August 2017 archive

Aug 31

Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: Toxins, Chemical Plant Explosions, Looting, and Disease – Are you Prepared for the Next one?

If you haven’t started prepping for the possibility of your own localized disaster, you really need to pay attention to what is happening in Texas. […] The post Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: Toxins, Chemical Plant Explosions, Looting, and Disease – Are you Prepared for the Next one? appeared first on Off Grid Survival – Wilderness & …

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Aug 31

7 Incredible Tools The Native Americans Crafted From Tree Bark

Most of us see little use for bark. We peel it before we build with it, we trim it off before smoking fish or game, and we generally don’t see much value in it as firewood or a dependable heat source. Native people, though, had a much different viewpoint. They used bark from many trees …

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Aug 30

5 Scenarios Most People Simply Aren’t Prepared For

Texas Army National Guard soldiers arrive in Houston to aid citizens in heavily flooded areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Army National Guard photo by Lt. Zachary West The events involving Hurricane Harvey and Houston have brought to the forefront just how important it is to be ready for a crisis at any given time. But …

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Aug 30

How to Use Potassium Iodide After a Nuclear Emergency

How to Use Potassium Iodide After a Nuclear Emergency Why you need potassium iodide after a nuclear emergency Aside from the immediate threats of a nuclear blast, the thyroid gland is the most susceptible organ to damage from radiation. Potassium iodide is a stable form of iodine (stable meaning it isn’t radioactive.) If the thyroid …

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Aug 30

10 Hurricane Harvey Stories That Will Give You Hope for America

While it’s true there are a lot of stories about division and heartlessness, there are many stories coming out of storm-torn Texas that will give you hope for humanity … Read the rest The post 10 Hurricane Harvey Stories That Will Give You Hope for America appeared first on The Organic Prepper. from The Organic …

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Aug 30

Six Silent Hunting Weapons That Can Save Your Life When SHTF

My Benjamin Trail NP .22 Caliber Nitro Piston Air Rifle from Pyramydair.com Silent Weapons – well maybe not completely silent but silent enough to not draw attention to yourself… The value of silence under certain survival conditions could literally mean the difference between life and death for the survivor. Taking game silently could be essential in …

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Aug 30

Six Silent Hunting Weapons That Can Save Your Life When SHTF

My Benjamin Trail NP .22 Caliber Nitro Piston Air Rifle from Pyramydair.com Silent Weapons – well maybe not completely silent but silent enough to not draw attention to yourself… The value of silence under certain survival conditions could literally mean the difference between life and death for the survivor. Taking game silently could be essential in …

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Aug 30

Primitive Trapping 101

Primitive Trapping 101 Getting a good protein intake during a survival scenario becomes almost impossible without having the proper skills. Your supplies will eventually run out and you will need to obtain food without putting yourself at risk. One of the pitfalls of survival hunting is spending too much energy and burning valuable calories for …

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Aug 30

9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight

9 Simple Tips You Need to Buy the Best EDC Flashlight They say the best flashlight is the one you have on you when you need it most. Problem is: how do you make sure you’ve bought the best flashlight to do what you need to with it? There are tons of posts out there …

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Aug 30

Wolf Pack Pantry Challenge (Week 18)

Week 18 “Plus 5” Ingredients • Textured Vegetable Protein (Chicken Flavored) • Zucchini • Yellow Squash • Tomatoes • Sweet Potatoes This week you have scavenged a #10 can of chicken flavored TVP and you have zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes and sweet potatoes from your garden. While out scavenging you came across a small group …

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