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12 Creative Ways to Reuse Aluminum Foil

12 Creative Ways to Reuse Aluminum Foil

12 Creative Ways to Reuse Aluminum Foil Aluminum foil is potentially one of the most useful and versatile mass produced substances. The early model of this product was originally called “tin foil” because it was made using tin. Tin transferred unwanted odor to food products, so a new version was …

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How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner Extreme hot temperatures can make your life difficult especially if you are in the desert or a place where electricity to power your air cooler is not accessible. Having an air conditioner that functions well can come in handy during such …

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20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil

20 Imaginative Ways to Use Lavender Oil Lavender (lavandula angustifolia) is one of the most versatile herbs and incredibly efficacious as an essential oil. Its botanical name, Lavandula, comes from the Latin, lavare, which means “to wash.” It was probably named for its use cleaning wounds, washing linens, and in …

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Homemade Ram Pump

How to: Make a ram pump

How to: Make a ram pump If you like to do DIY projects, you can benefit from your fun hobby by applying your enjoyment to helping you outside of preoccupying your spare time. For example, some projects can help you save money on your bills or perhaps make conveniences of life …

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Guide to Composting Toilets

Guide to Composting Toilets

Composting Toilets: Your Guide to Off The Grid Toilets  Moving off the grid means you have to think and have plans for things that you don’t need to consider when you live in the town. Going off the grid means you’re disconnecting yourself from the municipal sewage system, and that …

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Guide to Canning: What You Need to Know 

Guide to Canning

Guide to Canning: What You Need to Know  Are you interested in learning how to can? Canning is one of the top ways to preserve your garden harvest each year, turning it into delicious recipes. Homesteaders and gardeners alike started canning decades along. So, let’s jump right in with our …

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30 ways you have never considered for using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash

30 ways you have never considered using wood ash If you’ve got a fireplace or fire pit full of wood ashes and would like to find a more useful purpose for them than simply tossing them in the trash, read on! We’ve come across 30 great uses for ash you …

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How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar

How To Convert An Electric Water Heater To Run Off Solar Maybe you want to get off the grid, or maybe you just want to save on your power bill. Whatever your initial motivation is, once you know all the advantages, you can rest assured that converting your electric water …

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Survival Tips: How to Find drinking Water

Survival Tips: How to Find drinking Water

Survival Tips: How to Find drinking Water Humans can survive almost a week without food, but 72 hours without water leaves a human knocking on death’s door. Water is key to survival in any disaster scenario, and it should come before everything else. Water makes up about 60% of your body, flushes …

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8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases

8 Insects You Can Use to Treat Injuries and Diseases Insects have been central to traditional healing practices for centuries in South America, Asia, and Africa. Preliminary medical trials have verified that many of these traditional ingredients contain beneficial properties. While modern, conventional medical care might be the preference in economically developed …

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Make a Mad Max Style Paracord Survival Bracelet

Make a Mad Max Style Paracord Survival Bracelet

Make a Mad Max Style Paracord Survival Bracelet  Have you ever watched a movie and saw an accessory on one of the characters that you would absolutely love to have? Movies have commonly been a huge inspiration to the fashion people choose to showcase! The most aggravating thing, however, is …

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