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Self Defense: Defending Yourself From Multiple Attackers

The world has gone crazy! Turn on the evening news and you will be bombarded with stories of innocent people being attacked, robbed, and killed on a daily basis. Now throw in an emergency situation or natural disaster, and the lunatics of the world will be swarming the streets like …

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10 Things Our Grandparents Wish We All Knew

The world we live in is certainly different from the one our grandparents were born into. Our resources, challenges, technology and opportunities have changed dramatically. But one thing has remained the same — we are still people. In our hearts, we remain the same kind of creatures our ancestors were. …

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7 Ways to Conserve Without A Refrigerator Which Many Of Our Grandparents And Ancestors Use

Most of America’s food storage today depends on refrigeration or freezing, or processed foods that we purchased at a grocery store and then stocked in a pantry. But there was a time when food storage wasn’t quite so easy. On a fundamental level, old-time off-the-grid food storage involved a series of …

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10 Things That You May Have Never Considered When Planning For A SHTF Survival Situation

When planning for a SHTF scenario, there’s really only one thing that we can be sure of; Survival will be a bigger challenge than you ever believed possible. While you can definitely take measures to prepare yourself for what’s to come, when you’re talking about a SHTF scenario, all bets …

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The Most Used Foods During The Great Depression

The Great Depression was a time of scarcity-induced innovation: families had to do without many household staples and used their resourcefulness to come up with alternatives made from goods that were more readily available. From dying their legs with tea in lieu of stockings to mending shoes with cardboard, the …

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You Must Be Prepared to Outlast Or Adapt to The Power Outage: 7 Terrifying Realities Of Long-Term Blackouts (That You’ve Probably Never Considered)

Before we get into our list, lets first describe exactly what is meant by a long-term blackout. Ready.gov does not characterize power outages by short and long term. They merely offer advice for dealing with power outages in general. It’s important we discuss the term because a Long-Term Blackout can mean many …

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Martial Law in the United States: Most People Will Choose to Ignore the Reality Of The Situation

The march towards martial law is something that is often ignored by the general public, often labeled as Quackery or something belonging on conspiracy websites. But what’s happening in this country is exactly what our founders warned us about, and martial law is something they took very, very seriously. What …

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21 Prepper Tips I Wish I’d Heard BEFORE I Started Prepping

When people first start prepping, they usually make a few mistakes. I know I did. Sometimes it’s because they get caught up in the idea of prepping and rush into it without taking time to plan and really consider what they’re preparing for. Other times it is simply because they …

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One Of The Biggest Threats During Any Type Of Disaster Is People Who Are Unprepared: 11 Home Security Tips For Life After SHTF

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: one of the biggest threats during any type of disaster is people who are unprepared. At first, they’ll stay in their homes and wait for the government to send help. But after several days, when they start running out of food …

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19 Wild Edibles You Can Find Even In City

When foraging for wild edibles there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, make sure you always know the plants you are harvesting. Some plants have poisonous look-alikes, so be sure you know not only what the plant looks like, but also where it grows. For example, …

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