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HOW I BUILT AN ELECTRICITY PRODUCING WIND TURBINE

Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona. I am an astronomer and wanted a place to practice my hobby far away from the terrible …

Off-grid

IMPROVED ELECTROSTATIC TURBINE MADE FROM RECYCLABLES

The turbine was constructed from the following items: plastic tubes and drinking straws, nylon spacers, cardboard, sheet metal connecting and …

Woodworking

MACHINING A MINI TESLA TURBINE FROM CARDBOARD

The rotor is fabricated from 16 shaft-mounted discs, each with a contoured edge to reduce turbulence. The rotor spins on low friction bearings.<p>An …

Woodworking

HOW TO MAKE A MINI COMPRESSED AIR TURBINE

In case you didn’t know this yet, compressed air is pretty awesome. With simple mechanical systems – pumps – energy can be stored and used for an …

Turbines

Top 10 Safe Investments With High Returns

Searching for safe high-yield investments is often an exercise in futility. Promotions that tout investments with high returns typically include …

25 Money Experts Share the Best Way to Invest: The secrets to investing from money masters

Investing can be daunting. I know I didn’t invest, outside of my retirement accounts at work, because I was worried about taxes. At least, that’s …

Short And Long Term. Investing: 20 smart investments that range from risky to conservative

The basic principles of investing are straightforward. The most conservative investments offer the lowest returns but protect your initial …

20 Worst Mistakes Rookie Investors Make Avoid: These common mistakes when investing in stocks

Stock market investing for beginners can be exciting — or terrifying. After all, you want your money to grow so you can reach your financial goals. …

Porsche explains Mission E Cross Turismo design and concept

Porsche recently published a video discussing its long-range, all-electric vehicle — the Mission E Cross Turismo — discussing the vehicle’s concept …

25 of the Worst Cars in 7 Decades: Consumers Regret

On rare occasions, cars fall below even the lowest poor rating, earning a harsh and foreboding “Not Acceptable” rating. And as the last few decades …

Pirelli explain decision to skip a compound in Chinese GP tyres

Tyre suppliers choose a softer qualifying tyre for Shanghai<p>Chinese Grand Prix – Pirelli have left a gap in their tyre compound choices for the race …

Lotterer aiming for qualifying gains to improve points chances

Techeetah driver looking to aid teams’ championship challenge. Rome ePrix – Andre Lotterer believes that better qualifying performances are key to …

Tesla vs. gas car: Which state offers the biggest fuel savings?

A report released by the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute is showing the cost savings to the average vehicle owner versus …

Tesla updates Autopilot again, Model S handles sweeping 270-degree turn

A Model S running Tesla’s newest Autopilot update (v8.1 2018.12) successfully managed to drive over a tough curve on an inconsistently-marked road …

Top 5 Incredible and Isolated Solo Hikes in Olympic National Park

Like any park, there are trails that can get quite crowded, and with the popularity of Olympic, summer days can get quite intense in places. The …

Hiking

25 Extremely Exotic Hiking Locations For Adventure Traveler

There’s something intoxicating about hiking to a distant land where you’re out of your comfort zone face to face with an adventure. Unfortunately, …

Hiking

Backpacker Index for 2018: 31 Asia cities by price

Almost all of Asia is a travel bargain once you get there, so finding an affordable flight is often the main obstacle for exotic holidays. For the …

Asia Travel

Top 10 Hostels In Exotic Locations You Won’t Believe Exist

Who doesn’t dream about pristine white beaches, palm trees, stunning sunsets and clear blue waters? Well, if you’re planning on visiting one of these …

Asia Travel

Top 10 Exotic Destinations Even A Broke Student Can Afford To Visit

When we think of exotic destinations, it’s easy to think of luxury, expensive hotels/resorts and that sort of deal, but it really doesn’t have to be …

Top 10

Top 9 Signs You’re With A Good Man

This one is going to be for the ladies. We live in a crazy world and it keeps getting crazier each day. A lot of women think “real men” don’t exist, …

12 Probable Reasons Why You’re Terrible At Relationships According To Experts

1. You act overly impulsive.<p>Remember that when you get into a relationship with someone, you are essentially sharing your life with this person. And …

20 Points Of Marriage Advice From This Divorced Man Is A Must-Read

Marriage is a lot of work, but unfortunately, that’s a lesson many of us don’t fully grasp until it’s too late.<p>In late July, newly divorced …

This Is The Reason Why A Lot Of Great Women Fall For Terrible Men

You’ve probably paid witness to this scenario before. In fact, it happens way more often than people typically think it would. You see an amazingly …

8 Scenic Places to Go Camping in and Around Charleston, West Virginia

Kanawha State Forest<p>Located right outside Charleston, the Kanawha State Forest is the closest scenic area for camping. Open April through December, …

Don’t Call It Glamping: 10 Amazing Luxury Camping Adventures

Who says you have to rough it to enjoy the great outdoors? Here are 10 ways to head for the hills, beaches, and mountains without leaving behind your …

15 Adventure Camping Places in the Garhwal Himalayan Region

The Garhwal Himalaya has long been associated with people’s need to introspect and find peace. Besides the spiritual importance of Devbhoomi, it is …

30 of the Most Terrifying Haunted Places around the World

It seems that one of the most enduring aspects of cultural similarity found throughout the world involves the supernatural. No matter where you go …

10 Scenic Places to Go Camping Near Asheville, North Carolina

Mount Mitchell<p>Let’s start at the top, and in this case, that means Mount Mitchell. As the highest peak east of the Mississippi, Mount Mitchell stands …

8 Reasons Belize Is Heaven For Adventure Junkies

When you start looking up “Belize” for your travel itinerary, you’ll more than likely bear witness to a host of ads for cruises, all inclusive …

15 best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills. Hell, some urban adrenaline junkies don’t even leave their city. Whether your idea of …