How To Get Fresh Water Out Of Thin Air

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How To Get Fresh Water Out Of Thin Air

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If you have heard of what survival experts call the ‘Rule of Three‘ you know that you can only live without water for about 3 days (along with 3 minutes without air, 3 weeks without food, etc).

If the SHTF and you find yourself in a dry, arid environment without easy access to water, then this technique just may save your life.

In some of the driest regions on Earth where average rainfall measurements are slim to none, there are a few insects and plants that have evolved an amazing ability to pull the water right from the air, from the fog that drifts in from the warm oceans nearby.

MIT researchers have shown that they can drastically improve current methods resulting in a five-fold increase in water extraction. That may give you the edge you need in a life or death situation.

How To Get Fresh Water Out Of Thin Air

Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food

Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.

Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.

Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.

Learn How to Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican: The Original Survival Food - If you're living through a disaster where you're on your feet a lot and don't have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It's packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day.

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.

These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.

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