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11 Things Native Americans Carried With Them To Survive In The Wild

11 Things Native Americans Carried With Them To Survive In The Wild

🕔00:00, 18.Oct 2018

Some people tend to think of survival as a modern thing, made possible by modern tools, equipment and techniques. However, there was a time when most people’s everyday lives were pretty close to the survival scenarios we prepare for today.

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Outrageous, But Effective, Medicines People Used In The Past

Outrageous, But Effective, Medicines People Used In The Past

🕔07:09, 15.Oct 2018

Back before we had a really good grip on what goes on in the human body some remedies were a little off the wall at best by today’s standards, and could be downright harmful at their worst. However, some of

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5 Maps You Should Have At Home

5 Maps You Should Have At Home

🕔06:28, 12.Oct 2018

GPS is one of the miracles of the information age. In 25 years it’s gone from being an expensive technology mostly used by the military and oil companies, to so cheap and ubiquitous that almost every cell phone now doubles

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What Really Happens When You Take Antibiotics After Their Expiration Date

What Really Happens When You Take Antibiotics After Their Expiration Date

🕔06:56, 11.Oct 2018

We all know that the expiration date on food is more of a guideline than a rule that has to be followed strictly – but what about antibiotics? Every medicine sold in the USA comes with an expiration date marked

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How To Identify Poison Ivy Growing In Your Backyard

How To Identify Poison Ivy Growing In Your Backyard

🕔07:17, 9.Oct 2018

Poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) is a very common plant in the United States and it is very persistent. Poison ivy grows rampant and can quickly take over an area. One common sign that you’ve had contact with poison ivy is

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How To Make Yeast For Long-Term Storage

How To Make Yeast For Long-Term Storage

🕔06:58, 8.Oct 2018

Yeast has long inhabited the planet Earth, a simple organism that is hundreds of millions of years old. It plays a vital role in the creation of alcohol as the fungus turns sugars into the intoxicating brew of choice. Without yeast

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Emergency Shelters When You Are On The Move

Emergency Shelters When You Are On The Move

🕔07:32, 5.Oct 2018

Surviving is all about prioritizing your needs. There are a lot of things you need to stay alive and healthy, but you don’t need them all right now. Some things can wait a while, but others are more urgent. Ask

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How To Store 100 Gallons Of Water Using A WaterBOB

How To Store 100 Gallons Of Water Using A WaterBOB

🕔08:55, 1.Oct 2018

The WaterBOB is an excellent tool for last-minute emergency preparedness, especially for those who live in an apartment. Designed to hold up to 100 gallons of fresh tap water, it gives you a way to quickly store water in an

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EMP Commission Chief of Staff Issues Dire Warning to America

EMP Commission Chief of Staff Issues Dire Warning to America

🕔06:38, 28.Sep 2018

Anyone who’s done more than glance at this site will know that we take the threat of an EMP attack very seriously. It deserves it. Unless there’s a major nuclear war, or an extinction-level event on the magnitude of a

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How To Prepare Your House Against Looters

How To Prepare Your House Against Looters

🕔08:50, 25.Sep 2018

Editor’s note: Back in August we posted an article on how a veteran would prepare their home for a SHTF scenario. It would be fair to say this article generated some comments, and they weren’t all agreeing with what it

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How To Turn Your CB Car Radio Into A Powerful Transmitter

How To Turn Your CB Car Radio Into A Powerful Transmitter

🕔06:38, 21.Sep 2018

CB radios are inexpensive, rugged, mobile, and widely available, making them well-suited to use as a SHTF communication system. However, most factory-build CBs only transmit between 4 and 12 watts of output power – fine for short distance communications over

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If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

If I Could Only Stockpile 10 Foods

🕔07:19, 20.Sep 2018

If you’re like most preppers you probably have a pretty wide assortment of food stashed away. My own supply contains everything from MREs and freeze-dried camping meals to sacks of bulk rice; there are dozens of different items in there.

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The 5 Most Common Edible Weeds In Your State

The 5 Most Common Edible Weeds In Your State

🕔06:18, 10.Sep 2018

This is a field guide to the most common plants found throughout the United States. When traveling outside of the southwest I often found myself lost when it came to what plants I could seek to use in a given

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The Cherokee’s Favourite Edible Tree (PawPaw)

The Cherokee’s Favourite Edible Tree (PawPaw)

🕔06:30, 6.Sep 2018

The Native Americans loved the pawpaw. It was readily available to them and it had many uses. However, despite the fact that they’re very useful and there are still many of these trees throughout the states where they’re a native

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I Used To Cut This Plant…Until I Saw This!

I Used To Cut This Plant…Until I Saw This!

🕔06:39, 3.Sep 2018

We often get caught up in getting rid of the weeds in our yards so that it’s perfect. It’s an ongoing battle for a lot of people to make sure that any and all “weeds” are eradicated from their property.

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