinks the sodium chloride in the water may weaken the bonds between the oxygen and hydrogen atoms, which are broken free by radio waves.
It's these gas molecules that are igniting, he explains, not the liquid itself. Tests show that the reaction disappears once the radio waves stop. Roy plans to conduct more tests to get to the bottom of the mystery.
But does it cost more for the power to make the fuel than its worth???
Verification of Frequency to produce
Etheric Force from Water - The scientist, I shall call him Dr. X, was doing experiments with ultrasonic sound in a column of water. The object of the experiments was to devise a means of separating various densities of materials by injecting them into a column of water which was subjected to an ultrasonic standing wave vibration.
A Barium Titanate ultrasonic transducer was fixed to the bottom of a quartz tube which was closed at the bottom and open at the top. Pure water was poured into the tube and the water column was "tuned" so that a standing wave was produced at 40,000 CPS (cycles per second). The transducer was powered by a 700 Watt power amplifier which was driven by an ultrasonic frequency generator.
Because of the large amount of power put into the column of water a certain amount of evaporation took place at a constant rate when the transducer was energized. Therefore, to maintain a standing wave in the water column a feedback device caused the frequency to be raised as the water evaporated and the temperature changed.
As a test, Dr. X decided to run through the experiment with only water in the tube to insure that a standing wave was maintained as the water evaporated and the frequency rose higher and higher. When the experiment was started everything worked beautifully.
Dr. X took periodic readings of his instrumentation and was assured that the standing wave was being maintained. Suddenly, with no warning whatever the water disappeared from the open quartz tube. He looked up thinking to see the water splashed on the ceiling when to his amazement a clean hole went right through the ceiling. The hole was the same size as the inside of the quartz tube.
Further investigation showed the hole continued on through the roof also! Dr. X checked his notebook and found the last frequency entry to be 41,300 CPS. It was shortly after this that the water disappeared.
Because of the time interval between the last reading and the disappearing water, the frequency sent to the transducer was higher than the last reading and Dr. X said it could well have been very close to 42,800 CPS, the Keely dissociation frequency.
Did Kanzius use a standing wave to help dissociate Seawater?
The proof of the HOAX using cables and pulley system
Mouthy billionaire Mark Cuban exclaims “this f—ing thing is going to change the world.” Pro skater Tony Hawk says “hovering this way feels like skateboarding in its purest form.” Musician Moby is “baffled by the technology.” Former NFL star Terrell Owens says he “felt like I was out of this world for a second.”
And a fellow by the name of Ieuan Oliver on Facebook promises “if you’re lying seven billion nerds will hunt you down and BURN YOU alive.”
They are all talking about the Huvr Board, a floating skateboard straight out of “Back to the Future.” Of course, Christopher Lloyd, who played the mad scientist in the movie, was on hand to unveil the product in Los Angeles last month.
What began as a summer project in 2010 at the MIT Physics Graduate Program has evolved into one of the most exciting independent products to be developed out of MIT since the high-powered lithium-ion batteries developed by Yet-Ming Chiang in 2001.
Our team consists of materials science, electricity & magnetism experts who've solved an important part of one of science's mysteries: the key to antigravity. (its JUST MAGNETS!)
The HUVr Board team ultimately aims to improve the efficiency, speed and sustainability of mass transportation. Yet rather than spend several more years closed off from the world while investing in research and development, the team and our world-class investors have worked to change the economics R&D by marketing this exciting consumer product in order to fund ongoing R&D.
Viral marketing at its best, I seriously doubt this is 'for real.' The http://huvrtech.com/ website is as useless as...take your pick of expletives.
I've long thought one approach to low level flight would be to use a high intensity diamagnetic field since diamagnetism repels BOTH north and south pole fields.
The earths magnetic field isn't that strong, so you'd need to cover a wide area to get any kind of lift and I don't think this tinkertoy skateboard would do it.
I would love to believe this is real and to see the technology actually available for use in many applications but I get a bad vibe from the video and the comments. Fingers crossed but chances are 1 out of 1000 its real...BIG block of salt on this.
Really a good idea to get the Mad Doc Brown from Back to the Future to 'endorse' it, lots will believe it as a result.
I'm sure as time goes on and word spreads, they will suck in more famous folk to 'endorse' this amazing invention which, as designed, will suck in more attention and customers.
It will be interesting to see how they worm their way out of this so those "7 billion nerds won't hunt them down and burn them alive."
With regard to the claims of a working Hoverboard using superconductor magnets, I did some hunting and found an intriguing patent application from 2003. Superconductive geomagnetic aircraft - 20030130131 - Brotz, Gregory R. - July 10, 2003.
Abstract - A craft that includes superconductive materials that are supported within the geomagnetic field of the earth by means of the Meissner effect. The craft is propelled by means of directing a current from a point to another therein which creates a propelling force thereon within such magnetic field as determined by the right-hand motor rule.
The materials forming such thin superconductive layer can be made of any commercial superconductive material which materials are well known and which can be formed on the inner surface of the aerogel insulator substrate by several processes such as laser sintering, plasma spraying, sputter coating, powder coating followed by flash surface heating, and in some cases even by disposing superconductive tape or wire on such substrate.
The superconductive material can also be in the form of hollow superconductive fibers embedded in the inner surface of the aerogel insulator substrate. Such superconductive materials can include, but are not limited to, ductile alloys, intermetallic compounds, perovskite, metal oxides of yttrium, barium, and copper combined with citric acid and ethylene glycol which is pressed and fired. The superconductive material can be cooled by providing liquid nitrogen 17 within the sphere. Liquid nitrogen turns to gas 15 to cool superconductive layer 12.
Without more structure the extremely lightweight craft of this invention would be repelled by the geomagnetic field of the earth equally on all sides and would be effectively in a static balance with such magnetic field exerting approximately equal repulsive force at all points therearound.
FIG. 13 illustrates yet another alternate embodiment of the craft of this invention wherein counter-rotating disk-shaped structures acting as flywheels can be made of two circular aerogel disks 92 and 94, each having a superconductive coating on one of its surfaces, such as first superconductive layer 96 and second superconductive layer 98, or a superconductive coating can be positioned on both surfaces of both disks. Such counter-rotating disks act as flywheels and can be levitated as described above and moved through the geomagnetic field by the application of current to positions thereon such that they are affected by the right-hand rule.
