Catching fish for survival: This site has lots of cool ways to catch stuff-snares, traps and this really interesting way to snag fish. Im sure well try them this summer.and be thankful for our turkey sandwiches!
Hot water tank heated by wood burning stove. From Teach Nollaig, Tiny house in Ireland. Could be improved by adding a small sterling engine to power a circulation pump, allowing the hot water tank to be up higher [improving pressure]. Also INSULATION!
2 Liter Bottles of Light provide as much light as a 50 watt light globe. The slums of the Philippines are getting an extreme home makeover in the form of two liter bottles in their ceilings. The bott (Bottle Lights Ceiling)
Pump Fire Drill - The Iroquois invented this ingenious pump drill, which uses a flywheel to generate friction. The crossbar and flywheel are made of hardwood; the spindle and fireboard are made from softwoods (as in the ha