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England’s Extremism Nightmare! What Have We Learned From It?

England’s Extremism Nightmare! What Have We Learned From It? The UK has a big problem with radical Islam within their own borders, and it has been decades in the making.  Nearly 10% of the entire population of Great Britain is now Muslim, predominately comprised of immigrants who entered during a period of open-door policies.  However, …

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Top 5 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw

How to Remove a Stripped Screw Few things are as frustrating as unscrewing something only to have one of the screws become stripped.  Fortunately, there are a number of techniques that you can use in order to get the job done without resorting to banging your head against the wall or throwing the piece you’re …

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The Top 3 Tips for Surviving Dangerous Weather!

The Top 3 Tips for Surviving Dangerous Weather! Some of the most violent weather occurs during the spring, and now is a good time to turn our attention to how to prepare for and deal with the aftermath of severe storms.  Most of the country is impacted by severe weather to one degree or another, …

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A Simple Homemade Paint Recipe that Everyone Should Know

A Simple Homemade Paint Recipe that Everyone Should Know Not a lot of thought is given to paint during a survival situation, but it may become necessary in order to protect the wood of structures at your bug-out location.  The good news is that you can take advantage of an age-old paint recipe that can …

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Things to Consider When Building Trap Doors

Things to Consider When Building Trap Doors Trap doors on the floor or in the ground provide benefits that range from concealing valuable items to masking shelters or hiding places.  The biggest benefit of trap doors is that they are relatively easy to make.  The biggest drawback is making them as obscure as possible.  Let’s …

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Back to Basics: Ladder Safety

Back to Basics:  Ladder Safety Thousands of people end up in emergency rooms each year from injuries sustained by falling off of ladders.  It is very easy to take ladder safety for granted and fall victim to an accident that is completely preventable 99% of the time.  Let’s take a short refresher course in things …

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How to Quickly Choose a Temporary Shelter

How to Quickly Choose a Temporary Shelter There are a number of scenarios that may require you to quickly seek shelter in order to avoid being detected by someone.  However, it’s important that you quickly evaluate which option is the safest one to consider in the heat of the moment.  Let’s look at some basic …

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Tips to Get out of a Burning Building Alive

Tips to Get out of a Burning Building Alive   Fires claim thousands of lives every year, and many people die because they either became incapacitated or didn’t know how to escape. The good news is that there are some simple things that all of us can do in order to maximize our chances of …

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Making and using a Bow Drill

When I was learning to make fire using the bow drill I browsed the internet for information, I found that there are quite a few websites out there that have articles about the bow drill, but I felt there was never enough information. Each person has their own tips and specialist knowledge around the subject …

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