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alien_oddity
alien_oddity

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: in the trees
Member Since: 31st Dec 2004
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Domino
UnNatural Scientist - Currently working on a Breville-legged monkey
Location: Bath Uni or Shrewsbury, UK
Member Since: 26th May 2004
Total posts: 757
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Quack quack quack.


Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand and I can beat the world into submission.

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Posted:ubblol ubblol ubblol ubblol I'll sell you a perpetual motion device at half that price. wink

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PyroWill
PyroWill

HoP's Barman. Trapped aged 6 months
Location: Staines
Member Since: 4th Aug 2004
Total posts: 4437
Posted:And I'll sell you a flux capacitor for a tenner?

Delorian sold seperately


An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

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mtbeer
mtbeer

ARRRR!
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
Member Since: 11th Aug 2004
Total posts: 529
Posted:LOL, I've seen better photoshop jobs in Nigerian e-mails.

I go chop your dollar!


"My skin is singed but it heals my heart and with glowing pride I'll wear my scars." -Davey Havok

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Penguin Sven
Penguin Sven

member
Location: Australia,Vic
Member Since: 12th Jun 2004
Total posts: 185
Posted:If you found a way to produce electricity with out any fuel... why would you sell it on Ebay?



To produce electricity you simply convert energy from one form into electrical energy. One needs a fuel source to supply this energy.

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zombiedale
zombiedale

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Location: Belfast, Northern ireland
Member Since: 3rd Jul 2006
Total posts: 31
Posted:Newton's law of Thermodynamics state you cannot create nor can you destroy energy you can only change its shape.

Not a hope of that working.


And as the skin rips off i cherish the revolting thought That even if i quit There's not a chance in hell i'd stop- The Dresden Dolls

The truth no matter who it hurts - Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis

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Patriarch917
Patriarch917

I make my own people.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Member Since: 2nd Oct 2005
Total posts: 607
Posted:Hasn't Newton been proven wrong on so many other things? Why just today I was reading a science magazine that looked down on Newtonian physics.



We can hope it works. We just have to hope that Newton's law was wrong. It's not really a law anyways... it's more of a guess at how he thought things probably worked.



Remember, they laughed at the theory of relativity!



Actually, I doubt many people have laughed at the theory of relativity. It's hard to make math funny.


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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:"Remember, they laughed at the theory of relativity! "

Remember, they laughed at the theory of evolution! wink hug2


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jo_rhymes
jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops
Member Since: 10th Apr 2005
Total posts: 4525
Posted:have you seen what other crap they're selling?!!

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Mynci
Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free...
Member Since: 27th Apr 2005
Total posts: 8737
Posted: Written by: Patriarch917


Hasn't Newton been proven wrong on so many other things? Why just today I was reading a science magazine that looked down on Newtonian physics.




thats because of his theories on gravity and anvances in special relativity. I think the laws of thermodynamics still hold some sway.


A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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ben-ja-men
ben-ja-men

just lost .... evil init
Location: Adelaide
Member Since: 12th Jun 2003
Total posts: 2474
Posted:i like how it self destructs if you open it

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourself, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous and talented? Who are you NOT to be?

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Sambo_Flux
Sambo_Flux

Introverted
Location: Norf London
Member Since: 14th Jun 2006
Total posts: 833
Posted:That's hilarious!

Pyrowill, I'll take 3 flux capacitors. Do you take paypal? wink


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Emotions become the Waves
Soul is the Ocean

If a quizz is quizzical, what is a test?

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polythene
veteran
Location: London/ Surrey
Member Since: 15th May 2003
Total posts: 1359
Posted:Since when did ebay UK have cgi in front on the web address anyway? ubblol

The optimist claims that we are living in the best of all possible worlds.
The pessimist fears this is true.

Always make time to play in the snow.

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zombiedale
zombiedale

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Location: Belfast, Northern ireland
Member Since: 3rd Jul 2006
Total posts: 31
Posted: Written by: Patriarch917


Hasn't Newton been proven wrong on so many other things? Why just today I was reading a science magazine that looked down on Newtonian physics.

We can hope it works. We just have to hope that Newton's law was wrong. It's not really a law anyways... it's more of a guess at how he thought things probably worked.

Remember, they laughed at the theory of relativity!

Actually, I doubt many people have laughed at the theory of relativity. It's hard to make math funny.



