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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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Build-a-bag for your car (or for a Christmas present) for under $75Build-a-bag for your car (or for a Christmas present)... As the holiday seasons are upon us and you're probably going to be doing a lot of running around shopping. It's a good idea (if you don't already have one) to put together a little contingency bag for the vehicle. Shopping crowds are ridiculous in some places. Those crowds can cause just as much chaos as a severe weather...

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Raised Bed GardensRaised Bed Gardens Introduction So you want a vegetable garden, but don't have a large area to till up for the project? Your “soil” is hard as rock? A good way to compensate for such lack of space and rocky soil is by gardening in raised beds. Doing so helps you overcome problems with our less-than-perfect soil. A raised bed for vegetables...

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Lowering your Heat Bill This WinterLowering your Heat Bill This Winter  Replace old and worn weatherstrip in doors to reduce heat loss and drafts   2. Seal baseboards and caulk windows. This is especially an issue with older homes with wood floors. Cold air can come right up through the baseboards or the windows. Caulk is fairly cheap and this fix will save you BIG. 3....

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How to Bulletproof Your Home

Category : Equipment, General Info

4972799While surfing around I found a pretty good booklet on bulletproofing your home. This is 12 pages and has some really outstanding information on materials, construction and specifications for making your house  impervious to small arms.

In today’s climate, you never really can be to safe. If you have the ability to make the changes to your home to toughen it up, I think it’s a good idea. Here are some examples of why

http://wreg.com/2012/12/19/child-shot-in-memphis/

2  Year old shot in her house by a stray bullet

http://www.ksn.com/news/local/story/Stray-bullet-kills-girl-while-she-slept/_LkT5xUMtEiovM2y5gwvxQ.cspx

8 year old struck by a bullet while she slept

http://thomashawk.com/2008/04/stray-bullet-hits-six-year-old-in-head.html

6 year old killed by bullet fired into the air while asleep

You can download it here

 

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