Moss Recipe by re-nest, promote moss growth on stone, brick and the like: Mix up a batch of 12 oz. beer, 1/2 teaspoon of sugar and a couple of clumps of moss. Paint this mixture thickly on any damp shady surface you'd like to be moss covered and the moss will slowly grow and spread.
The DutchTub, a "low-tech" jacuzzi that uses a very rudimentary heat exchanger coil to heat the water. This idea can be used for heating water via open flame, adjoining grills or stoves, coiling about exhaust stacks, generator exhaust tubes, solar heating units, or generally anything that generates a good amount of heat for any amount of time. In this way one can easily heat water, even large amounts of water, for survival, emergency or off-grid living conditions of any sort. weltevree.nl
The Hawaiian palm (Brighamia insignis) es a very unusual and decorative house plant. New leaves form in the crown and the older, lowermost leaves turn yellow and wither. Very few of these plants still remain in their natural habitat in Hawaii. The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) is working together with scientists and volunteers, on a survival plan. For every plant sold, a sum is donated to the IUCN. Height supplied 25-30 cm.