Instructables: exploring - technology - science - Energy - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:55:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Building the GEK Gasifier in seven parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-GEK-Gasifier-in-seven-parts/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 23:47:31 PST
My Tesla's radiant energy collector (open project) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Teslas-radiant-energy-collector-open-project/
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By: alessiof76

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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 02:02:06 PDT
Make Lye From Salt and Gelatin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Lye-From-Salt-and-Gelatin/
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By: egbertfitzwilly

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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:32:58 PDT
MICROWAVE RADIATION http://www.instructables.com/id/MICROWAVE-RADIATION/
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By: Jimmy Proton

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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:57:55 PDT
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-easy/
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:57:30 PDT
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Spark-Gap-Tesla-Coil-SGTC/
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By: Xellers

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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:31 PDT
Wind Turbine Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Game/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:53:38 PDT
DIY hydrogen generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hydrogen-generator/
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By: Make it BIG

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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:21:49 PDT
Vapour TorQ http://www.instructables.com/id/Vapour-TorQ/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:34:59 PST
How to acselerate to the speed of light (theroeticaly) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-acselerate-to-the-speed-of-light-theroetica/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:53:53 PST
Perpetual Motion Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Motion-Machine-1/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:58:07 PST
Microwave Science Experiments - Will it blow up? What can we stick in? Microwave Night at MITERS http://www.instructables.com/id/Microwave-Science---Will-it-blow-up--What-can-we-/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:47:44 PST
How to Make A Simple Hydrogen Fuel Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Simple-Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 11:36:49 PDT
Easy home made wind powered generator. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-made-wind-powered-generator/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:14:49 PDT
Cardboard Savonius Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Savonius-turbine/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 14:42:34 PST
My home made solar cell step by step http://www.instructables.com/id/My-home-made-solar-cell-1/
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Sun, 3 May 2009 06:16:19 PDT
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Improved-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:25:11 PST
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
Solar powered Reverse Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Vehicle/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 09:59:47 PDT
Giant Fresnel Lens Deathray: An Experiment in Optics http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Fresnel-Lens-Deathray-An-Experiment-in-Opti/
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 15:42:56 PST
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Vacuum-Tube-Tesla-Coil-VTTC/
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By: Xellers

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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 13:42:25 PST
Salt Water and Aluminum Foil Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Salt-Water-and-Aluminum-Foil-Night-Light/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2010 16:47:53 PST
Lime Jello, Yeast and Carbon Paper Fuel Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/Lime-Jello-Yeast-and-Carbon-Paper-Fuel-Cell/
Lime Jello, Yeast and Carbon Paper Fuel Cell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/M8T8/FWS6K1L2/F03M8T8FWS6K1L2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/M8T8/FWS6K1L2/F03M8T8FWS6K1L2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/M8T8/FWS6K1L2/F03M8T8FWS6K1L2.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Can Jello Brand Instant Gelatin replace coal fired power plants? Probably not but it can be used to build a demonstration microbial fuel cell from common materials. This is a fun classroom or rainy day project, tie multiple cells together and use the power to light an LED. You'll probably need a jou...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2009 20:08:41 PDT