Preparing Your Household for Drought

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Whether you believe in climate change or not (there are many out there who don’t), you and your family will have to deal with natural phenomena at one point in your lives. One of those phenomena is drought, which is defined simply as the absence or lack of water for an extended period of time, … Read more…

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How To Build A Log Cabin

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So you want to build a log cabin? Who can blame you! This is a dream of many homesteaders and off-gridders, and for many it remains just that – a dream. But for you, it doesn’t have to. Handcrafted log cabins are one of the most beautiful rustic looking homes, especially in today’s age where … Read more…

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Physical Fitness To Fight An Active Shooter

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Active shooting situations are on the rise, a report from the government shows a massive increase since early 2000, happening in over 40 states. One of the scariest parts of these attacks is that there is no warning before they happen, so the only safety measure is preparation, both physically and mentally. It is especially … Read more…

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8 Tips To Help You Find A Perfect Place For Camping

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Nothing beats the thrill of going on a road trip and camping in the wilderness. The excitement you get from the great outdoors, the nature surrounding you, new experiences gained and the journey itself are all unbeatable experiences. Besides learning new things, you discover how to pack light, use limited resources and work with what … Read more…

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How to Split Wood with A Maul

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It is biting cold and you notice that your firewood reserve would not last another day or the firewood pieces you collected are too large for your fireplace. This means you will need to prepare more firewood to keep you and your loved ones warm during the cold day. The best way to prepare such … Read more…

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Primitive Trapping 101

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As I have always stated, food is typically not my top priority in a survival situation. However, if you are going to go after food, you will eventually want protein. There are several ways in which you can acquire protein but many are risky or calorie-burning activities.Trapping is one way you can set and forget … Read more…

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Choosing Cache Containers To Make A Secret Stash

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According to various estimates the majority of Americans are unprepared for even small-scale disasters. Once it hits the fan, you have a few hours until your local supermarkets and convenient stores get stripped of valuable supplies. To give yourself a fighting change, you should consider making a survival stash using the proper cache containers. What … Read more…

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5 Unusual Self-defense Methods for Survival Situations

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While many people hope that they will never have to use them, having survival skills can help ensure that you make it through a life-threatening situation. You’ve likely seen advice on preparing survival kits and adopting self-sufficient habits. These things are quite important, but it also is vital to learn self-defense skills in case you find yourself … Read more…

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5 Unusual Self-defense Methods for Survival Situations

While many people hope that they will never have to use them, having survival skills can help ensure that you make it through a life-threatening situation. You’ve likely seen advice on preparing survival kits and adopting self-sufficient habits. These things are quite important, but it also is vital to learn self-defense skills in case you find yourself … Read more…

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Surviving a Bear Attack

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These days, humans don’t have nearly the amount of problems with bears as we once did. This is largely because our increasing population, technological advances and attitudes towards bears, in general, have largely decreased their population in recent centuries. However, a bear could become a serious problem when exploring the great outdoors. Just because the … Read more…

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5 DIY Skills That Are Useful in Any Situation

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There is an uncountable amount of DIY skills that can come in extremely useful in your everyday life.  Some are more crucial and have a wider range of uses than others however – so here’s 5 DIY skills that are useful in any situation. Painting Being able to paint, and paint well, is a gateway … Read more…

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Top Six Effective Substitutes for Eggs

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Eggs are not only healthy; they’re also very versatile. You can fry or boil them. You can also poach or bake them. If you like to bake, then you would know that most baking recipes also call for the use of eggs. With the many different ways of cooking eggs, how can you not love … Read more…

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6 Important Tips on How to Start Prepping

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Prepping is one of the most mainstream activities that people are often engaged in doing. Prepping is not just about surviving for the day, but rather have a plan to last you for longer. Most people would think that you just wake up one day and start prepping. That is not how it works; you … Read more…

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Best Self-Defense Handguns For A SHTF / Prep Situation

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The handgun you should choose for a SHTF situation is a little different from the one you carry around everyday. Preppers have a few things to worry about that the average Joe doesn’t, because whichever handgun you choose for self-defense you want to make sure it will keep going long after civilisation collapses. If you’re … Read more…

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Six things you should immediately do after a car accident

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Car accidents have become more common and when they occur, they can leave you numb – unable to think straight. Whether you experience physical injuries or only property damage – the whole ordeal can be quite stressful and most drivers are not sure what steps to take immediately after the crash. Of course, having the … Read more…

