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  1. Food and water
    Found the answer online. Apparently copper will not stop bacteria in wet environments. "The difference between dry and wet surfaces, such as copper pipes, is that only dry surfaces are inhospitable environments for bacterial growth. Bacteria can easily grow and reproduce in wet environments...
  2. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Just passing along some info I discovered in my travels. The element copper is vital to human health. The western diet is deficient in this element, which is necessary for cardiovascular health. I discovered I was very deficient in copper about 6 months ago. It can cause varicose veins...
  3. Financial Forum
    Here is a video I made discussing alternative currency ideas.
  4. Financial Forum
    I see many reasons in the media for the current boom in silver. Some are legitmate and spot on. Others, I feel are a complete load of bull. The one that really has me scratching my head is the quoted use of silver in electronics. During the 1990's, some of my work in the military involved...
  5. Financial Forum
    I've been a silver hound since early summer. A close friend suggested this afternoon that I look seriously at copper. I know, we've all chatted about copper off and on for awhile now. As I recall, copper increased in value, then wained. According to my friend (in the electric/copper wire...
  6. Financial Forum
    Does anyone collect their pre 1982 pennies? All (most) of these except some steel coins made during WWII are 95% copper and 5% zinc. One of these pennies is now worth 2.43 cents each because the copper is $3.52/lb. If you have 1,000 $1 bills and hyper inflation hits, you have 100 pieces...
  7. DIY - Do It Yourself
    Yesterday I decided to make a simple radio that does not use electricity (it gets the power from the radio waves.). For building it you will need: -razor blade( old style ones, but you can use a broken disposible.) -metal tacks -a antena (I used a unvound spring for estetics but you should have...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    From SurvivalBlog.com: What's much more important is that the copper market essentially collapsed today. Copper is the industrial metal. It predicts manufacturing and production for the next 6 months to a year. You don't build anything - certainly nothing electrical or electronic, without it...
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