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Nuclear Powered Cars & Other Great Ideas

Discussion in 'Consumer Affairs' started by Revoltingest, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. Shaul

    Shaul Well-Known Member

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    All the issues you mention can be managed and/or overcome with technological solutions. Political “leaders” will only push for these if they think the populace wants them. Chicken and egg situation. Ignorance will rule in the short term, but in the long run ignorance makes way for progress. I think in a hundred years nuclear power will be commonplace. But I don’t think it will happen in my lifetime.
     
  2. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    I agree about safe technology being possible.
    But I'm skeptical about government regulation
    being competent.
     
  3. Dan From Smithville

    Dan From Smithville Veteran Member
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    I think I have that down now. I was introduced to the concept by this thing called life. It is starting to serve my mental health in numerous ways.
     
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    Stevicus Veteran Member
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    How about a nuclear-powered toothbrush - for a smile that shines.
     
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  5. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    I once had a Revigator.
    It was supposed to make water radioactive...for the health benefits.
    [​IMG]
     
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  6. Bob the Unbeliever

    Bob the Unbeliever Well-Known Member

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    I have seen one of those for Reals. Unfortunately? The one I saw (a different brand of Radium Water Invigorator), was of a cheap knock-off, and did not, in fact, release any measurable radium into the water--even after a week.

    Ironic, isn't it? That the cheap knock-off was safer-- by a wide margin-- than a Genuine Made In America article?
     
  7. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest I have the kavorka
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    A friend checked mine for radioactivity.
    It was pretty anemic.
    The best kind of quackery is when the fraud makes it safer.
     
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  8. Bob the Unbeliever

    Bob the Unbeliever Well-Known Member

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    Indeed: Snake Oil that contains no actual snake or even oil. Think: Homeopathy. :)
     
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