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How to Make Your Own Hydrogen Generator

How to Make Your Own Hydrogen Generator

🕔08:39, 8.Dec 2017

Today I’m going to show you how to make a hydrogen generator. Its design is simple, and it could definitely be helpful when SHTF. Of course, the version I’m going to build today is really just to give you an

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What Cowboys Built And Did Around The House To Be Self-Sufficient

What Cowboys Built And Did Around The House To Be Self-Sufficient

🕔10:23, 27.Nov 2017

Sunrise on the plains can choke you up. Even in the unforgiving and unhindered spring winds the sky is alive with brushstrokes of the heavens. A cup of hot coffee, sludgy and made from poorly filtered water, is the mornings

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How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

How To Store Six Months of Food When You Only Have Space for One

🕔10:08, 24.Nov 2017

One of the biggest issues people run into with their preparedness food storage is a lack of space. They simply don’t have enough room to keep all the food that they’ll need in the event of an emergency, leaving them

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DIY Mini Greenhouse For Year-Round Vegetables

DIY Mini Greenhouse For Year-Round Vegetables

🕔10:06, 20.Oct 2017

Making your own cold frame can be a good addition for anyone with a love of growing plants or for those who love living a healthier life with little to no effort. That really is the truth because today we

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Make Your Own Peppermint Oil – The Best Insect Repellent

Make Your Own Peppermint Oil – The Best Insect Repellent

🕔08:33, 1.Oct 2017

Mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow, often taking over patches of the garden if left unchecked. Fresh or dried, all mint varieties have myriad uses.  This recipe highlights one of the medicinal qualities of mint – using

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21 Native American Life Scenes from 150 Years Ago

21 Native American Life Scenes from 150 Years Ago

🕔00:24, 15.Sep 2017

It is always fascinating to see how other people live or to speculate how our ancestors went about their daily lives. The foods they eat, how they care for their children, and their basic everyday activities can tell us quite

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How To Make Your Own Solar Water Heater

How To Make Your Own Solar Water Heater

🕔09:19, 5.Sep 2017

Making your own solar water heater is a great way to save some money on your electricity bill with the help of the sun. It’s an easy and efficient way for anybody to create their own water heater using simple

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How to Make Your Own Rocket Stoves (Tin Can & Long Burner Rocket Stoves)

How to Make Your Own Rocket Stoves (Tin Can & Long Burner Rocket Stoves)

🕔11:08, 28.Jul 2017

As you might already know, a few weeks ago we published the first tutorial on how to make your own log rocket stove for free. You are now reading the second part of the tutorial on how to make two

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24 Prepping Items I Don’t Spend Money On

24 Prepping Items I Don’t Spend Money On

🕔11:37, 21.Jul 2017

By Diane Watkins Prepping is difficult when you have very little extra money, and I’ve been living that reality for a few years. Initially, when hard times hit, we pulled back on prepping and began living off some of our

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How to Make A Cool Rocket Stove For Free

How to Make A Cool Rocket Stove For Free

🕔13:46, 7.Jul 2017

Rocket stoves are easy to carry around as a small camp stove whenever you’re out. They are efficient and burn for a long time, so you need less fuel to keep the fire alive. The log rocket stove has limited

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How To Make Money Off Grid: Making A Living From Your Homestead

How To Make Money Off Grid: Making A Living From Your Homestead

🕔09:10, 30.Jun 2017

There are literally hundreds of ways to earn an income from your off-grid homestead, the trick is finding a way to earn income that still allows you time to enjoy the off-grid lifestyle. What’s the point in moving to an

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How To Can Potatoes for Long Term Preservation

How To Can Potatoes for Long Term Preservation

🕔12:33, 12.Jun 2017

Potatoes are low acid foods. It’s important to be aware that the only suitable method for canning low acid foods is by using pressure canning. Make sure that your equipment is nice and clean. Here are the items that you

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13 Shelters That You Can Build With A Military Poncho

13 Shelters That You Can Build With A Military Poncho

🕔10:43, 5.May 2017

Today I’m going to show you 13 ways to make a shelter out of your poncho. Every shelter  that you’re about to see has its own strengths: some will better protect you from the rain and snow, others from wind and

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

How To Make a Powerful Calendula 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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