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Build a Solar Power Generator for Under $300

Build a solar power generator for under $300. In this article, learn about how to build a solar power generator for under $300.

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  • 10 Future Home Innovations ... That Weren't

    10 Future Home Innovations ... That Weren't

    Have you ever watched those old advertising videos from the '50s and '60s demonstrating futuristic home technologies? They're a hoot, but you have to wonder: How come those innovations didn't pan out? See more »

  • 5 Ways to Make My Home More Sustainable

    5 Ways to Make My Home More Sustainable

    You care not only about your generation but generations to come, so you want to make environmentally-conscious decisions. We’re here to help. Follow these tips and you’ll soon have the most sustainable home possible. See more »

  • Can solar atmospheric water generators help save on energy costs?

    Can solar atmospheric water generators help save on energy costs?

    Atmospheric water generators can help you save on energy costs, but there are a few catches. We'll tell you what they are. See more »

  • From Toilet to Tiller: Humanure

    From Toilet to Tiller: Humanure

    In the Western Hemisphere, many people might be considered fecophobes. When they go to the bathroom, they want whatever went into the toilet to be whisked away in a hurry. There are folks, however, with a different take. They believe what goes into the toilet should be turned into what's sometimes referred to as humanure. Find out how much you know about the issue in this quiz. See more »

  • Future Homes

    Future Homes

    Houses today are built by construction crews and can take months. In the future, houses could be built in a day by robotic technology. Explore the future of home construction and design. See more »

  • How Denim Insulation Works

    How Denim Insulation Works

    Do you love your jeans so much that you want them to stay in your house forever and ever? Then you're going to love denim insulation, the blue way to go green. See more »

  • How do I clean wool carpeting without using water?

    How do I clean wool carpeting without using water?

    Just like your favorite wool sweater, hot water will shrink your wool carpet until it pulls away from the wall. So, how do you clean it without water? See more »

  • How do I get a stain out of wool carpeting?

    How do I get a stain out of wool carpeting?

    Wool carpets are ideal for high-traffic areas, and they're relatively easy to clean. But that doesn't mean they won't stain. So, what do you do? See more »

  • How Infrared Grills Work

    How Infrared Grills Work

    Infrared grilling introduces less hot air and more radiating heat to food than traditional grills. But are they really better? Stronger? Faster? See more »

  • How Smart Communities Will Work

    How Smart Communities Will Work

    What's a smart community: a neighborhood chock-full of smart homes or really brainy folks? We explore the somewhat nebulous definition of this concept -- and how it's playing out in reality -- in this article. See more »

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