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The 5 Forgotten Survival Lessons Learned From 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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The Survival Foods That Kept The British Alive During The Nazi Blockade

Britain’s Food Dependency During WWII At the start of World War II, Britain was painfully dependent on food imports. Over two-thirds of Britain’s cheese, sugar, cereal, and fats were imported. So were four-fifths of its fruits, half of its meat, as well as a third of its eggs. During the …

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10 Survival Skills Your Great-Grandparents Knew (That Most Of Us Have Forgotten)

Our modern society is highly dependent upon we’ll call the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of …

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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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Ropes And Knots: Basics For Survival And Everyday Use

There’s good reason our military have trained men to tie them for generations. Knots has always been a skill the inexperienced take for granted, but any experienced outdoorsman, has had enough successes (and failures) to know there’s always a good knot, but only if the rope maintains its quality. If you …

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Hunting vs. Trapping vs. Fishing: Why Hunters Will Starve In The Next Food Crisis

Finding enough food to live on in the wild is one of those things that’s often overlooked. Perhaps that’s because water, heat and shelter are all more important survival priorities. Yet with the average bug out bag only containing three days worth of food, this isn’t exactly something we can …

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10 Skills Our Grandparents Knew That Most Of Us Have Long Forgotten

Our modern society is highly dependent upon we’ll call the “system.” Not only do we rely upon utility services to bring us electricity, water and natural gas, but also on an incredibly complex supply chain which provides us with everything from food to computers. Without that supply chain, most of …

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Survival Skills To Learn From Prehistoric People- Prepping Has Existed Ever Since Mankind Crawled Out Of The Trees And Became Hunter-Gatherers

I’ve got some news for you; prepping isn’t something new. In fact, prepping has existed ever since mankind crawled out of the trees and became hunter-gatherers, sometime back in prehistoric times. Humans couldn’t have survived the winter in colder climates, if they hadn’t learned how to become preppers. They would …

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Like Most Disasters, Civil Disorder Is Easier to Survive if You’re Ready For It: 5 Things You Need to Do When There’ll Be No Rule of Law

Mention a dystopia to most people and they’ll probably think of Nineteen Eighty-Four, the Thought Police and Big Brother. That’s understandable, because there are worrying hints of it in our own society – are ideas like no-platforming, safe spaces and misgendering really so different from wrong-thinking and thought-crime? – but there’s a different kind …

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The Ultimate Survival Tree That Grows on Almost Every Street in America

This tree is so common in the U.S. that you can see it planted on the streets, in parks, and in residential areas (due to its use as a specimen or for its dense shade). But it’s actually native to the Eastern U.S. It prefers moist soils, so it grows …