Further, if the counter-rotating disks have the superconductive layers on the exterior with the inside of each disk formed of the insulative layer such as aerogel, additional structure can be added such as metallic foil and collecting combs so as to form a Wimshurst generator in order to generate the voltage that can be used for propulsion according to the right-hand rule, as described above.
 It should be noted that although the craft of this invention has been illustrated as being spherical, any shape can be utilized. Further, the craft of this invention has been illustrated as being hollow which feature is helpful as the craft must be extremely light in weight. Such hollow area can be filled in some embodiments with a lighter-than-air gas to aid in providing lift to the craft. In other embodiments the central area of the craft can have a vacuum therein. And in still another embodiment the central area of the craft or a part of it can be used for payload.
This all seemed to spring from the MIT groups high density battery so here the patent suggests using magneto-calorics to cool the superconductor. "What began as a summer project in 2010 at the MIT Physics Graduate Program has evolved into one of the most exciting independent products to be developed out of MIT since the high-powered lithium-ion batteries developed by Yet-Ming Chiang in 2001."
 It should be noted that the cooling of the superconductive layer to achieve its superconducting properties can be accomplished by many cooling methodologies such as discussed above but which should be considered to include, but not be limited to, the use of other types of liquid gases, magnetocaloric and thermoelectric-type cooling. For example, a coil of superconducting wire can be formed into the shape of the hollow sphere and if such superconductor is formulated as a magnetocaloric material, it can be self-cooling by the effect of passing a current through such coil of magnetocaloric material.
The magnetocaloric effect in refrigeration processes is now well known and eliminates, when utilized, the need for the use of a liquid coolant such as liquid nitrogen. Further the power sources for high voltage to achieve propulsion can come from a variety of sources, such as those listed above but which also can include high-voltage pulsed power from gas-powered internal combustion engines and/or generators, solar cells, nuclear power, cold fusion, battery power, human-derived motive power and various circuitries for the continuing current flow through the superconducting loop within the superconductive layer.
 It is an object of this invention to utilize the geomagnetic field of the earth to support and propel a superconducting lightweight craft. In a preferred embodiment such craft can be spherical in shape. Other shapes such as a cylindrical or planar shape, etc. can also be used. In one of its simplest form such craft can be a superconducting layer formed on a lightweight aerogel insulation hollow sphere. The superconducting layer can also be formed of superconducting fibers embedded in an insulator.
FIG. 12 illustrates a side elevational cross-sectional view of a sphere containing counter-rotating disks forming a gyroscope therein.
FIG. 13 illustrates a side elevational cross-sectional view of a pair of counter-rotating disks, each formed of aerogel and a superconductive layer.
FIG. 14 illustrates a side elevational cross-sectional view of a portion of a sphere with its superconductive layer made of hollow superconducting fibers embedded in the outer insulative layer.
 The Meissner effect is well known and is usually demonstrated by cooling a fixed superconductor and having a rare earth permanent magnet levitate above it. This configuration is utilized because if one levitates the superconductor, it is no longer in contact with the coolant and soon warms above the critical temperature and thus is no longer levitated. The superconducting structure of this invention acts as a diamagnet which repels the geomagnetic force fields there against and tends to position itself at right angles to such magnetic lines of force. The magnetic force field utilized in this invention is the earth's geomagnetic field.
Superconductive geomagnetic aircraft
With regard to the Huvr superconducting hoverboard, I am reminded of a fellow years ago name Ron Bourgoin who claimed to have made room temperature superconductor filaments drawn using high voltage.
In order to bypass the very high voltage requirements to obtain filaments of at least one centimeter length, a technique of electrode extension was developed whichinvolved the application of about 1 kv potential and slow retraction of one of the electrodes through the colloidal suspension.
The retractile electrode was usually a thin metal strip. As the pin electrode was drawn fron the metal strip, molten particulates migrated toestablish a filament between the pin tip and a point on the metal strip.
Extended filament lengths were easily obtained with no increase in applied voltage. It was also found that multiplicities of such filaments could be formed simultaneously if several pin electrodes were used. Formation curent was about 1 mA for each filament.
The time required for the prodcution of filmanets depends on the length desired. For filaments of one centimeter length, formation time ws found to be about 30 minutes.
It was determined that a 10 to 15% by volume mixture of bismuth to resin was sufficient for this procedure. Since molten particulates were desired, the mixture was heated to well beyond the melting point of the metal, typicaly 300º C.
In the early stage of experimentation, electrical tests revealed abrupt drops in resistance to extremely low values once a tansition volage was attained, which was usually 3 volts dc or less. Reversing direction of current resulted in equal behavior. Subsequent improvement in separation tecnique resulted in filaments with no measurable resistance.
It was found that current as high as 0.5 A could be passed comfortably by the Bi filament and ohmic contacts at its ends. Excessive Joule heat generated in the ohmic contacts resulted in system failure at higher currents, but it was found that a filament could pass as high as 10 A prior to loss of continuity.
This patnet (US 4,325,795) does not claim that a complete transition to the superconducting state has been achieved at room temperature. On the basis of the Carroll theory, the experimental findings indicate that large superconducting components of current have been obtained in thin filaments of the metal made by this process.
The theory predicts that filaments of about 10 atomic diameters cross-section will provide complete superconductivity, but such filament uniformity has not been obtained by this technique.
One ring (or wand) to rule them all
One new invention which launched on Kickstarter, is a ring that lets you control all your gadgets and appliances with gesture control, as well as text transmission, payment methods and more functionality to ease your everyday struggles.
“Ring is like magic, allowing you to control anything you want, by wearing it on your finger. You can send texts, control home appliances, and even pay your bills — all at once and in a flash.”
Ring claims to be able to help you control your entertainment appliances such as your music, TV and any other streaming devices. It’s four main features are;
1. The gesture control function: allowing you to control home appliances through apps.
2. Text transmission: the gesturing of letters in mid air that can be recognised as texts, that can be used for mobile, social media and emails.
3. Payment transmission tech that lets you settle your bills in one single gesture.
And 4. A receive and alert function where you can detect incoming transmissions/alerts through built in vibration and LED.
