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Seed Starting with the "Baggie Method."

Seed Starting with the "Baggie Method."
When I was ready to sow them using the baggie method I laid them out on a napkin and moistened the napkin with a spray bottle. You want to moisten and not soak your paper napkin to avoid having your seeds get moldy. It's imperative if you're going to start citrus seeds that you sow them immediately because the longer you wait the lower your germination ratio will be. Once I had soaked my citrus seeds overnight and set them on the paper towel which I moistened I folded the napkin in half and set it inside the plastic sandwich bag which I sealed.

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Poor-Mans Smart-Grid - Blackout Protection by UPS and Electric Motorcycle The "Smart-Grid" is an interesting concept, which has potential to stabilize the electric grid, due to either times of high demand or the variability of renewable energy sources, through the use of automated equipment, turning devices on and off remotely. One element of the smart-grid we often hear about is using power from the batteries in an electric vehicle to supplement power to the grid. The Smart-Grid requires smart, bi-directional meters, and electronic components that can either charge an electric vehicle OR pull power from it as needed. At night, an electric vehicle owner charges their vehicle from wall power. At any time that the grid has sudden demand (or a sudden drop in supply) electric power is instead PULLED from the vehicle's battery pack to meet that demand. Electric vehicle owners will be compensated through special electricity pricing for being part of the program. The way I see it, the Smart-Grid is a great CONCEPT, but has a number of issues.

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3D Printed Records Bring New Tunes to Iconic Fisher-Price Toy Player Have an old toy Fisher-Price record player your kids aren’t exactly enamored with? Now, thanks to the miracle of 3D printing, you can create new records for it. Courtesy of Fred Murphy, this Instructables tutorial will guide you through the process of taking music and encoding it in a 3D printer file that will yield a tiny plastic record the Fisher-Prince record player can play. 3D Printing for the Fisher-Price Record Player [via Make] Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek.