Energy & Sustainability

The latest DIY ideas, experiments and demonstrations in energy science.

Reuse Hollow-core Doors To Make Plywood and More

Reuse Hollow-core Doors To Make Plywood and More

Reusing isn’t new, but items deliberately made from reclaimed materials have become statement pieces. The “upcycling” movement and rising interest in eco-conscious wares has given value to the valueless. Decrepit and dangerous barns once left to decompose are now painstakingly picked for profit. Even shipping pallets have earned a place as sought-after sources of wood. […]

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Fix Our Planet, Part 4: Reinventing a Material World

Fix Our Planet, Part 4: Reinventing a Material World

We need new tricks — quick — to decarbonize our stuff and the ways we manufacture it.

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Fix Our Planet, Part 3: New Power Nation

Fix Our Planet, Part 3: New Power Nation

How we’ll remake America’s national infrastructure to electrify everything

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Fix Our Planet, Part 2: Decarbonization Begins At Home

Fix Our Planet, Part 2: Decarbonization Begins At Home

Erase half your carbon footprint – just by electrifying your roof, your heat, and your wheels

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Fix Our Planet, Part 1: Electrify Everything!

Fix Our Planet, Part 1: Electrify Everything!

The children are right: This is our last chance for a livable planet. We need an epic effort to elctrify vehicles and entire homes. Makers can make it happen.

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Using Recycled Plastic With Your Home Vacuum Former

Using Recycled Plastic With Your Home Vacuum Former

Jude Pullen was toying around with a home vacuum former called the Mayku Formbox. The machine allows you to create vacuum formed shapes at home fairly easily. Pullen had the idea that it would be great if he could use upcycled material instead of buying plastic each time. As it turns out, only a few […]

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Maker Faire Shenzhen Visitor Registration

3 Reasons You Should Register For Maker Faire Shenzhen Now

This year, Maker Faire Shenzhen 2019 will be focusing on the theme “To the Heart of Community, To the Cluster of Industry”. With a full chain events for technological innovations, you can look forward to the Maker Summit Forum, Maker Booths (includes highlights and performances), as well as Innovation workshops. MFSZ2019 will showcase innovative applications […]

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