How to build a levitation (lifter) device in 1 hour

The Lifter is an asymmetrical capacitor which uses High Voltage ( > 20KV ) to produce a thrust. The Lifter works without moving parts,...

Teenager Builds Homemade Nuclear Fusion Reactor

If somebody told you that a teenager built a nuclear fusion reactor in his garage, it would take quite some convincing until you believe...

How To Make a Low Temperature Differential (LTD) Stirling Engine

LTD stirling engines are interesting. They harvest the temperature difference of the environment versus a cold object, and using this they power some pumps. I...
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‘Super-Algae’ Identified by Scottish Scientists for Biofuel Production

The researchers of Scottish Association for Marine Science spotted the 'Super-algae', which, they believe, would be useful for the production of bio-fuels for two-wheelers, automobiles, and...

Solar Electrolysis for Dummies

Electrolysis: Obtaining hydrogen from water: The Basis for a Solar-Hydrogen Economy This project involves a fascinating experiment in electrochemistry that illustrates several important energy related...
Deep-Sea Thermal Vent, Home of Chemosynthetic Bacteria Pyrococcus Furiosus

Synthetic Fuel from Carbon Dioxide by Tweaking “Pyrococcus Furiosus” Bacteria

Biofuels, synthetic fuels, are made from plants that use photosynthesis to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, but what if we could remove the...

Sound Waves – A Different Kind of Power Source That Can Charge Your Cellphone

Researchers from Korea are working on a new technology that can power your cellphone with sound. They have turned zinc oxide (the main ingredient of calamine lotion) into a tiny material that converts sound waves into energy through piezoelectricity.
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Student-Made 2098 mpg Car Won the SAE Supermileage Competition

2098 mpg is the mileage achieved by the Quebec's Laval University team, which won the SAE Supermileage competition, this year. Living in an age of impending climate...

Monks apply space technology to make beer-brewing more sustainable

The monks of La Trappe Abbey brewery in the Netherlands decided to renovate their factory and achieve more sustainable use of water in the...
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DIYer Retrofits 1983 Mustang to Run on Water (Read: Hydrogen)

Since the beginning of time, there have always been Do-It-Yourself-ers, and sometimes all it takes is a great idea from a backyard inventor to...