Ultimate Guide to Cell Phone Power Banks


Cell phones are not just an accessory – they are a part of our every day lives. We use our phones not just to make calls and texts. We also use our phones to surf the Internet, interact with friends on social media, make video calls, take pictures and videos, play games, … Read more

Off-Grid Solar Grill Can Store Energy & Cook at Night With Zero Electricity


This is a really cool invention that could revolutionize cooking around the world. It’s called this Wilson Solar Grill. This grill can not only cook your food when the sun is out, but it is able to harness the heat energy so you are able to cook food at night — long after the sun has gone down. The first question asked is obviously, how does this grill work? This solar grill utilizes a fresnel lens that heats Lithium Nitrate. According to Wikipedia, Lithium nitrate “is the lithium salt of nitric acid. It is made by reacting lithium carbonate or lithium hydroxide with nitric acid.”

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Guide to Portable Solar Generators and Our Best Picks


What’s a Solar Generator? Solar generators harness Sun’s energy and convert it into electric energy. Solar panels used in solar generators have photovoltaic cells that capture photons and use them to charge batteries, which can later be used to power electronics. Most generators convert the charge stored in batteries into AC (alternating … Read more

Finding Unusual Sized Batteries


Batteries are significant in our life because we use them to power different electronic devices. There are many different kinds and sizes of batteries out there. However, there are gadgets and electronic devices that do not take regular batteries or those that can be bought easily anywhere. Some of the things that … Read more

Best Forms of Portable Electricity


The vast majority of people depend on electricity in everyday life for nearly everything. Houses have electricity for lights, hot water, entertainment, communication, washing and drying laundry, washing dishes, cooking, heating, food preservation, and other things. For many people, it would be an inconvenience to lose power, but for many others, it … Read more

Batteries that Resist Leaking and Corrosion


It is quite distressing to open up a long unused item to put in new batteries to use it again only to find the battery compartment full of corrosion or battery leakage. Cleaning up the item is sometimes impossible, but always difficult. It is possible to avoid this situation, however. One way … Read more

Rechargeable Batteries


Batteries are the power source of choice for many items used in survival situations because electrical power from other sources may not be available. However, regular alkaline batteries have a limited life. Once their power has been depleted, they must be thrown away and new batteries obtained. Rechargeable batteries solve this problem. … Read more

Recharging Batteries with Solar Power


The sun has unlimited power. Solar panels allow people to harness this power and use it for all sorts of electrical applications. One of these is storing energy for future use. The cost of disposable batteries is much higher, over time, than that of rechargeable batteries, and this cost difference widens when … Read more

Homemade Battery Packs


Battery packs are sets of batteries arranged in a pack – which can mean parallel, in series, or both – that are used to deliver a certain output. These can range from a small pack of two or three for a flashlight or similar small item to a large set that soaks … Read more

How to Use Batteries to Charge a Cell Phone


Nearly everyone in the United States today and many around the world has a cell phone.These mobile devices offer connection, both in being able to speak to others via phone calls and in messaging or using social media. This makes them an important part of the life of most people who own … Read more

All About Generators

All About Generators

Power tools need, well, electric power to get them running and help you in doing your building and carpentry tasks. But what if you experience power outage and you’re in the middle of assembling your furniture or of a big house remodeling project? Nothing can be more annoying and perplexing than that. … Read more