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Home-made flour based paint that will last 5+ years outside. Nontoxic and cheap. Heat an old pot, pour in 300g flour and 300ml water when begins to heat, pour in 3 liters of water and stir (like a white sauce), and boil for 10 minutes then add 600g of pigment and linseed oil 300ml, bring to a boil for 30 minutes. Let cool down, it's ready, we made 3 liters of paint.

This is awesome. AM/FM/WB radio, digital clock with alarm, chronograph, altimeter, barometer, compass, auxiliary audio input, 1800mAh rechargeable battery, LED flashlight, solar panel for charing, & bottle opener.

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14 Off-Grid Projects to Cut Your Energy and Water Usage

New skills for survival : How to Make a Solar Still. Make your own distilled water from stream or lake water, salt water, or even brackish, dirty water, using these DIY Solar Still plans

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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere. This is a DIY that takes a little pre-planning and needs a little understanding of where you are brining your power. We want to bring power and water out to the area of the grape arbor.

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1000 Watt Solar Backup Power / Generator, Powered by 250-Watt Solar Panel & Solar Inverter; For Off-grid and Back-up Power ;Get 30% Fed. Tax Credit

Backup 1KW Solar Generator, Powered by 240-Watt Solar Panel; For Off-grid and Back-up Power ; 30% Fed. Tax Credit; FREE Shipping

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Genius guy transforms plastic bottles into super strength plastic rope

Genius guy transforms plastic bottles into super strength plastic rope.

DIY Capsules The capsules are water and airtight allowing for several types of usage such as carrying balms and lotions, solo fire kit, maybe salt/pepper or spices.

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How to build a SOLAR BOTTLE BULB

How to build a SOLAR BOTTLE BULB with just water, bleach & bottle! Also, here is the man who invented this. He's helped so many who have no electric! Read here: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-23536914

The Bunkhouse can be assembled by 2 people in 30 minutes or less. $1595. Features include insulated walls, heating, A/C, solar power options for lighting and 110 outlets, 6 bunks/unit, toilet, sink, shower, and water storage. | Tiny Homes

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Silent rooftop wind turbines could generate half of a household's energy needs

Silent rooftop wind turbines could generate half of a household's energy needs http://www.treehugger.com/wind-technology/silent-wind-turbines-could-generate-half-household-energy.html

How to Make a Simple Solar Water Heater http://survivalismpage.blogspot.com/2013/01/how-to-make-simple-solar-water-heater.html#

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Create Your Own DIY Solar-Powered USB Charger For All Your Portable Gadgets!

Create your own solar-powered USB charger.

You can use an old bottle, fill it up with water, put a highlighter cartridge in it, & lights up forever. Gonna try this...