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50 Prepper Items To Shop For At The Thrift Store or Yard Sale

50 Prepper Items To Shop For At The Thrift Store or Yard Sale

🕔09:36, 20.Apr 2017

Thrift stores, yard sales, and army surplus stores can be rich hunting grounds for preppers. Often, you can find items that are normally unattainable, such as out of print books and well-maintained hand tools at surprisingly cheap prices. Just be

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The Hidden Truth About Taking Expired Medications

The Hidden Truth About Taking Expired Medications

🕔08:35, 14.Apr 2017

Let’s get right to it. Your medicine cabinets look just like mine. If one equals none than its stands to reason that you have extra meds. You may even have some meds that don’t apply to anyone in your home.

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30 Smart Ways to Reuse Things That You Usually Throw Away

30 Smart Ways to Reuse Things That You Usually Throw Away

🕔10:21, 10.Apr 2017

My grandparents never threw away a thing that could have been used later on. They were the old time preppers: stockpiling and re-purposing almost everything. Today we live in a throwaway society, where even our water comes in a disposable,

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11 Survival Tricks Learned from Homeless People

11 Survival Tricks Learned from Homeless People

🕔12:19, 4.Apr 2017

When we hear of survival stories, we commonly hear of people who were trapped in the wilderness in exotic locations and managed to find a way out. Very rarely do we hear about the homeless people in our background who struggle

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16 Remedies for Radiation Exposure

16 Remedies for Radiation Exposure

🕔11:07, 30.Mar 2017

Some nuclear events are survivable. Much depends on the type of event and your proximity to ground zero. Event possibilities range from dirty bombs that may distribute radiation over a small area, to nuclear accidents and nuclear weapon detonation that

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How To Make 30 Hours Survival Candles with Soy Wax

How To Make 30 Hours Survival Candles with Soy Wax

🕔14:49, 24.Mar 2017

Soy wax burns cleaner and a lot longer than most paraffin waxes. This is what makes it the best option for survival candles. But an emergency soy wax candle can cost up to $20. I made mine’s with only $1.67 / candle: It’s

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How To Become Invisible In A Crisis

How To Become Invisible In A Crisis

🕔14:36, 23.Mar 2017

Andy Warhol once said we would all get our fifteen minutes of fame, but it’s nice to be able to choose when they happen. There are other times when you’d much rather not attract any attention – and while you

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How to Consume Oak – Nature’s Powerhouse

How to Consume Oak – Nature’s Powerhouse

🕔13:04, 17.Mar 2017

Mankind is inextricably tied to the great oak tree and its many varieties. This great tree has afforded us a living in the most desolate times of our early history and even in more recent centuries. Based on archaeological evidence

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It’s High Time You Started Worrying: The Rich Are Becoming Preppers

It’s High Time You Started Worrying: The Rich Are Becoming Preppers

🕔14:14, 15.Mar 2017

Prepping has an image. It’s not very fair, but it is persistent. When the average person thinks of a prepper they think rural homes, with chickens running around the yard or in a chicken tunnel and a gun rack on the truck

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5 Devious Strategies That Will Get Preppers Killed

5 Devious Strategies That Will Get Preppers Killed

🕔12:01, 13.Mar 2017

You know what they say about the best laid plans? It’s not uncommon that this also can pertain to preparedness. There are tons of great ideas across the internet that sound good if they remain on the internet. The problem

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Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

Lost Survival Lessons from the 18th Century Pirates Who Ruled the Atlantic

🕔14:29, 10.Mar 2017

This article is about the Privateers who were called the good pirates of the 17th and 18th Century working under the British Crown. They were seizing only Spanish royal ships and even “bad” pirate ships. Pirates roamed and ruled the high

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The Ultimate Bug Out Home For Just $250

The Ultimate Bug Out Home For Just $250

🕔11:53, 9.Mar 2017

In life and prepping some things just make too much sense. When I first caught wind of the Earthbag I thought of a weak and insubstantial building material that was better used to stop floods temporarily. To consider a structure

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Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

Cracking Open a Ten-Year-Old Bucket of Food

🕔13:25, 6.Mar 2017

This article was gladly contributed by Commander Zero. School starts up again this week, so I need to start doing breakfast. Since I’m incredibly lazy, I want something easy and fast. Cold pizza is my #1 choice, but who can

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Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

Delicious Recipes Using Cattails – “The Supermarket of the Swamp”

🕔12:56, 1.Mar 2017

Cattails (Typha latifolia) are one of the most versatile plants on Earth. It is called the “Supermarket of the Swamp” for good reason since it can be used throughout all four seasons. They even inspired the Boy Scouts’ motto: “You

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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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