Tom Dawson wrote:
> Why I'm not impressed with patents:
> US Patent 6025810
> "A method to transmit and receive electromagnetic waves which comprises
> generating opposing magnetic fields having a plane of maximum force running
> perpendicular to a longitudinal axis of the magnetic field; generating a
> heat source along an axis parallel to the longitudinal axis of the magnetic
> field; generating an accelerator parallel to and in close proximity to the
> heat source, thereby creating an input and output port; and generating a
> communications signal into the input and output port, thereby sending the
> signal at a speed faster than light. "
That one is sort of famous, and I think it was written as a joke.
Notice the comment in the disclosure that it supports plant growth.
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