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25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation

25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation

25 Ways Duct Tape Can Help You in a Survival Situation Originally used during World War 2 to waterproof ammunition boxes, duct tape has truly become one of the most versatile materials in the world. I’ve seen duct tape used for just about everything from sealing duct work to making …

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10 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work

9 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work

10 Vintage Life Hacks From The 1900s That Actually Still Work In the late 1880s, cigarette manufacturers began inserting stiffening cards into their paper packs of cigarettes to strengthen the containers. It wasn’t long before they got the idea to put artwork, trivia, famous people, and pretty girls onto those cards, …

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Survival Myths That May Be Deadly

Survival Myths That May Be Deadly

Survival Myths That May Be Deadly Every outdoor adventurer has or at least should have a good, basic set of survival skills in case of an emergency situation. After all, snake bites, dehydration, exposure to the elements, and wildlife attacks are real risks if you spend time in the great …

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13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans

13 Creative ways To Reuse Ammo Cans Ammo cans are normally used for the safe transfer of ammo by the military. Due to their sturdy nature, durable material, and resealable covers, ammo cans can also be used for a variety of household purposes. It’s for this reason that used ammo cans are …

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10 Perennial Foods: Plant Once and Enjoy Forever!

10 Perennial Foods: Plant Once and Enjoy Forever!

10 Perennial Foods: Plant Once and Enjoy Forever! Maybe you have a thriving garden but just want to add more so that you can reduce trips to the grocery store. Maybe you are curious to test your green thumb. Perhaps you just need a few trusty ingredients on hand at …

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3 Proven Ways to Remove a Tick

3 Proven Ways to Remove a Tick

3 Proven Ways to Remove a Tick Spring and summer bring the ticks out in full force. Everyone has a special trick for removing a tick, but many of the home remedies you read can make the situation worse. If you try to suffocate the tick with petroleum jelly or …

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Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants

Traditional Cherokee Medicinal Plants The Cherokee, a Native American Tribe located in the Southeastern United States, have a strong history of understanding, gathering, and preserving medicinal herbs. Part of their understanding of these plants includes the plants’ inherent power to offer both preventative and healing properties. One of the tenets …

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16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In There Pantry

16 Foods Preppers Should Always Keep In Their Pantry It’s impossible to know exactly when a natural disaster will hit or how severe conditions will be. A blizzard or hurricane could knock out the power for several days, make roads impassable, and isolate you from neighbors, stores, and other resources. …

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How To Make Your Own Berkey Water Filter At Home

How To Build Your Own Berkey Water Filter At Home Drinking contaminated water can be harmful to our health. Health experts insist that you should boil water from wells, groundwater, and river water because they may contain toxic chemicals and organic materials that cause precarious diseases such as cholera. Buying …

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16 Simple, Effective, and Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

16 Simple, Effective, and Natural Poison Ivy Remedies

16 Simple, Effective, and Natural Poison Ivy Remedies If you’re an avid camper or an outdoor junkie, chances are you’ve had a few bouts with some nasty poison ivy—it’s just a fact of life. It can be an unexpected setback, but a bit of poison ivy rash can be taken …

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DIY 55 Gallon Cook Top Woodstove

DIY 55 Gallon Cook Top Woodstove

How to Build a DIY 55 Gallon Cook Top Woodstove When you embark on the self-sufficient living lifestyle, you might want to consider making your cooktop woodstove. Believe it or not, they are easy to make with the right tools and time available! A 55-gallon cooktop woodstove for heating and …

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16 Plastic Bottle Hacks for Survival

16 Plastic Bottle Hacks for Survival

16 Plastic Bottle Hacks for Survival Most people like to be prepared for anything, regardless if it is an emergency or something small. When the time comes, nothing is more inconvenient than not having everything you need. In order to avoid this, it is best to have materials that can …

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