Kim Fairclough

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Living Off-Grid: No Longer Just For The Hippies

It used to be that “going off grid” marked you out as a survivalist, or a hippy, or maybe someone with something to hide. At least in developed countries it was – and still is – for the few, not the many. But at Australian Utility Week this November, I heard from solar panel businesses, utility …

Know Your Stuff: The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever

For Popular Mechanics' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom. (You can read the introduction to the project here.)<p>For <i>Popular Mechanics</i>' 110th …

goTenna Connecting Device Even When There’s no Wi-Fi, Satellites, or Cell Towers

<b>goTenna</b> keeps you connected with your group even when there’s no WiFi, no satellites, no cell towers. Simply pair this device with your smartphone, …

Outdoors

How to Make Biogas in 5 Easy Steps – Renewable Energy

Many people have attempted DIY biogas projects and become discouraged after they failed to produce flammable gas. With my first blog entry, I would …

Never forget anything again: the ultimate #holiday #travel packing list, courtesy of The Art of Manliness. See the rest: http://mylifescoop.com/2013/12/04/infographic-bring-carry-bag/

Wes shares his story on how he has been involved with Zamp Solar a company in Bend, Oregon that is bringing affordable solar options to tiny houses and small cabins. http://tinyhouseblog.com/solar/wes-zamp-solar/

DIY Solar Fire Starter - Preparing for shtf

So I saw an article on how to start a fire with a soda can and a bar of chocolate, so I decided to give try it for myself to see if it works. The …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

Wolfram Survival Cabinet

If you haven't yet started preparing for a potential breakdown of society, don't worry — the Wolfram Survival Cabinet gives even the laziest among us …

13 Uses For Baking Soda Any Survivalist Should Know

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Baking soda has so many more purposes in an emergency situation than you might think. In fact, it’s every survivalist’s dream …

The Arrow-Shooting Slingshot: Y'Know, (DEFINITELY NOT) For Kids!

We usually think of slingshots as the weapon of choice for precocious little kids, but in the right hands they can be deadly. Especially when they're …

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How to Make a Bug Out Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The term ‘Bugging Out’ refers to the decision to abandon your home due …

Avoid The Lines - How to Store Fuel Long Term

A generator without gas is like a rifle without ammunition. For this piece of machinery to be of any use to you outside of a very expensive and heavy …

Australian Road Trip 101: A Vantastic Beginning

See you soon Outback!<p>After spending a few days in Sydney, Charles and I flew to his hometown in Mackay, Queensland where we were planning to start …

Wooden Pallet Herb Garden

The blog has been pretty quiet this week because we’ve been very busy working on our vegetable garden! I can’t wait to show you what we’ve been up …

Articles about 8 inspiring minimalist bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Clean lines meet earth tones in this …

Storage Ideas

How To: Make Your Own DIY Concrete Countertops -- The Easy Way

I've always loved the look of concrete countertops but am, admittedly, a bit intimidated by the intense mold making/concrete …

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> …

Gardening

Soft Rocker: Sculptural Solar-Powered Outdoor Lounger

Lay back and relax outdoors with your laptop, tablet or phone without any fear of losing juice. The SOFT Rocker by architecture students at MIT is a …

Herbs & Oils World

5 Foods That Lead to Inflammation

How your diet may be putting you on the fast track to disease<p>Can your dinner lead to your demise? People who eat foods that spur inflammation, such as those high in fat and sugar, have a greater risk of dying sooner than folks who stick with fruits and vegetables, finds new research from the …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

The Oscar-winner is apparently <i>very</i> afraid of germs and STIs<p>Spice up your sex life with these tasteful yet dirty recs.<p>He'll represent Team USA in banked slalom and snowboard cross in Pyeongchang.<p>Meal prepping for the week? Get your hard boiled egg game on point.<p>That loud guy at the gym might …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

For $199, you can get a lightweight smartwatch with a four-plus day battery life? Sign us up.<p>AJ Styles practices blood flow restriction, intermittent fasting, and a lot of yoga.<p>Get ready for Jeremy Scott's Schwarzenegger-inspired workout.<p>It looks cool. It'll make you feel like Superman. And boy, …

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

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Nokia Lumia 520 Is The Most Popular Windows Phone, AdDuplex July 2013 Stats

It has been revealed that Nokia Lumia 520 is the most popular Windows Phone device, according to AdDuplex. AdDuplex is a cross-promotion specifically …

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