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24 Lost Survival Tips From 100 Years Ago – With Illustrations

When we’ll have no running water, no hyperactive emergency services, no electricity… we are going to turn back to what people did 100 years ago. Here you’ll find some “little” survival tricks popular in the early 1900’s and (some of them) useful even today.Here are 23 survival uses for honey that you didn’t knowabout. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd printed a …

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4 States In America To Live Off The Grid

I grew up in upstate New York. The beautiful rolling hills, the Great Lakes. The lovely farm country. I would never go back if you paid me millions of dollars. Never. But for the better part of a decade I have resided well south of the Mason-Dixon line. In fact, …

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The Most Used Vital Items The Pioneers Stockpiled For Hard Times: In Case Of SHTF Event Those Who Can Fall Back On The Skills Of Our Pioneer Ancestors Will be The Survivors

Stockpiling food and supplies for an emergency it began thousands of years ago. To the pioneers, stockpiling had to be a way of life. When Old Man Winter came to call, the only thing that would keep them alive was the food and fuel they had stored. If they were …

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5 Primitive Houses You Can Build Yourself: If You’re Willing to Live Like Our Ancestors Did, It Can be Done!

Building a primitive home is pretty easy …Imagine having a home that is truly yours, with no monthly rent or a mortgage payment. Is quite tempting, isn’t it? Modern technology has increased exponentially over the years, but I still have some doubts that today’s Wal-Marts could stand as long as …

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What Happened In The Year Without A Summer? (1816)

The day was April 5th, 1815, before the Industrial Revolution began. The majority of the population were farmers, raising crops to feed themselves and others. But farmers depend on good weather, with abundant rain, sunlight and warmth. This year, they wouldn’t have enough of these key weather elements to ensure …

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The Best Uncommon Ways To Generate Electricity For Your Homestead

Did you know that there are some very simple ways to generate electricity that won’t cost a fortune? All you have to do is to keep to the basics of using something that spins a magnet to induce a flow of electrons through a metal coil. In fact, if you …

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DIY Beginner Aquaponics Projects

Aquaponics are excellent for growing food for your homestead, or just as a backyard project for the family. If that term is not familiar to you, stick around, you’re about to get a crash course and walk away with enough knowledge to build your own aquaponics system. Aquaponics may sound …

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If You Find This in Your Garden, Burn It Immediately

It is that time of year again. Ticks seem to be everywhere. I find them on me every time I work outside. My family went camping a few weeks ago and found at least two dozen ticks on our tent after coming back from a walk in the woods. Ticks …

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Practical Skills for Hands On and Preparedness Viability

Most professional worker skills today are hinged with our modern day way of life. The majority of people in the United States generally work in services rather than manufacturing / hands-on. Preparedness for the ‘here and now’ Preparedness for the potential ‘after’ Having practical skills are beneficial for the now …

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How To Build A Stockpile For Only $2.75 A Day- Do It Today

Building a stockpile of preps should be your first goal as a prepper. Without some items put up for an emergency you’re no better off than everyone else. When a big old stinking pile of Sh*t Hits The Fan you want to at least be on top of that pile! As …