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  • Make Your Own Antibiotics

    Make Your Own Antibiotics

    In 1900, 30.4% of all deaths occurred among children aged less than 5 years. The infamous 1919 influenza epidemic caused the death of nearly 500,000 Americans. Prior to the discovery of antibiotics, death caused by microorganisms was one of the leading causes in the industrialized world. In ...
  • DIY: Make your Car run on Trash

    DIY: Make your Car run on Trash

    That’s right! Just like Doc Brown’s DeLorean in Back to the Future, we now have a way to turn trash into fuel. And it’s not a new discovery. The process, referred to as gasification, was first used during WWII when gasoline and diesel were rationed. Keep reading to learn how you can ...
  • DIY: Edged Weapons

    DIY: Edged Weapons

    While it is rare for anyone nowadays to make his or her own edged weapon, it’s still useful to understand the process. And while I would recommend taking at least a small knife with you whenever you venture into the wild (hell, I’d recommend taking a small knife with you almost anywhere!), ...
  • DIY: Render Beeswax from Honeycomb

    DIY: Render Beeswax from Honeycomb

    Beeswax is a fantastic natural material with all sorts of uses. But since pesticides can accumulate in the substance, it is essential that any beeswax you purchase be organic. If you want to save money or if you’re having a hard time finding certified organic beeswax, why not make it yourself? ...