Micropower for your Charging and Power Needs

Our devices are getting smaller and our power needs larger.

Our devices are getting smaller and our power needs larger. Portable power is becoming a true issue and it seems that many of us are just hungry to have a source of power that we can toss in the backpack …

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Shaving Layers and Ounces From your Bugout Bag

Imagine a scene where your living area becomes too dangerous to stay any longer.

Imagine a scene where your living area becomes too dangerous to stay any longer. This could happen for a number of reasons. These things could be stirred by civil unrest or they could be instances brought on by mother nature.  …

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Wilderness Starving: Living Off Your Fat

Wilderness Starving: Living Off Your Fat - I never would have imagined an article on surviving off of fat would be so interesting but this one is great. It really takes the cake in terms of content. It takes a real look at how heavy you would need to be.

For some of us, the idea of living off of our fat sounds like a nightmare. A succession of hunger pangs followed by what could be a short sit on deaths doorstep. It’s no survivors dream to be just scraping …

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Hyper Efficent DIY Solar Power

Being able to follow the sun's path through the sky can raise your solar panel system's output considerably (30-50%)

For a photovoltaic solar panel, following the sun’s path across the sky raises efficiency by 30-50%. This DIY sun tracker is easy to make and will help you stay less reliant on the grid during the colder months due to …

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Waking up Early for Preparedness

The morning is a beautiful time. When you wake up and meet a silent morning it can be near spiritual experience.

The morning is a beautiful time. When you wake up and meet a silent morning it can be near spiritual experience. The world outside is quiet and cold and the energy all around is just calmer. Its the perfect time …

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Now Cattle Numbers are Affected by Nebraska Flooding!

The bomb cyclone that tore through midwest left a lot of destruction in its path.

The bomb cyclone that tore through midwest left a lot of destruction in its path. None of it has people more worried than the wides spread flooding in Nebraska. We are all holding our breath to see what springtime will …

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Food Storage: 20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them

20 Crops That Keep and How to Store Them - Food storage is my families top priority it always has been and probably always will be. I feel pretty confident that in 5 years we will be spending minimal on our groceries.

Knowing where our food comes from gives us confidence in its quality, plus you can save money each year through gardening and food storage efforts. There is another benefit, which is the utter convenience of having a self-provisioned home. Food storage …

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages — The whole plant is medicinal as an alternative, antibacterial, antipyretic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, febrifuge, hypotensive, stomachic, styptic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. A cold water infusion of the freshly chopped or dried and powdered leaves makes a refreshing beverage, while a weak infusion of the plant can be used as a medicinal eye wash for sties and pinkeye

The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. The truth is you can grow one powerful little plant that will double as an absorbent and antibacterial bandage.  There is a …

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Off Grid Power: The DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine

How To Build An Impressive 1000 Watt Wind Turbine — 1000 watts is great power for any home. This turbine help charge the battery bank that powers our offgrid home. It's a permanent magnet alternator, generating 3 phase ac, rectified to dc, and fed to a charge controller.

Off grid power sources are changing all the time. It wasn’t long ago that solar power seemed like clunky and inefficient. Now we have solar generators that people bet their lives on in disaster! That’s the power of evolving and …

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Fatty Coffee Gets More Mileage

I love "fatty coffee", also called butter coffee or bulletproof coffee.  But the best part is that fatty coffee actually has health benefits and gets more mileage from the caffeine, so less does more if you love even more of peppy caffeine.

I love “fatty coffee”, also called butter coffee or bulletproof coffee.  But the best part is that fatty coffee actually has health benefits and gets more mileage from the caffeine, so less does more if you love even more of …

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