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DIY HACK – HOW TO Make your own drill powered skateboard!

Here’s a great way to make a drill powered skateboard! Why didn’t I think of think when I used to skateboard all the time when I was skateboard commuting in college? You could probably find a better way to make this so you can stand up while the drill powers you through some nice asphalt. The example above seems very dangerous though, you could get your hand caught between the asphalt and the drill and…yuck…that wouldn’t be nice.

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Samsung RH269LB Fridge with ICE tablet PC

Tight fridge with tablet PC!?! It would be great for managing the types of beers, soju, and sake at my apartment.

This is Samsung’s latest hi-tech refrigerator model pimping the built-in ‘ICE Pad’ tablet PC for your computing pleasure. The detachable tablet, with 10.4-inch TFT touchscreen display, features food management software, a calendar, scheduler, and memo board making it easy for you to organize your kitchen lif

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Solar GPS Logger

Here’s a cool little project that stores data into an SD card using solar power.

After some prodding from customers and an upcoming prototype run I decided to throw in a little breakout board that would allow 2 solar panels to be connected in parallel to a 7805 linear regulator. An LED was added with a switch so the user could identify when the board was making power. These boards can output 8V@300 mA and should easily provide more than enough votage and current to charge the batt

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DIY HACK – Cheap high voltage

Check out this cool DIY you can make some cheap high voltage.  I’ve always wanted to do this at a low cost but here it is!

What you see here is a spent propane torch tank with a 1-inch (2.5cm) ball bearing glued to it with a 1/4-inch (6mm) bearing glued to that. I stripped the propane tank with paint stripper, but this is unnecessary as you can just scrape off the paint where the ball bearings go. The Leyden jar is just a common quart sized polyethylene bottle cut off at the top. The

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DIY HACK – How to make a Solar Cooker using an old satellite dish

Check out how you can build your own solar cooker using an old satellite dish!

The basic idea was to use a satellite dish and rivet sheet aluminum to it. This is because a satellite dish is already a paraboloid shape with a pretty exact focus. The sheet aluminum was to be cut into triangular pieces and then be drilled in 3-5 places for the rivets. They would conform to the shape of the paraboloid and not lessen the integrity of the focal point. We wanted the

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Water fuel HHO powered Cars!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNOmuliwbhQ

Here’s H2O to HHO hydrogen technology being developed by 2 guys which might change the world soon…

Thanks gfcgamer!

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DIY – How to Build a Savonius Wind Turbine or VAWT to make electricity

Ooooohhhh, check this out if you are into making alternative energy.

This is my project to make a semi compact wind turbine that can handle turbulant wind and generate enough power to charge deep cycle batteries. I will cover the rotor construction in the instructable. You will need to download my PDF for the whole project.

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DIY – How to run your car from water!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2czE_HNWl3Q

Here’s a cool video of car running on water. What do you think? Thanks gfcgamer!

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Here’s also a conversion-kit guide you can buy.

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Renewable hydrogen energy technology Kit

Here’s a fun kit that will allow you to make energy from air by combining hydrogen and oxygen!

The Exhibition Set is the ideal model for demonstrating renewable hydrogen energy technology to large groups, in classrooms, at trade shows or in the boardroom. Clearly labeled components and gas tubes make the Exhibition Set simple to operate and easy for your target audience to understand. The unit was designed specifically for extended, unsupervis

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