I just came across an EE Times article that states U.S. Navy researchers have experimentally confirmed cold fusion. If true, this is awfully, well, cool!
Chances are, this is the real thing. Back in 1989, two researchers reported that they had achieved cold fusion, but no one could replicate their results. The newspapers had a field day with that one. So I'm assuming that the U.S Navy made sure their results were solid before going public.