Turning Animal Waste in Energy in Viet Nam

Its mid-morning in Sóc Sơn District, an hour’s drive north of Hanoi. A team of technicians is setting up a new system for a family to cook their food and heat water. It uses a special fuel made from animal waste known as biogas. This is just one of tens of thousands of biogas units […]

Burning Stuff With 2000ºF Solar Power!!

In a previous project I found a free tv and turned it into a giant solar scorcher. This shoots out a deadly beam of sunlight, that’s hot enough to abuse food, melt metal and burn things you probably shouldn’t. Today seemed like a good day to play with my Solar Scorcher. I positioned my frame […]

How to Turn a Pizza Box into a Solar Oven

How to Turn a Pizza Box into a Solar Oven. Save that last slice of pizza! You can reheat it in its own container, using the sun’s power. You will need A large pizza box A ruler A black marker A box cutter or utility knife Heavy-duty aluminum foil All-purpose glue Scissors Clear plastic wrap […]

How to get 2000ºF Solar Power

If a small magnifying glass will burn things with sunlight, how much power could you get from a lens as big as you? In this project we’re hacking open a rear projection TV, because that’s where you can find one of these amazing solar scorchers, for free. To get started, the first thing I’m gonna […]

The Solar Oven | It’s Cool, But Does It Really Work

[Narrator] This is the GoSun. It’s a solar-powered grill that claims to cook a meal for two people in minutes. Medha: It is steaming! Oh fudge, it’s so hot! Ahhh! I’m Jake. I’m Medha. And we’re testing out inventions to see if they live up to expectations. Jake: We’re here to answer the biggest question: […]