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Build a house for less than $5000. Inspirational quotes. Where's the Best (Free) Education on the Web? - Education. Scope.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) SAS Survival Manual - 6 - Water Procurement. Almost any environment has water present to some degree.

SAS Survival Manual - 6 - Water Procurement

Table 6-1 lists possible sources of water in various environments. It also provides information on how to make the water potable. If you do not have a canteen, a cup, a can, or other type of container, improvise one from plastic or water-resistant cloth. Shape the plastic or cloth into a bowl by pleating it. Use pins or other suitable items—even your hands—to hold the pleats. If you do not have a reliable source to replenish your water supply, stay alert for ways in which your environment can help you.

DO NOT use the following fluids as a substitute for water. Heavy dew can provide water. Bees or ants going into a hole in a tree may point to a water-filled hole. Water sometimes gathers in tree crotches or rock crevices. Green bamboo thickets are an excellent source of fresh water. Wherever you find banana or plantain trees, you can get water. Some tropical vines can give you water. Plant roots may provide water. To make the still: Table of Contents. Experiment with Nature.

Definition: Refraction : re·frac·tion – [ri-frak-shuhn] The change of direction of a ray of light in passing obliquely from one medium into another in which its wave velocity is different Markus Reugels of Deutschland uses the properties of refraction to create beautiful miniature worlds inside drops of water.

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Check out more of his work at: All images courtesy of Markus Reugels Moon Earth Mars Jupiter Venus Psychedelic Chess Camera Setup photography, refractions, water drops. Mountains of Books Become Mountains. I thought I’d seen every type of book carving imaginable, until I ran across these jaw dropping creations by Guy Laramee.

Mountains of Books Become Mountains

His works are so sculptural, so movingly natural in their form, they’ve really touched me. His works are inspired by a fascination with so-called progress in society: a thinking which says the book is dead, libraries are obsolete and technology is the only way of the future. His thoughts: “One might say: so what? Do we really believe that “new technologies” will change anything concerning our existential dilemma, our human condition? Most Popular Ecards, Free most popular Cards, Funny most popular Greeting Cards, and most popular e-cards - all at Eliezer S. Yudkowsky. My Cost of Full-Time Travel in 2011. Every year I summarize my cost of full-time travel.

My Cost of Full-Time Travel in 2011

It’s a great exercise in travel budgeting and expense tracking. And believe it or not, with the creative travel strategies I use to get free accommodation, travel slowly, and fly for pennies on the dollar, my cost of full-time travel is less than staying in one place. How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!) Wise Bread Picks For the last five years, I've been traveling the world full-time, and for less money than I've ever spent (and I'd wager less money than most people would spend) to live in one place.

How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!)

My worldly possessions fit into one bag (just larger than carry-on size) and a backpack containing my laptop and computer gear. This small entourage (weighing less than 45 pounds in total) comes with me as I wander around the world, sometimes quickly, but mostly slowly. In 2011 alone, I traversed 13 countries and over 45,360 miles.

Sounds pretty expensive, huh? Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence. Scientists have found the biggest and oldest reservoir of water ever--so large and so old, it’s almost impossible to describe.

Scientists Discover The Oldest, Largest Body Of Water In Existence

The water is out in space, a place we used to think of as desolate and desert dry, but it's turning out to be pretty lush. Researchers found a lake of water so large that it could provide each person on Earth an entire planet’s worth of water--20,000 times over. History: Romans. The Drinks Every Man Should Know. Fancy. Gorgeous Grain: Wooden Bathtubs Really Go with the Flow. Combining German hand-crafting expertise and curved ship hull construction methods, this patterned wooden tub shoots both to satisfy the eye and to soothe any aching back.

Gorgeous Grain: Wooden Bathtubs Really Go with the Flow

Alegna specializes in exotic woods like wenge and mahogany that show off grain patterns with stark contrasts or work for lightweight-requiring (e.g. nautical) applications. Some of their tubs form monolithic built-in masses while others are free-standing and come with stone-filled surrounds. All are made to be equipped with jacuzzi features on demand. Nothing too avante garde, to be sure, but attractive all around. Beyond baths, their custom bathroom fixtures and furnishings include sinks and cabinets featuring the same attention to wood grain patterns and craft details, inward-flowing blocks of attractive woods.

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