Controlling your fleet - This functionality and connectivity is known as the “Internet of Things”, a topic we have explored already on Humans Invent. The Ring has sensors built in, including Bluetooth, a touch sensor on the side, a vibration motor, several kinds of motion sensors, and an LED display (just a few dots, at the moment). Simply, it syncs with your phone, which interprets gestures, air-scrawling movements and performs whatever action you want, currently centring on those 4 areas of functionality.
They say, “Ring only detects the movement of the finger that is inside and identifies the gesture being made. You can perform gestures regardless of time or place. There have been countless studies and development efforts spent on this technology to make the gesture recognition within Ring a reality.
We were particularly focused on the improvement of the accuracy of recognition and power saving features, with Ring’s development.” Furthermore the fledgling company also says they have tested Ring with devices from a number of manufacturers, and cutting edge hardware, including the Pebble watch, quadcopter drones and even Google Glass.
One ring (or wand) to rule them all
Back EMF recovery with supermagnets on a flywheel. The two short series connected (3vdc total) batteries appear to be mercury type and the capacitor shows as much as +68VDC from the 4 diode rectified AC coming from the two coils.
Power to Lift Ratios Compared
This is a comparison of the experiments and claims by Major DeSeversky, Biefeld/Brown Effect, Searl Effect, Shinichi Seike and the hybrid Searl/Biefeld. They forgot Canadian David Hamel which is much like Searls' claims.
Correlations - It has been stated that the Earth has an electrostatic charge of some 25,000 positive volts. When you charge an object with the opposite charge of more than 25,000 volts that object will be repelled from the planet by its own electrostatic charge.
So with the above knowledge we see that DeSeversky's ratio of 30kv to lift 2oz is correct till we break it down to 15kv for 1 oz.
If we are able to find DeSeversky's ratio is correct then we must go on to see that the Biefield-Brown Effect fits in almost.
The Biefeld/Brown Effect uses too much power for what the ratio is to overcome the planets 25kv charge. Searl's voltage is too low to fit into this ratio by 337.5 million volts, however; if it is a very large craft with a large weight/voltage ratio then you might not need a couple extra million volts to get it off of the ground.
Dr. Seiki states that you will have levitation when the power potential is 500kv DC. If we put Dr. Sieke’s perspective in to this equation then it is obliterated. Loss of 1% of the weight of an object at 50kv is not close either unless the loss is greater at higher voltages. If we take into account of the way it is stated that lift is to occur we find some very interesting things.
First off Brown and Sieke's correlations are close in that they speak of a charged capacitor. DeSeversky's craft is totally reliant upon the concept of Ion Wind for it's lift. (Ion wind is caused when you have a pointed emitter that is charged. It is like a rocket engine but with no loss of mass.)
Searl's Levity Disk achieves lift by some unknown way. Since, Searl's craft weighs 5 tons and produces 1.4 billion volts we could have several things happening.
Conclusions - DeSeversky is pretty much in its own area since it operates on the principle of Ion Wind totally. Searl Effect is connected with such a high voltage and high amperage,150, that several things could come into play.
1. The spinning of the disks,
2. Ion Wind,
3. Biefeld/Brown Effect,
4. Charge repulsion.
Biefeld/Brown Effect and Seikes' conclusions are based on the same thing almost. Brown has just made more progress with a smaller voltage potential then Dr. Seike.
They both state that a charged capacitor, dielectric, will move when given a High Voltage DC charge. Brown says that his levitation comes from pulsing the High Voltage supply to the capacitor.
Charge Repulsion from the Earth is not verifiable now from these four concepts of levitation. Magnetic repulsion from the planet is not verifiable as of yet either.
High voltage pulses create a large magnetic pulse so this might be a correlation also. Where you find electricity you are sure to find a magnetic field.
Final Judgments - With these four concepts we find 1 major conclusion and that is: Applying Electrical power to something will make it levitate. All of these concepts use at least 30kv to move a given weight. What I need to do is find some more weight/power ratios to fully come to a final conclusion. Notes:
DeSeversky 30kv to lift 2oz or 15kv per oz - (180,000 volts per pound)
Searl 1,462,500kv to lift 5 tons - (46,250 volts per pound) (2,187.5 volts per oz)
Original Biefield/Brown Effect & ion propulsion - 12kv to 15kv to lift the craft at 1ma.
(It always annoys me how imprecise people are with claiming antigravity or gravity control. None of them actually interfere or control gravity itself, which I believe is caused by the influx of aether/zpe into all matter, kind of like a leaky bubble.
You can also provide lift by magnetic or diamagnetic repulsion, ionic lift or redirecting the weight and inertia of mass for unidirectional thrust. But none of those actually interfere with gravity.
And who would want true antigravity? To be thrown off the planet and left hanging in space as the earth zips away from you at about 67,000 mph.
How many experiments have you read about where they LOST their device when it shot off into space to never return. Hamel for one.
Also Herb Wachspruss reported this as well using his supercooled monopolar sphere.
Saying he now requires $5,000 for a live demo because he loses his machine. Much better to focus our experiments on DIMMING GRAVITY, reducing the gravity in a local mass. This in turn would affect local time and inertia. - JWD)
Power to Lift Ratios Compared
The Fukushima Solutions Group along with host The Young Americans for Liberty will hold a conference on March 22-23, 2014 on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin in Painter Hall Room 3.02 - the Fukushima Solutions World Conference will have speakers from through-out the world some on stage and others Skyped in.
t has been nearly 3 years since the accident which occurred on March 11, 2011, during this period there has been a flood of information that has overwhelmed the average individual. This conference drawing upon Nuclear Engineering experts and Medical Experts will provide attendees and viewers to the conference a much better understanding of the dangers and problems that still exist. Day 1 March 22, 2014 - 9am-7pm will deal with remediation of the site and Day 2 March 23, 2014 - 9am-7pm will deal with health issues.
There are recent reports of increasing levels of radiation on the Fukushima Daiichi site and now there appears to exist an increasing danger to the Pacific Ocean and especially to the west coast of the United States.
Both of these subjects will be discussed and in addition there still exist 104 Nuclear Power Plants in the U.S. some of which continue to experience problems.
