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The Safe Room Is Your Final Point Of Retreat, If Someone Brings The Battle to You, You Must Be Prepared, Both Mentally And Physically: How to Create a Safe Room in Your House or Apartment

The homes of many rich, famous people have a secret hidden within them.  Somewhere, in the depths of the home, is a secure room to which the residents can retreat in the event of a home invasion or violent intruder.  A safe room was carved into the original house plan, and many …

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SURVIVAL

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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There Is No Prepper Out There Eagerly Waiting For The world to Crumble Just So That They Can Yell Out: 5 Security Measures That Will Keep You Alive During Doomsday

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”, were the wise words once uttered by one of our Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, and they are the words that have helped prepare me for a countless number of scenarios. Preparing for D-day, or Doomsday, might sound funny to some, but …

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SELF-SUFFICIENCY

100-Year-Old Way to Filter Rainwater in a Barrel

During our boiling, broiling, blistering summer of 2012 here in the Missouri Ozarks, water was a topic of conversation wherever we went. Creeks and ponds dried up (some never recovered) and the water table dropped, forcing a few neighbors to have their well pumps lowered or to even have deeper …

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SURVIVAL

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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SURVIVAL

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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The Hardest Part Is Not Fleeing But Thinking, Planning, And Acting- The Golden Hour: What to Do in the First 60 Minutes of SHTF

Many people are convinced that civilization as we know it will collapse or, at best, experience a prolonged interruption. Very few of those people are actually planning for it and even less are preparing for it in advance. For those of us actually preparing we have forums, books, videos, and meetings to help us …

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SURVIVAL

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 …

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If The Worst Should Happen Such As An Earthquake Or Major War, Leaving You Cut Off From Modern Services, It Will Be Up to You to Work Through The Problems You Face With The Tools Available to You

We all like to think that even if something catastrophic happens we will still have at least some access to electricity to run some of our most critical items. It is in our nature to be optimistic when it comes to our well being. Unfortunately the universe has no limit …

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SELF-SUFFICIENCY

11 Forgotten ‘Antique’ Appliances Your Great-Grandparents Used Every Day

The modern, industrialized world revolves around a myriad of electrical and electronic gadgets. Little is done anymore which doesn’t require electrical power. We’ve harnessed this power for tasks to make our lives easier, as well as more interesting. The electric motor is at the core of many of these devices. By using …

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