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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Protective furniture that can save your life

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Nowadays it seems that home invasions are becoming more and more frequent. If you happen to be the victim of a home invasion you will need to do everything you possibly can to defend yourself. Equipping your home with some protective furniture might be your only hope for survival. The chairs, beds and tables you … Read more…

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Mistakes to avoid when bugging out

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Whether you chose to bug out on your own terms or you are ordered by local authorities to leave your home, make sure you have everything covered. Survival for you and your loved ones may depend on the preparations you make and your chances increase greatly if you avoid these bugging out mistakes. Bugging out … Read more…

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How to Make a Survival Kit for Emergency Situations

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Survival kits are much more than bags needed to survive the harsh conditions in some nameless wilderness, they are actually useful for a variety of applications. The term “survival kit” is somewhat misleading, as it implies that the kit contains everything that you need to make it out of the woods or some such thing. … Read more…

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Survival hammock tips and tricks that you should learn

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I’ve said it before and I will say it again: Sleep is an important aspect of a survival situation and it’s still an underrated characteristic of many survival scenarios.  Having a survival hammock in your bug out bag will help you get the needed rest to recover from a stressful situation.  There are a few … Read more…

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Surviving an active shooter scenario

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Surviving in today’s modern times it’s becoming more and more difficult and besides the natural hazards we are prepping for, we also have to pay attention to the human factor. Man-made threats seem to increase with every passing year and terrorist attacks and active shooter scenarios are present now more than ever. Surviving an active … Read more…

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Fire fuel sources that will never fail you in the wild

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The ability to make a fire in the wilderness is undoubtedly one of most important survival skills that one can master.  There are many ways to create a fire and your success depends greatly on the type of fuel sources you have available. The examples listed in this article will never fail you and are … Read more…

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Ten reasons to keep cash in your bug out bag

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We are used to swipe our credit cards every day and get the items we need, we even use our phones to pay for the things we desire. However, in the event of a regional emergency, your credit cards will become useless for quite a while and this is why it’s important to keep cash … Read more…

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How to make a gas cache

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A world without fuel is a doomed world and only a few will manage to survive without running a generator or any other useful gas-powered equipment. Having a gas cache will prove useful regardless the survival situation you need to overcome. You may need gas for your bug out vehicle or you may need it … Read more…

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Prepper’s Gear – Lifestraw Personal Water Filter Review

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Over the past couple of years I’ve bought different types of survival gear, but this is actually the first time I’m doing a review for such an item. I decided to write this review after spending two weeks in the mountains and my Lifestraw would not produce anymore clean filtered water. My first encounter with … Read more…

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Caching strategies for the smart prepper

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As a prepper, it is important to understand that hiding your supplies is different than caching them. These are two different tactics and a cache is a long-term investment meant to provide you with help when all other options fail. If you plan to have a cache as your backup plan there are a few … Read more…

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Becoming a gray man during a crisis

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Those who stand out in a crowd will always be targeted during a crisis, especially if laws do not apply anymore. There are many survivalists out there prepared for a wide variety of disaster scenarios, and some of them plan to become a gray man when it hits the fan. The gray man theory is … Read more…

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7 Vehicles to Survive the End of the World

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Whatever type of situation occurs to bring about a major disruption to our way of life, chances are it won’t be quite what we expected. The end of the world might not be as grim as described in modern fiction, but it will surely become a race for survival. Of course, each of us has … Read more…

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Superior Barter items you should stockpile for harsh times

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While most people think that a bartering system is a thing of the past, there are still many communities that are trading good and services for the items they need.  In these uncertain times, bartering could become tomorrow’s reality and you need to have the proper barter items stockpiled if you want to survive. If … Read more…

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Foraging for wild foods this fall, just like the pioneers did

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The first settlers that shaped and tamed this country were nothing more than modern hunter-gatherers and their foraging ways provided a good source of foods when crops were not available. Foraging for wild foods was an important skill and it was passed on to newer generations, even when trading posts were becoming more and more … Read more…

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Things you should know before bugging in or bugging out

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If some sort of event occurs in your area, you should be prepared if you want to make it on your own. If said event represents a threat for the well-being and physical integrity of your family, you will be forced to act. This means you have to choose between bugging in or bugging out, … Read more…

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Establishing how much food and water to store

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Storing food and water is one of the basics of emergency preparedness and you have to go through this step if you want to survive during an emergency. Deciding how much food and water to store may become a daunting task for some, but it doesn’t have to be if you follow some simple rules. … Read more…

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Cordwood building – An old-school building technique

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Cordwood building is an old construction technique that is gaining popularity among those who decide to live off the grid. Cordwood houses started appearing in Wisconsin with the coming of the first settlers and these natural, hand-built houses are being constructed even in these modern times. I first found out about cordwood construction while visiting … Read more…

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Testing your Bugout Plan over the weekend

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If your emergency preparedness plan includes a bugout scenario, you should plan a mock bugout trip to test your strengths and weaknesses. Testing your bugout plan is a necessary step in order to identify if your family members will know what to do in a real life-threatening scenario. You shouldn’t plan too much for it … Read more…

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10 How-To Survival Books Worth Owning

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If the brown stuff hits the fan, getting the right type of preppers together who possess a good amount of survival skills will be almost impossible if you don’t have a large network of people. However, with the right set of how-to survival books, you might just have enough knowledge to make it through. I’ve … Read more…

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Manual Kitchen Tools to get for when there is no power

