Instructables: exploring - technology - science - Energy http://www.instructables.com Mon, 23 May 2016 23:24:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solar-Oven-1/
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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:58:12 PDT
Pizza Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Solar-Oven/
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:48:52 PDT
Human Body powered battery (MEDELIS BATTERY 19nh DNA) http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Body-Powered-Battery-MEDELIS-BATTERY-19nh-DN/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:48:36 PDT
Make Piezo Generator! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Piezo-Generator/
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Sun, 20 Mar 2016 01:27:17 PDT
DIY Air-Lift Pump (Version1) Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Air-Lift-Pump-Version1-Experiment/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:29:16 PST
Easy Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hydrogen-Generator/
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:04:22 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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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:21:49 PDT
Floor Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Energy/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:55:44 PST
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
Wave Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Wave-Power-Generator/
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:09:47 PST
How to Get Solar Roadways™ in Your Area http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Solar-Roadways-in-Your-Area-1/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 20:27:34 PST
Gas Cooker & Water Purifier Using Free Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-String-Free-Energy-Gas-Cooker-Water-Purifier/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:18:45 PST
Make energy by moving your hands in your free time http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-energy-by-moving-your-hands-in-your-free-time/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:43:12 PST
How to: Construct Your Very Own Universe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Construct-Your-Very-Own-Universe/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:07:25 PDT
Can oxygen improve mental abilities? (revised) http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-oxygen-improve-mental-abilities/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:10:32 PDT
Science Experiments | Homemade Hydrogen | Balloons Flying http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Experiments-Homemade-Hydrogen-Balloons-Fly/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:55:05 PDT
Homemade X-ray Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-X-ray-Source/
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:12:10 PST
MAKING A SIMPLE CELL BY YOUR BODY IN JUST FEW SECOND http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKING-A-SIMPLE-CELL-BY-YOUR-BODY-IN-JUST-FEW-SECO/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 20:01:39 PST
How to Burn Palladium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Burn-Palladium/
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 02:03:13 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
Electrolysis Apparatuses http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrolysis-Apparatuses/
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Wed, 22 May 2013 22:40:52 PDT
simple electrolytic cell made ​​with citrus fruits http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-electrolytic-cell-made-with-citrus-fruits/
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:48:16 PDT
RotoVerter http://www.instructables.com/id/RotoVerter/
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:59:38 PDT
Energy Efficient Electric Amphibious Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-Electric-Amphibious-Vehicles/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:11:40 PDT
Hydrogen Production for Energy Independence http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrogen-Production-for-Energy-Independence/
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:03:59 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
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Improved-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RTNJ/GYN8Z8RS/FR7RTNJGYN8Z8RS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RTNJ/GYN8Z8RS/FR7RTNJGYN8Z8RS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/RTNJ/GYN8Z8RS/FR7RTNJGYN8Z8RS.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes After finally finding some good sources on Tesla Coils, I set off to see how well built my previous instructable, "The Simple Tesla Coil" was. My findings were grim, it was performing terribly considering that the transformer draws in 990 watts. So I set out to change that. I would recommend that yo...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:25:11 PST
The mexican... Watt ? ? Calculate Watts on motors with Amp and Volt readings. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-mexican-Watt-meter/
The mexican... Watt ? ? Calculate Watts on motors with Amp and Volt readings. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SMALL.jpg rlarios Nowadays, it’s easy to measure watts to home appliances with Kill-A-Watt meters. However, living in Mexico, ordering one across the border would be cost prohibitive as shipping charges would be higher than the cost of the meter itself, and that's without taking into account import taxes! Knowi...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 20:19:23 PST
