Instructables: exploring - outside - water Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:08:51 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple Solar Cooking Jar
Simple Solar Cooking Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> hegure_ryu This instructable will show how to use mason jars to pasteurize water or cook using only the sun and simple items from your pantry and kitchen. Needed Items You will need: Mason Jars or large glass jars; black paint masking tape shiny reflective material oven bag or larger glass enclosure optiona...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:39:13 PST
Water Rocket Launcher
Water Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fablablacote Difficulty: EasyTime: +/- 3 hours The project is a water rocket launcher with a simple manual trigger.It allows to manage the pressure and send the rocket on time. The techniques used as well as our inspiration comes from the excellent website content: Thanks to PapyJo for a...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:14:58 PST
Water Bottle Mouse Trap
Water Bottle Mouse Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> colby billings This is my first instruct able hope you enjoy Materials Water bottle 2 rubber bands2 sticks of some sort (I used blow gun darts)Knife (box cutter works the best)Multi tool Starting To Cut Cut open the bottle where I'm cutting it open at Poke Holes Poke holes where I'm doing it at ( I'm ju...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 18:55:52 PST
Pocket Sized Water Purifier
Pocket Sized Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaxM2 It sounds like magic, but it's just electrochemistry. All you need is a pencil, some titanium wire, and a battery to start purifying water. The voltage between the graphite and the titanium converts H2O and a little table salt (NaCl) into NaClO, sodium hypochlorite, also known as bleach. Run the rea...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:55:35 PDT
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry
No Mess winter Garage to keep the shop dry - More DIY How To Projects]]> jeffbuffington23 This project was one of my better ideas. I have a 2 1/2 stall garage and use the side of it as my shop. I wanted something better to walk on then concrete, but didn't want it to get all messy in the winter. So I came up with this. I created a floor plan and layout to see how much flooring I would ne...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:44:34 PDT
Making 140 Pound Test Leader With Hook
Making 140 Pound Test Leader With Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> aarroyo2 Get the quick twist tool to bend the wire on one side of the tool (VERY EASY LOOK CLOSELY AT PHOTOS) tool comes with an Alan key it is used to twist the wire once the loop has been formed on the opposite side of the tool What You Will Need AFW leader wire of your choice Cut Leader Wire Cut...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:50:38 PDT
Survival Kit - Mini Tin
Survival Kit - Mini Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanishMaker You will need:Mini tinMini flashlightRazor bladeNailRubber bandPlastic bagDuck tapeSurvival fluteFishing hookDental flossSugar (In a straw)FoilSuper glueMatchesBandages Birthday candle ToothstickPills (for hurting head/stomach)Safety pinFirestarter Plastic strips Survive You can also print a surv...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:56:25 PDT
How to Stand-Up Paddle Board
How to Stand-Up Paddle Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> johnstat000 Hello!I am sorry for the bad photos, my Dad didn't want to get his camera wet so I had to adjust for bad cell phone pictures. We were on vacation in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and rented paddle boards from a nearby outfitter. I was looking on Instructables and I realized that there wasn't an 'Ible yet...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:14:56 PDT
A Survival Water Filter
A Survival Water Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> ethanb34 In the world we live in, you never know what is coming next. Fires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can lead to apocalypse-like situations. That is why you should always be prepared to be able to survive in many conditions. One key factor to survival in all situations, is getting clean ...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:10:47 PDT
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak
Refurbish a Skin on Frame Kayak - More DIY How To Projects]]> pdaniel7 Living in Cambridge near the historical Charles river and watching people kayak down it's length, I nurtured a growing desire to be able to interact with the natural structure on my own schedule. I decided to build a boat, but I didn't know how to get started. I soon received an email from a friend ...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:51:28 PDT
Smartphone water bottle lamp
Smartphone water bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 It's perfect for camping. All you need isa smartphonea flashlight appa clear plastic bottle full with water Set up Fill a clear plastic bottle with waterturn on the flashlight (app) of your smartphoneput the water filled bottle on the flashlight of your smartphone
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:18 PDT
How to Barefoot Waterski
How to Barefoot Waterski - More DIY How To Projects]]> bergerab Barefoot waterskiing is one of the most intimidating and rewarding water sports in practice today. These skiers travel at high speeds on just the skin on their feet! To some this is appealing; however, due to the mental obstacles barefooting brings, many beginners can be discouraged. To beginners, s...