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If you are dependent of electricity like me and like the rest of the world, you should have a backup plan for your kitchen appliances if the grid goes down. If you aim to become self-sufficient, manual kitchen tools are mandatory for when there is no power. Cooking becomes a time consuming activity during a … Read more…

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Step by step guide to make a first aid kit

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You don’t have to be a prepper or survivalist to have a first aid kit and you don’t have to make one just because you fear the world may come to an end. A reliable first-aid kit stocked with items that one knows how to use should be part of every household. There is no … Read more…

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Ask yourself these questions when a crisis arises

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We prepare for the worst and we do everything we can to assure the safety of our loved ones. However, a crisis can hit unexpectedly and the timing and manner in which you act will determine your odds for survival. Before you start evacuating or hunkering down, there are some questions you need to ask … Read more…

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How to handle emergencies on vacation

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You are probably planning your vacation right now just to get away from it all and enjoy some well-deserved rest. Unfortunately disaster doesn’t take a holiday and you should be prepared to handle any emergencies that may arise while you’re vacationing outside of your home country. During this time of the year, a lot of … Read more…

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Your daily life with and without power

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Electricity is the blood of our modern world and we can’t function for more than a few hours without power. We take it for granted and we assume that electricity will always be part of our life, and we somehow forgot that our ancestors managed to live well-enough without power. This world will be a … Read more…

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What disaster scenarios are you prepping for?

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In 2013 there were an estimated 3.7 million preppers in the United States and the number has grown constantly since then. It seems that there are many disaster scenarios people fear and what seemed like an “odd” trend at first is now becoming a constant reality. Many Americans are readying for the worst and their … Read more…

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Pros & Cons of various Survival Foods

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Stockpiling food is one of the basics of emergency preparedness and it requires careful planning. Choosing the right survival foods for your pantry becomes an important preparedness stage as you will rely on those supplies to survive when it hits the fan. Your survival pantry should be well-equipped and diversity is the key word if … Read more…

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Becoming a leader during a crisis when others panic

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  People will panic most often because they are ill prepared to deal with the situation that may be escalating. The reality of the situation is more than they can handle because no mental or physical preparations were ever made. In those challenging times people will look for a leader, for someone to tell them … Read more…

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Choosing a Bug Out Location – Small town versus Isolated retreats

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If you need to select a bug out location or a survival retreat there are two main options: small town and isolated. The former depends on some form of local infrastructure while the latter is designed to be completely self-sufficient and self-contained. Before you conclude which approach is right for your family, you should know … Read more…

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9 Vital Considerations for a Long Distance Bug Out

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If your preparedness plan includes a long distance bug out, there are certain considerations you need to pay attention to if you want to reach your safe haven.  Bugging out without having a decent preparation plan and a specific target is just a gamble and you’re betting with your own safety. While many people have … Read more…

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Top 10 ways to use a tarp

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The tarpaulin or tarp is the modern version of the animal skin and just like its ancestor it is a versatile piece of kit that shouldn’t miss from your survival bag. There are many ways in which a tarp can be used and you should at least learn about the top ten ways to use … Read more…

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Improvised Fishing Techniques for tough times

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If you find yourself in a jam and you need to catch a fish, there are ways to do it without relying on your $1000 fishing rod. The improvised fishing techniques listed in this article will cost you nothing and are all feasible options when you lack the proper fishing tools.    I have a … Read more…

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The most powerful antiseptics you can make at home

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When it comes to self-healing during an emergency situation, having the proper knowledge and putting it to good use is worth more than any survival item you can think of. The powerful antiseptics listed in this article can be made at home and they will help you treat your wounds when medical aid is not … Read more…

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Survival Tips and Tricks learned from the Experts

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I am a firm believer that as preppers and survivalists we have a lot more to learn compared to regular folks. Although I do not consider myself an expert, I like to think that I’ve accumulated enough knowledge to help me survive if it hits the fan. In this article I will share some of … Read more…

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Smartphone survival uses in a wilderness emergency

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Today’s tech market is flooded with numerous brands of smartphones that are designed to keep us entertained and make our life easier. However, if you are preparedness minded, you should probably look to the smartphone survival uses of your gadget as it can become a reliable companion in emergency situations. We are accustomed to use … Read more…

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Reusing garbage in a post SHTF world

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You’ve probably heard the expression “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and even though it may sound amusing for some people, under certain circumstances you may discover that it holds a harsh truth. Every doomsday scenario depicts cities where garbage is piling up, but the reality may be different since the unprepared ones do … Read more…

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Camouflage basics to know for bugging out

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While camouflaging yourself when bugging out may seem a little bit extreme for some people, under certain conditions disguising yourself to make your detection more difficult may actually save your life. In order for camouflage to work you first have to understand what camouflage is supposed to disguise. Before you start researching about camouflage techniques, … Read more…

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How to Prevent and Treat a Snake Bite

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In North America each year, there are a recorded 7000-8000 venomous snake bites. Furthermore, you can find a venomous snake in almost every state, although some you are unlikely to come across them. Thanks to treatment and awareness of what to do, there are very few deaths as a result of snake bites. However, in … Read more…

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Preparing your bug out bunker or shelter

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You’ve probably bought or built the building you will live in if you are forced to evacuate due to economic problems or natural disasters. The next step, which requires a lot of planning, would be to stock your bug out bunker or shelter with what you and your family will need to survive. Preparedness means … Read more…

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