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DIY – How to Make Solar Heater from Recycled Campaign Signs!

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

Well, nevermind what’s wrong in America these days, let’s put our focus on more positive DIYs that might actually entertain us.  I’ve also updated my About page as it was pointing to the wrong page with original logo of Zedomax. (if you are interested…haha…thanks Nico

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DIY Chinese Solar-powered Car gets 90+ Miles on a 30-hour Charge!

We’ve all heard of what some Chinese people can do such as the DIY Helicopter and DIY Submarine.  Well, here’s comes another cool innovation, a Solar Powered car that does 90+ miles on a single 30 hour charge.

Of course, if there’s sun while you drive, that’s additional miles to add.

Now, let me ask GM, Toyota, and Honda, where are your “Chine

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Best Green Web Hosting Companies Reviewed!

I personally do not use green web hosting due to the fact that there’s no green hosting companies that can provide dedicated servers that match my requirements but if you are looking for a cheap shared hosting for your next web project, you might want to consider the Top 7 best green web hosting companies from our sister blog Keetsa:

Host Price/Month Domains Bandwidth Disk Links Good Avocado $4.99 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Good Avocado HostPapa $5.95 Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

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Re-cap from Keetsa Eco-Friendly Blog!

Here’s a quick re-cap of interesting science and technology posts from our Keetsa Eco-Friendly Blog this week:

Solar-powered bike Cycle Sol may allow bikers to re-use the power of the sun.  Portable Eco-Frienldy Fridges are really neat idea.  Here’s a commercial

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DIY Homemade Cooking Oil Diesel Generator!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdeQQD3bSxc

Here’s a great way to re-use cooking oil in a DIY homemade diesel engine to power up your garden lights.

“I have built a “off the Grid” home generator using a 1950’s Coventry Victor one cylinder diesel generator, I can run this on diesel or a diesel and used cooking oil mixture and have it attached to a large battery via a 40amp car alternator which supplies my garden lighting and via an inverter for 600 watts of home power and lighting. The waste heat is used to keep my garage warm as well.

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DIY – How to Save Earth through Green Commuting!

With the gas prices these days, it makes sense that you do your part to help cut down on energy costs.

Here’s a couple tips for green commuting:

1. If you drive an SUV or anything that guzzles gas more than 20MPG, you should really either get a smaller vehicle for commuting or take public transportation.

2. If you want to have fun while saving gas, try getting yourself a motorcycle such as the Suzuki GSX-R1000 pictured above, you will get 50MPG+ on every commute to work while being able to cut through dense traffic.  (In Califo

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DIY – How to Make a Vertical Wind Turbine!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCHoKt7AUIU

Check out this really cool DIY on how to make a vertical wind turbine.  This thing can produce some good amount of electricity for under $300.

With this one I am hoping to get the 100 watts.

Here is how I did it.

First we need: –5 pvc tube. size 3″X10′ (hardware store)$48

–3 bike wheels. size 12″ (junk yard or ask your kid to use their bikes for a minute) maybe $5

–Ametek38 volt (ebay or surplus store) $60 (a problem with ametek, it n

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Gasohol Offered in Vietnam and I am Jealous!

Gasohol, a mix of gas and ethanol, is being offered to the public in Vietnam.  Ethanol added to gas can be effective and proven safe for most gas vehicles without any modifications.

Of course, you can always make your own ethanol using some yeast, water, and sugar.

When will we get Gasohol in America?  Probably never, gasoline companies make way too much more selling regular gas to us.

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DIY – How to Make Inexpensive Solar Cell Panels!

Well, it took me all day to get all my sites running today, there’s was a massive DoS attack by some hackers I had to take care of.

With that cleared away, here’s how to make some inexpensive solar cell panels.

Mike Davis is an astronomer. To practice his hobby away from the light-pollution of cities, he bought some land in a remote part of Arizona. But there was a problem: No electricity…. But he’s a resourceful fellow. He built some home-made solar panels using inexpensive blemish

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Mercedes-Benz S400 BlueHYBRID gets 29MPG!

Mercedes unveils their new S400 BlueHybrid, which sports a V6 engine and supposedly would get 29MPG.

It’s not a great feat for a hybrid car, I think they have to at least get somewhere around 35MPG otherwise it’s not worth going “hybrid” here.

The V6 produces 279 horsepower and can be aided by the electric motor during acceleration with an additional 20 horsepower and 88 lb-ft of torque, giving the drivetrain a combined torque output of 285 lb-ft and what MB calls an electric “boost” effect. Like most hybr

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