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Self-Defense, Survival

How to Escape Being Followed

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We have all seen the scenario play out in movies: our protagonist, perhaps an everyman or maybe a trained agent of espionage is walking down a busy street or hanging around in a bar or café. He notices the furtive, sidelong glances being directed his way by someone trying way too hard to be inconspicuous. Our hero pays his tab…

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DIY, Survival

Here’s My Chicken Coop [PHOTOS]

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Chickens are a staple on nearly every survival homestead. You don’t have to live in a rural area (although every prepper should) to keep meat and egg birds as part of your food security survival plan. Self-reliant folks who live in a small town or even the suburbs can keep chickens or ducks – as long as you build the…

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Survival

How to Prep for and Survive a Hurricane

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Of all the disasters and perennial crises that you might prepare for, one of the most common and consistently most destructive are hurricanes. As consistent as the seasons, and having a season of their own, you can expect these colossal storms to wreak havoc, death and destruction along every coastal area in the United States and much of the world,…

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Survival

How to Reload Ammo Step by Step

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Disclaimer: neither the author nor www.thesurvivalistblog.net shall be held liable for the injuries and other side effects resulting from applying the advice in this article. This article is for information purposes only. Reloading ammunition is a great way to save money on rounds now, when resupply is possible. Learning or honing this valuable survival skill could likely save your life…

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Survival

Can You Live and Survive in a Travel Trailer?

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If you’ve ever taken a vacation where you traveled in or stayed in a recreational vehicle, you know that it is typically a carefree, peaceful feeling. In fact, it can be almost liberating to leave most of your belongings and all of your worries behind and hit the open road. Everything is new, exciting, and waking each morning feels like…

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Survival

Prepping Your Dog for Emergencies

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While dogs are, more often than not, the family members that get the most attention, they’re often forgotten when it comes to emergency preparedness. It isn’t just people who go missing or die in case of a disaster. Left unattended, pets will have no choice but to survive on their own (which in many cases means them crawling into a…

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Survival

Martial Law – Everything You Need to Know

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Martial law. The concept itself is vaguely ominous. A declaration of martial law is usually taken as an obvious sign that things have gone from bad to worse in the wake of a disaster, or it may be viewed as a disaster all on its own. The popular depiction in media is checkpoints manned not by uniformed cops but by…

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Survival

How to Use Lethal Force Responsibly

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If you have made the choice to utilize a gun for self-defense, you have likely at least thought over the ethics and consequences of using it in defense of your life, or someone else’s. Guns inflict serious and life-altering wounds, wounds that are often fatal. If you or another innocent are attacked with lethal force, it is inarguably ethical to…

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Survival

15 Must-Have Tools for Any Hunting Expedition

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Hunting is a grand tradition, valuable skill, and treasured pastime. Many people all across the world enjoy and are enthralled by their time afield in pursuit of game. Hunting is a way to reconnect with our more primordial nature and sincerely participate in the remorseless beauty of the natural order. Aside from mere enjoyment and excitement, knowing how to hunt…

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Survival

Vehicular Terrorism: What you Need to Know

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Terrorism is nothing new the world over, and terror tactics change and evolve as targeted nations or groups adapt and better defend against their techniques and procedures. One of their current and most successful stratagems is utilizing vehicles, often large trucks, to target densely packed group of pedestrians and mow them down. All terror attacks are horrifying, but the use…

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