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Japanese technique of preserving/antiquing wood

Ancient practices can seem a bit strange nowadays, but some of them are surprisingly effective. Such is this next technique, an ancient Japanese one that helps you preserve wood with the use of fire. This seems quite odd at first, but let us tell you more about it. The process is ...
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Fire-proof Sleeping Bag for Homeless People Invented by a Teenager

The increasing number of homeless people have inspired Emily Duffy (15), a student from Desmond College, to develop a project that she presented at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS, Dublin, where some of the brightest ideas of young people are shown. The ...
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How to Recycle Jeans into a Garden Apron

It might seem easier to throw away old jeans, but it’s actually more productive to repurpose them in more creative ways. For instance, a simple DIY project can be implemented with little effort. We present you the jeans recycled into garden apron! You’re only a few cuts away from ...
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Eco-friendly battery made from salt and water last 10 times longer

Did you know of this alternative battery that is made from salt and water? It’s the invention of Jay Whitacre, who won the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize of $500,000. The battery was named Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) and was developed with the use of non-toxic materials, such as ...
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A Coffee Cup That Has Native Seeds Embedded Within The Material To Be Used For Reforestation In Your Local Communities.

Taking care for the environment proves to be much easier than thought about decades ago. A biodegradable coffee cup embedded with seeds that grow into trees may have sounded like science-fiction a few years back, but now it’s a reality! The idea comes from California-based company ...
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60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For Twenty-Four Hours

Wouldn’t it be great to power your home without having enormous costs to starting a journey on the alternative road? Now, you can achieve that and also take care of your figure! The founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike, Manoj Bhargava, says that his invention uses mechanical ...
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How to Build Your Own Wood-Fired Hot Tub

How would you like to have your own hot tub without spending a fortune? If you are trying to have a sustainable lifestyle and live off-the-grid, then this make your own hot tub project will be right up your alley. Build your own wood fired hot tub and spend some relaxing moments without ...
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10 Incredible Football Stadiums Made Of Snacks

If you didn’t know it yet, the Snackadium is a popular thing! It’s that famous that every house party which hasn’t got one is not rated as fun as other events that have this impressive gastronomical feature. Well, truth be told, it is more about logistics than gastronomy, but ...
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Living Off Grid For 30 years: A Story Of Happiness Through Isolation

Jill Redwood lives in East Gippsland, Australia where she built her house almost 30 years ago. She prefers to be really self-sufficient, having an orchard, a garden with vegetables and an animal farm which provide almost everything she needs on a daily basis, without having to frequently ...
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