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The BioLite Prep Kit: The SolarHome 620 and Apartment Kit

Why doesn’t everything that can run on solar power actually run on solar power? Solar is a universal energy source given that all the plants, oceans, and winds have rolled along just fine on solar energy for millennia with nothing more than a steady stream of photons from the nearest star. And that particular star… Read More

When Preppers Fly – How to Get Your Pilot License

When I was first looking into my private pilot license (PPL), I met a diesel mechanic who built his own plane and flew it to Alaska. He told me sometimes he would take off from the pasture at his house, land on a hill, call in some coyotes, and fly home. That was all I… Read More