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Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:55:33 PDT
Swimsuit Dryer
Swimsuit Dryer - More DIY How To Projects]]> ehudwill My sister-in-law shared with my about the swimsuit dryers they used on their trip to Hawaii. I was intrigued because my family often goes swimming at the pool and carrying bags of soaking wet swimsuits can be a smelly. Having a way to speed up the drying process would be great. Then I remembers a fa...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:16:13 PDT
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing
7-in-1 summer squeeze: hot tub, deck, swings, arbor, firepit, birdhouse, hammock swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> skiedra Making this summer bit more awesome...We bought a small (574 sq meters / 6200 sq feet) plot of land some 10 miles outside the city in a small gardening community. That decission was made so the kids do grow up in "concrete jungle", but grow more connected to nature. The lot was empty with some old o...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:25:38 PDT
Water bottle holder
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> YPF The idea behind this project was to find a practical way to increase the amount of water I can take when going in the outdoor, without compromising on the volume of my backpack. The solution is a water bottle holder that can be strapped anywhere: on a bag, on a belt or simply on a shoulder strap.The...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:45 PDT
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad
Backyard Recirculating Splash Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> phinch My kids love playing in the splash pad at the water park, and I figured I could build one for my yard.Of course I could have just turned on the hose, but there's a bit of a drought going on where we live, so thats why I made it recirculate.I've already built a water table based on theerikjohnson's i...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:13:27 PDT
Mistick - as in Mist Stick!
Mistick - as in Mist Stick! - More DIY How To Projects]]> IamGutter Summer is a great time for getting outdoors and enjoying time with family and friends, only sometimes the enjoyment is curtailed by the brutal summer heat. The Mistick is here to help!! There are many products available to provide a cooling mist in a fixed area, such as attached to a deck or awnin...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:44:37 PDT
Easy and cheap bottle insulation
Easy and cheap bottle insulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer I recently went on a backpacking trip and I needed a water bottle. I wanted a nice insulated, 32 oz., water bottle that I could get for a decent price. I picked up a conversation where a man said that most of the extreme backpackers don't buy insulated water bottles they usually just cover them in d...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:16:47 PDT
Water Balloon Filling Station
Water Balloon Filling Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> IamGutter The 4th of July has come and gone and my neighborhood, like many, celebrated our Nation's independence with a cookout, fireworks and, of course, a huge water balloon war! We spent hours dragging multiple hoses around, picking them up, filling a balloon, putting them down, tying a balloon, repeat. ...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:33:35 PDT
Hydro Hive
Hydro Hive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dylan Larsen I have lived in the woods my entire life and have enjoyed nature all around. I have seen so many bees that have died in buckets, water puddles, and anything that has collected water that they were trying to get to. This is something that I have come up with on my 3D printer to help out some. CAD D...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:08:11 PDT
How To Tie A Mini Wooly Bugger
How To Tie A Mini Wooly Bugger - More DIY How To Projects]]> tetra28 For this the only fly tying materials you will need are hackle feathers, a vice, a hook, and head cement. You can even substitute the head cement with clear nail polish. Sorry for the photo quality, it was taken with an iPod camera. Gather These Supplies Pipe cleaner, a small streamer hook, a fu...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 14:21:26 PDT
Coconut Bikini Top
Coconut Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> kilo_me Whether you are getting ready for your summer vacation on a tropical island or you are just looking for an all-natural material, eco-friendly bikini top wanting to say “Aloha” wearing the appropriate apparel . Well, here is how to make your own Coconut Bikini Top! Tools & materials you will need....
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 15:45:13 PDT
Water Table for kids
Water Table for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> shaggs31 My kids love to play with water. So instead of having to deal with them making a mess in the bathroom all the time, I wanted to make a water table so the mess could be outside. I just wanted to build a simple container that holds water. Nothing complicated or flashy. This is what I came up with....
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:43:08 PDT
Pool Cooler For Bottles
Pool Cooler For Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> patatarium What You Need -rope (not in the image)-bucket-ice-knife-permanent marker- pool noodle Mark The Noodle The Size Of The 4 Side null Cut null Put The Rope In The Pool Noodle null Tie The Rope null Put The Noodle Arround The Bucket null Cut A Little Part Of Noodle For The Float nu...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:38:21 PDT
How to make a Homemade Water Park with PVC
How to make a Homemade Water Park with PVC - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpecificLove Is it hard to get your kids outside? With one of these homemade PVC water sprayers, it is easy to get the kids outside. They can have lots of fun and be safe in their own backyard. This is a great way to cool off in the summer heat.Watch Video.Have fun and be safe.
