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How to Create an In-Case-of-Emergency Everything Document to Keep Your Loved Ones Informed if Worst Comes to Worst

How to Create an In-Case-of-Emergency Everything Document to Keep Your Loved Ones Informed if Worst Comes to Worst
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Simple DIY Organizing Tricks Will Make Your Life Way Cuter Everyone knows it's hard to get anything done when the house (or office, or desk, or anything) is a mess. For one thing, you can't find any of the things necessary for getting work done because everything is a huge pile of old paperwork, food containers, and dirty socks. For another, there's no way you are going to be comfortable perched atop said mound of paperwork and dirty socks and if there isn't room for you, then there isn't room for work. Or play. Or company. Or, you know, having a life like a functional adult. But cleaning up, especially when it gets really bad, can be daunting. Luckily, a bunch of cleaning enthusiasts came up with easy solutions to organizing your life that will not only look great, but are also affordable, many times using things you probably already have. 1.) An old board and a bungee cord make for a cheap, lightweight rack to store not-too-heavy things like sunglasses, scarves and wires. 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) 10.) 11.) 12.) 13.) 14.) 15.) 16.) 17.)

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What to Put in a Doomsday (or Disaster) Survival Kit While 2012 is an excuse, there's nothing wrong with being prepared. Just look at Katrina, and the devastation it wrought. My personal wake up call was in 1999 when our city got hit with an October heavy wet snow that basically rendered the entire city without power, sub freezing temps, and obviously no grocery stores open. Everything was liveable after about 72 hours when power was somewhat restored to areas, but our house was without heat for a week. So now, in my pocket, I always carry: -A source of light (4Sevens Quark currently, or a Surefire E1e) -A blade (currently a Leatherman Squirt P4 and Skeletool) -A source of fire (Needs replaced - but a generic magnesium starter) With those three items, you might survive. -72 hours worth of (very) basic food (instant rice and packaged tun) -32oz of Water in a re-usable bottle -More blades and sources of light (all blades are multitools, in this case a Leatherman Surge) -Another cup -5 mylar blankets -Zip ties -Paracord -Tinder

Water Filter Made from a Tree Branch Removes 99% of E. coli Bacteria Water Published on February 27th, 2014 | by Derek Markham A low-tech water filter system made from a branch of a tree can filter up to four liters of water per day, removing up to 99% of E. coli bacteria and producing fresh, uncontaminated, drinking water. A team at MIT used a small piece of sapwood, which contains xylem tissue that transports sap inside the tree, to build an effective water filter that could make a big difference in places where contaminated water is the norm. By using this type of filter, rural communities may be able to solve some of their water issues in a low-cost and efficient manner. “Today’s filtration membranes have nanoscale pores that are not something you can manufacture in a garage very easily. The team used white pine branches, with the outer bark stripped off, and secured the pieces in a piece of plastic tubing to create the water filter. “There’s huge variation between plants. Tags: MIT, water filter, water filtration About the Author

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