Interesting article. There have been rumors of this for some time. We can only hope it doesn’t happen now.
China passes Japan as world’s second largest economy. The US is still number one, but this article begs the question: for how long?
This is a horrifying image. Check out the guy with the baseball bat defending the single sack of rice against the mob on the other side of the truck. Images like this always make me want to run out and stockpile food, but I wonder how effective that would actually be against this kind of [...]
What a “double dip” recession would look like, from Yahoo.
The beginning of this is a little cheesy, but I thought the video was interesting. I’ve been researching alternative air conditioning, and this is one electrical DIY solution. [youtube]_PwplxoJSDw[/youtube]
In the tradition of such geniuses as those who created the word “staycation,” I have decided to call my upcoming baby hiatus a “bacation.” The word sounds kind of like something you would order at a waffle house. Anyway, it’s not actually a baby vacation, in fact I expect it will be the opposite, but [...]
I just love this video. It shows you how to build a self-watering container with a Tupperware container and water bottles you would normally just throw away. Unlike in the DIY container plans I found before, the only tool you need here is a knife. Amazing – enjoy! [youtube]3INoLKg555w[/youtube]
I haven’t been as consistent with these as I had planned when I started them, but vacation and some other things got in the way. At any rate, I figured it was time to start doing them again. This week / recently: 1) Watched numerous YouTube videos about gardening and preparedness topics. I learned how [...]
If you haven’t already, check out The Armed Citizen. It’s a blog with an account of crimes stopped each day by, well, armed citizens (thus the name). Quite often, the bad guys get exactly what they deserve. You definitely won’t find most of these stories on CNN (although you should, but that’s another story). Most [...]
Another interesting article from CNN Money.