Free Heating – Two Effective DIY Projects

Free Heating? Really? Oh yes, and there is not only one way to get it. Here are two of them- fast, cheap, effective, and bill-free. It...

Homemade Water Distiller Built in Less Than an Hour

Here is a simple but efficient homemade water distiller that should be able to help us meet our daily water needs. As one of the...

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.

How to Make Your Office Greener and Cut Energy Bills

The financial crisis, which began in 2008 and is still picking up speed in many countries around the world, clearly affects the small businesses....

DIY: How to Build a Greywater Recycling System in 3 Steps

Water shortages already cause problems for millions of people around the world, and the problem will likely only be exacerbated in the future. Get ahead...

DIY Compost Bin Utilizes Food Waste, Serves as Planter

Easy to make, DIY compost bin, can take care of your biodegradable waste and serve as a beautiful green centerpiece, and herb garden, in your...
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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...

How to Build a Home-Made Fusion Reactor (No Kidding!)

Get your white coat, your plastic gloves, glasses and turn off the lights... you have just made your first nuclear fusion reactor and you want it to work. At least that's what instructables.com user Christensent suggests through a DIY posted on the site, aimed at those who want to do some exotic research.

Thermoelectric Generator: How to Build One

A thermoelectric generator is a semiconductor device that transforms the heat difference between its two layers into electricity. It belongs to a class of materials called...

Vertical Axis Wind Turbine DIY Guide

Today I found another DIY project for generating alternative energy, by using the wind. It is a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), and it works by the same principle those huge wind turbines do, but they are much more easy and less expensive to build.