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This is Dish's Sling TV: an internet TV service that lets you stream ESPN for $20

The perfect complement to your Netflix subscription is coming this month<p>Internet TV is here. Sony kicked us off in earnest with the launch of PlayStation Vue (which currently remains in limited beta), but Dish is about to make a full-on push into a new TV experience aimed at cord cutters and …

Sling TV

20 ways to become more self-sufficient before ‘the crunch’ arrives | Survival Spot

One thing you don’t want to be during the coming “crunch” — a polite word for “collapse” — is dependent on the system. The more you can take care of …

Why Cloud Browsers Are The Wave Of The Future

A tiring bit of Internet security advice one often hears suggests using a separate and dedicated browser for sensitive transactions such as online banking or checking your medical data. In the past this meant sorting out which was the secure browser and then avoiding it for other purposes or even …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

Staying Secure The First 7 Days After The Power Grid Goes Down

Image source: NPR.org<p>Being able to provide immediate security is the cornerstone of surviving a grid-crippling event. Before you are able to provide …

Rocket Mass Stove Burns Tiny Amounts of Wood, Heats for Well Over 12 Hours

From ingenious strategies to cut your heating bill in half to video instructions on how to kill a chicken, Paul Wheaton has produced some wonderful …

The Secret to Tender, Never-Mushy Lentils

<b>Rinse the lentils:</b> Measure the lentils into a strainer or colander. Pick over and remove any shriveled lentils, debris, or rocks. Thoroughly rinse …

Recipes

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

Cook This Now<p>These decadent, two-layer flourless brownies are endlessly customizable. Top with chocolate chips, chopped pretzels, or any crunchy …

Buffer for Business gets Google Analytics Integration

Buffer today announced some new features to its Buffer for Business plans. The additions include Google Analytics integration, follower growth tracking, a date-range picker, individual day performance of analytics, and an export option.<p>Firstly, you can now set your own UTM tracking parameters to …

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

<b>#6 of “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media”</b><p><i>Co-authored with Ian Anderson</i><p>The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-changing platform for business, sales, and reputation enhancement?How do we choose …

The Past, Present and Future of Crowdfunding

If you’ve been following digital trends over the past few years, you’ll probably be aware of the hockey stick-growth of crowdfunding as a ‘thing’. It’s everywhere.<p>From smartwaches and ad campaigns, to mobile phones and Google Glass apps, seemingly every industry has taken to the Web’s myriad of …

Sunrise's beautiful calendar goes big on iPad, adds background updates

Popular social calendar app Sunrise is now available for iPads as part of a free update that went out today. Now a universal app, Sunrise has a new week view, along with background updates to keep whatever's on your schedule up to date. The new week view is actually just three days on the similarly …

Doctors Now Using Google Glass During Operations (VIDEO)

One of the major problems holding back Google Glass (other than the fact it hasn't been released yet) is that it looks, well, nerdy.<p>But one time …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>January 10, 2014 2:24pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. …

Micro-Windmills May One Day Power Your Smart Phone

Bigger is better has practically become a rule of thumb in the wind power business.<p>Indeed, the typical wind turbine size has grown from about 300 kilowatts in 1990 to a whopping 7.5 megawatts in 2011.<p>A team of electrical engineers in Texas is challenging the industry’s conventional wisdom by …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

Raising Meat Rabbits

If you are looking for a simple way to provide meat for your homestead you might want to consider raising meat rabbits. Rabbit meat is tasty and very …

Rabbits

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46 Pioneer Skills for the Homesteader

These days, most people define “homesteading” in terms of lifestyle. This is especially true among preppers who seek self-sufficiency by embracing …

Homemade Laundry Detergent: The Original and Best Natural Recipe

<b>This is the ORIGINAL homemade laundry detergent recipe,</b> all others only imitate what you’ll find here.<br>This is a fun project that will save you money</i> …

General First Aid: Dealing With Injuries Off The Grid

Living on a working homestead is a great test bed for long-term survival situations. On the homestead, you learn and put into practice the skills of …

10 Winter Tasks To Help Keep That Gardening Spirit

It might be cold outside, but there’s plenty you can still do to keep the “gardening spirit” going year round. Performing these simple winter chores …

Wall Street Expert Says Get A Gun, Bug-Out Bag To Survive Financial Crisis

A well-known Wall Street expert is warning Americans that a financial collapse could be just around the corner – and that concerned citizens better …

Turn An Empty Beer Can Into The Only Camp Stove You'll Ever Need

Bug Out Bag List - www.bugoutbagacademy.com

So you know you need a bug out bag, but you're not sure where to start...<p>Building a bug out bag and compiling a bug out bag list can be a daunting task. But don't worry, we want you to be prepared and be able to build the best bug out bag for your personal needs.<p>That's why we've compiled this Bug …

Survivalism

Shelter: Choosing a Bug-Out Location - Doomsday Preppers Article

In prepper parlance, the term “bug out” refers to fleeing the dangers that ensue after a natural disaster or some man-made cataclysm causes a collapse of the social order. Indeed, at the first sign of trouble, a lot of preppers anticipate rushing off to a house and land in some isolated rural area, …

Beating The 5 Enemies Of Long-Term Food Storage

Long-term food storage is a challenge. Generally speaking, foods do not keep well for an extended period of time, except in the case of a few rare …

What is Sustainable Living and 10 Ways to Get Started

What do Natural, DIY bloggers talk about in the car? Usually stuff like this:<p>“How many simple sustainable living tips can you list? GO!”<p>It took only …

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

<b>Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in</b> …