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes This is a guide on how to build a medium sized Tesla coil. I built this one from parts I had laying around, all I had to buy was magnet wire, in all I spent less than $30! For those building their first coil, I would not suggest using this a standalone source of instructions. This is my first coil,...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
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
Solar powered Reverse Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Vehicle/
Solar powered Reverse Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6Y8K/GQYGKK1L/FEA6Y8KGQYGKK1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6Y8K/GQYGKK1L/FEA6Y8KGQYGKK1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/6Y8K/GQYGKK1L/FEA6Y8KGQYGKK1L.SMALL.jpg The Mak3rs SOLAR POWERED REVERSE TRIKE Designed and built in just 18 days at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in Pakistan,  7 x 3.5 x 4.5 ft (2.13 x 1.06 x 1.37 meter), 132 pound (60 kg) low-rider features a custom built, t-shaped aluminum framework at the front of the vehicle, and the ba...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 09:59:47 PDT
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Spark-Gap-Tesla-Coil-SGTC/
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SMALL.jpg Xellers Shoot foot-long bolts of lighting through the air, light fluorescent tubes without wires, and power your other high voltage experiments with the aid of this tabletop-sized Tesla coil! Once the parts have arrived, it comes together in about a weekend, and for less than $200 even for those without a...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:31 PDT
Electricity Generating Kite! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Kite/
Electricity Generating Kite! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 Imagine, a children's toy generating all of your electricity needs. That is the reality of kite power! Kites mounted with turbines fly autonomously generating power on a megawatt scale! I have always been infatuated with kites. Their simple movement and calming effect seem to interest every child. ...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:09:03 PDT
MICROWAVE RADIATION http://www.instructables.com/id/MICROWAVE-RADIATION/
MICROWAVE RADIATION - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/5DDL/GLL4ZIC0/FF55DDLGLL4ZIC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/5DDL/GLL4ZIC0/FF55DDLGLL4ZIC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/5DDL/GLL4ZIC0/FF55DDLGLL4ZIC0.SMALL.jpg Jimmy Proton I love microwaves, I think they are the coolest thing ever. My science teacher even let me teach a lesson (that I made) on microwaves! On this instructable I will teach you a thing or two about microwave radiation. history of micorwaves Microwaves were first predicted by James Clerk Maxwell (seco...
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:57:55 PDT
making hydrogen and oxygen http://www.instructables.com/id/making-hydrogen-and-oxygen/
making hydrogen and oxygen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/I8FH/GKS0V8Z6/FL3I8FHGKS0V8Z6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/I8FH/GKS0V8Z6/FL3I8FHGKS0V8Z6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/I8FH/GKS0V8Z6/FL3I8FHGKS0V8Z6.SMALL.jpg Hav0c In this instructable I will be explaining how to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen through the method of electrolysis. Electrolysis is where you run a current through a solution containing ions which in this case are hydrogen and oxygen. 2H2O - 2H2 + O2 the setup cost me about $45 New Zealand...
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:15:09 PST
A Solar Powered Toy Car (Handmade) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Solar-Powered-Toy-Car-Handmade-1/
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:16:57 PDT
Make Lye From Salt and Gelatin http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Lye-From-Salt-and-Gelatin/
Make Lye From Salt and Gelatin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/EZPG/GB5HE1XD/F2AEZPGGB5HE1XD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/EZPG/GB5HE1XD/F2AEZPGGB5HE1XD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/EZPG/GB5HE1XD/F2AEZPGGB5HE1XD.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Granny's gone and so is her box of ashes for making lye. Here's a modern technique to make high quality lye (Sodium Hydroxide) at home for any number of reasons, including soap making. We'll be using an electrochemical process called electrolysis in a two chamber apparatus. In one chamber we will p...
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Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:32:58 PDT
Making a Saline or Hydroxide Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Saline-or-Hydroxide-Solution/
Making a Saline or Hydroxide Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly A classroom suitable method to make electrolyte solutions of any strength for al-air or microbial fuel cells if a heat source is available. Along the way we will learn about calculating ratios, percentages and solubility of inorganic chemicals in water. Plus these solutions can be used with other pr...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:46:49 PST
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Vacuum-Tube-Tesla-Coil-VTTC/
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SMALL.jpg Xellers Can't find a neon sign transformer? Want to build your first Tesla Coil without facing the complexities of going solid state? Here's some good news: Vacuum tube Tesla Coils, which have been making a comeback in recent years, can be just as rewarding as any other type of coil without breaking the ban...