Okay considering when the principa mathematica was written Newton was ahead of his time. In fact most of his equations and systems describing the movements are still used to help predict future positions of objects in the solar system now. Today it is only when you start to count on larger sections of the cosmos that Newtons theory of the movement of the stellar objects starts to show cracks. Newton wasn't wrong in fact he was more right than anyone before or after him till Einstein, who with his theory of general relativity started to fill the gaps in Newtons work.
The laws of thermodynamics hold out till now and so far are still the most valid description of energy movement and production in the universe. You cannot create or destroy energy you can only change its shape and in any energy transformation you lose a certain amount of energy in the form of heat. The examples are all over the world and universe.

You don't get something for nothing. Thats why the ideas of perpetual motion machine makes me laugh.

But you ever find one that work you let me know.


And as the skin rips off i cherish the revolting thought That even if i quit There's not a chance in hell i'd stop- The Dresden Dolls

The truth no matter who it hurts - Transmetropolitan by Warren Ellis

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daize
daize

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Location: Falmouth, Cornwall
Member Since: 29th Dec 2005
Total posts: 175
Posted:hehe... that's hilarious...

especially- http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=40967&item=9521259824


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simta
simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings
Member Since: 11th Apr 2006
Total posts: 1182
Posted:i think i mite put my cold fusion bomb device on ebay too

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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Sym
Sym

Geek-enviro-hippy priest
Location: Diss, Norfolk
Member Since: 28th Sep 2004
Total posts: 1858
Posted: Written by: polythene


Since when did ebay UK have cgi in front on the web address anyway? ubblol



For as long as I've been using them. I'm not sure how exactly the web site works, but the cgi subdomain has been there for a long time. they have a few of them actually, there is a cgi6.ebay.com subdomain linked to in the "other items" page. This is not a phishing site at all - they would have some thing before the .com and after the ebay.


There's too many home fires burning and not enough trees

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Mr Majestik
Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear
Member Since: 9th Mar 2004
Total posts: 4693
Posted:I've done no research or put much thought into this, but i'd like to throw it out there at the risk of it getting shot down.

its said that you cant create something from nothing, but then how can one cell split and becomes two cells? i know this is effectively spiltting one thing in two, so how can the other two halves appear to make two wholes? confused theres probably a really simple explanation that u'm just not seeing here.

help anyone?


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

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GeoffonTour04
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Location: Oxford
Member Since: 30th Nov 2005
Total posts: 360
Posted:Cells are made up of many, many molecules and when they divide the number of molecules is still divided in two, but the cells have developed their own nucleus etc. If they're to grow and divide again, they'll need food.

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Mr Majestik
Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear
Member Since: 9th Mar 2004
Total posts: 4693
Posted:of course *slaps self*.

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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squarefish
(...trusty steed of the rodeo midget...)
Location: the state of flux
Member Since: 23rd Sep 2002
Total posts: 403
Posted:LOL
love the way that the machine changes shape when photographed from different angles- pipes appearing / vanishing, dials bending / twistng etc.


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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:Squarefish, it's a six-dimentional machine. that's how it works.

-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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steaks
steaks

former manc tour guide
Location: Manchester
Member Since: 21st Dec 2005
Total posts: 1909
Posted:This particular machine may not work at producing electricity the way the site claims. It is perfectly possible to create an electricity generator that creates elevctricity without using any external fuel sources and uses heat transfer (in parts) to its advantage. And there is nothing Newton, Einstien or anyone else for that matter has writen that contradicts it. Although Newton's work actually supports it.

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Asena
Asena

What a Bummer
Location: Shatfield, Hertfordshire
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2005
Total posts: 3224
Posted:The fact a motor powers a generator and that generator powers the motor... very clever... yes yes...

But how'd you get it started without "external fuel sources"... rolleyes


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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:mice on wheels, Asena. Mice on wheels.

-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Asena
Asena

What a Bummer
Location: Shatfield, Hertfordshire
Member Since: 22nd Aug 2005
Total posts: 3224
Posted:O dear god... you might be onto something!... sell it on eBay wink

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Sym
Sym

Geek-enviro-hippy priest
Location: Diss, Norfolk
Member Since: 28th Sep 2004
Total posts: 1858
Posted:You would never be able to make something that was 100% efficient, it would always make noise/heat and therefore lose energy (well, it's transfered to something else...). Plus, what use would a machine that used all it's power to run itself be?

There's too many home fires burning and not enough trees

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Mr Majestik
Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear
Member Since: 9th Mar 2004
Total posts: 4693
Posted:reliable?

"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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