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Celebration Chandelier made using recycled champagne corks

Edible Drinking Glasses That Encourage You To Litter. Jelloware.

Glass house made from recycled windows/doors. Posted on John Foste's Accidental Mysteries 09.18.11. John Foster and his wife, Teenuh, have been longtime collectors of self-taught art and vernacular photography. Their collection of anonymous, found snapshots has toured the country for five years.

Cutest little garden shed/studio made from all recycled doors, windows, trim.

Illustration: Family Plan c.1950s U.S. Dept. of Agriculture/Office of Civil Defense

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Evacuation what would you do if you had to leave right now?

Finally! A way to understand the difference between water filtration and purification, and how it can help you in a long term emergency situation

Edible Pine Bark for Survival

How to start a fire in the rain - Scouting magazine

Paracord Carabiner. Great idea. Clip it to your bag and forget about it until you need it.

Start a Fire With Pencil Shavings When I have trouble finding dry tinder for a fire, that’s when I reach for a couple of the secret weapons that I keep inside my survival kit: a pencil and pencil sharpener. All you have to do is sharpen the pencil (dead pine also works), and collect the wood shavings to use as dry tinder. The pencil shavings light easily. -- Ron McLane, Thomasville, Pa.

Carry Duct Tape Minus the Bulky Roll Duct tape can be a lifesaver. But carrying an entire roll takes up valuable space inside a backpack—and you probably won’t need that much tape. Instead, I wrap a couple feet around a Bic lighter, so I always have a short supply inside my pocket. If you need more, you can also wrap some around a Nalgene bottle. —Ben Wagner, Bozeman, Mont.