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Picking The Right Wood To Build A Fire In The Wild

Building a fire in the wild is mandatory for survival and it also a great morale booster. You should know how to build one, regardless if you are fleeing the collapsing civilization or if you are enjoying a camping trip. Picking the right wood to build a fire is the most important step to get … Read more…

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Picking The Right Wood To Build A Fire In The Wild

Building a fire in the wild is mandatory for survival and it also a great morale booster. You should know how to build one, regardless if you are fleeing the collapsing civilization or if you are enjoying a camping trip. Picking the right wood to build a fire is the most important step to get … Read more…

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Picking The Right Wood To Build A Fire In The Wild

Building a fire in the wild is mandatory for survival and it also a great morale booster. You should know how to build one, regardless if you are fleeing the collapsing civilization or if you are enjoying a camping trip. Picking the right wood to build a fire is the most important step to get … Read more…

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Picking The Right Wood To Build A Fire In The Wild

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Building a fire in the wild is mandatory for survival and it also a great morale booster. You should know how to build one, regardless if you are fleeing the collapsing civilization or if you are enjoying a camping trip. Picking the right wood to build a fire is the most important step to get … Read more…

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Why Do You Need An Air Rifle For Survival Hunting?

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When you look at the hunting scenario, a lot has changed over the course of time. Back in the day, people used to use stones, bow and arrows for survival hunting but today there is enough feasibility to use many other tools. When you seek advice from hunters on what to use for hunting, they … Read more…

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Safety Guidelines: Be Careful When Using Herbs

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You must be choosing the herbal treatments over prescription drugs. These treatments are natural and are used for many thousands of years. Herbal drugs and homemade antiseptics are remedies since the time of our grandmothers. Medicinal Herbs are natural, but it does not mean that they are safe. Safety Guidelines for using Medicinal Herbs 1. … Read more…

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A Guide To Buying Bulk Ammo

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Online purchase of ammunition is gaining more popularity; gun owners can even buy bullets in bulk. While there are some controversial and legal issues surrounding online shopping for firearms and ammunition, there are benefits to buying bulk ammo online. Who is Buying Ammo Online? Who actually buys ammunition online? The shooting industry is growing quickly, … Read more…

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Fundamentals To Become A Nomad Prepper

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As history showed us, human beings were nomads and that is how they evolved.  Movement has always been and still is the best human survival strategy. Staying in the same place too long is dangerous when the world around you crumbles. Becoming a nomad prepper makes sense when you can no longer rely on civilization. … Read more…

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What a Modern Survival Kit Contains

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If you’re going to be spending time in the wilderness, you had better come as prepared as you possibly can. It’s not always easy predicting what will happen to you when you’re hiking through a dense forest, it’s good practice to have everything that you might possibly need. Your survival may depend on having and … Read more…

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Reasons Your Transformer May Blow Up and How to Prevent it

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An electric transformer is a static electrical machine which transforms electrical power from one circuit to another circuit, without changing the frequency. It can either increase or decrease the voltage with corresponding decrease or increase in current. Let’s learn more about what is an electrical transformer, its types and what causes it to fail. Design … Read more…

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What You Need To Know About Meals Ready To Eat (MREs)

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Meals Ready to eat, or simply MREs, are very popular among preppers and survivalists. Although MREs are primary intended for use in the field by the military, they are now being stockpiled by average Americans. Before you fill your pantry with Meals ready to Eat, there are a few things you should know about these … Read more…

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Surviving Under Fire During A Terror Attack

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There are many, many different ways for an act of terrorism to arise right before your eyes. As always, preparedness is the key ingredient for surviving such an experience. Terror-like lash outs can occur in many forms. From planted bombs to hijackings and kidnappings, simple preparation can save not only your life, but others as … Read more…

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How To Treat A Painful Sprain On The Field

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Accidents always happen when you explore the great outdoors. Sometimes, it’s a common thing to hear a snap or crack when you push yourself. When people go over their ankle or twist their knee medical aid is required. If there isn’t a fracture and all you have to deal with is a sprain, here is … Read more…

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How To Catch Minnows as Bait for Survival Fishing

