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Car Runs For 100 Years Without Refueling – The Thorium Car

“If your car was powered by thorium, you would never need to refuel it. The vehicle would burn out long before the chemical did. The thorium would last so long, in fact, it would probably outlive you. That’s why a company called Laser Power Systems has created a concept for a thorium-powered car engine. The element is radioactive, and the team uses bits of it to build a laserbeam that heats water, produces steam, and powers an energy-producing turbine.*” Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian of The Young Turks discuss.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2013/11/07/thorium-power-everything/

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49 Comments

  1. Wow, doing no research at all. Not suprised

  2. Trump ruined the word "Tremendous" for me. Now every time I hear it I want to vomit.

  3. Commies

  4. kill yourself fake news

  5. Hyper loop: bullshit
    Thorium powered Car: Bullshit

    Watch Thunderfoot and do some of your own calculations. Not every great idea is feasible

  6. this chicks turning me on , I’m horny

  7. all of you guys saying this is bullshit, aeroplanes were once bullshit. landing on the moon was once bullshit, harnessing light as an energy…yup, bullshit. thorium will be the energy of the future unless we stumble upon something better.

  8. B.S. far too dangerous in a car

  9. Hmmm….I just want to be able to afford to buy a Dell XPS 15. πŸ™

  10. and when it gets into a head on accident on a major interstate?

  11. MAXΒ PORNOΒ !!!Β Β Β Β Β Β RADIOΒ GRΓ…STEN

  12. You would need to change the water everyday. And it would be radioactive, so you are polluting more than with CO2.

    Real Tony Stark hasnt born so far, so this shit is not gonna work. And I love so much Elon Musk, yes, but he is not Tony Stark.

    PD: I’m Tony Stark.

  13. what about a simple home power plant to start. let’s get it going.
    technology seems only to trickle down from a violant start.

  14. Why is it that when Im watching the dynamics between Cenk and Anna, I get the feeling that shes a domineering bitch off the set trying her best to outdo him but struggling cos shes not smart enough.

  15. I used to love TYT, but come on… Thorium? And than try to say it is one of the most dense materials to man? FALSE! it is not that dense… Gold is more dense per KG compared to Thorium and not only that, BUT I would love to see the LASER they are going to use to heat and boil the "Liquid" to make this possible, Due to the most powerful laser being on militarized SHIPS for defense against aircraft and planes being the size of the car itself!

    In short, This is BULLSHIT and I am sick and tired of these wannabe "News agencies" spreading complete BULLSHIT for views and publicity! You guys can believe what you want, but these are lies! Have fun with your nuclear vehicle, LMAO!

  16. Theoretical Bullshit*"*

  17. We should tread carefully with anything that is radioactive especially for public use. Electric vehicles seems to have promising future!

  18. this is best Invention ever

  19. Thats bout to be Justin Bieber’s new car.

  20. *are you retarded or something?* A laser that strong would burn out in under a minute *before you get out of your driveway*, in fact the laser itself would *cost more than trump makes in a year* let alone a pover supply for it, *if you wanted that car to run for about 1 km* you would need to blow *over the sum of the USs an Russias defence budgets* to *invent* and build a laser that could support the needed power output and then hook up a *small nuclear reactor* that would support it or use a fΓ—ckton of actual fuel to power a generator for the laser, *and that’s not even where the difficult part begins*
    p.s. sorry if my spelling was bad English is like my 4th language… it gets confusing the language itself is basic but the spelling is actually difficult

  21. ‘This dumb reporter talking about they don’t know about – I don’t belive she is so dumb…..

  22. The tires are low profile tires, that means you will feel every bump on the road. That’s why I don’t like low profile tires.πŸ‘πŸ˜ŽπŸ¦‰

  23. You just said it because of money, is the same as pharmaceutic corporation with vaccines if they really work they will not make so much money

  24. What about just riding a bike?

  25. Somebody tell that guy he is not that funny

  26. thunderf00t wrecked this shit

  27. total thorium snake-oil

  28. come on human race, you’re smarter than this…..

  29. Wait. Where did Jesus ever promise to rid the world of evil? Now I have to go back and fact check everything they say like I probably should have been doing all along.

  30. Science correct or not, the fact that this sort of patented developments are bought by the big carbon fuel / energy companies to protect their interests is actually correct, they have been doing so since the 70ies.

  31. One tip: stop using translation software for your subtitles, it sucks

  32. I’m classifying this as
    -Neβˆ… neglect critical reinterpretation; accept appearance

  33. could not work … ahem …TOTAL!!!!!!! BULLSHIT!!!!!

  34. You really need to check your sources and check your facts after you improve your science literacy.
    Shame…

  35. He’s not picking up on the fact that the Thor not Jesus thing was a huge flop. She looks over at the crew at 5:00 and had an "this again" look. Get a better guy for this

  36. thorium calls mjolnirum

  37. This car is a scam.

  38. did not even using common sense before reporting this crap. go get a real job. thorium may have ENERGY DENSITY but really, running a laser to heat water, really!!!!!???? If its on the interweb it must be true. (i know, internet)

  39. Cenk…. What… A…. FKING MORON!!! Did he REALLY just take the name "thorium" as an opportunity to trash on Christians?! REALLY?! And in typical Young Turks fashion, they decided to prop up an idiotic idea with absolutely NO scientific merit… YET AGAIN! They’re SERIOUSLY the most idiotic "fake news" organization in existence! Ana Kasparian working with a boss who idolizes the regime that tried to wipe Armenians ("HER" people) off the face of the earth, while DENYING that the Armenian genocide ever even took place! Total idiots, one and all.

  40. Yeah that wouldn’t work

  41. super dummy people

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    nuclear reactor in the back of your car? Sounds great!

  43. The reason why we haven’t progressed in atomic energy in a nutshell: Oil monopolies will do anything to kill nuclear progress.

  44. Would be nice to have an update as to where Thorium research is at now in 2017.

  45. why would you know what thorium is your not smart

  46. I think a thorium battery pack for households makes sense instead of paying these outrageous energy bills.

  47. can i have that for test drive

  48. Oh Young Turks is being smashed to bits and the woman on here looks like she is going through Hell, but all I can say if you choose to go with the Jews you will loose.

  49. They never heard of thorium? Did they even finish grade school? WTF

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