Category: Life Hacks


How to Make a Soup Can Forge

How to Make a Soup Can Forge — This is a great DIY project for anyone who wants to start blacksmithing on the cheap. Great for SHTF situations to fix knives or even make them. This is an inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can (any can really) with a plaster lining.

There is a skill in prepping, survival and self-sufficiency that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. During early settlements, there was one prominent position that most every settlement had to have in order to be successful. They need a person …

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Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range

Ten Cent Modification You Can Do to Double Your Radio’s Range — Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Obviously, when they reach farther, you can broadcast to a much larger audience, and when they do not go quite as far, the public you reach is not nearly as big.

Just like anything in the world, radios only reach so far. Their frequencies can extend across vast spaces, depending on the transmitters and receivers that come with your radio. Learning how to double your radio’s range could mean all the …

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How to Treat and Drink Water on the Run

Understanding how to treat water is a survival skill that must be high on your list.

Understanding how to treat water is a survival skill that must be high on your list. There are many ways to make this happen but most people will agree that a high-quality water filter and boiling are the two best …

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Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere

Imodium’s Survival Applications: Why Carry It Everywhere - It's one of those medications that would make absolutely perfect sense to have on you in case of any SHTF or emergency situation.

Image Credit: morethanjustsurviving.com Ever heard of Imodium? It’s an anti-diarrhea medication that I happen to think you should carry absolutely everywhere. In fact, it’s something that I do carry every single day – no matter where I am or where …

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How-To Make A Multi Key Utility-Key 18-in-1 Tool

How-To Make A Multi Key Utility-Key 18-in-1 Tool - We all have old keys laying around the house and if you don't they only cost around 2 bucks. The key to survival (no pun intended) is to adapt and to re-use what you already have around you.

Image Credit: instructables.com We all have old keys lying around the house and if you don’t they only cost around 2 bucks. The key to survival (no pun intended) is to adapt and to re-use what you already have around …

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10 Surprising Uses For Diatomaceous Earth

10 Surprising Uses For Diatomaceous Earth - Diatomaceous earth’s unique structure makes it a great natural way to kill insects and pests (including intestinal parasites), gently cleanse the digestive system, and improve hair, skin, nails, and teeth. It has way more uses, but check out the 10 surprising uses in the link below and maybe start using this wonderful product more!

Diatomaceous earth is made from the fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Their skeletons are made of a natural substance called silica. Over a long period of time, diatoms accumulated in the sediment of rivers, streams, lakes, and …

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10 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks

10 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks - I like these tips because they get you to use stuff you most likely already own and re-purpose them into other cleaning gadgets that work just as well if not better than store bought products.

Have you got the spring cleaning bug yet? I know for sure I have. My wife, not so much.. lol. Well, that being said I wanted to go hunting for some great time saving and best of all money saving …

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22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin

22 New & Awesome Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin - There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely, saving money and recycling to boot. I made a small survival kit that I still carry around with me on a daily basis.

There is also the satisfaction that comes from reusing an ordinary object for something else entirely. Grandpa’s old motto of “use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without” still resonates. Great for a bug out bag …

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63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life

63 Practical Tips to Live a Frugal Life — Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What's more interesting is that this doesn't have anything to do with income.

Did you know that no matter how much money they make, more than 70% people in the US have less than $1000 in savings? Crazy, right? What’s more interesting is that this doesn’t have anything to do with income. Even …

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35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers

35 Reasons Coffee Filters are Survival Multitaskers - One of the best things about coffee filters is they are incredibly inexpensive. You don't need top of the line filters for a survival situation. Not only are they cheap, they are very light and take up little room for all their uses.

The simple coffee filter is not so simple when it comes to survival! There are numerous uses beyond the obvious filtering that can help make a SHTF situation go from absolutely awful to not-so-bad. How is that possible you ask? …

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