Build a Can Stirling Engine in 10 Easy Steps

Can stirling engines have fascinated me and not once was there will to put them into action, but no time. Here's how you can build a...

How to Build a Mini Hydroelectric Generator from Washing Machine Parts

In this video we will see how an old washing machine is converted into a little hydroelectric generator for powering an off the grid...

Building This DIY Solar Air Heater Can Save You $1000 per Winter

The solar air heating collector is a quick and simple way to get started on alternative energy. Although is a quite simple array, it...

Einstein’s Refrigerator Using No Electricity/No Freon Revived at Oxford

It seems like Einstein did his best not only in quantum physics, but also in classic, immediately-helpful science. Back in the 1930's, helped by his friend Leo Szilard, he invented a refrigerator that used no electricity at all. Scientists from Oxford are struggling to revive his invention today.

New Biodegradable Waterproof Coating Reduces Unnecessary Landfill Waste

New 100% biodegradable and waterproof coating could finally make the packaging industry sustainable. Developed by a team of Australian scientists, the new compound is...

Top 10 Best Do-It-Yourself Green Projects

We all love Instructables, the site that can never let us get bored for even a second, with the numerous 'Do-It-Yourself' ideas often going...

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.

DIY Magnetic Heater That Doesn’t Use Fuel

This magnetic water heater is related to the transformation of magnetic energy and certain gases directly into heat energy without the use of ignition,...

How to Make a Battery From a Coke Can

Making your own coke can battery is often seen as extremely unnecessary and not at all cost effective, simply because of the availability of...

DIY: How to Make a Wind-Powered Phone Charger

For those who have the skill and interest in homemade electronics, and those who know someone who do, read the rest of this post...