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Bulbcap for Naked Bulbs!

Can’t afford a real lamp shade but you want a condom-like cover for your naked bulbs?

Well, you can always get the Bulbcap for that. They come in different colors so…

The Bulbcap is a lampshade, slightly more than a lightbulb. The caps are directly pulled over the lightbulbs of up to 40 watts. Any wattage can work when using economical lightbulbs. The Bulbcaps can be fixed on hanging bulbs from the ceiling, or on standing lamps of any k

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Solar Powered Backpack!

Check out the solar powered backpack that let’s you charge your gadgets while you walk, ride the bike, or even chillin’ at the beach!

From Voltaic comes this small light weight Green Solar Panel Converter Pack. Multiple attachment mechanisms mean it can work as a pannier on a bicycle, a tank bag on a motorcycle, a saddle pack, or a day bag attached to a lager rucksack. 4 watts of solar power for fast charging.

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Solar Panel Briefcase!

Here’s a good idea for portable solar power cells.

The Metal briefcase consist of two main parts: The top cover integrates solar panel, while the base includes Li-ion batteries and chargers.

The briefcase will make its way to North America in the third quarter of this year (late summer). The price of the briefcase, which will provide juice for up to 75 watts is $1499.

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Homemade Solar Power banishes power bills!

Charmaine Watts, pictured here, hasn’t had a power bill for eight years.  She deserves an award.

Charmaine Watts hasn’t had a power bill for eight years.

Her family of two adults and three children are one of hundreds around the country generating their own electricity.

With power prices on the rise, the $20,000 the Watts spent installing solar panels, a small wind turbine, storage batteries and wiring is starting to look like a good investment.

“I don’t need to worry about power cuts,” said Ms Wa

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Parrallel Wind Turbine!

Check out this awesome parrallel wind turbine that can generate easy 200 watts at 20mph wind!  Pretty simple concept but well executed with patent pending too.

An easy 200 watts in about a 20 mph wind or so, lighting the four 50 watt car headlight bulbs you see at Doug’s feet. We get much more power than this in higher w

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DIY HACK – Cool LED POV

Ooooohhhh, check out this cool LED POV! You can do current time, signs, and more! Nicely done!

From the pictures you can see there’s a motor on the rotor shaft (with the blue housing), and an additional one below the mounting plate. The first motor turned out have too little power to give the rotor enough speed. So I added another motor and a gear, and put stream line wings on the LED bar. The first motor had the rotary encoder at

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