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The Best Off-Grid Lessons From Amish Life We All Should Learn

Several years ago we had a week-long power outage in my region. Even though we live in a fairly old-fashioned rural community, panic still set in somewhere around hour 12 of the weather-related disaster. It was summer, a really, really hot summer, with temperatures hitting about 95 degrees before noon. Friends and neighbors cleared out […]

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The First Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores are emptied. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that there are people who are not preppers who nevertheless instinctively know to stockpile food. This really isn’t […]

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5 Ways to Purification Water And Make It Safe For Drinking

This article will outline 5 ways to purify water and make it safe for drinking. This is an essential skill to have for anyone even remotely interested in survival, be it out in the wilderness or in some post-disaster world. Drinking contaminated water can make you sick and even kill you, so it’s important to […]

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30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so years ago did it. 1.Community – We were not meant to survive in isolation forever. There are many skills we can learn from one another. Nothing will help people survive […]

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Six Off-Grid Recipes That You Can Prepare With Little to No Heat

If you’re in the comfort of your kitchen surrounded by wonderful utensils, a ton of spices and foods, and a nice electric or gas stove, cooking isn’t an issue. However, if you’re huddled under a tarp or a rock ledge on the run or even just trying to live off-grid without a power source, you’re going […]

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5 Water Storage Myths

In any emergency situation water is going to be at the top of your priority list. Without water, your survival chances are measured in days – and not many of them. It’s vital that you have access to a reliable supply of clean, safe water. How much? At a minimum, a gallon a day for […]

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8 Overlooked Survival Skills That Kept The Native Americans Alive

I have a lot of respect for Native Americans — those who populated this land before the first European white man set foot on these shores. History rarely mentions it, but countless thousands of those Indians were killed by disease and carried in the boats of those early traders. But before that, the American Indian […]

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All Of Our Lives Would Be Dramatically Impacted If An EMP Event Happened: 10 Things to Have Ready Before The Huge EMP !!!

What if you woke up one morning and nothing worked? What if there was no electricity? What if all transportation came to a halt? An EMP event would instantly destroy any means of telecommunication, bank account would disappear, planes would fall from the skies, nuclear plants would not be able to cool down the reactors, […]

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A Food Invented By The Native Americans It Stored For 50 Years. Here’s Their Recipe

It was a food invented by the Native Americans, who depended on it when traveling on long and adventurous journeys when food was scarce, or when there simply wasn’t time to hunt and gather enough to eat. That was a lesson well-learned by many early European settlers, explorers and fur traders in North America.Here are 23 survival uses for honey that you didn’t knowabout. […]