Daily Prep

How to Make a Solar Still

DIY Tutorial
Monday, October 26, 2015, 3:12 PM

Learn to make your own distilled water and other liquids using these DIY solar still plans. A great weekend project to build resiliency and have more water security.


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NASA: Our Technology-Dependent Lifestyle is Vulnerable to Solar Flares

Understanding the potential impact of CMEs
Saturday, August 3, 2013, 10:45 AM

In 1859, a massive coronal mass ejection (CME) known as the Carrington Event slammed into Earth.

Fast-forward to 2013. Our planet is orders of magnitude more dependent on its technology systems. And a solar event the size of the Carrington Event has not recurred since. How vulnerable are we, should another one arrive? » Read more

What Should I Do?

How to Install Raised Garden Beds

A 1-manpower project
Monday, July 15, 2013, 9:32 PM

If you've been intending to become a gardener but aren't quite sure yet how to get started, this how-to guide is for you.

It chronicles the steps that I successfully followed to put in my own garden this year, all while working hard on the site and traveling frequently with Chris. From start to finish, it was a one-manpower project.

Hopefully this guide will give you the direction, inspiration, and confidence that you, too, can do this. » Read more

Daily Digest

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Daily Digest 7/7 - Gentrifying Into The Shelters, The Secret Life Of The Sun

Sunday, July 7, 2013, 10:34 AM
  • Debt row: What happens when you can never pay it off
  • Gentrifying Into The Shelters
  • A Real Live Third Amendment Case
  • In Secret, Court Vastly Broadens Powers of N.S.A.
  • Confirmation of anomalous hydrogen generation by plasma electrolysis
  • The Secret Life Of The Sun
  • Gargantuan algae bloom fouls beaches of Chinese coastal city
  • A Painful Mix of Fire, Wind and Questions