Urine Ignition!

This isn’t looking good at all. What was supposed to be an easy day hike, is quickly turning into a life-threatening situation. One of your top priorities is to get a fire going before nightfall, but all you’ve got with you is a bag lunch and an empty water bottle. This is a challenge that’s […]

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 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 […]