Warning the public about the danger of radiation is difficult for the characteristic of radiation poisoning is at times slow and insidious that the eminent danger is not sensed.
For additional information:
George Butler - conference producer 512 761-2077
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The conference is being live web cast in English on www.liveonlocation.tv and in Japanese. Contributions: www.fukushimasolutions.com and www.indiegogo.com site with perks http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/fukushima-solutions-world-conference/x/5968830 (Thanks to Gary Vesperman for the headsup on this. - JWD)
Fukushima Solutions World Conference March 22-23
I think most of us know about Cymatics and how it shows the shape of vibration in two dimensions. This method is also two dimensions but by adding more lamps, a three dimensional shape could be produced.
That’s a sound wave you see in the picture above. Here demonstrating how an acoustic lens focuses sound from a horn, the wave was made visible with the device at leftâ€”an aluminum rod with a microphone and a neon lamp at the end.
A small motor swings the rod in a wide arc, scanning the area. The microphone picks up the sound and turns it into electric current to feed the lamp.
Clouds predicted Earthquake
Tianshui city, Gansu province. A Chinese photographer took this picture 2 hrs b4 12th May China earthquake.
Commenter; "Its not chemical cloud, planet x or whatever.. it just magnetic cloud which appear before earthquake... this is the 1st warning.. they should notice it.."
Clouds predicted Earthquake
Fusion a Loser In US Science Budget (YAAYYY!)
"...a $3.901 trillion budget request to Congress, including proposals for a host of federal research agencies. Science Magazine has the breakdown, including a big win for advanced computing, a big cut for fusion, and status quo for astronomy.
'In the proposed budget, advanced computing would see its funding soar 13.2% to $541 million. BES, the biggest DOE program, would get a boost of 5.5% to $1.807 billion. BER would get a 3% bump to $628 million, and nuclear physics would enjoy a 4.3% increase to $594 million.
In contrast, the fusion program would take a 17.6% cut to $416 million—$88 million less than it's getting this year. Although far from final, the numbers suggest another big dip for a program that has enjoyed a roller coaster ride in recent years.
In its proposed 2013 budget, DOE called for slashing spending on domestic fusion research to help pay for the increasing U.S. contribution to the international fusion experiment, ITER, in Cadarache, France.'"
The Mexistim Polarity Cycler
I've used my Mexistim for over 11 years now. I sleep on a 3 X 4 foot wirescreen hooked up to my Mexistim sitting on my nightstand and always powered on. It uses very little electricity.
It helps me get a deep, healing sleep and I think of it as 'health maintenance' because of all the effects listed below which I have noticed from using this device.
I now offer two versions, the Basic model which uses 3vdc to the screen switching at about 15 minute cycles and the Universal model which offers 8 options allowing you to choose between 3vdc or 4.5vdc, 3 or 15 minute switching times (approximate) and other settings so you can try what works best for you.
1) Restful, sound sleep
..2) Increased red cell count
...3) Elimination of seasonal allergies
....4) Increased overall energy
.....5) No headaches
......6) No stomach pains or aches
.......7) No muscle pains
........8) Weight loss
.........9) Increase urination
.........10) Lighter color, less smelly urine
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The ancient Egyptians believed eating mushrooms brought long life.
Reishi, otherwise known as ganoderma, has been used in Chinese medicine for 2,000 years and numerous studies have investigated its much-vaunted anti-cancer and immune-boosting properties. In a paper published last year in the US's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal, a team of scientists linked its use to cancer-cell death. The team, from the Taiwanese research centre Academia Sinica, found that F3 polysaccharides, a type of carbohydrate molecule found in reishi mushrooms, can induce antibodies to recognise and kill antigens associated with tumours or cancer cells.
Maitake mushrooms are believed to have similar qualities. In a human trial, conducted by Memorial Sloan–Kettering Cancer Centre in 2009, maitake was shown to stimulate the immune systems of breast cancer patients. Laboratory in vitro research by Sensuke Konno, associate professor of urology at New York Medical College, found that non-toxic concentrations of the GD or PL "fractions" found in maitake mushrooms, when combined with vitamin C, not only reduced growth of bladder cancer cells by 90% in 72 hours, but were also highly effective in killing them.
But perhaps the best known of all the medicinal mushrooms is the Shiitake. Not only is it a delicious ingredient, but it is also famed for its compound lentinan. Several papers have found the polysaccharide could help increase the survival rate of cancer patients, including research carried out by a team of scientists at Harbin University, China, in 2008, which found that lentinan was "beneficial in terms of increasing mean survival duration, tumour necrosis and reducing the recurrence rate".
The shiitake extract Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) is the second most popular form of alternative medicine used by cancer patients in Japan – Agaricus subrufescens, another mushroom, is the first. A study in 2011 by researchers in Texas found that AHCC may also be effective in protecting the body against viruses and infections, including flu.
The problem, she explains, is that lots of things can kill cells in a lab, not just mushroom extracts. Whether it is bleach or leaving the incubator door open, there may be many reasons for the positive results. It doesn't mean they are all treatments for cancer.
Claims by Russian scientists that the Chaga mushroom, a type of fungus that grows on birch trees, can help treat patients with HIV, should also be approached with caution. The researchers at the Vector Institute in Siberia stated in 2013 that the chaga had the potential to be developed into an antiviral medicine that could protect against the virus, as well as flu and smallpox. But the UK's National Aids Trust remains sceptical. Yusef Azad, director of policy and campaigns, says the institute's bold claims could give false hope and distract from the real issues around HIV.
Could Mushrooms cure Cancer and/or HIV?
Keelynetters might remember the TOMI device, then the Hamel Spinner and the Johnson and Bedini Fluxgate ring accelerator? In my hunt for inertial devices on youtube I found this severely mislabeled youtube as posted below.
It is interesting but old to us. I am glad to see they will be selling models to study but it is in NO WAY INERTIAL...just magnetic repulsion. Need to get their facts straight because it is misleading and totally incorrect to say inertial.
Everything old is new again, as usual, Keelynet and the original experimenters are "almost" never credited.
Jeffrey Cook demonstrates a model inertial propulsion device that he's developed and describes it's method of propulsion, which is based on research into physics and magnetism undertaken by Cook over the last few years.
