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The Impact of Local, Regional and National Disasters

The Impact of Local, Regional and National Disasters The vast majority of disasters that we encounter are localized and confined to a relatively small area.  While this makes providing relief services as well as access to basic essentials easier, it also gives us a false sense of security that this will always be the case.  …

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The World’s Most Dangerous Turtles

The World’s Most Dangerous Turtles Most people don’t think of turtles as being a threat to humans.  However, there are a few species that have a ferocious bite that can lead to serious injury or death.  Let’s take a closer look at turtles that are best to be avoided whenever possible. Leatherback Sea Turtle This …

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Simple Trapping Methods for Catching Turtles

Simple Trapping Methods for Catching Turtles Turtles are an abundant and excellent source of food, and they are very easy to catch.  You can either fish for them or build traps depending on their size and habitat, and both options allow you to deploy, leave and check back on them later.  Let’s take a look …

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Maximize Protein Intake During Survival Situations

Maximize Protein Intake During Survival Situations We need anywhere from .5-.7 grams of protein per pound of body weight on a daily basis.  We get the bulk of our protein from meats and fish under normal circumstances, and legumes or beans provide a vegetable option that is equally beneficial.  However, during survival situations, we need …

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What if Someone Wants to Leave Your Shelter?

What if Someone Wants to Leave Your Shelter? We spend an awful amount of time planning and preparing for bugging-in or out, and rightly so.  We need to have supplies, tools and resources on hand to sustain us until whatever threat we are facing passes.  However, one of the things that we rarely think or …

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Common Sense Advice for Securing Your Home

Common Sense Advice for Securing Your Home You don’t have to go to extremes to reinforce your home and create a deterrent for potential intruders.  In fact, it’s very easy to overlook some very simple things that all of us can do right now to significantly enhance our home security.  Let’s look at some suggestions …

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Beneficial Uses for Alcohol in a post SHTF Scenario

Beneficial Uses for Alcohol in a post SHTF Scenario Alcohol and prepping is a sensitive topic, especially due to the risk that turning to the bottle may be the way that many people cope with a disaster.  However, leaving that aside, it’s important to consider some really good uses for alcohol during the prolonged aftermath …

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Essential, Practical and Cheap Items You Want to Have in Your Survival Kit

Essential, Practical and Cheap Items You Want to Have in Your Survival Kit There is always room for more items in your survival kit, backpack or bug out bag.  However, it’s really easy to overlook the simple as we include the latest tools or gadgets into our collection.  Let’s look at some items that you …

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Practical Uses for Dental Floss You Probably Never Considered Before

Practical Uses for Dental Floss You Probably Never Considered Before Dental floss is one of the most beneficial, inexpensive and readily-available items that you can include in your survival kit or bug out bag.  Unfortunately, stocking up on dental floss often escapes the mind of many preppers.  Take a look at some of the uses …

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How To Make a Fire Piston (Fire Starter)

This video is just to show what can be done with household materials.  No weapons or conduct experiments shown here without adult supervision. Please take all appropriate protective measures. We are not responsible for any misuse, we are just a provider of information shown. Another great weekend project, and a new twist on an age old primitive back woods fire …

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