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These are strange and dangerous times we live in for sure. If you are a survivalist you probably have your things ready to go in case a SHTF scenario occurs. In your survival pack there are some essential things that should be in there and some of them must be some fishing line, a few … Read more…

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The Seven Principles of Safe Camping When Bugging Out

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There are few things more frightening than camping for several days in a remote backcountry shelter, only to be disturbed by unwanted guests. If your bugging out plan implies camping in the wild, you need to learn seven principles of safe camping. Once the brown stuff hits the fan, it will be every man for … Read more…

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How to go self-sufficient at home

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The world is constantly evolving, and it’s not always for the best. Being self-sufficient within the home is like being in survival mode and it means you are always one step ahead with preparedness than the majority of people. The supermarket, the water supplier and the power grid, are you prepared if they all went … Read more…

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Try These Unusual Fish Baits for a Successful Catch

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Every fisherman knows that fishing success depends on finding the perfect spot and using the proper fish baits. Most of them prefer to use worms, maggots or homemade bait to bring back home a basket full of fish. However, when you lack the proper bait, you can still enjoy a good catch with these unusual … Read more…

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Essential Survival Skills That Kids Should Know ASAP

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How safe are our kids today? Isn’t it a very valid question? It’s quite natural that we, as parents become so protective and in this blind love, we end up doing everything for them. We are proud of the fact that our kids are 100 % dependent on us. But is that fair? Think about, … Read more…

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How to Choose a Bug Out Bicycle to Escape Chaos

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In every disaster movie we see that bicycles have inexplicably vanished. While this may be a flaw in the movie script, I like to believe survivors recognized their true value and put them to good use. Having a Bug out bicycle ready can help you get out of dodge faster than you would expect. Being … Read more…

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How to Choose a Bug Out Bicycle to Escape Chaos

In every disaster movie we see that bicycles have inexplicably vanished. While this may be a flaw in the movie script, I like to believe survivors recognized their true value and put them to good use. Having a Bug out bicycle ready can help you get out of dodge faster than you would expect. Being … Read more…

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Urban Survival – Learn To Diffuse A Hostile Situation

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You will have to deal with a lot of angry people when disaster hits and society breaks down. Regardless if you are right or wrong, you need to learn how to diffuse a hostile situation. When having to deal with a lot of unknown factors during a crisis, the last thing you need to worry … Read more…

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7 Essentials for Navigating Through the Wilderness Without a GPS

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Exploring the great outdoors if one of the favorite past time of many Americans. Gone are the days when these modern pioneers would navigate through the wilderness with just a map. Nowadays, they rely on their mobile phones and various GPS devices to find the safe path. Rather than “abusing” technology, it’s best to look … Read more…

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Surviving when SHTF – How to tell when people are lying to you

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Being able to recognize deception in a post-SHTF world can actually save your life. If you are able to tell when people are lying to you, chances are you can turn things around. The ability to determine if someone is honest or not is a great skill to have and use to your advantage. In … Read more…

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How to Deal With Laundry in Survival or Primitive Situations

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Sanitation is an important aspect of survival and this topic is poorly covered in most survival books. When it comes to dealing with dirty laundry, many people rely on their washing machines to clean their clothes. They can live without these modern appliances and only few of them remember how our ancestors cleaned their laundry. … Read more…

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Survival Fishing: How To Catch A Fish Without A Fishing Pole

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If you happen to get stranded near a river, creek, pond or any water body with fish, and you have at least a day before help arrives, then you’ve got to make good with the materials around you to stay alive and kicking. Chances are you may have no fishing gear with you. But if … Read more…

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8 Tips for Choosing the Best Power Generator

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Buying a power generator is important for those who live in areas where there are frequent power outages. California, Texas, Michigan, and Pennsylvania top the list of states that experience the most outages. The power grids are old and need a huge amount of investment to function well. The aging equipment and the weather calamities … Read more…

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Sleeping in the wilderness – Space Blanket vs. Sleeping Bag

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When equipping a bug out bag with necessary items for an overnight experience in the wild, things can get tricky. Many people will pick between a sleeping bag and a space blanket without actually comparing the two. To make things easier and help them decide, I’ve added my pros and cons based on my personal … Read more…

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Dutch Oven Cooking – Mastering the Basics

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One of my essential pieces of equipment that I use during my camping trips is the Dutch Oven. I’ve used it extensively during my trips and I can tell you that nothing compares to Dutch Oven cooking. Once you master its secrets, there is no limit to what you can cook in a Dutch Oven. … Read more…

