How's this for solving our energy problem:
For more brilliant ideas, check out the source:
All Meat Looks Like South America: The World of Bruce McCall
Not to be outdone, Fafnir says:
"They say they might make flyin cars," says me. "It might solve the problem of ground-based traffic accidents by relocatin them to the sky!"
<-- Boeing scientists thinkin!
Thumbing through McCall's book (while witnessing some of the outlandish schemes being concocted in the real world) you begin to realize that we inhabit a period of time that longs for the 50's vision of the future, one of unlimited growth and potential, but strapped by our current resource constraints, with the cutting edge technology coming in a tad too late.