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Survival Medicine

Snake Bite First Aid from a Real Doctor

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Snake Bites are a ‘Global Health Priority’! In May 2018 the World Health Organisation passed a new resolution that made snake bites a global priority. This international body says it is in response to the number of medical complications that arise in the aftermath of attacks. It is estimated that there are over 5 million snake bites a year with…

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Prepping

30 Amazing Prepper Tips

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Believe it or not, prepping has become more and more mainstream over the last decade. Increasingly more people are worried about what the future could hold. This fear is driving more people to look for ways to be prepared to protect their families and to survive if life as we know it is altered by some major crisis. Because of…

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Opinion

Politics is Offensive…

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Hey everyone, I don’t typically comment about politics, but I just had to share this mind-blowing email I got today from a reader. She says: Could you just stick to prepping topics and stay out of politics on your blog? I find value in your articles but the politics are offensive., Not all preppers are right wing zealots. Your picture…

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Survival

95 Ways Preppers Can Use Duct Tape for Survival

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Whether you’ve always called it “duck” tape or “duct” tape, this waterproof adhesive tape has existed since the early 1940’s. First manufactured by the Permacel division of Johnson and Johnson, to meet the needs of the military, it was called “DUCK” tape because of its waterproof feature. But by the mid-1940’s, “duck” tape was being used to seal leaky aluminum…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 50: June 23rd – June 29th 2019

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Hello, Pack. This week we actually had multiple days where it only rained briefly. The ground is still too soft to work in the garden and bale hay, but signs of improvement are at least on the horizon… maybe. Our dwarf banana plants and elderberry trees are coming along beautifully. The tomato plants are struggling a little bit, but growing…

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Survival

How to Make a Basic Emergency Plan

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If you pay any attention to the state of affairs in our world, it’s easy to see that there is danger around every corner and sometimes right in your own home. There’s really no way to avoid every single dangerous situation. Emergencies just happen, and to make matters worse, they are so often completely unpredictable. In the case of natural…

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Survival

The Best of the Best Survival Apps

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Nowadays, everyone takes their phone everywhere. With the advent of smartphones including high speed internet, GPS and even thermal cameras, our phones can become much more than simple contact machines. In each category in this article I have found the very best apps to improve your chances of survival in tough situations, and provide accurate, up to date information on…

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What I Did to Prep This Week

What I Did To Prep This Week – Week 49: June 16th – June 22nd 2019

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Hey, Pack. It has been another busy, productive, and slightly muddy week here on our survival homestead. We have been tending to our garden primarily for the past several days. Our chicken, duck, and guinea flock is immensely enjoying the ultra spacious run on their new coop. Eggs are so much easier to get since there are small doors on…

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Survival

Yellowstone Caldera Eruption: What to Expect

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Mt. Vesuvius. Mt. Saint Helens. Krakatoa. Kilauea. Famous volcanoes, every one, and all have histories as great destroyers and disruptors of civilizations. Here in the U.S., the relatively recent eruption of Mt. Saint Helens is remembered for its severe local destruction and regional effects. But there is another volcano in the continental U.S., one that is possessed of destructive might…

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