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Eight Rules To Acknowledge For Surviving Abroad

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I’ve used to travel a lot and I still go abroad occasionally. My business took me to countries few Americans consider safe and I’ve learned a lot from each trip. Surviving abroad requires a certain level of preparedness, but also a traveling etiquette that needs to be respected to the letter.   Many of those … Read more…

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Why Everyone Should Use Coupons To Get Prepared Quicker

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Couponing has always received a lot of negative attention. For far too long people have felt embarrassed to use coupons, in order not to have their friends ridicule them or have sales clerks look down on them. But as you’ll see in the infographic below, coupon users had the right idea all along. Why shouldn’t … Read more…

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Tornado Survival Tips To Help You Prepare, Survive And Rebuild

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Seeing a violent rotating vortex reaching down from the clouds to the ground is a life changing experience. The sound a tornado makes is known by everyone living in the Midwest and this deadly weather event can change lives in minutes. The following tornado survival tips are a common law in the Midwestern states, but … Read more…

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Rabbit Hunting with Slingshot for Survival – Top 5 Tips You Have to Know

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Hunting rabbits with a slingshot in a survival situation is not only challenging but also exciting. Rabbits are very small preys that get scared quite fast. When in a real survival situation, a slingshot is one of those primitive tools you can make with easy if you did not have one with you. Slingshots are … Read more…

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Rabbit Hunting with Slingshot for Survival – Top 5 Tips You Have to Know

Hunting rabbits with a slingshot in a survival situation is not only challenging but also exciting. Rabbits are very small preys that get scared quite fast. When in a real survival situation, a slingshot is one of those primitive tools you can make with easy if you did not have one with you. Slingshots are … Read more…

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How to prepare your off-grid home to survive a wildfire

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Wildfires are unpredictable and destructive beyond belief. If you live off the grid in a fire-prone area, you need to prepare your home and family to survive a wildfire. It is known that wildfires can occur anywhere, but they are most dangerous in heavily wooded areas. Once the dry period sets in and the undergrowth … Read more…

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Things you should not do after SHTF

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It is not a matter of if but when you will have to face the consequences of a disaster. Thousands of people are affected every year by natural disasters such as tornadoes, floods and super storms. Not to mention that there are even man-made disasters that can drastically change your way of life. If you … Read more…

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Ten Ways To Use Your Socks During An Emergency

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Your bug out bag should contain all the necessary items to make survival possible. As a general rule, you should also have a change of clothes to withstand the changing weather. Carrying one or two pairs of socks can prove quite useful and there are multiple ways you can use your socks during an emergency. … Read more…

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8 Dangerous Hiking Mistakes Most People Make

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Hiking is a pastime that millions of Americans enjoy each year. They go camping across the country and they love to abandon their campsite to explore the surrounding area. However, this exploring journey may not end well for some of them. There are a few hiking mistakes that are a common occurrence for the inexperienced … Read more…

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Bugging out by car when it hits the fan

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If disaster hits, you must be ready to leave quickly without attracting unwanted attention. Bugging out by car is the number one and only choice for most preppers. Even more, bugging out by car provides a certain safety from criminal elements. If you plan to do the same when disaster strikes, here is what you … Read more…

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How To Restore Cast Iron Cookware

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Cooking with cast iron is an art and requires a lot of practice to master it. If not cared for properly your cast iron cookware can rust and become unusable. Here is what you need to know to restore cast iron cookware. Cast iron was created many generations ago and it’s still incredibly versatile. Cooking … Read more…

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17 Must-Have Items To Prepare For Weather Disasters

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Today’s weather is unpredictable and some say it’s all due to global warming. Weather disasters are a common occurrence and we have to be prepared for them. Mother Nature doesn’t mess around and you shouldn’t do it either. Stock up on these items before severe weather disasters hit your area. Meteorologists are able to predict … Read more…

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The Benefits of Stockpiling Coffee for Long-term Survival

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If you think that coffee is just a luxury, and something that could easily be discarded in the event of a societal collapse… think again. Studies show that everyone from elite athletes, to average working people benefit greatly from drinking coffee. If you depend on a cup of Joe to function now, imagine what it … Read more…

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The Eight Principles of Emergency Evacuation

