Indian Guy Eats Only Sunlight

Hira Ratan Manek, aka Hirachand, has not eaten in eight years. He lives on sunlight. But skeptical (and perhaps long-suffering) Indians should read on a bit before going . bah, another scam.

This 64-year-old mechanical engineer has been tried and tested by US space agency NASA. In June 2002, NASA verified his claims when he spent 130 days with its scientists drinking only water. They have even named such subsistence . water and solar energy . the ‘HRM (Hira Rattan Manek) phenomenon’.,0008.htm