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:48:51 PDT
How To Fog Proof Goggles
How To Fog Proof Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mason Wright Materials Materials: 1: googles 2: dawn dish soap Fog Proofing Pour dawn in the googles and rub it in then let it sit for a minute. Dry Dry then test
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:45:30 PDT
Kayak trolling motor
Kayak trolling motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> karrman1984 I was tagged on my Facebook page with a new way to look at this kayak invention, I have seen tank wheel chairs that go every where. Well I would like to extend my offer to my fellow veterans who I served with a chance to be able to kayak with your families again. Big boats are nice, but it is not th...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:14 PDT
Exchange Handies of a Faucet!!
Exchange Handies of a Faucet!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishiyasu Exchange Handies of a Faucet!!Hello!! I bought this, today!These are handles of faucets.Handles of faucets which I have been using is very ugly...One of ligit blue color is cold water, and the other of pink color is hot water.A lever handle is very usefl for little children and senior citizens too!W...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 21:51:19 PDT
Palette Boat B.O.T. II
Palette Boat B.O.T. II - More DIY How To Projects]]> pzwing It is an easy-to-build, stable, and cost-free or at least almost cost-free boat that can be divided into three parts, to be carried inside two small cars. Gathering the materials and the first steps Materials :- Palettes (ask hardware shops and/or trading companies)- almost any kind of wood- PVC ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 12:29:24 PDT
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters
Floating Dock on recycled #tidycats and #2liters - More DIY How To Projects]]> lon.jacob.johnson I set out to build a floating dock for a local music festival on the bayou. Bayou Boogaloo is my favorite festival in New Orleans, primarily because of its vicinity to and the capable use of Bayou St. John to enjoy this growing free festival. For years we have tied up my pirouge and various other...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:55:55 PDT
Survival: A Guide
Survival: A Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> OldShotgunYoungShooter THE COLD: Even though we are heading into the summer months, hypothermia is still the most major problem in attempting to survive. It kills more than any other thing in the outdoors, especially in survival situations. If the temperature falls below 50 degrees Fahrenheit at any time, hypothermia is p...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 19:34:02 PDT
Portable Solar Versatility
Portable Solar Versatility - More DIY How To Projects]]> IngenuityAtWork The essence of survival is preparedness. The essence of surviving comfortably is preparing ingeniously. This Instructable follows my creation of a multi-use solar apparatus, built around an up-cycled Fresnel lens. It is multi-use in that one can use it to distill potable water, sterilize surgical in...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 23:07:07 PDT
The Three Steps To Survival
The Three Steps To Survival - More DIY How To Projects]]> Macgyver97 Over the years I have seen many how-to’s, books, and articles on wilderness survival. However, usually these either cover one element of survival, or contain endless pages of information. I am creating this Instructable as a how-to general guide to survival. I will be going over the steps that shoul...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 15:46:54 PDT
Find Water in the Wilderness
Find Water in the Wilderness - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodandmetal Water, shelter, warmth and food are all crucial to survival, but often clean water can be very difficult to locate. The average human can survive roughly 3 days without water, and this can vary depending on physical fitness, temperature and the level of activity being carried out. This guide will te...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 13:33:09 PDT
Canoe wood stand
Canoe wood stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino I need a stand to store my canoe so I decided to make the stand also a fire wood storage stand that will stay dry from the canoe blocking the rain. The canoe is tied down to the stand with bungee cords so that the wind cannot blow it off the stand. Basically all you need is a bunch of 2 x 4's and 3...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 09:40:21 PDT
How to get food, water and shelter in the wild
How to get food, water and shelter in the wild - More DIY How To Projects]]> fryars123 In this instuctable I am going to show you how to get clean water, catch a rabbit for food and build a basic shelter. This could be a matter between life and death or just prepare you for your survival trip. First I am going to show you how to separate clean and dirty water a very simple way. Then I...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 07:46:22 PDT
How To Boil Water
How To Boil Water - More DIY How To Projects]]> Captain MacTavish It is essential to have water in the wilderness. You need to be sure that it is clean. Bad water is worse than having no water at all. This shows you how to boil water with a canteen cup and stand. Getting The Water Find a creek, river, stream, whatever. As long as it is a water source it will wo...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:54:41 PDT
Waterproof Firestarter
Waterproof Firestarter - More DIY How To Projects]]> Captain MacTavish This is a cotton ball inside a straw to keep it dry. Melting the first end You can put anything inside a star to keep it dry, but if it is a gelatin like substance keep both ends open until it is full. Put the straw on a pair of pliers with only about 0.9mm left sticking out. Then burn it with a ...
