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Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Wilson Solar Grill: solar cooking in under-developed countries. Not just for backyard the BBQ-er, but really useful to cook food in areas where wood isn't readily available. Excellent!

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from Inhabitat

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling -- The American version is expected to be a hybrid propane/solar model that will allow for flame cooking as well as through thermal convection.

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from About.com Education

Colored Fire Pinecones

Color burning fire with pine cone, vermiculite saturated with long burning soywax and household chemicals like borax. Fill into a hollow bamboo makes an attractive fire brand. Outdoor use only as once ignited it cannot be blown out.

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This new invention is capable of cooking the food you eat during the day, but it will also be able to harvest and store solar energy! This will enable users to cook food at night using the stored power. How is this possible? The solar grill uses a fresnel lens to heat lithium nitrate. Lithium nitrate …

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How to Use Solar Energy at Night heat fertilizer = sodium and potassium nitrate (Melting salts at 224 degrees Celsius), calcium and lithium nitrate (melt at 100 celsius)

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from io9

This solar powered grill will even let you cook at night

Lithium nitrate Solar BBQ prototype from MIT. Stays hot for 25 hours. I need this. First I need someone to build and sell them cheap. Then, I need this.

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from Inhabitat

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

A #solar_grill developed by Professor David Wilson at MIT allows users to cook emissions-free day or night. The grill uses a Fresnel lens and solar energy to melt down a container of Lithium Nitrate, which acts as a battery storing thermal energy for up to 25 hours. The stored heat can be used to cook at temperatures above 450ºF.:

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from Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

Cabin Fever? Get Started Now on These 9 Geeky Camping Projects

copper acetate, boric acid, copper chloride, calcium nitrate, and lithium carbonate are the chemicals you need to make your own multi-color fire

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