Author Archives: beststuff

Getting the most from Ebay

  Shopping on Ebay can save you a LOT of money, and it can also help many individuals and small businesses survive Let’s face it, the economy is not getting much better anytime soon.   You need to shop carefully and save money whenever possible.    If you know what you are looking for and […]

Aladdin Renaissance Technology ™

Great products to take with you on adventures, travel. Aladdin tests and recommends a host of useful items, and assembles them into kits for various purposes. See their store at   See their survival and rebuilding tools site      

Bloggie Touch and Flip Video

It’s so nice to have a small, easy to use video camera with you whenever….. great for travel especially. These two little cameras fit the bill. Sony Bloggie Touch and the Pure Digital Flip Video The Sony Bloggie touch is lighter and smaller, and can take snapshots.  It’s easier to use with the wider screen, […]

Best Stuff for pilots, 1 of a series, video

      Best Pilot Guide      Pilot resource site Hi Everyone, Pilots need really good stuff that works like it should.    I’m reviewing a bunch of products at one time and putting them into 10 minute videos.  

Wild edible plants….free food !

Most people don’t realize how much fantastic food is growing all around them.    All you have to do is stop for a minute and ask, “what did people do before there were grocery stores ?”.    Really… they lived for THOUSANDS of years without any stores.  Slowly people got lazy, forgot, etc, and here […]

BOOKS.. vintage technology used worldwide

Never underestimate the power of a good book ! People and whole countries have been changed by a single book, or bunch of them. Support your local book stores, or anyone selling GOOD books.   Sure, there’s a lot of junk books, but also loads of excellent ones.  Old, new, in or out of print… […]

Tiny houses, and alternative spaces

Hey everyone… tiny homes are now gaining popularity fast. It makes total sense.  How much space do we really need anyway ?   For thousands of years we all lived fine without 5,000 square foot “mcMansions” in the suburbs.  City dwellers know how to be really smart about using space efficiently.   Why heat or […]

“Aladdin Survival Kits” ( tm )

WATCH A VIDEO… light knife fire Ingenious selection of tools, supplies, and resources in ready-to-go packs. Basic, medium, and large. Watch the videos…. You’ll be amazed at what you can do with the stuff packed into our bags. See our YouTube section Light, knife, fire   the basics for survival, video Be Prepared

Naneu K4L camera bag / backpack.

GREAT bag to travel with. 5 stars. By Naneu well made, clever design, laptop compartment Watch the video review

Otterbox Defender case for iPad… excellent

If you haven’t heard of Otterbox you need to check them out. Their cases withstand hard use, travel, and occasional abuse. The Defender series is their best case, and frankly, it’s indispensable.    It does add weight, but if you use your iPad the way most people do, you want to take it wherever, and […]