Blacksmithing: Useful Hobby and Survival Skill

December 31, 2014 When it comes to survival skills, blacksmithing is one that often seems to go overlooked. Survivalists tend to focus more on learning survival skills like hunting, finding and building...

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Martial Law: What You Need to Know to Survive

December 18, 2014 Are you prepared for your hometown to go from Mayberry to fullscale Martial Law? With all the events going on in the world right now, we might be a lot closer to the brink that you would...

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Your Family Survival Plan | Spiritual Preparedness

December 9, 2014 So you’ve heard the wake-up call and decided that it’s time to put together a family survival plan. Where do you start? Well, it’s like any good effort. You start with the intangible...

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Surviving Alone: Is It Possible?

December 3, 2014 Man is a social being, no man is an island… we hear these phrases so often in this life. There is no society more complex than that of humans because surviving is not only about...

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DIY Wood Gas Stove

December 1, 2014 A portable stove in your bug out bag will ensure that you can prepare food to get you through the first critical 72 hours. You don’t even need to buy a cheap, light one because you...

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How to Start a Fire with Char Cloth | Survival Basics

November 25, 2014 Throughout most of human history, man has learned that a few necessities can and do make the difference between life and death.  While emergency food stores, stored water, and the need for...

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Ready your Home for a Power Outage

November 19, 2014 Winter hit hard and fast this year. This week, every state in the country has experienced below-freezing weather, and for some there seems to be no end in sight. The folks up in Buffalo,...

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Survival Kits for Rural or Urban Environments

October 24, 2014 I was asked to put together written material that would cover the topics of my wilderness and urban survival kits.  I am happy to do that here in about as much detail as I have ever put...

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Self-Sufficiency Simplified: Solar Water Heating

September 24, 2014 Water heater use is one of the main reasons electric bills are very high these days. Yet we have no choice but to use warm water because hygiene is also an important factor for health and...

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Waste Not Want Not | Using Weeds For Survival

June 30, 2014 Stinging nettles have a multitude of medicinal and edible uses and grow wild nearly everywhere in the world. The green plants many do not consider more than weeds are actually very useful...

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