Small wood gas rocket stove made from bean and soup cans is a great one. http://rethinksurvival.com/posts/daily-youtube-bonus-how-to-make-a-small-wood-gas-stove/
Also 297 books on all different kinds of things http://www.armageddononline.org/disaster-prep-help.html
They come up with some great ideas and information. Browse around and you will find many things that interest you I bet.
Here at the home front we had 6 inches of snow on Sunday and then last night it rained all most all night and continued to pour this morning, not much snow left, but 35 degrees and rain is a bit bone chilling.