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Emergency evacuation is imminent when your home is in the path of destruction. If a natural or man-made crisis is threatening your safety, you should get as far away as possible as you need for full safety. A successful emergency evacuation requires proper planning. The best way to prepare for an emergency evacuation is to … Read more…

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Three steps to wilderness survival to learn

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During my camping trips, I often had the pleasure to chat with different park rangers. We often discuss about wilderness survival and about the rescue missions they partaken. After countless discussions I can state that wilderness survival is based on three factors: survival knowledge, equipment and will to survive. These are the main factors that … Read more…

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The 10 principles of effective family survival

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They say that every survival scenario defines a case of survival of the fittest. You might think you can make it, regardless of what the world throws at you, but what if you’re not alone? If you have loved ones depending on you, family survival becomes your main priority. That being said, sometimes a group … Read more…

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The basics of starting and maintaining a campfire

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You may say that you already know how to build a campfire. In fact, everybody knows how to build a campfire. However, allow me to offer some suggestions that could facilitate things for you when you need to start a campfire in the wilderness. I spend a lot of time in the outdoors and I’ve … Read more…

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How to make antibiotic garlic tincture

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In the old days, the home medicine chest of the pioneers was comprised of locally grown herbs and plants. Garlic has been proven to be a powerful natural remedy for many generations and antibiotic garlic tincture is highly appreciated even today. The pioneers knew how important self-healing is when you live miles away from civilization … Read more…

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The importance of water to survival

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In the wilderness people do die after becoming lost or having their vehicle break down in remote and unknown areas. Many of these deaths occurred due to excessive heat, thirst and exposure to elements. Causalities also occur because the individuals have poor survival knowledge and they lack basic supplies such as water and food. The … Read more…

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Quick Tips to Prep for Burglaries and Home Invasions

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Prepping your house or apartment for unwanted guests is something you should worry about right now. You don’t have to wait any sign of the Apocalypse to know that a bad guy can break in your home unannounced, take your valuables and even kill you if you stand in his way. In fact, I could … Read more…

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6 wild healing plants you should use

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Nature provides us with everything we need in order to survive and there are a few wild plants that are commonly used as first aid. These wild healing plants are well-known for their healing properties and those living off the grid have been using them for years. If you get stranded in the wild or … Read more…

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How to make soap with fat and ashes

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Sanitation is an important aspect of everyday life and it will become a critical one during a crisis when common resources are low. No matter how you look at it, you will need to find ways to stay clean and maintain a good hygiene. When commercial detergents will no longer be available you will have … Read more…

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5 Recipes to make your own survival protein bars

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Survival protein bars are becoming more and more popular among preppers and survivalist, but you can also find a few of them in any type of survival kit you can think of. These small snacks are ideal for emergency kits because they help you control hunger, they provide proteins and fats, but they also keep … Read more…

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Staying outside longer during the winter months

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Most people prefer to go out camping during the good, warm season and they do not appreciate the winter months due to the “issues” they have to face. Staying outside longer during the winter months requires some preparations and a good knowledge of the environment you live in. Winter weather conditions should not discourage you … Read more…

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Identifying and Treating Hypothermia

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During this time of year a lot of people are affected by hypothermia and many of them have no idea what hypothermia really is or what its symptoms are. When people feel cold they power through as they think it’s normal and soon enough things get worse. Hypothermia occurs when your body loses heat more … Read more…

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Survival and the Craft of Lock Picking

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In a world cannibalized of resources, where the basic necessities are no longer obtainable through means of monetary exchange, one should rely on other tactics to survive. Lock picking is a craft that would become useful in such a world as it will help even the average individual to acquire the essentials to survive.   … Read more…

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13 Survival Foods that will outlast you

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Let’s say that disaster hits tomorrow, do you have the basics like food and water covered? Stockpiling food and water shouldn’t be a prepping trend and every sane person should do it. We live in a world where natural and man-made disasters are no longer far-fetched scenarios and people have no excuse for being unprepared. … Read more…

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3 Secret Food Sources for When SHTF

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I’m looking at what’s happening in places like Syria and Venezuela these days and I am shocked at how disaster looks for these people. Buses going into Aleppo to evacuate people amid bombing? Venezuelans having Internet but no food? I don’t care what your prepping philosophy is, you have to admit that these two SHTF … Read more…

