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DIY means to collect water using rainwater cistern

May 6, 2010 / 1 Comment

It makes little sense to let the rainwater drain especially when you are living in a region with perpetual water shortage but receives ample downpour. Rainwater harvesting could help resolve your water shortage problems, and all that you need to do is install a rainwater cistern. Purchase a cistern from a whole variety of range available in the market, keeping in ...

DIY: Salvaged Materials Create A Meditation Temple

January 26, 2010 / No Comments

The Meditation Temple could be your personal abode away from the stress of the world, but very much in your own backyard. You could think, reflect or meditate in this little piece of micro architecture, or maybe just enjoy moments of solitude. This one person meditation temple may not look as cool as the OfficePOD, but then it isn't designed ...

Optimus Prime Replica Built From Junk, Still Rallies Autobots

January 25, 2010 / 1 Comment

Transformers are a surefire way to get attention, and Optimus Prime of course is quite high on the list there. The 14-foot replica of Optimus Prime you see here was built by a Taiwanese fan, and he built it all out of junk. Though very clearly, and quite obviously the replica does not match its inspiration of Optimus from Revenge ...

Cool Ride: BugEV the DIY Electric Vehicle

February 10, 2009 / No Comments

Many people are looking these days for eco-friendly alternative for their daily commuting. With that in mind the good folks from Blue Sky Designs, came out with a DIY electric vehicle that you can afford. Dubbed BugEV, the kit for the three wheeled single-seater car/bike is made out of 72 pieces and reaches about 50mph with a maximum range of ...

Texas Teen Builds Electric Car With a $10,000 Budget

October 16, 2008 / No Comments

As car manufacturers are venturing into making electric cars to beat the high costs of fuel, a 17 year old, Lucas Laborde, has already built an electric car with a difference. It took him 150 hours to convert a normal gas powered car into one that runs on electricity. Luke, as he is known to his friends and relatives, hopes to ...