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10 Long Shelf-Life Canned Foods Every Prepper Should Consider Stockpiling

10 Long Shelf-Life Canned Foods Every Prepper Should Consider Stockpiling

🕔15:19, 17.Feb 2017

Stockpiling food is a key part of being prepared. Even if you have the skills and space to grow your own, you can’t be sure that a disaster will leave your crops intact and edible. Sure, you can recover from

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What is Your Favorite Food to Stockpile?

What is Your Favorite Food to Stockpile?

🕔13:45, 9.Feb 2017

I think we should make a comprehensive list with the foods we prefer to store (price, quantity, shelf-life, flavor). We’ll all get a lot of good ideas to add to our stockpile/pantry. I think diversification practices well in food storage, security,

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Emergency Bag to Keep in Your Car in Case of an EMP

Emergency Bag to Keep in Your Car in Case of an EMP

🕔13:45, 6.Feb 2017

Because people around the world spend so much of their time in vehicles, if an EMP were to happen, there’s a good chance many of the affected people would be in or near their vehicles at the time. Before getting

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The Best ORAC Foods to Stockpile

The Best ORAC Foods to Stockpile

🕔12:38, 1.Feb 2017

ORAC stands for ‘oxygen radical absorbance capacity.’ It is a unit of measure to determine the antioxidant capacity of a particular food. The higher the ORAC unit value, the more antioxidants a food will have. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and

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How A Senior Citizen Prepares For SHTF

How A Senior Citizen Prepares For SHTF

🕔13:48, 23.Jan 2017

Prepping is about facing the future and whatever it might hold. For many preppers their priority is to make sure they can protect and raise their children even when society has collapsed around them. But what if your children are

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Tools You Will Need When SHTF

Tools You Will Need When SHTF

🕔14:03, 19.Jan 2017

by Chris Byrne Even though there are many different SHTF situations possible, there are general-purpose tools and equipment that every prepared individual should have. I’m going to list not only the tools that everyone should have, but how to keep

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15 Things You Think You Know About Faraday Cages But You Don’t

15 Things You Think You Know About Faraday Cages But You Don’t

🕔14:40, 13.Jan 2017

This article takes into consideration only the effects of a nuclear EMP, not a solar flare. A solar flare would only affect any electronics connected to the grid. #1. Will a microwave work as a Faraday cage? No. If an EMP

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When the Snow Falls, Make Sure These Items Are in Your Trunk

When the Snow Falls, Make Sure These Items Are in Your Trunk

🕔14:01, 11.Jan 2017

By Marc Stern Whenever there’s a blizzard and super cold, it seems like stories always pop up of people marooned in their cars for days who are found just too late. For whatever reasons, they ventured out into the raging

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18 Must-Know Hints for Novice Preppers

18 Must-Know Hints for Novice Preppers

🕔11:30, 23.Dec 2016

I can clearly see and feel the moment in my life when I realized just how vulnerable I was to the terrors of the world. I was surrounded by a soggy earth riddled with fallen trees and rush waters. It

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Best SHTF Ammo Types

Best SHTF Ammo Types

🕔14:18, 22.Dec 2016

When using ammunition to prep it’s good to isolate your preps to a few specific calibers. It’s better to stock a lot of ammo of a few calibers than a little ammo in a  lot of calibers. Here is the

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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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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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How to Make Delicious Biltong with 1 Year-Shelf Life

How to Make Delicious Biltong with 1 Year-Shelf Life

🕔13:17, 2.Dec 2016

People sometimes refer to biltong and beef jerky interchangeably, and admittedly, they have some similarities.  Usually, biltong is cured in larger slabs of meat, whereas jerky is cured in strips.  Biltong retains a little moisture, which some people think may shorten

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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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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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