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Earthquake and Power Outage Experience in the Philippines

Earthquake and Power Outage Experience in the Philippines   Editor’s Note: This full article is a guest post submitted to us for use on the site.  This was my experience with a mild earthquake and a power outage, in the Philippines. Amazingly nothing was damaged by the quake.  I expected some things to tip over.  …

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How to Survive Without Electricity

How to Survive Without Electricity We’ve become so reliant on electricity that many of us wouldn’t know how to survive without it. Electricity powers everything we do- cooking, bathing, cleaning, staying updated on the news, staying cool, etc. If you’ve ever been without power for more than a few days, then you know how inconvenient …

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Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection

Massive Survival & Preparedness Printable PDF Collection Let’s say you weren’t paying attention to great sites like SHTFPreparedness.com, owned little or no books on preparedness and survival and let’s face it, wanted to learn some new skills quickly because you were caught entirely with your pants down when SHTF. I have been asked a number of …

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How To Build a DIY Solar Oven

How To Build a DIY Solar Oven Have you ever thought about what you would do if you found yourself without electricity indefinitely? Specifically, have you thought about how you would cook and/or heat food? With no electricity, conventional ovens and stoves would be out of the question. Unless you owned a portable propane-powered stove, …

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DIY $3 Solar Powered Small Electronic USB Charger

DIY $3 Solar Powered Small Electronic USB Charger If you are looking to improve your DIY skills and save money at the same time this easy project is for you. This little garden light hack allows you to charge small electronic devices like phones, MP3 players etc. The cool thing about this little project is …

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Here’s What a National Electricity Shortage Looks Like

Here’s What a National Electricity Shortage Looks Like Did you ever consider that the SHTF might not be a dramatic total blackout, like the kind caused by an EMP or a direct hit from the sun? What if the SHTF is actually an incremental electricity shortage that changes our very way of life? That’s exactly …

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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Off The Grid

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Off The Grid People go off the grid for a variety of reasons. Some do it because it allows them to become more self-sustainable. They can grow their own food, get their own water, and don’t need to rely on grocery stores to survive. Others do it for the …

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How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound

How To Get All Your Hot Water Needs From A Compost Mound Did you know that composting can provide you with hot water? Goes to show all those kitchen scraps you throw away is actually costing you more money that you think! Did you know that when compost breaks down it produces heat? With this heat …

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Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans

Amazing Ways You Can Reuse Aluminum Cans Aside from plastic bottles, there probably won’t be many things more plentiful than aluminum cans when SHTF and you have to scavenge for items to survive. SHTFDad.com has shared three really useful ways we can reuse aluminum cans. I have shared articles on the subject of soda can stoves, …

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The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity

The Four Best Ways To Generate Off The Grid Electricity Are you thinking about getting off the grid? This article can help you decide which method of getting free electricity is best for you and your budget. I personally like solar over all of the other options. Getting off the grid is confusing and daunting. If …

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