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RV DIY – How to Go Green with RVs!

Here’s some great tips on how to save money and energy if you are into RVs and cross-country driving:

1. Try a diesel-powered RV model such as the BioTrekker, which is powered by the more fuel efficient and less costly biodiesel.

2. Convert an existing model to biodiesel via a kit. Biodiesel kits can be found online or via a green RV dealer.

Q: Don’t you need a special biodiesel engine to run it? A: No. B100 (100 percent biodiesel) will run in most diesel engines with little or no modifications. B20 (20 percent biodiesel) will run in any diesel engine without mo

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Wedding DIY – How to Make a DIY Napkin Wrap!

One of my best friends will be getting married, this caught my attention, DIY napkin wrap that says, “Drink and be married.”  Cool!

…I’ve been working so hard at writing, at making the site a beautiful, completely clean and easy place to be, that I haven’t had a chance to get my hands a little dirty lately doing things that I love. So, this filled the gap if even for just a couple of hours!

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Netbook Hack – How to Add Stereo Microphones to MSI Wind!

Here’s a great way to convert your MSI Wind netbook to be stereo-microphone capable.  I am sure it’d be very similar with other netbooks such as the Eee PCs.

I bought myself a pink MSI Wind when they were first released last year with the intention of using it for university and as a perfect travelling laptop. The Wind is great in many aspects, but the stock inbuilt microphone is severely lacking. It is noisy and not sensitive enough for general use. You have to have your

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Baby DIY – How to Make your Own Custom Sonogram Cufflinks!

Are you expecting a child this year?  Well, here’s a company called CuffLinks.com that will take your sonograms and engrave them in custom cufflinks so you can show off your unborn child to your co-workers and friends.

The Sonogram Photo Cufflinks feature your very own bun in the oven. Send us your own sonogram photos and become a cufflink designer instantly. Up to 2 different images can be used. This is truly unique gift and amazingly personal. There is no better way to surprise a fir

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Laptop DIY – How to Clean Your Laptop CPU Fans!

The #1 cause for laptop failures are the CPU fan grills filling up with dust and making your fans no longer operable.  Once you start hearing extra “fan sounds” in your laptop, it probably means your CPU fans are stuck with dust and it’s time to clean them.  If you don’t, your CPU will overheat and the laptop will ultimately give you the blue screen of death now and then.

But it’s not too hard to clean your laptop CPU fans, the hard part is just getting to it depending on the brand.

HP laptops in general have horrible fan-grill designs, I have p

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Eco-Auto New Roundup!

Here’s a bit of an update on the auto industry from our green blog:

Boston Power unveiling their Plug-in Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles (PHEV/BEV) with SWING.  Propel Fuel will be holding a hydrogen vehicle showdown.

Are you ready for the Top 5 budget hybrid cars of 2009? –

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WiFi DIY – How to Make a WiFi Radio!

Trust me, I am an avid WinAmp addict who listens to internet radio constantly.  Here’s a great DIY on how to make your own WiFi radio! The most awesome project I have seen this year so far.

The back panel is made of fiberboard from Home Depot. The Wi-Fi antenna is shown on the left. The LAN ports and buttons of the router are accessible through cutouts in the back panel. A 6-pin mini-DIN power jack that matches the power supply I’m using and the power switch a

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Transformers Wall Stick-On Giant Decals!

Here’s a great deal for anyone with kids, Transformers wall stick-on GIANT decals that your kids can safelty add/remove from the wall.

This is an adorable set of Transformers Super Jumbo appliques. There 5 self- adhesive, pre-cut,reusable wall stickers that have removable, self-stick appliques of Transformers we all love! 5 pieces of Peel & Stick technology; will adhere to any smooth surface. Removable and repositionable. Washable with mild soap and sponge. Largest image is 40″ high by 15″ wide. Decorating has never been so easy and fun! Clamshell packaging

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Laptop Arm Stand for Busy Tweeples!

Do you have more than 1 laptop laying around?  Well, if you do, you might be surprised to learn that there’s this laptop arm stand that can practically lift your laptop onto anywhere on your desk.

I suspect you can put a slew of laptops with a bunch of these laptop arm stands, great idea for saving space if you use multiple laptops like me.

The adjustable laptop desk stand with c-clamp mount on the platform provides stable positioning for notebook computers weighing between 5-1/2 lbs. to 17 lbs. The spring-balanced arm has strength and ease making it’s adjustabili

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Circuit DIY – How to Make an Electric Table that Detects Electronics!

Here’s a really cool electric table you can make that will light up whenever it detects any electronics such as your cellphone, iPod, and other gadgets.

Table for Electronic Dreams is a table which reveals the hidden electrical activity of nearby electronic objects. Through this interaction, people will develop a greater awareness of the invisible workings of their electronic devices and the limits of human perception.

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