Back to the Burning Salt Water
post from above - there is actually an article
where the inventor notes it is not a fuel - that more energy is consumed than produced in the process. The evil thermodynamical laws strike down another dream of free energy. The experiment is far from useless, as applications in desalination and hydrogen production are still possible.
---Gathering 'Storm' Superworm Poses Grave Threat to PC Nets
A paranoia inducing report of a very low-profile worm, made for profit, not for fame; that will do whatever its authors command it to do. A few attacks on anti-spam sites have been already reported, and possibly some pump-and-dump stock scams. For now, it is merely gathering strength...
Two points, or well, three points to take out of one article
1. Global climate changes are not necessarily that
global; the climate can differ radically in various places.
2. With a bit of luck, we can get an ice age!
3. If that happens, the southern hemisphere may be easily more habitable.