Michael Jackson Photos may Solve Energy Crisis
The “King of Pop,” Michael Jackson, is probably the last person anyone would expect to solve the world energy crisis. But Jackson’s songs often reflect a yearning to make the world a better place, and following his recent death, a former Jackson photographer may help the pop star achieve that goal posthumously. Reginald Garcia—a photographer who captured images of Jackson in his youth (over 33 years ago)—has developed an electric motor/generator he claims produces more energy than is put into it. He plans to sell unpublished photos of Michael Jackson and his brothers to raise funds for the new energy device.
Garcia’s photos reveal a young 19-year-old Michael Jackson and his brothers at a video shoot in a Hollywood studio in March 1978. The photos are a rare glimpse at Jackson just prior to when he began transforming his appearance with plastic surgery. Garcia has 130 of said photos and is in the appraisal process now to prepare them for sale.
Garcia plans to use the funds to continue testing his motor/generator and prepare the design for commercial sale. Devices such as this have been developed before, but have had little commercial success. The reason is that the very concept of a device creating more energy than is put into it defies the laws of physics as they are understood today. But frankly, some of the most revolutionary breakthroughs in history were mocked as impossible prior to their proliferation.
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Two previously created devices in particular come to mind when discussing the idea proposed by Garcia. The “Overunity” motor is a magnetic motor developed and perfected many times over by hobbyist inventors. It is named as such because for every unit of energy input into the device, it produces more energy output. A second device is the “Schoolgirl Motor” invented by John Bedini, which essentially operates on the same kind of principle. However, both of these devices have been downgraded by Big Science due to their direct opposition to the accepted laws of physics, and thus have never become commercially viable.
While Reginald Garcia may not be the first to invent such a device, if he could be the first to actually bring it to market that in itself would be revolutionary. The idea of producing clean, cheap, abundant energy may seem like a no-brainer, but do not forget that the energy sector is the most profitable industry in the world, and there’s nothing profitable about cheap energy. That is why ideas like this tend to be buried. It would be very exciting and such a wonderful tribute to Michael Jackson—who has brought joy to the world through his music in spite of his marred private life—to help bring about a revolution in energy generation. If Garcia’s rare photos can bring in enough starting capital, then who knows, he may just make it happen!
JOHN BEDINI "SCHOOLGIRL" MOTOR
Itronics successfully tests manganese recovery process
Itronics - a Nevada-based emerging cleantech materials growth company that manufacturers fertilisers and produces silver - has successfully tested two proprietary processes that recover manganese, with one process recovering manganese, potassium and zinc from paste produced by processing non-rechargeable alkaline batteries. The second recovers manganese via the company’s Rock Kleen Technology.
Manganese, one of the four most important industrial metals and widely used by the steel industry, has been designated by the US Federal Government as a "critical mineral." It is a major component of non-rechargeable alkaline batteries, one of the largest battery categories sold globally.
The use of manganese in EV batteries is increasing as EV battery technology is shifting to use of more nickel and manganese in battery formulations. But according to the US Department of Interior, there is no mine production of manganese in the United States. As such, Itronics is using its Rock Kleen Technology to test metal recoverability from mine tailings obtained from a former silver mine in western Nevada that has a high manganese content.
In a statement, Itronics says that its Rock Kleen process recovers silver, manganese, zinc, copper, lead and nickel. The company says that it has calculated – based on laboratory test results – that if a Rock Kleen tailings process is put into commercial production, the former mine site would become the only primary manganese producer in the United States.
Itronics adds that it has also tested non-rechargeable alkaline battery paste recovered by a large domestic battery recycling company to determine if it could use one of its hydrometallurgical processes to solubilize the manganese, potassium, and zinc contained in the paste. This testing was successful, and Itronics was able to produce material useable in two of its fertilisers, it says.
"We believe that the chemistry of the two recovery processes would lend itself to electrochemical recovery of the manganese, zinc, and other metals. At this time electrochemical recovery has been tested for zinc and copper,” says Dr John Whitney, Itronics president.
“Itronics has been reviewing procedures for electrochemical recovery of manganese and plans to move this technology forward when it is appropriate to do so and has acquired electro-winning equipment needed to do that.
"Because of the two described proprietary technologies, Itronics is positioned to become a domestic manganese producer on a large scale to satisfy domestic demand. The actual manganese products have not yet been defined, except for use in the Company's GOLD'n GRO Multi-Nutrient Fertilisers. However, the Company believes that it will be able to produce chemical manganese products as well as electrochemical products," he adds.
Itronics’ research and development plant is located in Reno, about 40 miles west of the Tesla giga-factory. Its planned cleantech materials campus, which will be located approximately 40 miles south of the Tesla factory, would be the location where the manganese products would be produced.
Panasonic is operating one of the world's largest EV battery factories at the Tesla location. However, Tesla and other companies have announced that EV battery technology is shifting to use of nickel-manganese batteries. Itronics is positioned and located to become a Nevada-0based supplier of manganese products for battery manufacturing as its manganese recovery technologies are advanced, the company states.
A long-term objective for Itronics is to become a leading producer of high purity metals, including the U.S. critical metals manganese and tin, using the Company's breakthrough hydrometallurgy, pyrometallurgy, and electrochemical technologies. ‘Additionally, Itronics is strategically positioned with its portfolio of "Zero Waste Energy Saving Technologies" to help solve the recently declared emergency need for domestic production of Critical Minerals from materials located at mine sites,’ the statement continues.
The Company's growth forecast centers upon its 10-year business plan designed to integrate its Zero Waste Energy Saving Technologies and to grow annual sales from $2 million in 2019, to $113 million in 2025.