: Cool Techie Stuff

Gerry Clinchy
07-18-2010, 05:39 PM
NY Times

Free energy?

Some of the waves travel to living-room televisions, for example. But others, which would otherwise be wasted as they rise through the atmosphere into space or are absorbed in the ground, can be exploited, he said. “Ambient (http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/business/companies/ambient-corp/index.html?inline=nyt-org) radio waves,” he said, “can already provide enough energy to substitute for AAA batteries in some calculators, temperature and humidity sensors, and clocks.”