Practical Skills That People Once Knew

Interesting list.

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This article first appeared at Modern Survival Blog

By Ken Jorgustin

Here is a list of practical skills that people knew ‘back in the day’, that the majority of the population do not possess today.

This (and your comments) might help preppers in an area they didn’t think of…

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The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 15 – August 2014 Update – An El Niño Mulligan?

Bob Tisdale - Climate Observations

Yes, I’m using the term Mulligan as in a replayed golf shot. Ocean-atmosphere processes have consumed most of the warm water in the eastern equatorial Pacific from the downwelling (warm) Kelvin wave that had crossed the Pacific earlier this year. But we recently discussed and illustrated how a pool of subsurface warm water had broken off that Kelvin wave, returned west, and has now fed back into the western equatorial Pacific—priming the equatorial Pacific once again. (See Part 14 – Warm Water Recirculated?) With that recent “restocking” of warm water in the western equatorial Pacific, it looks like Mother Nature might be giving El Niño a second chance to develop this year.

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