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Health

Botulism and Canning – What You Need to Know

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Canning is a fantastic way to preserve food for when SHTF. While you can certainly buy pre-canned food, home canning can save you a whole lot of money, especially if you have your own garden. Unfortunately, canning can be quite dangerous if done improperly. Indeed, botulism – a rare, yet potentially fatal disease – is a real concern for anyone…

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Survival Medicine

What You Should Know About Prepping With Diabetes

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When we talk about prepping strategies, more often than not, we only talk about prepping for healthy adults without a pre-existing health condition. However, just because you have diabetes or another pre-existing condition doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared. Prepping with diabetes is inherently more complicated than prepping without the disease. Since diabetics often require various medications and a special…

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Survival Food

The Ultimate Guide to Oxygen Absorbers

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In a true emergency, having a substantial stockpile of food is critical for survival. Without food, it’s unlikely that we can survive for more than a few weeks, even in the best of circumstances. So, it’s essential that we have an adequate supply of food in our emergency stores for when SHTF. Unfortunately, simply having a lot of food in…

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Defense

Silk Body Armor: Fact or Fiction?

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Soft body armor has been made from all kinds of fibers both natural and man-made since it was first introduced way back when. Our modern soft body armor, sometimes called bulletproof vests, are typically made from aramid family synthetic fibers, Twaron and Kevlar being two of the most popular. Utra-high molecular weight polyethylene as popularized by Dyneema was also a…

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Defense

Ruger SR22 vs. Walther P22Q

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There is no shortage of quality .22 pistols on the market today, and there is seemingly a model and accompanying variant that can suit any task or purpose. From intricately crafted Olympic-grade free pistols that can produce hair-splitting accuracy to ruggedized, optic ready fullsize handguns that closely replicate their service caliber counterparts. The only possible explanation for not finding the…

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Prepping

A Prepper’s Guide to Financial Planning

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Natural disasters. Large-scale warfare. Global pandemics. These are just some of the many things that can upend life as we know it, which is why we preppers know that we need to plan ahead for when things get real. But, while many of us spend countless hours stockpiling food and supplies and preparing our homes for disaster, economic crises can…

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