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Squawk Box Broadcast 009: Internet Privacy, Adventure and the Unknown

By The ITS Crew

Squawk Box Broadcast

The Squawk Box Broadcast aims to highlight a few of the stories that have caught our attention recently. It’s also a way to broaden your horizons and explore new ideas.

The Birth of a Tool >> John Neeman Tools

There’s a reason that hand crafted tools are treasured more than their mass produced counterparts. Working with our hands is a skill that many have forgotten or have never learned in the first place. “Men admire the man who can organize wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Going Undercover: How to Protect Your Privacy Online >> Art of Manliness

Art of Manliness Internet Privacy

There’s no doubt that privacy is on everyone’s minds. The Art of Manliness has put together a few simple tips to better protect your identity online that are worth putting into action and certainly something to consider at the least. Much like our own article on how to use prepaid debit cards for anonymous, cash-like digital transactions, learning how to preserve your privacy can keep you safe from a number of attacks.

Build a Portable, Fold-Out Toolkit and Workbench for All Your Gear >> Lifehacker

Portable Workbench

We love a good hands on DIY project and this looks like an awesome one to try. Keeping tools organized and ready for use is essential to fixing things around the house or building your next contraption. Instructables user Benne came up with a great tutorial on how to build a portable workstation that houses all of the basics for small projects.

Overlandia: Fleeing Work for the Open Road to South America >> Adventure Journal

Desk to Glory

What is the American Dream? Does everyone need to have a house in the suburbs with a picket fence and a plan set in stone until retirement? It seems that recently, many individuals are questioning that mindset and venturing out on the road with all of their belongings in their vehicle. Imagine living out of your 1989 Toyota 4×4 and traveling wherever you feel like going. That’s exactly what one couple did and are now in South America following their dreams.

Hike 2600 Miles through the United States in Seven Minutes >> Sploid

Pacific Crest Trail

Tyler Fox videotaped his entire hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in 3-second increments. Seeing the trek from his point of view is incredible as it covers 2,600 miles in just 7 minutes. It took almost five months to travel north from the US/Mexico border to British Columbia and while the video can obviously serve as inspiration to anyone looking to get out on an epic adventure, it’s also a resource for those interested in the PCT specifically.

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