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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/
Salt Water and Aluminum Foil Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/LKBC/G3TDVNSW/FXELKBCG3TDVNSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/LKBC/G3TDVNSW/FXELKBCG3TDVNSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/LKBC/G3TDVNSW/FXELKBCG3TDVNSW.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly A simple classroom (no soldering) project  to show aluminum air batteries in use. In this instructable I will show you how to create a simple 3 cell aluminum air fuel cell using household aluminum foil and saltwater. You can use this to drive a small light or possibly a motor. This device will funct...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2010 16:47:53 PST
How to Build a Wind Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wind-Power-Generator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/RS0X/G2HDWB6W/FW3RS0XG2HDWB6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/RS0X/G2HDWB6W/FW3RS0XG2HDWB6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/RS0X/G2HDWB6W/FW3RS0XG2HDWB6W.SMALL.jpg doctorgig Harvesting the wind for energy is not a new concept.  The origins of using the  winds to to produce mechanical energy are lost in the mists of time . Mankind was using wind power to move his ships and grind his grain at least a couple thousand years ago. With the advent of electricity it was only na...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2009 09:35:15 PST
Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part III http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-MFC-Part-III/
Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part III - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/MOH4/FXK6AC2X/FMLMOH4FXK6AC2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/MOH4/FXK6AC2X/FMLMOH4FXK6AC2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/MOH4/FXK6AC2X/FMLMOH4FXK6AC2X.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly This 5 gallon single chamber microbial fuel cell uses inexpensive conductive cloth to provide a silver catalyst and a styrofoam permeable membrane. Operation of a single chamber MFC is complicated by oxygen poisoning resulting from the conflicting requirements of the anaerobic population and the cat...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2009 16:08:08 PDT
A Paper Plate and Pop Bottle Savonius Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Paper-Plate-and-Pop-Bottle-Savonius-Wind-Turbine/
A Paper Plate and Pop Bottle Savonius Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/EP5T/FX55749C/FO2EP5TFX55749C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/EP5T/FX55749C/FO2EP5TFX55749C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/EP5T/FX55749C/FO2EP5TFX55749C.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Build a vertical axis windmill from cardboard and recycled pop bottles to experiment with wind power generation.Small wind turbines have lower energy output than commercial wind turbines, such as those found in wind farms. Commercial generators in the 5-50W range are available for boat or caravan us...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2009 20:09:56 PDT
Make a Direct Blonde Fuel Cell (DBFC) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Direct-Blonde-Fuel-Cell-DBFC/
Make a Direct Blonde Fuel Cell (DBFC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/E48F/FWYHVAQ8/F4KE48FFWYHVAQ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/E48F/FWYHVAQ8/F4KE48FFWYHVAQ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4K/E48F/FWYHVAQ8/F4KE48FFWYHVAQ8.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Unleash the awesome power locked in the secret of blonde hair and get free electricity forever!Okay if you believed that you might actually be a blonde. As may be here's a quick instructable to create a metal oxide battery using household materials....if you build model airplanes that is otherwise i...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2009 13:33:58 PDT
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
Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part II http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-MFC-Part-II/
Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KELT/FVW1UJ50/F9WKELTFVW1UJ50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KELT/FVW1UJ50/F9WKELTFVW1UJ50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KELT/FVW1UJ50/F9WKELTFVW1UJ50.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly This instructable provides detailed directions for building your own microbial fuel cell using Jello, Saltwater and Septic Tank treatment. It's based on the information provided in Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part 1This is a true fuel cell in that both the anaerobic and electrolyte media are...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:27:10 PDT
My Tesla's radiant energy collector (open project) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Teslas-radiant-energy-collector-open-project/
My Tesla's radiant energy collector (open project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZYI5/FVDC32US/FG7ZYI5FVDC32US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZYI5/FVDC32US/FG7ZYI5FVDC32US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZYI5/FVDC32US/FG7ZYI5FVDC32US.SMALL.jpg alessiof76 I did this experiment in February 2009. This device was invented to detect / collect "radiant energy" and convert it into electricity it was patented by Tesla in 1905 original patent: http://keelynet.com/tesla/00685958.pdfMy device not collect "radiant energy", it collect static electricity I ju...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 02:02:06 PDT