Nifty·Updated on Feb 24, 2019. Posted on Apr 17, 201325 Clever Ways To Harness The Power Of The SunIt's the 21st century, AKA solar panels now belong literally everywhere.by Alanna OkunBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Make your own solar panels out of soda cans. solar.freeonplate.com Here's how. 2. Channel your inner Victorian with solar-powered lampposts. improvementscatalog.com How anachronistic. 3. Channel your inner witch with a glowing orb. improvementscatalog.com Get it here. 4. Here's the DIY version. theshabbycreekcottage.com Directions here. 5. Get a solar-powered video camera. hammacher.com You'll never run out of battery halfway through your cousin's interminable graduation again. 6. Charge your phone. design-3000.de Available here (in German) (which is clearly why it's so sleek). 7. Make your own charger from an Altoids case. news.discovery.com Mmm, minty. 8. Or just let your bikini do the charging for you. andrewjs.com / Via imwm.org Artist and performer Andrew Schneider came up with this little number; you can place custom orders here. 9. For a slightly more kid-friendly project, make a solar oven. icanteachmychild.com Just be warned that the amount of s'more consumption in your house will increase considerably. 10. Bonnaroo would be so much more tolerable if you had this solar-powered tent. newsroom.orange.co.uk Too bad it's only in prototype. 11. These lifts were designed to help people in wheelchairs. greendiary.com 12. Make a solar jar. lovepomegranatehouse.com Directions here. 13. Or a hanging lamp. ikeahackers.net Directions here. 14. Buy a tiny model of Her Royal Majesty the Queen. amazon.com She actually waves, a fact to which I can attest because one of my roommates has this very device. She (the Queen, not my roommate) lives next to the toaster and the potted succulents. 15. Or...these babies kissing? chaarly.com Is that, like, okay? 16. OR THIS SCANTILY CLAD JIGGLING DOLL?!? tinydeal.com The solar energy causes her boobs to shake. Cool awesome glad this is where technology has brought us. 17. This toy is actually appropriate for children. etsy.com Get it here. 18. Make a solar-powered herb garden. dfw.com Like this guy. 19. Line your porch with Mason jar lights. creativecaincabin.com Directions here. 20. Get a light-up marquee for a party or wedding. etsy.com It'll look great during the day and downright magical at night. 21. Commemorate. etsy.com For the right person, this could be the best memorial of all time. 22. Light your way home. loveseweetlove.blogspot.com So no one will ever have to awkwardly drive by your house three times trying to figure out if they're at the right place. 23. Take inspiration from the World Cup for solar-powered boats. photoblog.nbcnews.com 24. And from Art Haines, who sells DIY solar car kits. alternativeconsumer.com Get yours here. 25. Make your yard sparkle all summer long. gardeners.com These solar-powered string lights are available here.