Saturday Linkages: Improvised Motocycles, Permaculture, Bear Attacks Man In Outhouse, Unicorn Poop Cookies–Yes, It’s a Strange World We Live In

Stuck in an African desert, a man improvises a motorcycle out of his Citroen with no tools. You can’t get more bad-ass than that!

Homemade motorcycle improvised out of a Citroen 2CV in the middle of the desert:

Geoff Lawton on the Future of Permaculture | The Survival Podcast

Outhouse bear attack survivor was grabbed from ‘throne’

3D printed Yogurt Cup SIPs from Carlyn up on Thingiverse – thanks to @rootsimple for the inspiration!

HOWTO make unicorn poop cookies:

West Coast Women’s Permaculture Gathering:

Functional Coat Hooks Made of Unlikely Upcycled Material | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

Art from plastic waste in Kenya:

No need to rewash pre-washed leafy greens barfblog:

Limiting barf in bike races | barfblog:

Imidacloprid bee study appears flawed:

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Saturday Linkages

Not exactly sure if this is a good idea. Maybe if it collected and diluted urine for use as fertilizer!

Combination Urinal Concept Surprisingly Blends Sink & Toilet | Designs & Ideas on Dornob

Making Shelter Simple: An Interview with Lloyd Kahn:

Horticultural myths: chalker-scott/Horticultural Myths_files/

Where Laundry is Garden Art

Video: Alphabets Heaven beat music and “Private Life of Plants”:

Carpenter builds incredible egg-shaped treehouse hidden from view on Crown land just yards from…

Wood fired ovens in Baja California:

Very cool art piece at my Alma mater UCSD: Fallen Star

If you’re in the mood for a long read, something to chew on from Orion: Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist

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Saturday Linkages: Really Old Beer, Interior Design Tips From the Mafia, Trash in LA, Halloumi Kabobs and More

Williams-Sonoma’s $60 “predator proofing” kit. Yes, that’s hardware cloth and nails. Via Northwest Edible Life.

Beer From 1840s Shipwreck May Be Recreated By Scientists.

Huge, dumb booze producer Diageo orders industry association to give them the prize that had been awarded to competitor:

Italian mafia interior tastes exposed – in pictures

Behind the scenes of a city: Trash in L.A.:

Train horn attached to bicycle:

Vegetarian Recipe: Halloumi Kabobs – Good Food

A Bamboo Mat Shed With Palm Thatch Roof:

Don’t Buy These 5 Williams-Sonoma Agrarian Products

Common Appliances, Uncommon Uses

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Saturday Linkages: Off-Grid Living, Urban Velo, Meat Glue, Home Depot and Dandelions

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Amazing photos of people living off-the-grid in the United States:

This week in TSA awfulness: a recap of recent American airport atrocities:

New issue of Urban Velo:

Meat Glue (not to be confused with pink slime):

Barf Blog, a great blog about foodborne illness:

What kind of advice are Home Depot’s “Certified Nursery Consultants” giving?

On Dandelions:

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Saturday Linkages: Cave Living, Chocolate Sourdough, Persian Marmalade and Much More . . .

@ericmiller built the native pollinator house from Making It and tweeted the result!

Farine: Chocolate and Currant Sourdough recipe

The American who quit money to live in a cave:

A Place for Old Chickens, Outside the Pot

Persian Marmalade History

Homemade Yogurt in Mason Jars

Via @Rational Survivor: Introduction to Permaculture – 40 hours of Free video lectures

Government tries to shut down paleo diet blogger

Logical fallacies poster:

Japanify: How to Make Biwashu (Loquat Liqueur) « Umamimart:

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