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Prepping

Fish Antibiotics for Survival

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One of the major issues many preppers face in preparing for a grid down or SHTF scenario is what to do about illnesses, infections, and injuries that are bound to happen. The world will be in chaos. Doctors and pharmacies will be overrun quickly. Public services will be overwhelmed or possibly shut down entirely. Preparing now, to deal with illness,…

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Prepping

Weatherization for Preppers

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If you’ve been prepping for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the survival rule of three. This concept says that the average adult can only survive for about three hours in the elements without shelter before experiencing negative effects on the body. Negative effects on the body from exposure to the elements can include everything from hypothermia to…

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Survival

How to Bug Out If You Have Children

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When it comes to a SHTF situation, experienced preppers know that bugging out should be a last resort. Yes, there are some preppers out there who believe that they can simply pack a bug out bag and take off to live in the woods or travel hundreds of miles to a bug out location with no problems. And it’s not…

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Economic Collapse

The a to Z Guide to Prepping for an Economic Collapse

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With the state of the world today, one of the things many preppers can agree upon is an economic collapse is likely. With the near collapse of the U.S. economy in Sept 2008, followed by the crises in Greece, Argentina, and Venezuela, it’s becoming harder to deny the likelihood that an economic collapse is inevitable. It’s nearly impossible to predict…

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Opinion

Preppers versus Survivalists: What’s the Difference?

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When it comes to the world of prepping and survival, there are a lot of different strategies and concepts to learn. Although often used interchangeably by beginners, this article will primarily discuss preppers versus survivalists: what’s the difference? In order to do that, we’ll first define each term as we see it and provide some examples of each type throughout…

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Homesteading

How Much Land is Enough to Live Off?

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One of the best ways to prepare for an extended crisis is to relocate to a remote property where you can live off the land and be as self-sufficient as possible. If you’ve been a survivalist or a prepper for any amount of time, you’ve probably figured this out and have at least begun to think about how to make…

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Homesteading

How to Build a Potato Box for Almost Free

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One of the staples for many families is potatoes. They can be used to create a variety of different meals and when stored in a cool, dry place, they have a fairly decent shelf life. For long term storage, you can even dehydrate potatoes, so it makes sense to include them as part of your food stockpile. But if you’re…

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Survival Food

How to Stockpile and Store Water

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Water is truly the life blood for all of us. The average adult can only survive for about 3 days without fresh water to drink. In fact, a loss of just 10% of fluid in your body can quickly become fatal. So for anyone who is trying to prepare for a crisis, the ability to stockpile, and store water is…

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Homesteading

Is Keeping Chickens in My Backyard Feasible?

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If you’re new to prepping or if you’re a prepper who has been exploring ways to become more self-sufficient for an extended SHTF event, you may have wondered is keeping backyard chickens feasible?  The truth is that backyard chickens are a great way to get more prepared for a SHTF event and when managed correctly, could provide you with more…

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Survival

7 Hunter-Gatherer Skills You Should Practice

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When it comes to prepping, one of the most commonly asked questions revolves around what kind of event is coming and how to make sure you are prepared for it when it comes. There are in fact such a wide range of events that could occur that it’s nearly impossible to prepare specifically for all of them. So, what’s a…

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