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Monday, July 21, 2014

Reader Freebies: Project Genius, DY Biogas Generator, Solar Heater, Cut A/C Bill, More...

Poor Man Survival

Self Reliance tools for independent minded people…


ISSN 2161-5543

A Digest of Urban Survival Resources

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius

This issue is loaded with useful goodies and includes a special freebie for our readers...Project Genius download!  Be sure to share our resources with others!


Make a Biogas Generator to Produce Your Own Natural Gas

Transform grass clippings, food waste and livestock manure into renewable biogas energy with a homemade biogas generator.

A 200-gallon biogas generator in Oregon turns 15 pounds of food waste into cooking fuel daily. As food and yard waste decompose, methane and carbon dioxide are created, inflating the rubber bladder to create the pressure necessary to supply a gas burner.

Rethink “waste” and generate!

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Find related projects at the DIY section of our main site at: PoorManSurvival.Com

Reducing Your A/C Bill

One way to cut the cost of using your central A/C is to provide some shade for the outdoor portion of the unit. You can use bushes or even a section of wood fencing. Just make sure that you leave enough space for air to circulate and for a repairman to access the unit. Not only will you reduce how hard the unit works, but you'll probably increase its life, too!




Peasant Bread – The World’s Simplest Bread Recipe

Fresh home baked bread is one of life’s simple pleasures, but isn’t always simple to make…but this recipe is about to change your life.

No kneading, no preheating trays, no waiting hours on end for it to rise, just a simple no-fuss method producing delicious spongy bread every time.

Head over to’s website for the full recipe and method



Project Genius-A valuable Freebie for my readers

Project Genius takes you gently by the hand and guides you through the process of creating a project plan from beginning to end.   Project Genius simplifies the process of planning by taking a step by step approach to each aspect - no matter what you are planning.  Remember - failing to plan is planning to fail.



* Designed for any type of project. Project size does not matter.

* Solve the problem of facing a blank page by being able to start a new project instantly.

* Easy navigation of the project planning process that includes built in assistance with each step as to what you are aiming to achieve.

* Uses plain language - not symbols and charts.  So your project can be used as an effective briefing tool for anybody associated with your project.

* Virtually Unlimited projects (defined by the total space or disk or 4 gigabytes of data, more than you will ever need). 

* Project Genius can be used by anyone - even if you are new to planning projects.

* Easily handle multiple projects at once.

* Exclusive 27 steps to project success sequence.

* Built in Word Processor allowing text formatting, spell checking and more.

* Print a single project topic or the whole project.

* Includes assistance in analyzing your competition as well as your projects features and benefits.

* Built in brain storming module allows you to not only brain storm an existing or new project but assist you in discovering what project you want to create if you don't already know.

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How To Make Your Own Solar Heater

How To Grow Your Own Berries

80+ Home Canning Recipes

How To Produce Endless Hot Water Without Electricity

What's Your Soil Type? Find Out With This Easy Test

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery

This comprehensive and classic text, originally published in the early 1900's, was written to assist farmers and mechanics instructors, and was the first book on the subject to deal exclusively with the operation, care, and repair of farm machines. Divided into six distinctive sections ranging from the preparation of the seed bed to harvesting, The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery offers detailed information and instructions on how to use and care for dozens of different machines…includes shipping.


Yours in freedom,

Bruce ‘the Poor Man’


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