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PostHeaderIcon Power without Power Lines

This is just too cool (my geek is showing, excuse me).

The physics are way beyond me, so I’m just going to point the way to the CNN article about a recent Intel demo of a light bulb being powered by a source THREE FEET away. It’s a small step on the road to potential wireless power, but it is cool. I think.

I was doing good til I remembered all the urban legends about living under/near power lines–What happens to those legends if the power is just in the air? Maybe it’s not such a bad thing that this is still far from being a viable power delivery system.

Read the article and decide for yourself. Even better, come back and let us know what you think. Either way, have a great, hopefully labor-free Labor Day next week!

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