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  1. Food and water
    I saw the Sawyer and got excited until I saw it didn't filter chemicals and heavy metals. So.... I'm looking for a straw-type/similar sized water purifier (cysts, bacteria, and viruses) that also removes chemicals and heavy metals... and is rugged enough to withstand getting dropped, thrown...
  2. General Discussion
    Okay, now this is something which I have slowly come to consider and I would like to hear other peoples experiences and thoughts regarding it. Years ago I began to notice that no matter how clean the bathroom was, or how well ventilated there would always be these tiny fibres settled on the...
  3. General Discussion
    ***NOTE this is a work in progress, I will add, refine and improve as I go. It is a massive subject and I am not yet done. Additionally, although it is in it's current state not finished - I request that it be made a sticky due to the importance of the information it contains - afterall what is...
  4. DIY - Do It Yourself
    I've been experimenting with home-based soaps and shampoos for several years. I've also tried to use household items for cleaning agents whenever and where ever possible. Baking Soda, Vinegar, Cream of Tartar, Lime Juice, and tons of other things can come in real handy. For the last year or...
  5. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Here's an amazing story today from Ukraine where a university student kills himself after putting caustic chemicals on his chewing gum. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/6768473/Student-killed-by-exploding-chewing-gum.html How much you want to bet TSA will now ban all...
  6. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    Plastic Media Blasting (PMB) is a dry abrasive blasting process, designed to replace chemical paint stripping operations and conventional sand blasting. This process uses soft, angular plastic particles as the blasting medium. ethyl methyl ketone, 2-butanone, MEK, CH3COCH2CH3; PMB is performed...
  7. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    i read this in the paper ages ago and it sprung to mind after reading afew threads here so i thought id look it up and post it...... its about some one who was arrested and jailed for storing chemicals for a SHTF situation because he thought there would be a civil war in the UK!!! leave your...
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