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Medicinal Plant Map of the United StatesMedicinal Plant Map of the United States This is a 1932 map of medicinlal plants by Edwin Newcomb. This shows the medicinal plants in each state. Below is a clickable map that can be blown up by holding your CTRL and rolling your mousewheel forward. There is also a link that will take you to a cartography service to get an actual high quality map printed if you...

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100 Different Ways to Reuse Broken Household Items100 Different Ways to Reuse Broken Household Items On the contrary, there are many different projects that you can do with those broken items and create stunning décor for indoors and out, all from things that you may consider to be trash. We have collected a list of 100 different projects that call for those broken items or common household trash. Repurposing is...

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Disaster Prepardness in Annapolis Anne Arundel County Department of Inspections and Permits continues to highlight building safety throughout the month of May. This week’s theme “Bounce Back Faster from Disaster – Build to Code,” emphasizes the importance of preparing your family and home for natural disasters. Anne Arundel County is vulnerable...

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What a real life economic collapse looks likeWhat a real life economic collapse looks like I ran across this while in my internet travels. Pretty interesting read. Good site, worth checking out Did you ever think about what your life would be like if the stores were closed? I’m not talking about a post-apocalyptic Mad Max scenario or a winter storm that clears the shelves. I’m talking about a long-term...

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A vertical garden from a 50 gallon drumA vertical garden from a 50 gallon drum This set up will let you grow 50 plants in an areas 2ft x 2ft. These barrels are easy to find. Craigslist is generally filled with them. You would prefer food graid and you want to make sure this wasn't carrying anything toxic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufEQ6ZljJBE&x-yt-cl http://www.half-pinthomestead.com/GardenBarrels.html

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making you Sick?

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While your air conditioning unit is keeping you cool in the summer, there are a few health risks you should be aware of. With constant use of your air conditioners, you can lead yourself to having health problems or exasperating the ones you already have.

By learning how to avoid those …read more

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Items For Your Survival Bag

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The latest SHTF bill, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), is working its way through Capitol Hill as we speak. If passed, this bill will ship millions more of American jobs overseas. As a fix-up, the idea for something known as Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is also being fast …read more

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Are You Prepared For The Really Big One?

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Over the past few weeks there has been a lot of discussion around the likelihood of a major earthquake in the Pacific Northwest. The original article in the New Yorker describes many scientists certainty that the massive quake is coming and will raise Seattle and Portland to …read more

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Radio Review: Baofeng’s UV-82HP

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Can a measly few watts of power make much difference?

When folks at Baofeng Tech asked me if I’d review the new 8 Watt UV-82HP UHF/VHF ham radio, the FIRST thing I thought of was comparing two different models against each other at their max power setting, and see how …read more

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How to Generate Striking Power In Self Defens

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One of the ways to generate striking power is to get stronger by utilizing the big lifts such as squats, dead lifts, overhead presses and bench presses. When you get stronger, you can generate more force.

Another way is to move your body weight, using a tool (elbow, knee, etc.) through …read more

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

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By Bobby Akart of Freedom Preppers

Consider this. An elderly couple once sought my advice about funding their retirement lifestyle. They asked how much money they could take out of their savings to live on.

My response: “How long do you plan to live?” …read more

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Surviving Dystopia!

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Surviving Dystopia,

What the heck does that mean?
In it’s most basic sense? “The art of Getting By”

In 1516 Sir Thomas Moore coined the word Utopia… in his book of the same name, he is describing a society possessing near perfect qualities…. Dystopia is described as the opposite of that, often characterized …read more

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Hammer Fists for Self Defense

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WARNING! This video contains some graphic video clips. In this video I am going to show you what targets to strike with your hammer fist(s). I believe that the target is more important than the technique. Therefore, regardless of the technique you use, if you …read more

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Elbow Strikes for Street Fighting and Self Defense by Coach David Alexander

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In this video I am going to show you the five basic elbows that you can practice at home. I am also going to show you what targets, on the attacker, where you need to …read more

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Fiesta Chicken & Rice: Freeze Dried Ingredients

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Did you forget to lay that meat our for dinner aaaagain? No worries. I have a recipe that will save you and taste like you spent quite a while making it, but in reality, it only takes 10-15 minutes to make and you do …read more

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