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How to Erase CDs using Electricity!

I’ve been subscribing to YouTube user Photonicinduction for couple days now and he’s got some really interesting videos where he uses a ton of volts of electricity dangerous enough to vaporize several human beings instantly.

Anyways, one of his video shows how to erase CDs using a ton of electricity, check it out.

P.S. I wonder how much his energy bill is every month, probably nearing thousands. Check

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How to Blow Up Stuff w/ Electricity! [FUN VIDEO]

WOW, check out some of the stuff these guys blow up with electricity, amazing! (via hackedgadgets)

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

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Charger DIY – How to Make Energy Efficient Cellphone Charger!

One of the biggest losses of electricity is when you have your cellphone charger plugged into the wall but your phone is not plugged into your charger.  If we could save every little bit of electricity from all the cellphone chargers in the world, this could be significant enough to power a country.  Of course, there are gadgets like CheckTap, which will allow you full control over all your devices that are not powered on.

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How to Lose Fat with the Manual Treadmill!

If you enjoy walking but don’t have time to in your super-busy life, you might be interested to know that you can get a manual treadmill that uses no electricity to work out at the comfort of your home.

The Stamina InMotion II Manual Treadmill is a good one btw.  At $142.11 on Amazon, this surely beats any motorized environmentally-harmful treadmills.

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Flyin’ High Voltage Jobs!

Here’s a cool video on people who actually work on the high voltage lines, they get there by a helicopter so they are not grounded while millions of volts of electricity go through their body while they work. (via hackedgadgets)

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/2890370/worlds_most_craziest_and_dangerous_job/

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Rust DIY – How to Remove Rust by Making an Electrolytic Rust Removal System!

As an immigrant who couldn’t speak English when I first came to America at the age of 9, I would keep myself busy by building things like Thermite, which is basically mixture of rust and aluminum.  Thermite is a great detonator for various bombs like TNT and whatnot, also used as emergency flashing guns.

Anyways, enough about me making thermite as a 9 year old, that was just plain, great chemistry fun, glad I didn’t lose an arm or leg during the process.  This can be great f

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Electricity DIY – How to Make a 2400 Volt Can Crusher!

Here’s a fun DIY that shows you how to make a 2400 volt can crusher!  Is that too much for crushing a can?

Well, I can think of many ways to apply this for can recycling, can you?

The promised and much awaited 2400 volt power supply went through its first test run. It was a little disappointing it takes 4 firings to get the can into the hourglass shape. One of the capacitors might be bad. Anyway a Microwave Oven Transformer charges six 400 volt capacitors through a 500 ohm

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Earth DIY – How to Make a Solar 55-watt Plastic Bottle Lamp!

Here’s a great way to utilize a plastic bottle, water, and film to bring natural light to your home/office without using ANY electricity.  This method basically uses film and water to disperse the sun light into indoors.  It will only work indoors but still a great way to save energy, especially each of these so-called lamps produce about 55-watts of power, more than your regular bulbs.

Here’s video on the HOWTO:

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zMAWztZ6TI

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DIY Soda Can Robot “Robug” Kits for your Kids!

Rather than buying your kids something from ToysRUs, you might want to consider getting him/her one of these cool soda can robug kits that can transfrom any soda can into a soda can “robug”.

Explore the world of robotic science with the Soda Can Robug science kit from Green Science. Kids age 8 and up can recycle a soda can and turn it into a working robotic bug. Kids will be

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Flashlight DIY – How to Make a Battery-Less Flashlight!

Here’s a really cool flashlight that uses 2 capacitors to power the whole thing.  Best of all, the capacitors only need to be charged 3 minutes to last more than 24 hours.

For dummies

Capacitors are a great way to store electricity, and of course even better when you can come up with great ideas for flashlights like this.  (Also see HowStuffWorks explanation of how capacitors work.)

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