Cook has developed a lightweight electromagnetic "launcher" that pushes a small, plastic vehicle out a ramp at high-speed, and hopes to market it as a science-toy.
Functionally, this "inertial propulsion" (WRONG) prototype utilizes Neodymium magnets in a strong plastic case that Cook has reinforced to ensure the magnets cannot be removed to ensure the safety of children using it.
Here are other magnetic anomalies that have yet to be fully explored and studied;
Walmart Unveils Turbine-Powered WAVE Concept Truck
"It's no secret that semi trucks use a lot of fuel. Moving that amount of mass along at highway speeds takes a lot of power. But Walmart might have just unveiled the semi truck of the future with its WAVE concept truck.
This crazy looking semi features an aerodynamic cab and looks like no other truck on the road.
The driver sits in the center of the cab and the steering wheel is flanked by LCD screens instead of conventional gauges.
The WAVE concept is powered by a range-extended electric powertrain consisting of a Capstone micro-turbine and an electric motor. To reduce weight the entire truck including the trailer is made of carbon fiber.
The 53-foot side panels on the trailer are said to be the first single pieces of carbon fiber that large ever produced. The result? A trailer that weighs around 4,000 pounds less than a conventional one.
Vest Warms You While Stopping Taser
[Shenzhen] wanted a garment that would protect him from a jolt, while keeping him toasty in the cold weather. Well that’s not it at all, these are merely two of his projects using the same material in different ways.
We’re going to start with the infrared image on the right. This is a vest with chest and back pieces made of carbon tape totaling two meters of the material swirled on each side. Hook it to a power source and the carbon tape warms the wearer. Portability is something of an issue as each “element” takes 36 W of power (3A at 12V). Click through for advice on how to interface the tape with the power source.
Onto the main event… avoiding electrical shock when you get all up in the grill of that mall cop you’re hated for years. [Shenzhen's] jacket is really just an ordinary long-sleeved coat. But he separated the lining at the bottom seam and used fusible material to hold the carbon tape in place. The carbon tape provides a better conductor than your skin, preventing the shock from stunning you as it was intended.
Vest Warms You While Stopping Taser
Could wind farms stop hurricanes hitting the US?
Team simulated Sandy and Isaac, which struck New York and New Orleans in 2012 and Katrina, which devastated New Orleans in 2005. Found turbines reduced peak wind speeds by up to 92 mph. Decreased storm surge by up to 79 percent.
Jacobson's model revealed that an array of 78,000 wind turbines off the coast of New Orleans would have significantly weakened the hurricane well before it made landfall.
The turbines slow the outer winds, which decreases wave height and reduces movement of air toward the center of the hurricane. This increases the central pressure, which in turn slows the winds of the entire hurricane and dissipates it faster.
In the computer model, by the time Hurricane Katrina reached land, its simulated wind speeds had decreased by 36-44 meters per second (between 80 and 98 mph) and the storm surge had decreased by up to 79 percent.
We found that when wind turbines are present, they slow down the outer rotation winds of a hurricane,' Jacobson said. 'This feeds back to decrease wave height, which reduces movement of air toward the center of the hurricane, increasing the central pressure, which in turn slows the winds of the entire hurricane and dissipates it faster.'
Could wind farms stop hurricanes hitting the US
Hypnotism Collection (3 ebooks and more)
Hypnotism has always fascinated me. I grew up in a small town and every 2-4 years, a traveling hypnotist would show up and do a show. It was the usual bag of stunts, making people cluck like a chicken, or think they were hot, cold, naked, etc.. Not too interesting. However, one year a different hypnotist showed up. This one could put people into a trance much faster and apparently deeper than the hypnotist who came before.
The idea that you could 'charm' animals like chickens, lobsters, frogs, snakes, turtles, horses, crocodiles and others to put them into a state of catalepsy was intriguing but what really caught my interest was how psychic abilities could be enhanced and amplified using hypnosis.
Clairvoyance, telepathy, precognition, astral projection, levitation, mind control and other phenomena that could be seemingly called at will when in the hypnotic or mesmerized state. These ebooks have many examples of such experiments which are definitely worth study.
Despite what the media would have you believe, you can make someone do something they would not normally do under hypnosis if you set the proper scenario, several methods and cases are detailed in these ebooks. One particular Manchurian Candidate-like case involved a DELAYED post-hypnotically carried out task.
There is a book called 'Experimental Hypnosis' which describes a startling case of 'negative hallucination.' A hypnotist is invited as a guest at a party but of course, everyone pressures him to perform some stunts for their amusement. He selects a young lady there with her boyfriend. He places her into a trance and when she is under, he asks the boyfriend to leave the room and only return when he calls. The boyfriend leaves and the hypnotized girl is given a post-hypnotic command that she will not be able to see her boyfriend but when the hypnotist snaps his fingers, she will suddenly be able to see her boyfriend.
The hypnotist brings her out of a trance and she resumes talking with others at the party. Of course, everyone is slyly watching her. The hypnotist asks that the boyfriend come back into the room. He enters but stands just inside the door with one hand behind his back. Everyone looks at the girl to see if she notices since the post-hypnotic command would have made him invisible to her.
She stands there stunned and pointing to her boyfriend with her mouth agape. People ask what is wrong and she responds don't you see it, that ROSE FLOATING IN THE AIR! It seems her boyfriend had secretly carried in a rose held behind his back, but the post-hypnotic command made him invisible so she saw the rose which no one else could see! Incredible! When the hypnotist snapped his fingers, now she could see her boyfriend and everyone was stunned by what they'd just witnessed as a 'negative hallucination.'
Hypnotism Collection (3 ebooks and more)
Invention Makes Citibikes Electric
"Inventor Jeff Guida has come up with a way to turn any Citibike into an electric scooter. His ShareRoller is about the size of a small briefcase, weighs just seven pounds, and has a 12- to 20-mile range.
From the article: '"Years ago, I would've needed a giant engineering company and several million dollars in development research and it still would've taken two years or more," Guida said. But 3D printing has changed all that. In the coming months, Guida hopes to design a universal bracket so that the ShareRoller can be used on any bike.
