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The Easiest And Cheapest Way To Filter Water With Shungite

The Easiest And Cheapest Way To Filter Water With Shungite

🕔12:00, 28.Feb 2020

If you’ve never heard of shungite, you’re not alone. This rare mineral compound only comes from Russia. First found near the village of Shunga, in the region of Karelia, Russia, the largest known deposit is in the Lake Onega area.

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The States with the Most Medicinal Plants. Do You Live in One of Them?

The States with the Most Medicinal Plants. Do You Live in One of Them?

🕔13:01, 27.Feb 2020

According to the State of the Worlds Plants Report 2017, there are at least 28,187 plants that are recognized as medicinal. However, we use only a small percentage of these plants. Additionally, there are probably many more medicinal plants that

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5 Forbidden Remedies That Should Be Legal

5 Forbidden Remedies That Should Be Legal

🕔13:25, 24.Feb 2020

When it comes to forbidden herbal remedies, you might immediately think of cannabis or other such mind-altering substances. However, there are many plants that are prohibited due to their intoxicating effects, but also their invasive growing habits. The United States

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6 Make-it and Forget-it Prepper Foods

6 Make-it and Forget-it Prepper Foods

🕔10:58, 17.Feb 2020

Growing food and raising meats is becoming much more difficult for producers around the world. Between radical changing weather patterns and disease, we are seeing more crop loss and livestock deaths than ever before. The numbers are HUGE because we have

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11 Things You Need to Have Ready for when the Power Grid Fails

11 Things You Need to Have Ready for when the Power Grid Fails

🕔09:54, 13.Feb 2020

It finally happens and you hear it… or rather, you don’t hear it. You don’t hear anything at all. Everything just seems so quiet. Must have been how things were, before all the cars and machinery entered our lives. Things

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6 Bug In Mistakes That You’re Probably Making Right Now

6 Bug In Mistakes That You’re Probably Making Right Now

🕔13:07, 10.Feb 2020

Most of the time, it makes more sense to bug in, than it does to bug out. There have been many survival writers who have taken this stance, myself included. Bugging out, especially bugging out to the wild, is something

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Microgreens: The Most Nutritious Indoor Food Source

Microgreens: The Most Nutritious Indoor Food Source

🕔11:14, 6.Feb 2020

You’ll probably have spotted microgreens for sale in your local health food store or in the salad section at the supermarket. Microgreens are bang on trend, and tend to come with a high price tag! The good news is that

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Grow Your Own Toilet Paper

Grow Your Own Toilet Paper

🕔12:08, 4.Feb 2020

Toilet paper has only been in existence for roughly a century and mankind has been around a whole lot longer than that. So how did folks wipe their bottom before toilet paper factories existed? They used plants. Once upon a

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Making and Using Thermite for Survival

Making and Using Thermite for Survival

🕔11:12, 3.Feb 2020

Long ago I came to the conclusion that no matter how much I stockpile, it won’t be enough. That’s why I’m always continuing to increase my stockpile. Of course, that process is slow, as I have to fit it in

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The Easy and Practical DIY Snares to Catch Small Wild Game

The Easy and Practical DIY Snares to Catch Small Wild Game

🕔12:07, 27.Jan 2020

Trapping is one of the most overlooked and underutilized skills in the prepping and survival world. Apart from being mostly overlooked its also rarely practiced because of its nature. In other words, few people build traps or own them, and

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10 Survival Books Every Prepper Should Read

10 Survival Books Every Prepper Should Read

🕔08:41, 21.Jan 2020

Many survivalists I know are voracious readers. Whether we read online or we read actual books, we love to read. We read because we want to learn. We are all aware of the fact that everything we need to know

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How to Lower Your Bad Cholesterol Levels with Hawthorn

How to Lower Your Bad Cholesterol Levels with Hawthorn

🕔09:42, 13.Jan 2020

Our bodies need cholesterol to function correctly. It is necessary for the brain, nervous system, cell walls, and to produce hormones, vitamins, and bile acids that help your body digest fat. Cholesterol is made in the liver to maintain the

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7 Shocking Foods Made to Survive Wild Frontier

7 Shocking Foods Made to Survive Wild Frontier

🕔13:53, 7.Jan 2020

Cooking is a survival skill. Its one of the most overlooked but for the longest time it was prioritized. That is because starvation was always looming. For most of human history starvation sat quietly in the corner ready to reach

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200 Pounds of Food With this Plant You Can Harvest in Winter

200 Pounds of Food With this Plant You Can Harvest in Winter

🕔09:33, 2.Jan 2020

Jerusalem Artichokes are not actually an artichoke at all, but these nutrient-rich tubers should be a part of every preppers survival food plan. Native Americans once planted them along every trail they frequented simply to ensure a viable source of

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Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

🕔08:41, 30.Dec 2019

A Swedish couple have taken a novel approach to keeping their property in Stockholm warm all year round. Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto wanted to create a sustainable home in which their family would be comfortable during the long nordic

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