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Resilient Communities. Welcome to Appropedia. Practical Action - technology challenging poverty - Practical Action. Soil and Health Library. Survival & Self-Reliance Studies Institute Home Page. Now available FREE on an offline 4xDVD set to Third World/Developing Countries - 4000 Electronic Books online and offline with Practical Technical Development Information for the Third World. Agriculture, Health, Education, Small Industries etc etc.

RadNet Map Interface. EPA's nationwide radiation monitoring system, RadNet, consists of two components.

RadNet Map Interface

First, stationary and deployable air monitors measure radiation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The map below provides monitoring results as graphs that are updated several times daily. You can also search the RadNet database in EPA's Central Data Exchange (CDX) to find monitoring data. Second, EPA samples precipitation, drinking water, and milk on a routine schedule and tests them for radiation in a laboratory. The latest RadNet sampling results are available in Envirofacts. More Info Routine and Emergency Schedules The interactive map below provides access to monitoring data. Hints for navigating around the map Zoom: use the + and - icons at the top left, double-click, or roll your mouse wheel Move around the map: hold down the left mouse button and move the mouse Stationary Monitoring Locations Birmingham Dothan Laboratory: Drinking Water Data available in Envirofacts Montgomery Muscle Shoals Scottsboro Alaska Yuma.

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Air Force pilots who need a small-caliber rifle they can count on for survival should they have to punch out over a remote area. Over the years, the AR-7's reputation for portability, ease of operation and reliability has carried over to the civilian world as well. Today, it's a favorite of bush pilots, backpackers and backcountry adventurers who, like their Air Force counterparts, need a rifle that's easy to carry but has the accuracy to reliably take down small game. Like the original Henry US Survival Rifle, our latest take on this innovative, semi-automatic rifle is lightweight (just 2.5 lbs) and highly portable.

At just 16 ½" long (when all the components are stowed), it fits easily into the cargo area of a plane or boat or in a backpack. When disassembled, the pieces fit inside the impact-resistant, waterproof stock, which will float should it take a trip overboard. The Henry U.S. The Henry U.S. Accolades. Naked capitalism. Weblog and Essays. Higher Education Is Morally and Financially Bankrupt March 31, 2016 A system that piles debt on students in exchange for a marginal or even zero-return on their investment is morally and financially bankrupt.

Weblog and Essays

Every once in a while you run across an insider's narrative of a corrupt, morally bankrupt sector that absolutely nails the sector's terminal rot. Here is that nails-it narrative for higher education: Pass, Fail: An inside look at the retail scam known as the modern university. Here are excerpts of the article, which was published in Canada but is equally applicable to higher education in the U.S A university degree, after all, is a credential crucial for economic success. I teach mostly bored youth who find themselves doing something they neither value nor desire—and, in some cases, are simply not equipped for—in order to achieve an outcome they are repeatedly warned is essential to their survival. Remove your professor hat for a moment and students will speak frankly.

James Howard Kunstler. Whiskey and Gunpowder features articles on gold, oil, currencies, energy, emerging markets, profits and freedom.