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HOW TO: Make a $5 wind-powered phone charger for your bike

A clever 16-year-old named Thomas combined his two passions, cycling and electronics, into one very useful DIY gadget. Using a tired CPU fan, an old …

A digital, 3D printed sundial whose precise holes cast a shadow displaying the current time

Julldozer created an amazingly clever digital sundial ("Cadran Solaire Numérique") that precomputes the angle of the sun throughout the day and uses …

Salt and a car battery: Unusual tools to make clean water in Kenya

You can survive for months without food. But when it comes to water, you only have days.<p>Lack of access to safe, clean water is a life-threatening reality for hundreds of millions of people, and charitable solutions are often short-term.<p>Now one company is using technology designed for the U.S …

The computer designed in the 1800s

In the video above, discover how punched cards were proposed as a way to program 19th Century ‘computers’.<p>When we interact with computers today, we type into keyboards or press on screens. But the earliest programmers in the 1800s had to use much more rudimentary methods to control their …

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Beehive Fences in East Africa Protect Farms from Elephants | Colossal

<p>When trying to protect farms in east Africa from elephants, it would seem that nothing short of a giant reinforced fence or a chasmic ditch could …

This Open Source DIY Solar Generator Unfolds Like a Flower

Outdoor concerts should be loud, but the generators used to run them should be silent… and green. Enter SunZilla, an open-source, DIY portable solar generator designed to replace conventional diesel generators at outdoor events or in remote locations. The device was created by members of …

Sow Like a Pro: Make a 4-Track Seed Dropper

If you’ve spent much time among those involved in agriculture, chances are you’ve seen some pretty ingenious homemade contraptions. In many cases, these minor inventions are a matter of repairing something, but in other instances, like this “4-Gang Seed Sower,” it’s something new …

camera obsura

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvWX6-0_VHU<p>Jun 15, 2010 - Uploaded by Howcast<p>A <i>camera obscura</i>, also known as a pinhole <i>camera</i>, is the concept that made …

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30 day returns<p>The Copenhagen Wheel is a cycling experience like no other. We are so confident you will love your Wheel, bring it home and try it for …

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Aerovelo's First Record Breaking Run in Human Powered Speed!

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The Focal Camera

What is The Focal Camera?<p><b>The Focal Camera is an open-source modular camera prototyping system.</b><p>By offering these designs free for non-commercial use …

INDEX: Solar Classroom in a Box doesn't look like much, but is transforming schools in Africa

<i>TreeHugger is covering the INDEX: Design to Improve Life awards at the end of August; this post covers one of the 46 finalists chosen from 1,123</i> …

World Solar Challenge 2015: Trackside with Durham University’s new solar car

AN OLD RAF BASE, Leicestershire—While it might look like a catamaran without its sails, or perhaps an unusual dual-basin carbon-fibre bathtub, you …

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Afkicken van de Tour: onboardcamera's

Deze browser wordt niet ondersteund voor het spelen van video. Update uw browser naar Internet Explorer 10 of hoger om video af te kunnen spelen.<p>Van …

Reinventing the Wheel

Atlas: the Sikorsky prize-winning design

ANDI, a hand-powered low tech 3D printer designed to teach kids how 3d printers work

Aug 7, 2015 | By Alec<p>The FDM 3D printing market is ever expanding, it seems, and though most promise unique features, settings or prices, the reality …

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“The Culticycle is a pedal powered tractor that can cultivate, seed, spray, or pull gear for most low horsepower tasks. Small tractors do many jobs …

Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years

No, this isn't a make-believe place. It's real.<p>They call it "Ball's Pyramid." It's what's left of an old volcano that emerged from the sea about 7 million years ago. A British naval officer named Ball was the first European to see it in 1788. It sits off Australia, in the South Pacific. It is …

MIT Professor Neri Oxman pushes 3D printing in art and manufacturing

Jun.8, 2012<p>Architect and designer Neri Oxman is assistant professor of media arts and sciences at the MIT Media Lab. She is best known for her work …

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In the 2017 America’s Cup, the Emirates Team New Zealand introduced stationary bikes instead of hand cranks to power the hydraulic system that steers …

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“I didn’t know much about watches until my aunt died and I inherited an astonishingly beautiful pocket watch from her. Looking online, I found it was …

3D printer and 3D printing news

May.1, 2018 - A recent training mission carried out by the U.S. Marine Corps made use of 3D printing technology to repair troops' snowshoes. The …