May 2017 archive

May 31

Starving And Dying, They Did The Unthinkable …

It was October 28, 1846, and the Donner Party was in trouble. Ahead of them towered the rugged Sierra Nevadas. White snow was falling all around, and from what they could see of the mountain pass ahead, much more blocked their path. Already worn out from a long trail, the migrants decided to retreat. They …

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May 31

How to Make Homemade Jam Without Pectin

  Nothing is more of a summer tradition here at our house than making enough homemade jam from fresh fruit to see us through the winter. Get some fruit, some sugar, and a box of pectin and you’re good to go, right? Not so fast! You can actually make jam without pectin if you use my …

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May 31

Cache is King: Learn How to Plan and Create Your Own Survival Cache

Cache is King: Learn How to Plan and Create Your Own Survival Cache There are very real physical limits to what can be carried and unfortunately in the current state of affairs your average American cannot carry very much very far. One of the biggest mistakes preppers will make in the early days of a …

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May 31

How to Build a Log Cabin (…from Scratch and by Hand)

How to Build a Log Cabin (…from Scratch and by Hand) This is the ultimate guide to building a log cabin. There may be other article out there that claim to teach you how to build a log cabin. I have never seen anything as comprehensive as this guide. This article goes as deep as …

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May 31

U.S. Air Force Develops New, Deployable, Solar+Battery Microgrid

U.S. Air Force Develops New, Deployable, Solar+Battery Microgrid How do you feel about the fact that our military has become so adept at fighting “conflicts” that they have developed a powerful microgrid that can power their efforts efficiently. Its both a terrible and impressive thing. This solar array is built to power operating bases for …

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May 31

Study: Expired EpiPens Still Effective

Study: Expired EpiPens Still Effective There are few first aid issues as serious as the epipen. We have all heard the stories about little children who have died from anaphylactic shock. Its  terrible scenario we all would hate to be in. Well, this becomes a bigger issue the further we get into a collapse scenario. …

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May 31

The Best OTC Painkillers to Stock Up On: Behind the Brands

 The Best OTC Painkillers to Stock Up On: Behind the Brands Do you know what’s in the painkillers in your cabinet? Despite all the brands on the shelf, most over the counter painkillers boil down to five ingredients. Some of them don’t even vary in dosage size. Besides the fancy pill designs and different colored …

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May 31

The Best Way to Train Your Dog For Hunting And Security

The Best Way to Train Your Dog For Hunting And Security In one of the darkest moments in human history mans’ best friend wandered into our caves and changed things. They followed us through the new frozen world and felt the devastating affects of the ice age with us. Historians believe that we were an …

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May 31

Survival Skills: 3 Odd Techniques For Primitive Fishing

The Survivalist Bringing out your inner survival instinct Consider these three traditional techniques in primitive fishing, and do your homework first to find out if they will work for your region. from Survival Click Here for full article

May 31

7 Things Rabbits Absolutely Hate (So Put These In Your Garden!)

Image source: Pixabay.com I’m an avid gardener and prefer to do things the natural way. That means I spend a lot of time composting, planting heritage fruits and vegetables, and using natural ways to control insects. But while the bugs can be bad, rabbits can wipe out a garden overnight. So, I’ve developed a number …

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