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How to Beat Inflation

How to Beat Inflation This is not a big read but its an important one. In today’s world we think the larger the text the more important it is for us to read. We think the more important it is and the more impressive it is to read a larger text. This article is such …

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More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag

More Important Than The Bug Out Bag…the “Get Home” Bag The bugout is a perilous situation. There is not getting around the fact that the bugout may be your only option but it also might be your end. We have a serious inflation of abilities when it comes to our ability to stay alive in …

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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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Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10

Sew Your Own Carbon Air Filter for $10 This is such an interesting technique to learn that I had to include it. The survival use is not clearly defined but there are so many directions you can go once you understand the basics of this creation. Are you keeping carbon on hand? I recommend keeping …

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12 Outdoor Survival Skills Everyone Should Master

12 Outdoor Survival Skills Everyone Should Master   If you want to be able to make it on your own in the wilderness, there are a few things that you’re going to have to know first. We’ve come a long way since our hunter gatherer days as humans, and unfortunately this means that our basic …

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What to Do When Your Tree Is Dying: 6 Things You Need To Know

What to Do When Your Tree Is Dying: 6 Things You Need To Know If you plan to manage a homestead or a bug out property you will be taking care of trees. Now, the taking care of trees is an interesting topic because it can be for very different reasons. Trees do a lot …

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Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee

Two Wild Alternatives to Coffee The dawn of a new workday brings many things to the forefront. Kids have to be ushered to and fro, reports completed, meetings held or postponed and all the while we must carry on as the survivors we are. For most of us, the morning routing requires less doomsday and …

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DIY Pallet Wood Front Porch

DIY Pallet Wood Front Porch This DIY porch is a testament to what you can do with pallets! This project will require you to take the pallets apart and remove all the nails. As the author suggests, if you plane the boards prior to laying them, you will be much happier with the result! Finish the …

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How To Build a Deluxe Barrel Stove

How To Build a Deluxe Barrel Stove Prepping is the name and prepping is the game! Having a reliable heating system makes winter a more enjoyable, less stressful season. Most homes have central heating with oil, gas, or electricity for fuel and these are reasonably dependable even if evermore expensive to use. Many folks use wood-stoves for …

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How To Make Your Own Air Conditioner

How to Make Your Own Air Conditioner Air conditioning is one of those things that you technically don’t need to survive, but it’s still nice to have. But there’s one problem with modern day air conditioners- they rely on electricity. Because of this, if the electricity goes out, then so does your cold air. If …

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