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With Steorn's track record, you'd think that the company wouldn't be in such a hurry to put its \"free energy\" technology under a microscope. Then again, maybe once it has your €399 (roughly $550) your thoughts on the subject really aren't that important anyways. Regardless, we're a wee bit ske

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October 29, 2010 at 8:27PM
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We're not going to spend any more time on this than absolutely necessary. After all, Steorn's claims haven't changed a bit in the three years since the histrionics began. But we will point you to Steorn's live free energy demonstration so that you can ponder for yourselves how Orbo \"uses magnets to

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Today's interview is a first for Engadget in a couple ways: we've never talked with an executive whose company doesn't actually make or sell something, nor have we talked with anyone whose technology is theoretically infeasible. Still, we've all had our chance to criticize Steorn for its scientific

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With tail held firmly between legs, Steorn really had no choice but to take a less covert and cryptic approach to their public relations. Behold what shyster-Sean McCarthy calls a working device utilizing their Orbo \"free infinite energy\" technology (read: magnets). The exploded view below the phot

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Perhaps the only thing more impressive than claimed possession of an \"infinite free energy\" machine is the refusal to give-in under the weight of the world's skepticism-turned ire. \"We screwed up,\" admitted Steorn's CEO Sean McCarthy yesterday after their failed demonstration, but \"if we were here

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Holy snakeoil Batman, The Steorn Orbo exhibition has been canceled. According to a press release by Steorn CEO (and lead shyster) Sean McCarthy, the company \"will explore alternative dates for the public demonstration.\" Yeah, right. If the heat from the lights was really an issue for the on-site bui

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We've got an update for all those who tuned in yesterday at 6pm London and then again at 6pm New York only to not view the \"proof\" of Steorn's \"free energy\" machine. This morning, Steorn is carrying the following announcement on their home page:\"We are experiencing some technical difficulties with

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Here we go, after months of doubt over claims of a magnetic machine promising \"infinite clean energy,\" Steorn will be putting their wares on display for public scrutiny in London. A physics defying perpetual machine, if you will. Starting tomorrow, rumor has it that the Kinetica museum will host th

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Steorn delivered as promised. No, not Orbo and its promise of \"infinite clean energy.\" Not even the technical details behind their seemingly improbably invention. Rather, they've produced a rather uninspiring Q1 video update for a \"rightly skeptical world.\" We now know that of the 5,000 applicants

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We're going to try and not read too much into this whole Friday the 13th date, and just give you the straight facts: Steorn promises to be \"releasing the update on the Jury process and so on\" of its seemingly first-law-of-thermodynamics-denying Orbo \"free energy\" product on April 13th. Steorn has be

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We wrote about Steorn last year when they took everyone by surprise with a full page ad in The Economist, and a (not so) simple promise: that they'd discovered a clean, perpetual energy system that would solve the world's energy problems. While we're not exactly any closer to knowing what this suppo

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