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81 Ask Jackie:
31 Ayoob on Firearms:
56 Avian Flu
79 Claire goes to the movies
80 Poem:Emmett W. Grandy III
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Building and tools
24 Home central vacuum system By David Lee
Build an affordable home central vacuum system and leave the dust outside where it belongs.
39 Flashlight! Flashlight! Who’s got the flashlight? By Jeffrey R. Yago, P.E., CEM
Learn what types of flashlights are best and how to keep them ready for emergency use.
35 Self defense for women—A New Year’s resolution I kept By Kelly McCarthy
44 Survival firebuilding skills By Corcceigh Green
Firebuilding skills are essential for people who may find themselves in survival situations. Corcceigh talks about the tools and skills you need to build a fire during less than exceptional conditions.
47 Vinegar By Linda Gabris
A splash is all you need for healthful eating, natural healing, and a sparkling home.
68 Publish your book for as little as $150 By Robert Williams
Avoid getting taken to the cleaners. Robert Williams tells us how you can publish your book for as little as $150.
76 Kids in the Kitchen By Sharon Palmer, RD
Farm and garden
20 How to grow potatoes By Alice Yeager
Food and recipes
8 Healthy homemade breads with worldly flair By Linda Gabris
16 Potatoes—a storehouse of energy and nutrients By Habeeb Salloum
21 The science behind the potato By George Erdosh
54 Creating and maintaining your own sourdough starter By Emily Buehler