Artificial Photosynthesis: Making Cheap Hydrogen From Water and Light

Hydrogen is one of the most promising fuels of the future but right now it's expensive to produce in bulk. Enter the work of a team of Stanford researchers who believe they can make it as cheap as fossil fuels—using just some water and sunlight. » 11/19/13 1:29pm 11/19/13 1:29pm

Sorority Girl Buying Bottled Water Ends Up Spending Night in Jail

A University of Virginia student had just bought some bottled water, cookie dough and ice cream for a sorority fundraiser when a group of people in plainclothes approached her car. One person jumped on her hood, another pulled a gun on her, and the student, logically, began trying to drive her car as fast as she could… » 6/30/13 4:06pm 6/30/13 4:06pm

How To Breathe Out Of A Tire And Prove Mythbusters Wrong

As many of you know, Jalopnik employs some very sophisticated user-monitoring software, so we know all about you. Which is why I feel confident in saying that, based on your demographic data, most Jalopnik readers will likely drive their cars deliberately into a lake, pool or other body of water at some point. And, as… » 3/14/12 12:00pm 3/14/12 12:00pm

New York Auto Show: Jeep Tent Gets Swamped, Trail-Rating In Jeopardy!

Right before the new Nitro Liberty reveal, we accidentally happened into the tent of the trail-rated brand, Jeep. You know it's getting bad for the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid when they're too busy trying to make sure their pretty Jeeps aren't getting all wet and dirty here at the Auto Show from… » 4/04/07 5:01pm 4/04/07 5:01pm

Water Engine for Real? Scientists Say H20-to-Hydrogen System Could Be…

In David Mamet's "The Water Engine," an amateur inventor derives an engine that runs on water, with which he plans to become rich and change the world. Too bad he's the only one in the whole play — including the audience — who doesn't know how forces beyond his control will conspire to extinguish his dream. Barring the… » 8/07/06 11:54am 8/07/06 11:54am

Now That's Some High Quality H20 — Car Runs On Water!

Our gadgety friends at Gizmodo tossed us this one — there's a company called Hydrogen Technologies, and they used distilled water in some kind of a chemical process to run a car. Here's the best part — it gets like 25 miles to the ounce! Someone's gotta get some protection over to these guys pronto before they get…

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