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How to Give Furniture a Vintage or Rustic Effect

Many homeowners use procedures to distress their furniture. When a furniture piece has a vintage look, it has more character. Although there are stores that sell vintage furniture...

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Cody Lundin

Cody Lundin

Survival expert and author of When All Hell Breaks Loose

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Dr. William Waugh Jr.

Professor of public administration and urban studies at Georgia...

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James Lee Witt

Former FEMA director and author of Stronger in the Broken...

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Claire B. Rubin

Rubin is the co-founder and managing editor of the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
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Cody Lundin

Lundin is the author of When All Hell Breaks Loose: Stuff You Need to Survive When Disaster Strikes and is considered an expert in survival.
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James Lee Witt

Witt is the former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and author of Stronger in Broken Places: Nine Lessons for Turning Crisis into Triumph.
Posted: 07/31/2008 08:59 PM EST more »

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Jeff Bowers

Bowers is the director of King County Office of Emergency Management in Washington, and previously he spent almost a decade as a hazard mitigation program manager with FEMA.
Posted: 07/31/2008 08:40 PM EST more »

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Kathleen Tierney

Tierney is the director of the National Hazards Center at the University of Colorado—Boulder. She has more than 25 years of experience in disasters.
Posted: 07/31/2008 08:51 PM EST more »

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Norris Beren

Beren has more than 30 years of experience in reducing risk, and is the author of When Disaster Strikes Home.
Posted: 07/31/2008 08:46 PM EST more »

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Robert Olshansky

Olshansky is a professor of urban and regional planning at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and author and expert in landslide hazard reduction, landslide mitigation and Hurricane Katrina recovery.
Posted: 07/31/2008 09:01 PM EST more »