William Alford

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Making Moonshine In A Homebuilt Reflux Still [Video]

Hackett distills some drinkable biofuel<p>In times of chaos, alcohol is a rare commodity that has universally recognized value. It can fuel engines, clean wounds, and ease social interaction. It’s also shockingly easy to make.<p>The first step is fermentation. Yeast cells are not good planners. If you …

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Everytime I’ve done an <b></b>emergency fair, the most popular <b>alternative cooking</b> method that I demonstrate has been the <b>Rocket Stove</b> (by a long shot)! People …

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How To Use A Map And Compass

This article will save your life. A basic paper map is the simplest, most reliable and most effective way to find your location and navigate …

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50 Killer Science Desktop Wallpapers

These are the wallpapers you've been looking for.<p>Looking to "smarten up" your desktop background? Here's 50 examples of science and technology-themed eye candy that'll satisfy both meanings of the verb.

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5 Concealed Carry Flashlights for Your CCW Kit

Having a gun is only part of the self-defense equation. Knowing when to shoot is just as important as being able to do so. Without a flashlight, you …

The Best Everyday Carry Pocket Knives — Tools and Toys

Growing up, MacGyver was one of my favorite shows (right up there with Knight Rider). I liked MacGyver best because he had a really cool knife — and …

Elite Protection: Cutting-Edge Home Defense Solutions

Imagine a world where money is no object and securing your next breath really is the bottom dollar. How far would you take your home defense and …

Survive a Gun Grab with the Winkler Weapon Retention Tool

In his late fifties, North Carolina native Daniel Winkler is by now a veteran hand at manufacturing knives. Starting in the 1970s with a hand forge …

Paracord Sword Handle Wrap

<b>Paracord Sword Handle Wrap</b>.<p>time to get this on my tomahawk…

Turbo Compounding Is the Next Big Thing in Energy Recovery

<i>(Photo Credit: Illustration by Chris Philpot)</i><p>Internal combustion will play a role in automotive propulsion far into the future, but not without help. At issue is the 25- to 30-percent energy loss that occurs when hot exhaust gases are dumped into the atmosphere.<p>Turbochargers successfully recycle …