Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.


Skeptoid #87: Water: Alternative Fuel of the Future?

February 12th, 2008

Episode 99 of 573 episodes

Hundreds of claims exist to burn water to make energy, whether as a supplemental power source for your car or as some new kind of way to power the generation of electricity using free fuel and producing no emissions. Yet these systems all share a fatal flaw: They consume more energy than they produce.