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Instructable user ineverfinishanyth wanted a way to power gadgets while camping, so he built a portable turbine that weighs in at only 16 ounces. Admittedly, it's not going to kick out enough juice to power your laptop, but it can handle powering rechargeable batteries or similar low-energy devices.
Camping's all about enjoying the outdoors; but let's face it - electronics are hard to power in the outdoors...There's nothing worse than pulling out your camera to snap a photo of a great view and finding out your battery's dead!
Here is a free copy of my book Build your own yurt, written in 1995, It has been used by a great many people who have built their own yurts. Our designs have progressed enormously since 1995. For a much more comprehensive guide see The Complete Yurt Handbook or see the rest of our website
If you thought chalkboards were just for schoolrooms, think again.
Purple lilac symbolizes "first emotions of love" in the language of flowers. The language of flowers , sometimes called floriography , was a Victorian-era means of communication in which various flowers and floral arrangements were used to send coded messages, allowing individuals to express feelings which otherwise could not be spoken. This language was most commonly communicated through tussie-mussies (small flower bouquets), an art which has a following today. [ citation needed ]