Author: cider

How to Eat Well In A Zombie Apocalypse

“How would you survive the zombie apocalypse?” is a popular question these days. Well, I am here to give you some tips you might not be aware of, for when you need to escape town for a few days or… forever. Now if you think too hard about some of these facts you’re realize that some of them will not be useful too far into said apocalypse, as I presume the items I am discussing may become completely impossible to obtain or produce. However, please humor me as I’m also giving you advice on what to take with you in case you just decide you’ve had enough of this shitty world and you want to go bushwacking up Mount Katahdin or something (Seriously though, check out Baxter State Park if you’re the outdoorsy type. Easy there to get away from literally the whole world and all other human beings and just forget about all the nonsense). Here are some items that travel well without refrigeration, and about how long you can keep them: Eggs. Seriously, you really don’t need to refrigerate them. Could you get a bad one? Sure, but you could if you refrigerate them too. There is literally no need for refrigeration. I know this will sound bananas to anyone in the U.S. so just trust me. I have carried unrefrigerated eggs in a backpack for a...

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Six Tips To Live By When You're Dead Broke

I’m broke. I know, you’re broke, we’re all broke. Even so, I would consider myself extra broke, at least compared to all my peers, and my peers are not exactly the Rockefellers. I’m not here to tell you about extreme couponing or how you should wash out ziploc bags and reuse them. I want to tell you some facts and things I’ve learned after my extended period of brokeness that I find most people don’t know about… or more specifically, they don’t even know about not knowing about. If that makes sense. So, in no particular order, here is a list of six useful facts/tips/ideas that may help you out, which you probably aren’t aware of or haven’t come across or considered in the same way. 1. It’s possible to pay $0.00 to your federal student loans for 25 years and then have them completely forgiven. In fact, you will be considered “in repayment” for this entire time. Unless you are already in the know, like I am, I am pretty sure this just blew your mind, so trust me when I say, I know this for a fact because my significant other is currently on this plan and has been for years. This magical plan is called the “IBR = Income Based Repayment” plan. Not Income-Sensitive or anything else, Income-Based Repayment. On this plan, you never have to...

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