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14 Dog Breeds for Preppers

14 Dog Breeds for Preppers

🕔14:39, 16.Dec 2016

Tens of thousands of years ago, early humans established an unlikely alliance with another animal—the grey wolf. Over the last 15,000 years, our fates have intertwined, and we have managed to domesticate them into what we now call man’s best

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What the Pioneers Stockpiled To Survive Winter

What the Pioneers Stockpiled To Survive Winter

🕔13:58, 15.Dec 2016

What does winter mean for your food supplies? Probably not much. You won’t see much locally-sourced fresh produce, but modern global supply networks can cope with that. If it’s too cold to grow fruit and vegetables locally they can simply

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Spider Hole Tactics to Defend Against Looters

Spider Hole Tactics to Defend Against Looters

🕔15:54, 14.Dec 2016

While many government authorities advise evacuating, in some situations it is vital to stay and protect that which you’ve worked so hard to build. Before we jump into the spider hole discussion, follow these 4 simple steps, so you can

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5 Strategies To Survive In The City When SHTF

5 Strategies To Survive In The City When SHTF

🕔00:00, 12.Dec 2016

When we think of survival and disaster preparedness the images most people conjure up are basically rural. Preparedness is all about being ready to harvest the essentials from the land, and there’s a distinct echo of pioneer families about it

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Pioneer Recipes That Survived The California Trail

Pioneer Recipes That Survived The California Trail

🕔15:14, 9.Dec 2016

By Claire Winson Whether they came for land, seeking relief from religious persecution, gold, or driven by a sense of adventure, there are many lessons that the west-bound pioneers of the mid 1800s can still teach us today. The men, women,

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How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

🕔00:00, 8.Dec 2016

Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath or nearby.

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The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs

The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs

🕔15:51, 7.Dec 2016

The modern world is filled with information from a whole range of sources. With smartphones and other mobile devices, we can instantly tap into all the knowledge of the Internet from practically anywhere on Earth. At least, we can do

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Foods You Should Never Can

Foods You Should Never Can

🕔13:31, 5.Dec 2016

With a pressure canner, there’s a whole smorgasbord of foods that you can preserve safely.  Not everything, however, retains it’s ‘safe to eat’ status as a home-canned preserve.  Luckily for preppers, the list of what is safe to can far

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Lost Native American Survival Skills

Lost Native American Survival Skills

🕔11:03, 1.Dec 2016

Today the USA is the world’s economic and industrial superpower, but it hasn’t always been like that. In fact compared with some other countries, like the UK – which began industrializing at the end of the 18th century – technology

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Top 5 Awesome Bug Out Vehicles You Can Actually Afford

Top 5 Awesome Bug Out Vehicles You Can Actually Afford

🕔14:06, 29.Nov 2016

When you need to get out of town as quickly as possible in an emergency, not all vehicles are created equal. What’s ideal in one situation probably won’t be ideal in a different set of circumstances. Therefore, this article will

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16 Wild Edibles You Didn’t Know You Could Forage For

16 Wild Edibles You Didn’t Know You Could Forage For

🕔00:00, 25.Nov 2016

You never know how long food shortages will last. If you’re not living in the city, chances are you won’t starve in a famine. There is always something to forage for, just to get by. But in winter, you need

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4 Lost Thanksgiving Dishes That You Can Recreate at Home

4 Lost Thanksgiving Dishes That You Can Recreate at Home

🕔14:46, 23.Nov 2016

by Mary Kurz The Pilgrims ate venison and wildfowl when they celebrated Thanksgiving. So, if you want to go authentic, leave the spiral-sliced ham at the store. Their meal included other foods like pumpkin, strawberries and beans, too, when they

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The 6 Golden Rules of Surviving Martial Law

The 6 Golden Rules of Surviving Martial Law

🕔15:13, 22.Nov 2016

America – the greatest nation on earth – is currently facing unprecedented times of social unrest, and dare I say, this is just the beginning. Regardless of who presides over the nation, we should always be aware of the so-called

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How to Store and Stack Firewood The Right Way

How to Store and Stack Firewood The Right Way

🕔13:34, 17.Nov 2016

Winter is coming! For some folks, perhaps it is already here. If you’re living in a place where wood heat is a primary or supplemental heat source for the winter months, firewood is a big deal. The Best Kind of

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Confessions Of A Man Who Lived 37 Years Off Grid (AMA)

Confessions Of A Man Who Lived 37 Years Off Grid (AMA)

🕔13:50, 16.Nov 2016

By Ron Melchiore Imagine if you can, a homestead nestled deep in the forest, fronting a beautiful lake. Oh sure… that sounds dreamy and might be reality for a lucky few. But now let’s take it a step further. The

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