Daily Prep

Create Your Own Solar-Powered Mason Jar Nightlight

Reuse & repurpose your old garden lights
Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 2:12 PM

A nicely made Instructable on how to reuse old garden lights and make your own solar night lights with mason jars.

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Use of Light: Part I

Understanding emergencies and flashlight best practices
Monday, July 29, 2013, 8:27 PM

As humans, we’re extremely visual creatures, and our reliance on our eyesight is one of the defining characteristics of the human experience. We define beauty, horror, entertainment, and boredom largely by visual stimulus. We are appealed to and motivated by our visual input, and perhaps most importantly, we base how we move almost entirely by sight, whether on legs, wheels, water, or in the air. » Read more

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Tuna Can Oil Lamp

Light and a meal in one package
Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 1:24 PM

An interesting way to use a can of tuna (Tuna in Oil) for a light source during an emergency.  Another reason to have wick material on hand and keeping the deep pantry stocked.