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Sat, 3 May 2014 15:19:48 PDT
Bio Sand Water Filter
Bio Sand Water Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> Know More Things Getting pure water for drinking is one of the biggest challenge in survival,so here it is a instructable to make a compact small water filter made from plastic bottle.By this filter we can easily remove dust,bacteria from water during surival. MATERIALS NEEDED: 1.2 LITER PLASTIC BOTTLE 2.SAND 3.STO...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:36:48 PDT
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump
How to make a Radial Piston Water Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> TeamDolphin     For a project ("Hydro do that?") at the Glasgow School of Art, our group of students was tasked with designing and manufacturing a water pump. The task was to be a competition betwixt several teams, each taking the name of an aquatic creature. Our designated company was 'Dolphin'...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:21:52 PDT
DIY water purification straw
DIY water purification straw - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pure Carbon Situation: you are driving your car in the middle of nowhere and you go off the road and flip your car into the ditch with only a few things. You get a fire started as you sit by your mangled vehicle you realize that it till be a while before some one will find you, so you decide to assess the situa...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:09:59 PDT
Dehydration: Finding Water in the Wilderness Muskrat-Jim Adults need a minimum of two quarts (2 litres) of water every day. Be aware of the signs of dehydration and take corrective measures right away.
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:15:40 PDT
Three Ways to Get Safe Drinking Water from Snow
Three Ways to Get Safe Drinking Water from Snow - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muskrat-Jim One of the things I like about winter in Canada is that we get LOTS of snow! This means that drinking water is abundant, you only need to know how to process it out of the snow we get.I created a YouTube video here: And I also posted this on my blog here: many...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:44:58 PDT
How to Water Ski
How to Water Ski - More DIY How To Projects]]> lav0172 Water Skiing is a very fun hobby to add if you love the outdoors and are active. This is not a lot of stress on your joints and the water and life jacket provide a safe landing. Even though it may look hard, if you just practice enough it becomes easy. The following steps will help you learn how to ...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:53:16 PDT
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen
Make a Collapsible 2QT Canteen - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng This collapsible canteen is made from six mill polyethylene plastic sheeting (painter’s plastic available at home improvement stores), #215 O-rings, and a water bottle. Fusing the plastic is done with a Food Saver vacuum. It is surprisingly strong. I can stand on it without it bursting (160 lbs). ...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:16:26 PDT
Solar Still
Solar Still - More DIY How To Projects]]> fletcherjeremiah In a desert environment finding or producing water is a most important skill for survival. This is a technique for extracting water from the soil or from plants by condensation. Materials Clear Plastic WrapCup or ContainerGreen Plant Material (optional)Energy from the sun is used to evaporate wat...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:22:20 PDT
pond filter from scrap stormke my first instructable. i've made a smal pond filtering system from scrap. Using a toxic waste inviromentbox that are in a lot of Belgium peoples houses without any use. I only have to buy a filter an some connections. The choice i made was because this box is very strong en initiate resistant agains...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 04:48:10 PDT
STAND-ALONE RAINWATER COLLECTOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElizabethGoetvinck We are students industrial design and for the past 2 weeks we have been building a rain harvesting system. Our client is a community with a public garden because they don't have a private garden for themselves. The garden is a place where they can cultivate some vegetables and fruits, relax, enjoy t...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 13:30:55 PDT
Homemade 'Clam Shell' Well Digging Tool NelsonStudios This is a tool I built out of scrap materials that would be useful in helping someone dig a well by hand in soils that are softer.  I envision it going down inside a well casing and removing the material from the inside allowing the casing to sink.  This assumes that their will be some wall caving a...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 09:00:17 PDT
Homemade Pontoon Boat
Homemade Pontoon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr. Lazer Monkey UPDATE:  The canopy was too weak and a strong wind knocked it over, luckily I have some materials to build a new and improved one. This one will come with see though plastic curtains that we can use to block out the wind. I will buy a second hand gas motor, but keep the electric one as back up. I am...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:45:08 PDT