30 Survival Uses for Duct Tape

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We all know that duct tape is the mother of all "handyman hacks." Its uses are basically endless, ranging from basic repairs, to DIY duct tape wallets, all the way to making a duct tape tuxedo. For peppers, however, tuxedos are low on the list. Instead, those interested in the art of self-reliance need to be aware of all of the SHTF benefits that are associated with stashing … [Read more...]




10 Edible (and Free!) Springtime Wild Plants

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As springtime rolls around, you will soon begin to see a large and diverse list of plants and flowers growing wildly in many places. This opens up many fantastic opportunities for preppers and homesteaders who wish to save money by getting as much as possible for free. It is dangerous to randomly pick plants and flowers without researching whether or not they are actually … [Read more...]




10 Edible (and Free!) Springtime Wild Plants

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As springtime rolls around, you will soon begin to see a large and diverse list of plants and flowers growing wildly in many places. This opens up many fantastic opportunities for preppers and homesteaders who wish to save money by getting as much as possible for free. It is dangerous to randomly pick plants and flowers without researching whether or not they are actually … [Read more...]




3 Key Survival Skills From ‘The Revenant’

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Who says that movies are just entertainment? “The Revenant” is much more than just the movie that might enable Leonardo DiCaprio to finally win an Academy Award. In fact, this blockbuster film offers important insights into what the world used to be like before we had modern conveniences such as the Internet, electricity and easy access to supermarkets and building … [Read more...]




10 Survival Tips You Can Learn from the Star Wars Series

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As “Star Wars” fans worldwide line up to watch “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” it is time to take a few minutes to recognize all of the prepper tips that are hidden inside each movie. And no, we don’t mean the glaringly obvious tip about not going overboard with unnecessary additions to anything in life, including your bug out bag, when it is already perfect as it is … [Read more...]




How to Cook Bacon & Eggs In A Paper Bag [VIDEO]

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This video shows how you can have fun cooking bacon and eggs in a paper bag over an open fire -- a great project for anyone who loves the outdoors and hates carrying around 50lbs of cast iron cookware in their backpack! All you need is fresh bacon, eggs,  paper lunch bags, and, obviously, eating utensils to enjoy your hearty breakfast. RELATED: How to Build Your Own DIY … [Read more...]




7 Tricks to Hide Your Water Storage

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We all know the importance of water in our daily lives, though we tend to take its  availability very much for granted. Think of how the public reacts when threatened with catastrophic weather... the stores are immediately stripped bare, the first target being the water aisle.  Water plays a huge role in our daily lives... we cook, clean, wash with it, we tend our gardens with … [Read more...]