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Sharp working on Solar LCD TVs!

Sharp is working on solar LCD TVs for houses without electricity.

The only question I have is, if they don’t get electricity, will they get any TV reception at all?  (Maybe air reception is good… real good…)

LCD prototype which uses just a quarter of the power (or a third measured annually) of a conventional CRT with the same screen size. That’s low enough to be suitably powered b

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DIY – How to Make a Alcohol Distiller with a Rice Cooker!

Here’s a great DIY on how to distill that rice wine using a rice cooker.

A still has two parts, a boiler and a condenser.

A rice cooker/warmer makes a great boiler. It’s got a rubber gasket so all the steam goes out the vent. It’s insulated so all the heat goes into the mash.

A plastic garbage bag makes a great condenser. It’s got lots of surface area, cooling and condensing the vapor very quickly. In my experiments it didn’t need to be vented and hardly puffed up at all.

I tested my still

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