He has some competition there, as there are a few companies that make wheels that convert regular bikes into electric bikes, but he says the ShareRoller is more convenient.'"
Invention Makes Citibikes Electric
The Annotated Dweller on Two Planets
A wonderfully explicit illustrated science fantasy "channeled" to FREDERICK SPENCER OLIVER (1866-1899) at his Northern California home near Mount Shasta over a period of three years, beginning when he was seventeen. The true author, according to Oliver, was Phylos the Thibetan, a spirit and one-time inhabitant of the lost continent of Atlantis.
Oliver claimed not to have written any of the text, asserting here that he was merely transmitting that which Phylos revealed to him. In fact, professed Oliver, the manuscript was dictated to him out of sequence (much of it backward) so that he could not interfere with the outcome.
In this classic of new age and spiritual literature, Phylos describes in rich detail the culture, politics, architecture, and science of Atlantis, as well as its demise. He addresses karma and reincarnation, and predicts technological innovations in the 20th century that match and even exceed those of Atlantis. Supporters maintain that many of those predictions came true. It describes many fascinating concepts including;
the NAVAZ force which today we call aether/zpe,
how transmutation was done,
sound and video broadcasting,
curing criminals with magnetic fields,
'praying' matter into existence,
altering matter with concentrated thought,
the VAILX flying cylinders,
condensing gallons of water from the air using the NAVAZ force
And a wealth of other material that you will correlate to modern discoveries. Cryptic comments such as;
'Night is as pregnant as day',
'NAVAZ the night-side of nature',
'repulsion by levitation',
'vibration of the One Substance'
and 'treasures of the hail (cold)'.
Also included is a missing chapter explaining how matter is 'tuned' to lockin and become the different elements as well as additional supporting material.
The Annotated Dweller on Two Planets
Taste-O-Vision Is Now A Thing
A digital taste sensor, capable of representing taste with a little bit of heat, electricity, and an Arduino.
The device purportedly works by via thermal and electrical stimulation of the tongue using silver electrodes. According to this video, different tastes are created with different currents and temperatures.
For example, a sour taste is produced on the electrodes by varying the current from 60uA to 180uA and increasing the temperature up to 30 degrees C. Mint is produced by simply decreasing the temperature from 22C to 19C.
The control electronics include an Arduino, a motor controller, and a heat sink attached to one of the silver electrodes. Communication is done through USB, and of course there’s a mobile app for it, more specifically a protocol called Taste Over IP. This allows anyone to send a taste to anyone with one of these devices.
Taste-O-Vision Is Now A Thing
Peugot Air Car
Peugeot Citroen invents technology for air car ready for the market by 2016. 'Hybrid Air' engine system runs on petrol and air, instead of electricity. Company predicts 'Hybrid Air' to achieve 117 miles per gallon by 2020.
Peugeot has revealed plans to begin selling the first air powered car next year. Based on a Peugeot 208, it will combine a normal engine with a radical new system that runs on compressed air. The firm says the car could reduce petrol bills by 80% when driven in cities.
The system works by using a normal internal combustion engine, special hydraulics and an adapted gearbox along with compressed air cylinders that store and release energy. This enables it to run on petrol or air, or a combination of the two.
Air power would be used solely for city use, automatically activated below 43mph and available for ‘60 to 80 per cent of the time in city driving’. By 2020, the cars could be achieving an average of 117 miles a gallon, the company predicts.
The air compression system can re-use all the energy normally lost when slowing down and braking. The motor and a pump are in the engine bay, fed by a compressed air tank underneath the car, running parallel to the exhaust.
The revolutionary new ‘Hybrid Air’ engine system – the first to combine petrol with compressed air – is a breakthrough for hybrid cars because expensive batteries will no longer be needed.
The company said that as well as being greener and cheaper to run, the air system created no extra dangers in a collision. Motorists never run the risk of running out of compressed air late at night on a deserted country road because the car will be fitted with a sophisticated artificial brain that ensures it replenishes itself automatically. The air compresses and decompresses of its own accord as the car speeds up and slows down.
Peugot Air Car
The American Gyro 'Gyradoscope' Inertial Flyer
Thanks to Evert for sending this about some historical papers dealing with the claims of The American Gyro Company and thier unidirectional, inertial drive device. I've posted this in the past but had never seen any of their literature or tech details about how they did it. Perfect Energy source - It is called the Kinetic Energy of rotation of the Earth. The amount of rotational energy that the Earth has is astounding! We will see below the math that proves the published value of that energy is 2.137 * 1029 Joules or watt-seconds. I would point out here that this amount of existing "spinning energy" of the Earth is around 60,000,000,000 times that TOTAL ELECTRIC USAGE of all Americans for an entire year! And is at least a billion times ALL the energy that has EVER been created and used by humans during all of civilization!
Each wheel has several weights, the arms of which are connected to eccentrics on each wheel, which propel the weights in opposite directions in such a way that a lifting effect is exerted when the weights are at the top point of travel.
Hypnotic, ain't it?
On a single cylinder:
In the above animation, between the crankpin of the crankshaft (gray) and the big-end bearing of the connecting rod (green) is interposed an eccentric ring (blue).
Although the eccentricity between the inner and the outer cylindrical surfaces of the eccentric ring is more than 20 times smaller than the piston stroke, it provides a range of compression ratios wider than any application may need.
The eccentric ring is secured on a secondary connecting rod which is rotatably supported, at its other end, on two "free" crankshafts (red) of same throw as the main crankshaft.
The eccentric ring performs a parallel to itself motion.
Rotating for an angle the control frame (cyan), where the secondary crankshafts are rotatably supported, the eccentric ring rotates about the crankpin for the same angle, changing the compression ratio.
Gyradoscope Transmission 1863985 - This invention, briefly described, consists of a device having a heavy inertia member or fly wheel rotatably carried by the drive shaft and having also an eccentric that can be connected with the drive shaft, so that it will be rotated by the drive shaft or which can be disconnected from the drive shaft so as to permit free relative motion between the eccentric and the drive shaft.
The gyradoscope combines gyroscopic action with centrifugal force.Each horsepower of gyradoscope is expected to lift 1,000 pounds vertically in midair and sustain the load at any desired elevation by regulating the speed, and the inventor expects a machine weighing 2,000 pounds to lift 500 tons.
