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The 4 Very Best Calibers For Hunting Big Game

The answer to the question – what is the best all-round rifle caliber for big game? – has been debated among hunters and gun enthusiasts for decades. Everyone will tell you something different. The truth, though, is that there is no correct answer, as the best all-around hunting caliber is …

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Back to Basics: Why and How to Stockpile Water for Emergencies

I wanted to start a new series on the Prepper Journal called “Back to Basics”. I know many of the readers of this blog are already well along their own journey of preparedness so some of the content might be remedial. It has certainly been covered on our site before, but there …

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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. …

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5 Lost Survival Lessons I Learned from the Amish

There are dozens of potential SHTF scenarios that we face these days.  One of the scariest is a loss of our power grid. Whether this happens due to hackers, an EMP blast, or some other factor, a complete lack of power is a scary scenario in our modern times.  Estimates have shown …

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10 Best Edible Roots That Can Keep You Alive In A Survival Situation

When hermit monk Brother Simon reappeared at the farmer Farrin’s market after not being seen for seven years, people thought they were seeing a ghost. After realizing that Brother Simon was, in fact, alive and well, people started asking him how he managed to survive completely off grid. “I used …

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A Disaster Can Happen At Any Time: 5 Survival Recipes From Our Ancestors That Will Help You Fill Bellies In An Emergency Situation

What do you do now if you want a recipe for something you don’t know how to make? You go to the internet, or perhaps to a cookbook, though that’s becoming a rarity. However, if you’re faced with an emergency where you have no power or no access to your …

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When Grocery Stores Go Empty, These Four Foods Will Help You Survive

The only thing preppers fear more than masses of unprepared people during an emergency, is being one of those people. That’s why our ultimate nightmare scenario would be not having any non-perishable food on hand during a serious disaster. However, there’s plenty of reasons why an otherwise prepared person might …

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Survival Gardening – How To Grow Lettuce Indoors

Around 80% of  United States residents live in what is considered an urban area.  Unfortunately, that means that many of us don’t have easy access to plots of land to grow a garden on… some of us don’t even have so much as a balcony for an herb garden ! …

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Back To Basics: How To Start Your Survival Garden Indoors

Even though you may be planning to have your survival garden mature outdoors, it will be necessary to start some plants indoors. This is especially important to consider if you are going to make use of plants that have longer growing seasons, or ones that require special care. Depending on where …

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How To Make Pemmican: A Survival Superfood That Can Last 100 Years

For Native Americans, developing the process of how to make pemmican was all about survival. They created some of the most useful survival skills ever devised. Fortunately, much of their survival knowledge is still known today. One such survival resource, invented by the Cree Native American Tribe, is what we call …