Find Safe Refuge in a Container Cabin Made Just For You

Find Safe Refuge in a Container Cabin Made Just For You

🕔12:45, 29.Feb 2016

By Erin Donaldson It’s time!  The event has happened, your bug out bags are packed and loaded into your bug out vehicle, be it 4-wheel, 2-wheel, 4 legged, or 2 legged.  Where are you going to go?  Often preppers talk

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The Battery That Can Power Your Home Completely Off The Grid

The Battery That Can Power Your Home Completely Off The Grid

🕔13:25, 26.Feb 2016

The power of the sun is really amazing and somehow underestimated. Here is the solar panels surface required to power the entire US (100%): The product is manufactured by Tesla and is a full energy storage system for a sustainable home, as the

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Prepping Tips for the Disabled

Prepping Tips for the Disabled

🕔10:41, 25.Feb 2016

Whoever said a disabled person can’t prep like a pro didn’t know what he was talking about. Indeed, if you have a physical impairment, that shouldn’t stop you from fighting for your life. After all, that’s what survival is: fighting

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Getting Aluminum From Aluminum Cans for Survival

Getting Aluminum From Aluminum Cans for Survival

🕔10:56, 22.Feb 2016

Human beings have been using metals since Neolithic times, but the metals our ancient ancestors used were the type that was found in free form, i.e. metals like gold and silver. Other metals, like copper, had to be extracted, usually

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How the Early Pioneers Preserved Food and What They Ate

How the Early Pioneers Preserved Food and What They Ate

🕔10:31, 19.Feb 2016

When we think of the Wild West we often think of the old films with John Wayne or Clint Eastwood. They’d sit out under the stars, eating beans from a can and chewing tobacco. I grew up watching those films

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Waterproof Socks – One Step Further In Terms of Outdoors Living

Waterproof Socks – One Step Further In Terms of Outdoors Living

🕔12:47, 18.Feb 2016

Have you ever come inside miserable with cold, wet feet? An Oregon Company has just released the waterproof socks that will keep your feet nice and dry. There’s so much waterproof stuff out there that it’s kind of hard to

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Gardening For The Future – Hay and Straw Bale Gardening

Gardening For The Future – Hay and Straw Bale Gardening

🕔11:06, 17.Feb 2016

This is by far the simplest and easiest “no work” gardening method.  You plant directly into bales of straw, and as the season progresses, the straw is broken down into virgin soil that nourishes the plants from inside the bale. Hay

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How To Make a Glass Arrowhead

How To Make a Glass Arrowhead

🕔10:32, 15.Feb 2016

When talking about arrowheads, glass is not exactly the first thing that comes to mind. However, it’s a more widely available resource than flint for instance. And it’s much easier to work with. When making a glass arrowhead, you want

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The 5 Seeds That You Need to Stockpile in Your Pantry

The 5 Seeds That You Need to Stockpile in Your Pantry

🕔10:31, 13.Feb 2016

The world is already struggling with food supply and managing crops. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has predicted a general warming of the world climate over the next several decades. Growing our own food gives us control over

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Six Steps To Urban Self-Reliance and Freedom

Six Steps To Urban Self-Reliance and Freedom

🕔11:32, 11.Feb 2016

by James Smith With the rising costs of food and people having less to spend, more and more of us are entertaining the idea of growing our own. However, not all of us are fortunate enough to live on a

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Herb Farming at Home: a New Business?

Herb Farming at Home: a New Business?

🕔10:35, 10.Feb 2016

When it comes to gardening or farming, our general perception leads us to a view of a farm with growing crops or a garden with flowers blooming all around. Fortunately, gardening and farming have moved beyond crops or making their

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How To Preserve Beef in Glass Jars

How To Preserve Beef in Glass Jars

🕔10:45, 8.Feb 2016

A reliable source of protein is always mandatory for long term survival. Those who have confronted the wilderness admit that finding a source of protein is one of the most challenging tasks, especially if unarmed or untrained to hunt. And

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Free Heating – How To Build a Solar Heater Using Aluminum Cans

Free Heating – How To Build a Solar Heater Using Aluminum Cans

🕔10:36, 6.Feb 2016

Have you ever thought of how much you actually spend on heating during the winter? This original solution was created in order to reduce heating costs in places where you don’t necessarily want to achieve a constant temperature, as high

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Emergency Care For Gunshot Wounds

Emergency Care For Gunshot Wounds

🕔12:46, 4.Feb 2016

A gun is the most effective and easily available weapon, so in a disaster scenario, it’s obvious that gunshot wounds pretty frequent. Some types of gunshot wounds can even be healed with home resources, but most of them need to

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Old School Common Sense Survival Tricks

Old School Common Sense Survival Tricks

🕔10:20, 3.Feb 2016

by Pat Bellew I always find it interesting that so many of the things, so many of the skills, and so many attitudes that are attributed to a “Crazy Prepper” mentality these days, were just a matter of course a

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