Above is a picture of the Gyradoscope unit that American Gyro company is now building and which it expects to have completed in the very near future.
A - Is the Gyradoscope
B - The Gyro Amplifier or transmission
C - An ordinary gasoline engine
D - The base or floor of the Gyro Ship
This working model of the Gyradoscope, which is 20 inches in diameter and 14 inches in width, is designed to lift and sustain in Mid-Air, a load of approximately 3,000 pounds with 3 HP applied energy.
The machine has two large Gyro wheels that revolve in opposite directions at about 3,000 RPM, or a rim speed of more than 2 miles per minute.
In the machine are twelve 7 pound weights, each of which travels from the center to the periphery or rim of the gyro wheels at each revolution of the wheels.
Thus each weight is traveling two miles per minute in one instant, and the next instant or half revolution of the wheel, it is only traveling some 300 feet per minute.
The difference in the velocity of these weights traveling between the high and low points of rotative speed, together with the gyroscopic action of the Gyro wheels, creates the force that is controlled and directed. A brief explanation of the Gyro Amplifier is given on the opposite page.
The exact mechanism by which this effect is produced is somewhat obscure, but a model of the device already built has been bolted to the floor of a freight elevator, it is claimed, and succeeded in raising and lowering it with ease. In this test a 20-horsepower gasoline engine furnished power.
Lifting force exerted by the gyradoscope is likened to that of a ball thrown on the end of a string. The weight of the ball at the moment it draws the string taut exerts a lifting effect on a pencil or other object to which the bottom of the string may be tied. In the gyradoscope the moving weights on the wheels are analogous to the thrown ball.
To a casual scrutiny the whole idea seems very much like lifting one’s self by one’s boot straps, but the success attained with models indicates that the inventor may be successful in developing an entirely new type of aircraft. Forward motion is to be supplied by a gyradoscope in horizontal plane, and steering will be accomplished by a similar mechanism.
With reference to the posted ebay item for $50.00, they write; "Lot contains the contents of two offers from The American Gyro Company, discussing its inventions related to automobile and aviation performance, and soliciting stock orders from the public at one cent a share! The contents of each include lengthy sales letters extolling the company's Gyradoscope ("the answer to the problems of rapidly transporting great burdens through the air").
Mention is also made of The Caloric Steam Engine, the Gyro Amplifier and the Holmes Twin Shot Dieselator, a spark plug. A brochure is included about the last mentioned product. Testimonials about the Dieselator are included on a separate page. A subscription blank for ordering the one cent stock is also enclosed.
The second offer enclosed an illustration/diagram of the Gyradoscope and Gyro Amplifyer, which was designed to lift and sustain in mid-air, a load of approximately 3,000 pounds with 3 H.P. applied energy. It is described in some detail. On the reverse is a detailed description of the Gyro Amplifier, "an automatic self-contained automobile transmission that is gearless, frictionless and has no clutch."
There is very little information available about these products. However, the company did produce a most unusual aircraft, the Shelton AG-4 Crusader, c1935 (see illustration).
Only one was ever produced, the company going bankrupt c1938. The plans for the plane were sold to Timm Aircraft, but there was no further development of the craft. Thomas Miles Shelton worked for the American Gyro Company as an engineer and was the principal designer of the Crusader.
We have attached a copy of an article in the January, 1931 issue of Modern Mechanix about the "Strange Lifting Force" that was the planned for Gyro-airship. N.B. the mailing envelopes are included, but not shown. They are dated 1931.
The American Gyro 'Gyradoscope' Inertial Flyer
l have found that it is possible to utilize repulsion or attraction between similar or opposite poles in a pair of magnets to propel a vehicle by generating a force on its frame in the direction of travel.
The system takes advantage of gravity forces to exert a propelling force on the vehicle. In addition, some of the power required to operate the system may be regenerated to partially recharge the storage battery.
This invention relates to a vehicle propulsion system which generates a force on the vehicle frame in the direction of travel. The propulsive force is obtained from the interaction between two magnets; wherein one magnet transmitting the propulsive force is fixed to the vehicle frame, and the other is free to reciprocate toward or away from the fixed one depending on presence or absence of magnetic interacting field. The reaction to the propulsive force is almost totally absorbed in accelerating the reciprocating magnet assembly in an opposite direction to the travel direction. That is, up an inclined plane which is integral with the vehicle frame.
One could just as well call these devices ‘jerk drives’ because that is how they operate. A rapid succession of weighted jerks in the preferred direction will drag the attached mass with it.
The motion of a rotating weighted mass in a slightly off balance circle which is called ‘apsidal’ and which has been mentioned many times with regard to inertial drive systems.
This inertial, unidirectional force is most famously referred to as ‘apergy’ in an old book by the name, ‘The Annotated Journey in Other Worlds’ available as a $10 download at the link. It is described as "An Illustrated science fantasy describing the use of ‘apergy’ as a propulsive force."
The idea of using the inertia of a mass as a driving force is yet to be tapped in practical devices though many experiments show the concept is valid. Written in 1894 and includes additional supporting material from modern research.
These two images show thrust as with rockets to keep an object moving in any direction.
In the case of inertial devices, we are dragging the mass behind the force redirected weights in the direction we want, no matter if it is sideways, up or down.
Much akin to what today is called ‘inertial propulsion’. Many devices have been built using this principle as well as patents granted, most notably, the Dean Drive, Cook and Thornsen drives. Often science fantasy and science fiction is used to propose concepts beyond the science of the time.
A Buffet of Approaches for Taming Gravity Quantum Wonders - Lift by Vacuum of space - Using the Casimir effect to lift and move objects and spacecraft. It follows that there is no such thing as a vacuum. According to quantum field theory, empty space is actually fizzing with short-lived stuff that appears, looks around a bit, decides it doesn’t like it and disappears again, all in the name of preventing the universe from violating the uncertainty principle. For the most part, this stuff is pairs of photons and their antiparticles that quickly annihilate in a puff of energy.
