DIY: How to Build the Simplest Electric Motor in Your Kitchen (video)

Electric motors have simple designs, are easy to operate and have a great resistance to various environments. That's why they are to be chosen as alternative to internal combustion engines. This is a trivial experiment showing how you can feel you made a real electric motor yourself. Just for fun.

DIY: How to Make a Solar Cell at Home From Readily Available Stuff and…...

A very neat experiment that anyone with some skills can do in the garage or kitchen is creating a solar cell out of blackberry juice and titanium dioxide (and several other components).

5 Habits That Will Improve Your Home Energy Efficiency

Habits that ruin your home energy efficiency are easily acquired with all the daily tasks and duties we all have. However, energy-efficient homes have been...

How to Save Energy to Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

We all hear the big plans politicians and environmentalists have to cut down greenhouse gas emissions, reduce carbon footprint, mitigate climate change and so...
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Solar Concentrator DIY – How to Build an $8 Fresnel Lens from Old TV

A solar concentrator DIY can seem like the easiest thing in the world - if someone else is doing the hard work. A guy who calls himself "Grant...

Ideas for an Eek-O-Friendly Halloween

While Halloween is one of the all-time favorite holidays on the calendar, it can be a nightmare for the environment.  Consider the toilet papered...

20 free and cheap ways to improve energy efficiency at home

A simple attitude towards improving your home energy efficiency is to start with simple and cheap actions....

How to Build a Backyard Biogas Plant

Introduction The success or failure of any biogas plant mainly depends upon the quality of how it is constructed. To construct a good biogas plant,...

This Net is Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

You can do a nice and colourfull net using just plastic bottles! This is just one of the many ways you can reuse plastic...

DIY Energy-Saving Kitchen Design in 4 Steps

Kitchen appliances are some of the most electricity-hungry devices in the home. Even seemingly small appliances like toaster ovens consume a surprising 0.75 kWh...