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    Poop could help stop the pandemic. Really.

    The federal government is eyeing a new strategy for monitoring the spread of the deadly coronavirus. It involves poop. The U.S. has struggled to keep pace with other advanced countries […]

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    Vodka Cannot Be Used as Hand Sanitizer, But It Can Make These Great Quarantine Cocktails!

    You may have heard about using booze, like vodka, in a pinch as the “alcohol” component in homemade hand sanitizer. The truth is, only grain alcohol is high enough “proof” […]

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    Dig Your Survival Garden

    America used to be a nation of family farmers and gardeners. My grandfather took great pride and joy in his backyard food factory. The local climate supported not only staples […]

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    Defend Your Garden From Rabbits

    Elmer Fudd isn’t the only guy gunning for “wascally wabbits”. Gardeners consider the fluffy furballs a major nuisance. In a single day, an entire patch of vegetables can be wiped […]

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    How To Prepare and Stock a Long Term Survival Shelter

    When it comes to preparedness and survival situations, “shelter” can have various meanings and contexts. There was a time not too long ago, when the idea of a “bomb shelter” […]

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    Teach Your Kids About Online Scams

    From the Department of an Ounce of Prevention comes this friendly reminder to have “the conversation” with your kids. No, not the one about the birds and the bees – […]

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    Expedition Planned to Prove the Earth Is Flat

    “In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” We all learned that little ditty in grade school, along with how Columbus’ expeditions not only “discovered America,” but also “proved the Earth […]

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    Survive Buying a Car, Part 2 of 2

    This is part 2 of a two-part article on surviving the ordeal of buying a car. Part 1 set the stage: “Life is full of experiences that might be best […]

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    Survive Buying a Car, Part 1 of 2

    Life is full of experiences that might be best described as ordeals. Swimming with dolphins may be cool but swimming with sharks? … Maybe not so much. And yet, thousands […]

  • Top 5 Ways to Destroy the World

    From hijacking the nuclear codes or stealing some other military “doomsday device” as seen in dozens of 007 movies, to the simple snap of Thanos’ fingers gloved in the Infinity […]