Trent H. sent a link to Pack and Saddle Shop’s horse packing tips.
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Troy H. sent these links, about an energy-independent farming own in Germany. He comments, “These folks already generate their own heat and electricity (enough in fact to sell surplus wattage back the grid!), and seem well positioned for long-term independence. A ‘covenant community’ or ‘retreat township’ model might benefit from these sorts of systems.” There are two articles, an overview, and a detailed photo essay, with more technical details.
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From the British Medical Journal: Surgeon performs self-apendectomy in Antarctica. Thanks to Jim T. for the link.