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  • Daily Digest
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    Daily Digest 8/12 – Waves of Trash in Indonesia, Sharp Rise In Antarctic Ocean Acidity

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, August 12, 2013, 2:33 PM

    • Gold bull or bear? Pick your timeline!
    • Meet the Low-Key, Low-Cost Grocery Chain Being Called ‘Walmart’s Worst Nightmare’
    • Economic Expansion Slows Down in Japan
    • Technology Industry Extends a Hand to Struggling Print Media
    • U.S. Energy Independence Doesn't Mean a Thing
    • Sharp rise in Antarctic seawater’s acidity
    • Photographer Captures Waves of Trash in Indonesia
    • New video: Jules Dervaes and his family at their Urban Homestead in Pasadena, California

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  • Insider
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    Frustrated & Bored, Yet Happy

    At least being stuck in limbo offers time to prepare
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:10 AM


    I am happy, bored, and frustrated all at the same time. 

    My frustration is one I share with everyone who believes that fundamentals (a.k.a. 'reality') matter.  This frustration is fueled by the endlessly-propped financial markets in which good news and bad news are both good and worse news seems to be even better.  No matter what the latest headline might say, it seems to ignite a new round of buying of stocks, bonds, and anything else that the central banks deem worthy of dressing up. 

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  • What Should I Do?
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    Making Do

    Increasing resilience in a less-than-ideal home
    by Amanda Witman

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 4:36 PM


    We spent the last nine years living in a sprawling 1969 split-level ranch-style house that was clearly not designed with resilience in mind.  At the time the house was built, oil was cheap and abundant, and this fact is clear in the design of the house.  While I lived there, I learned quite a lot about what factors contribute to a house’s resilience – or not.  My husband and I were not in a position to sell the house and move to something more ideal, so I did what many people have done for centuries:  I found ways to make do.

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  • Daily Prep

    International Homesteading Education Month, September 2012

    Start a local event to share knowledge and learn from others
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Friday, June 29, 2012, 3:52 PM


    A coordinated effort through Mother Earth News and Grit to connect people in the month of September to share knowledge and get communities to build more resiliency through homesteading efforts and practices. Register an event.  Register as a speaker.


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