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9 Uses for Plastic Bottles
Wow, I never would have thought of any of these uses! Thank you Popular Science! Fricking Geniuses. 9 Uses for Plastic Bottles Windshield Washer Quick starts in cold weather For dusting models (use empty bottle) Liquid soap dispenser Paint sprayer Oil sprayer Polish applicator Breakproof travel bottles Glue Dispenser
Kerosene Radio
“Hold on ma, let me go light the radio!” Made in Moscow for use in rural areas, this all-wave radio is reportedly powered by the kerosene lamp hanging above it. A group of thermocouples is heated internally to 570 degrees by the flame. Fins cool the outside to about 90 degrees. The temperature differential generates […]
Camera Tests Eye Appeal of New Packaging Designs
Am I the only one who thinks this looks like something out of A Clockwork Orange? Taking a cue from photographers who used to clamp your head in a vise to keep it still, modern package designers made this harness to help them test the eye appeal of new packages. A camera (left foreground) is […]