22 Nov '14, 4pm

In case you needed something to do this weekend:

I\’ve been using a solar powered battery charger for a while now and it is great in a practical and convenient sense but to be honest I don\’t think that the amount of power I save by using the sun is really very big. I imagine the solar panel itself used more energy to make, package and ship than it will ever create for my Iphone.. http://www.think-solar-power.com/Solar-Powered-Battery-Charger.html

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