Category: Life Hacks

Financial Self-Sufficiency

Financial Self-Sufficiency: 5 Lessons from a Digital Nomad — The economy has been pretty messed up now for several years, and all indications are that it's not going to get better any time soon - and may even turn worse: much worse.

We are living through an age of radically powerful information. Every person has the ability to learn anything in the palm of their hand. In a way, this power is a blessing and has allowed the common man to understand …

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How To Pitch A Tent Without Poles In An Emergency

How To Pitch A Tent Without Poles In An Emergency — Knowing how to pitch a tent with no poles may not sound like life saving knowledge.. but if you think about things for a second it actually is! Say you are camping and you forgot the poles, what happens if a bear ruins the poles while you are out fishing?

In the long term survival situation, you need to be prepared to watch your gear come apart. Not many pieces of gear are going to stick with you for the long haul. Its the nature of the beast. Sure, your …

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Stove Necklace Idea for Ultralight Backpacking

Wearable tech is a trend that is exploding. We are just watching its most crude and early phases in things like the Fit Bit. These forms of tech are driven by modern, city living and high tech communications. However, what …

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How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin

How to Make a Homemade Moisturizer for Dry Winter Skin — Do your heels look like the hide of an alligator? Is your skin chapped from the cold and the wind? Are your legs so dry that little flakes come off with your pants?

Whether you are a homemaker and the destruction of your skin is happening because of cleaning or if you are an operator that has killed your feet in boots, moisturizers can help. When you talk about survival and prepping you …

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How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts

How to Remove Rusted Nuts and Bolts — You may just thank us one day for sharing this little secret, If SHTF and you need to remove rusted nuts or bolts, remember this!

Do you have a basic understanding of maintenance? Funny enough, going to college and even starting a career is not enough to assure you know how to take care of a home or machines or anything that actually makes the …

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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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