Old satellite dish and solar panel cookers.
I found this old dish at the city recycle area and converted it to a cooker by first sanding it smooth and covering with 2 strips of reflective vinyl covering
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As a prepper, or survivalist you already understand the importance of having a generator. Should a disaster strike, or your power goes down having a generator will save you a lot of grief. Many people have generators, but have not taken the time to know how to hook them up the proper way the their [...]
How to Make a Simple Electric Generator
How to Make a Simple Electric Generator. Electric generators are devices that use alternating magnetic fields to create a current through a wire circuit. While full scale models can be complex and expensive to build, you can create a...
ES Pipe Waterwheel Generates Hydroelectricity Every Time You Turn on the Tap
The ES Pipe Waterwheel generates power by allowing water to turn mini turbines within a pipe, creating electricity every time you use a tap.
Mosquito Traps Made From Old Tires Are 7 Times More Effective Than Standard Traps
A new study found this cheap, easy system significantly reduced virus-carrying mosquitoes in Guatemala.
Adventures In Off-Grid Living: What I've Learned Since Going Solar | The Homestead Survival
Zoe at XOJane website shares a first hand personal experience of what she has learned since going solar and living off the grid with zero utility bills.
Making Your Own Solar Panels For Your Home
With electricity costs rising more and more each year, a lot of people are thinking in investing into solar panels for their home to cut down on the costs and to reduce their carbon footprint. While commercial solar panels are a great idea, they tend to cost quite a bit of money. With that in mind, we found a few more affordable solutions in which you can create your own solar panels.
How to get fresh water out of thin air
Fog-harvesting system developed by MIT and Chilean researchers could provide potable water for the world’s driest regions.
How to Make a Solar-Powered Battery Charger
The storms that blew through the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic on June 29 left us, along with millions of other people and all of the businesses in my town, without power for several days. I was incredibly grateful for a handcrank/solar-powered radio that I've had for years. It keep me abreast of the news, and provided…