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Eight tips to consider when buying a knife

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They say that a true survivalist has a knife that will help him survive through harsh times In fact the reality is different and most preppers and survivalists have more than one knife. Buying the right knife for all your survival or camping needs is not easy and I suggest you follow these tips when … Read more…

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10 Ice Fishing Fundamentals

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As the winter season grows stronger a lot of people will try their luck with a session or two of ice fishing. Although ice fishing is quite a popular activity, it also poses some risks for the fisherman and no one should venture out onto the ice without knowing these 10 ice fishing fundamentals. If … Read more…

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Clever everyday uses for nail polish

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The other day I was making fun of my wife for her extreme fingernail polish collection and I never taught I was going to say this, but now I’m thinking of using some of it as well. No, I’m not painting my own nails. Instead, I’ve found many survival uses for nail polish. After a … Read more…

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7 Essential Items in your Emergency Survival Kit

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Emergency sounds like a scary word and it actually is. Then wonder what would happen if you get stuck in any kind of an emergency situation, where there is no rescue and no one to help? It could be an adventurous road trip which you thought would be a thrilling one, or it could be … Read more…

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Useful survival gear to get this Black Friday

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Black Friday is the most critical shopping day of the year and it’s the perfect time to stock up on supplies you need or get the items you want. I have been taking advantage of the Black Friday sales for the past five years to gear up and buy new survival gear. Since there are … Read more…

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How to quiet a noisy generator

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A generator is crucial to every household, more so for those in regions experiencing frequent power blackouts. The only demerit of most generators is the high level of noise they produce. Is there any solution to this disturbing problem? Yes! While reducing noise coming from the engine is not possible, you can reduce significantly the … Read more…

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Choosing a commercial bug out bag

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A bug out bag should be loaded with all the essentials that enable you to survive for more than three days.  Since making a bug out bag requires some serious thought and planning, there are those who prefer buying a pre-packed, commercial bug out bag. If that is the case here is what you should … Read more…

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Tent maintenance tips for a long lasting tent

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Most people own a tent as an emergency shelter solution and they would depend on it when nothing else is available. If you want your tent to last many years even with hard use, you should learn a thing or two about tent maintenance. A quality tent will last for many years if properly cared … Read more…

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Starting your off-grid living with solar power

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Harnessing the sun’s power has become a popular trend in the last ten years and we now have a large array of options for powering our homes using solar power. Living off the grid requires a lot of work and innovation in order to reach a certain level of self-sufficiency. Things get easier if you … Read more…

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Testing your survival drills and improving your skills

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You can read all you want about survival and emergency preparedness, but unless you practice your skills, chances are you’ll never be ready for when it hits the fan. Testing your survival drills should become an important part of your prepping plans as it will help you challenge yourself for a real life scenario. Reading … Read more…

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Build your vehicle survival kit for on-the-road emergencies

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Seeing that we spend a lot of our time driving around, we can be trapped in our vehicles at any time due to various unpredictable on-the-road events. Having a vehicle survival kit in your car can save the day when no one else is around to give you a helping hand. Sinkholes, rollovers, natural disasters … Read more…

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Bug Out Bag Packing Tips For Optimum Travel

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A bug out bag is one of the items that needs to be carefully put together in order to provide comfort for the owner. This bag is intended to keep you alive for 72 hours or more and its organization is as important as the items it holds. The bug out bag packing tips listed … Read more…

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20 Wilderness Uses for Aluminum Foil

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Many hikers and survivalists carry aluminum foil in their backpacks as they’ve learned how useful this item can become in the wilderness. Over the years, I’ve discovered ways you can use aluminum foil while exploring the great outdoors and the versatility of this item never ceases to amaze me. In every household you can find … Read more…

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Alternative Healing Aids For Your Bug Out Bag

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Having a vast knowledge of first aid and being able to properly use available medication is a vital skill during an emergency situation. But sometimes, the medicine you need is not available. This is where alternative healing aids and methods can replace commercial products and save the day. Every serious prepper or survivalist knows that … Read more…

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Common Threats You Will Encounter After Any Disaster

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While every each and one of us prepares for a certain type of disaster scenario, there are some common threats that follow any type of disaster. Of course that the aftermath of each disaster is specific to the situation, region and level of preparedness of an individual, but there are a few general situations to … Read more…

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