Evidence for this strange “quantum buoyancy” was announced in January 2009 by physicists from Harvard University who had set up gold and silica plates separated by the liquid bromobenzene (Nature, vol 457, p 170). (See my article on Rectifying Chaos written in 2000 and Something for Nothing Revisited written in 2001…takes some folks a long time to catchup. – JWD)
Gasless Vacuum Dirigible for Safe Air Travel (Apr, 1932) - The atmospheric pressure on the outside of the can does this; a pressure that, in the case of a very high vacuum, reaches 14.7 pounds per square inch. So far, we do not have a very cheerful prospect Action of a Hollow Ball But what would happen if we had a metal ball that would be able to withstand this pressure? The metal ball would float; it would have a great buoyancy, greater by far than it would have if it were filled with helium or hydrogen.
Quantum Wonders - Lift by Vacuum of space
Video #2 - The 6 Second Garage Door Break-In You Can Prevent - A wire hanger is all a thief needs to bust into your garage. A number of online videos show how it's done. Which made us question how easy it is and what you can do to protect your home. We're not going to show you the entire process, but, Consumer Reporter Bettie Cross will demonstrate an inexpensive and easy way to keep from becoming a victim. (Thanks to Paul Carlson for this very useful safety/security tip. - JWD)
How a simple TyWrap can protect your garage and house
Hydrogen explosion vs. Oxygen explosion
What's the difference between a hydrogen explosion and an oxygen explosion? Quite a lot. Take a look at this succession of exploded balloons, and compare the booms.
Oxygen, being present at many explosions, has gained a rather bad reputation. Some people think that oxygen is explosive. As we can see in this experiment, oxygen, while not being completely innocent, is no more than an accessory. Burning is the removal of oxygen from the area surrounding a burning object, and the addition of it to whatever is being burned.
A fire can't get started without oxygen around. But oxygen itself is completely harmless. As the gentleman with the extension-torch (which I covet, by the way), moves from one balloon to the next, he demonstrates the explosive capacity of hydrogen, oxygen, and hydrogen and oxygen.
The oxygen, explosion-wise, is a real let-down. Without anything to burn, it's about as impressive a pop as can be produced with a pin. That being said, it's rare that there is an environment in which oxygen has nothing to burn. But even with burnable material on hand, a lot of oxygen (like all the oxygen in the room) is useless unless it's pressed right up against the thing that is meant to burn.
There is an impressive explosion when the balloon filled with hydrogen goes up. In fact, one of the reasons it's so impressive is we're able to see it. It takes time for the hydrogen in the pure hydrogen balloon to mix with the oxygen in the air, and that times lets us see a brief, beautiful, spread of fire.
When the balloon filled with both hydrogen and oxygen goes up (and incidentally, the best mix of the two will include between 71 and 80 percent hydrogen) the explosion goes so fast that, for a moment, it looks like someone sped the tape up while creating a sonic boom right next to our ear. The oxygen is already where it needs to be to ignite the hydrogen, and it does so so quickly that we actually miss the explosion.
Walling in Tornados?
There aren't too many details on this, but an abstract called "Can We Eliminate the Major Tornado Threats in Tornado Alley?" appearing in the Bulletin of the American Physical Society is definitely, uh, intriguing.
How are we to eliminate tornadoes?
Through gigantic walls strategically placed across the country. Here's the abstract in full:
The recent devastating tornado attacks in Oklahoma, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota raise an important question: can we do something to eliminate the major tornado threats in Tornado Alley? Violent tornado attacks in Tornado Alley are starting from intensive encounters between the northbound warm air flow and southbound cold air flow.
As there is no mountain in Tornado Alley ranging from west to east to weaken or block such air flows, some encounters are violent, creating instability: The strong wind changes direction and increases in speed and height.
As a result, it creates a supercell, violent vortex, an invisible horizontal spinning motion in the lower atmosphere. When the rising air tilts the spinning air from horizontal to vertical, tornadoes with radii of miles are formed and cause tremendous damage.
Here we show that if we build three east-west great walls in the American Midwest, 300m high and 50m wide, one in North Dakota, one along the border between Kansas and Oklahoma to east, and the third one in the south Texas and Louisiana, we will diminish the tornado threats in the Tornado Alley forever.
We may also build such great walls at some area with frequent devastating tornado attacks first, then gradually extend it.
The abstract was posted by Temple University physics chair Rongjia Tao, ahead of a talk to be presented next week on "the physics of climate." It's not clear if this is being proposed as an actual solution to tornadoes, or if it's more of a mathematical exercise. For now I'll assume the latter and hope for the former.
(They should try to destroy them acoustically as Chuck suggests based on the 1995 experiments of Professor Al Bedard of N.O.A.A.'s Environmental Research Lab when he discovered that tornadoes have an acoustic signature.
A signature that can consist of several separate frequencies as well as their related harmonics, all in the sub-audible range below 20 Hz. There is a direct link to the size and intensity of a tornado and the sounds it emits.
Professor Bedards detector is like an octopus with many water hoses fanning out around a central infrasonic amplifier. It can pick up the acoustic frequencies (signatures) of tornados from many miles away, thus providing time to work on dissipating the vortex.
It has also been discovered that a powerful tornado may contain within it, as many as six smaller tornadoes. Professor Bedard and his associates are working on a system to detect tornadoes that would provide up to 30 minutes warning to all those who find themselves in a tornado's path.
So we should be able to detect these acoustic signatures, flip them 180 degrees (phase conjugate) and send them back out at equal amplitude as reversed waves to acoustically cancel the tornado before it ever grows into a danger. - JWD)
Walling in Tornados?
Why you should buy the Bigger Pizza
One day last year, an engineer and I went to a pizza place for lunch. The engineer told me he wasn't very hungry, but he said he was going to get the 12-inch medium instead of the 8-inch small — because the medium was more than twice as big as the small, and it cost only a little bit more. This sort of blew my mind.
So I went big on the pizza-value question. The graph below is based on 74,476 prices from 3,678 pizza places around the country. To see how the price of pizzas changes with size — and how much more pizza you get when you get a large — drag the slider at the bottom the graph.
The math of why bigger pizzas are such a good deal is simple: A pizza is a circle, and the area of a circle increases with the square of the radius. So, for example, a 16-inch pizza is actually four times as big as an 8-inch pizza.
Why you should buy the Bigger Pizza