Various shelters using a tarp
Build A Battery Out Of Pennies This is one of those cool "so-thats-how-it-works" projects that is an easy weekend activity to teach yourself (or your kids) the basics of how a battery operates.
Emergency Preparedness Checklist
How A T-shirt Could Save Your Life In A Disaster - The Homestead Survival - how to turn a t shirt into a dust mask that can save your respiratory system during a disaster that stirs up debris long enough for you to evacuate the area.
Swedish fire log - burns for hours and it looks beautiful.
5 Essential Pieces of Gear to Get You Comfortably through a Winter Power Outage
Pedal Power! How to Build a Bicycle-Powered Generator