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The Buzz About Honey and Why It Deserves A Spot In Your Survival Stockpile

For thousands of years, honey has been considered a special substance. The ancient Greeks thought it was food for the gods of Olympus. Ancient Indian civilizations used...
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7 Dirt Cheap Firestarters You Can Make At Home

Starting a fire can be challenging, especially when conditions are less than ideal. When it’s raining or snowing, the ground ends up cold and wet. In such...
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7 Unusual (And Genius) Ways To Start A Fire

Let’s be real: no prepper would be caught dead without a decent firestarter, lighter or even a set of matches. We, of all people, know how important...
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8 Ways To Find And Collect Water In The Wild

Every living organism needs water for survival. This tasteless and odorless compound may be simple, but without it, life would not exist. The human body, for example,...
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How To Start A Fire In A Wet Environment

It's a cold, rainy day out in the woods, and the temperature is dropping faster than you could say “brrr”. The night will fall soon. You've got...
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6 Survival Skills You Should Teach Your Kids

Here’s a question most parents don’t want to answer: when SHTF, will your children be able to survive on their own? Most parents don’t want to answer this...

Earthquake Survival: What To Do Before, During And After A Major Quake

Long ago, Native Americans believed that an earthquake was caused by a terrible battle between Thunderbird and Whale. During this battle, the mountains shook, the trees fell...

10 Poisonous Plants You Have To Avoid

Foraging is an important survival skill. In the off chance that you run out of food, foraging for wild edibles is your best bet of staying alive. However,...
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[Updated] Hurricane Preparedness 101: What To Do Before, During and After A Hurricane

Powerful winds. Massive flooding. Storm surges. Leveled houses, toppled trees and multiple casualties. These are the typical scenarios you’ll find during and after a major hurricane. About 2-3 hurricanes hit the...

6 Firelays To Keep You Warm Outdoors

One of your immediate priorities in a survival situation is to build a fire. A decent fire not only keeps hypothermia at bay, it also allows you...

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