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Survival Items Lewis and Clark Had with Them on Their Two-Year Journey

Survival Items Lewis and Clark Had with Them on Their Two-Year Journey

🕔07:25, 22.Nov 2019

The famous journey by Captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark to explore the Louisiana Purchase, map out the Missouri River and find the fabled “Northwest Passage” to the Pacific Ocean is an important part of American History. Never before

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How I Grow My Food In A Basement

How I Grow My Food In A Basement

🕔08:29, 14.Nov 2019

Mushrooms, ignored by many, have turned out to be one of the most important keys to humans’, animals’ and planet Earth’s health. Just like trees and many other plants cannot grow without the presence of fungi, we also benefit from

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12 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing Your Bug Out Location

12 Things You Need to Know Before Choosing Your Bug Out Location

🕔08:21, 8.Nov 2019

Bug out plans are part and parcel of good prepping. While bugging in is the more popular option, for a number of reasons, there is always the risk of being caught in a situation where your home becomes untenable. When

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How To Use Milk Thistle For Inflammation

How To Use Milk Thistle For Inflammation

🕔08:12, 7.Nov 2019

Milk thistle is one of the best-known herbal remedies, discovered about 2,000 years ago. It is one of those rare herbs that can cure almost everything. It’s said to decrease aging while controlling diabetes and benefiting the liver. It’s specifically

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How To Make Oil From Plants At Home

How To Make Oil From Plants At Home

🕔09:50, 31.Oct 2019

Plant oils have been present in human cuisine since the beginning of time. At first, humans probably used animal fat, but they learned how to extract plant oils very soon after that. Plant oils are triglycerides gained from the plant

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36 PVC DIY Projects for Your Homestead

36 PVC DIY Projects for Your Homestead

🕔08:36, 28.Oct 2019

There are so many projects that you can do on your homestead. Have you considered DIY projects with PVC pipes? There are a number of things that you can do from animal care to garden hacks. The projects can be

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13 On-Screen Survival Lessons that Will Get You Killed

13 On-Screen Survival Lessons that Will Get You Killed

🕔07:30, 25.Oct 2019

Anyone who has paid any attention to the products coming out of Hollywood knows that they are the world’s greatest teachers. The experts in Hollywood can teach you anything they want you to know and convince you that they’re telling

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How To Make Clarified Butter With 12-Month Shelflife

How To Make Clarified Butter With 12-Month Shelflife

🕔08:18, 24.Oct 2019

Making clarified butter is a relatively simple process. But, if you haven’t ever worked with clarified butter, you might be wondering what it is…and why bother going through any trouble at all, when you have been content with working with

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How To Make A Pantry Under Your Bed

How To Make A Pantry Under Your Bed

🕔11:47, 7.Oct 2019

A Proper Prepper’s Pantry…is totally hidden from view. You don’t want every Tom, Dick, and Mary who walks into your home to know you’re a prepper, and you don’t want to make it easy for vandals, looters, and marauders to

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The Pioneer Dish That Never Ends: Perpetual Soup

The Pioneer Dish That Never Ends: Perpetual Soup

🕔06:54, 26.Sep 2019

The pioneering lifestyle didn’t really lend itself to long leisurely lengths over the stove. If you weren’t married and, on the prairie, running cattle, trapping or logging, well, you would still need to eat but no one would be at

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How to Harvest Your Own Seeds from Garden Plants

How to Harvest Your Own Seeds from Garden Plants

🕔08:06, 19.Sep 2019

It is easy to save seeds from one year to the next if you know what you are doing. Every plant is different and some seeds require specific strategies for harvesting and saving, but these general rules work for most

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How To Make A Year-Round Self-Sustaining Garden

How To Make A Year-Round Self-Sustaining Garden

🕔06:25, 9.Sep 2019

Editor’s note: This article was written by one of our readers, Ornela Freimane. The title of the article is How To Make A Year-Round Self-Sustaining Garden because it talks about the Aquaponic system and how this is a great way

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How To Make Potted Meat

How To Make Potted Meat

🕔07:58, 5.Sep 2019

When you think of potted meat you probably think of Armor. Ritz cracks and that weird gelatin on top might come to mind, too. If you are like me, you think of great memories on the couch with dad. We

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Amish Friendship Cinnamon Bread

Amish Friendship Cinnamon Bread

🕔07:29, 29.Aug 2019

Many preppers believe that we are on the cusp of the next economic collapse. This collapse would likely lead to the Great Depression 2.0 in America. Thoughts like these might come from the fact that we have eclipsed the 20

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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Off the Grid

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going Off the Grid

🕔06:31, 13.Aug 2019

Going off grid is a dream for many. It has become the ultimate symbol of freedom; living your own life, your own way, without having to concern yourself with what society is doing. Better yet is the idea of not

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