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How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

How To Make a Powerful Marigold Extract to Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet (with pictures)

🕔12:27, 11.Apr 2017

Beautiful to look at in full bloom, the sunny orange calendula – also known as marigold – has a wealth of herbal uses that are worth learning about. With both antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, the fresh petals can be infused

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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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How To Build an Earthen Oven – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

How To Build an Earthen Oven – DIY Easy Tutorial With Pictures

🕔13:04, 18.Jan 2017

by C. Giurgi Earthen ovens have been in use for thousands of years and are made of a clay–sand mixture that is hardened by the wood fire used to heat it. The way they work is that a fire is

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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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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 a Storm Glass To Predict the Weather

How to Make a Storm Glass To Predict the Weather

🕔10:57, 11.Nov 2016

In this article I’m going to show you how to make a quick and pretty simple storm glass. The ingredients are not something that you’d normally have lying around the house. But, they are all easy to buy now, from

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How to Build a Water Purification System in 10 Minutes

How to Build a Water Purification System in 10 Minutes

🕔11:18, 2.Nov 2016

In a true emergency situation, you can last for months without adequate food, but a lack of water will knock you on your back within a matter of hours. You might be thinking that dehydration will never be a problem

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Preppers List: 5 Things to Do Immediately!

Preppers List: 5 Things to Do Immediately!

🕔12:15, 7.Oct 2016

Looking at the state of the world, being prepared is more important than ever. Terrorism is on the rise around the globe. Rogue states like North Korea become more dangerous as their stability fails – and North Korea has nuclear

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September Crops for a Fall Harvest

September Crops for a Fall Harvest

🕔10:56, 24.Aug 2016

Known as a fall garden, there are a number of cold-hardy vegetables that can be direct-sown for harvest in the fall. Some vegetables are just suited to cooler weather, which is to your distinct advantage. Not only that, but the cooler

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How to Make Ballistic Gel

How to Make Ballistic Gel

🕔09:44, 18.Aug 2016

Gel testing was made famous by the FBI. They used ballistic gelatin to test a wide variety of rounds and calibers to determine the most effective combination for their agents. Police across the country have adopted the same standard of

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The Best 5 States for Living Off-Grid

The Best 5 States for Living Off-Grid

🕔00:00, 15.Aug 2016

Taking the plunge to live “off the grid” is becoming a very popular trend for preppers, survivalists, and homesteaders alike. Whether the reason is to stop paying for utilities, prepare for the modern collapse, or to just have independence, everyone

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What Is the the Right Fence for Your Homestead?

What Is the the Right Fence for Your Homestead?

🕔08:24, 10.Aug 2016

In our modern urban society, having a fence around our property is strictly a matter of privacy. However, when you are homesteading, a fence is so much more than that. Important Considerations 1. Make sure you anchor the posts properly:

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10 Beautiful Plants That Are Secretly Killing Your Garden

10 Beautiful Plants That Are Secretly Killing Your Garden

🕔07:49, 29.Jul 2016

We have all seen co-workers with unruly offices where books and papers seemingly sprout from the walls. But no matter how high the piles grow the work keeps getting done and the occupants buried under the stacks thrive. Not so

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Tips and Tricks for Living without Air Conditioning

Tips and Tricks for Living without Air Conditioning

🕔00:00, 22.Jul 2016

Air conditioning seems to be one of those “necessities” we simply can’t do without in our modern society. But humanity has managed to spend most of its existence without air conditioning. Electromechanical air conditioning has only been around since the

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Best Gun for Home Defense

Best Gun for Home Defense

🕔11:46, 14.Jul 2016

One of the purposes of this prepper website is to provide information and if we have to settle some of this in the comments, that’s fine by me. To frame the case for my belief on this subject a little

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