Breast power! Just another alternative energy option...

I knew it! Despite the declarations of every male I've ever known who had reason to so opine, big boobs ARE better. Yes, small and sincere is all very fine and nice. But if you're looking to generate some serious energy, a pendulous rack is far superior.

To wit: A Japanese company (who else?) has unleashed a solar-powered bra that allegedly can generate enough juice to power an iPod or charge a cellphone (the potential advertising tie-ins here dazzle the imagination).

A rather fetching idea, to be sure. But to date, this solar-powered bra is nowhere to be found on the markets. Among other problems, few women outside Los Angeles or Rio di Janeiro would think of running around outside on a sunny day clad only in their bras. And let's face it: How many dames in Papua New Guinea own iPods? (much less bras?)