Grid-down Event Planning – Disposable vs Rechargeable Batteries

Grid-down Event Planning - Disposable vs Rechargeable BatteriesThe blood of our modern society is electricity. All our devices depend on some sort of battery in order to function. You will need to stockpile rechargeable batteries for when the grid goes down, but one question remains: are you sure you’ve made the right choice? Picking the right batteries can be tricky business. You need to make sure your batteries have a long and useful lifespan. Let’s take an in-depth look at the options we have.

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The 5 Categories of Skills You Should Focus On

The 5 Categories of Skills You Should Focus OnIf we were to make a list right here of all the survival skills one should learn for critical disasters, we’d fill up the entire space for this article just by enumerating them. They’re so many that it would take you a lifetime to learn them (and you’d probably have to quit your job, too).

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Ten Ways A Water Canteen Could Save Your Life In The Wilderness

Ten Ways A Water Canteen Could Save Your Life In The WildernessYou could be stranded in the backwoods and chances are you won’t always have what you need at hand. Every survival situation requires a good amount of improvisation for a successful task. Finding creative uses for a water canteen could make the difference between life and death.

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Essential Tips To Keep You Alive When The Power Grid Goes Down

Essential Tips To Keep You Alive When The Power Grid Goes DownBlizzards, solar storms, and even EMPs are all events that will affect the power grid and leave you in the dark. When the power grid goes down you will be cut off completely from the conveniences you’ve lived with your entire life. If it will come to that and the power grid goes down the following tips can help you cope with the situation comfortably and safely.

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Back To Basics: Beans For Your Survival Pantry

Back To Basics: Beans For Your Survival PantryThere will be times when hunting and catching wild game will be out of the question. You will have to find another source of protein to keep a balanced diet during a crisis. When game is scarce, beans arise as the next best source of protein. You should know the following about beans and consider adding this protein alternative to your survival pantry.

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Survival Lessons From The Native Americans

Survival Lessons From The Native Americans   For the Native people of our country, survival wasn’t something extraordinary as it is being portrayed today. It was just something they did every day. In our modern times, due to the abundance of TV shows, magazines, and online information, survival has become a complicated way of life. The survival lessons passed to me by a Cherokee elder in North Carolina will show you that survival shouldn’t be as complex as some would like you to believe.

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Seven Must Have Survival Knife Styles For Survivalists

Seven Must Have Survival Knife Styles For SurvivalistsWhen people start talking about survival, prepping or off-grid living, the most contentious debate occurs over which survival knife is best. All sort of questions are asked and eventually, some people will settle on a certain type of knife. In this article, we will approach the survival knife debate from a different angle. We will look at the top seven styles of knives for survivalists.

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Choosing A Backpack For Your Bug Out Bag

Choosing A Backpack For Your Bug Out BagA bug out bag is built around the idea that its content will help you survive for 72 hours. Basically, within three days you should be able to reach a safe haven. In this article, we will discuss the basics of choosing the bag itself.

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Making A Fire Against All Odds

Making A Fire Against All Odds   Being able to start a fire is one of the primary skills that everyone should have. Making a fire in the wild will help you stay warm, cook food, treat water, have emotional comfort and so much more. Starting a fire under challenging scenarios is a drill that people should practice because things won’t always go as planned.

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Preppers, a growing generation of ‘crazy’?

Preppers, a growing generation of ‘crazy’?When most people hear of words such as preppers or survivalists and even off-gridders, they assume that there must be something wrong with these people. They think we are crazy and that we should wear a tin foil hat. Preppers can be labeled as eccentric people, but they are probably not crazy and here’s why.

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Winter Trail Survival Food – 3 Easy Recipes

Winter Trail Survival Food - 3 Easy Recipes    During the winter season, the human body’s resistance is affected and outdoor activities take a toll on your energy levels. Cold weather slows the body’s heat production and makes survival a difficult task. When you are moving through heavy snow, proper intake of trail survival food is needed to maintain the optimal body temperature of 98 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Survival Sanitation And How To Deal With It

Survival Sanitation And How To Deal With ItThere is a lot of information online about emergency preparedness and how to deal with various crisis scenarios. However, when it comes to dealing with survival sanitation, it seems that this subject is somehow sensitive and it’s not covered by many survival experts.

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Scavenging Abandoned Cars For Survival Items

Scavenging Abandoned Cars For Survival ItemsIn every disaster movie, you see a panning shot across a broad highway packed with cars attempting to flee the city. The scenario continues with people abandoning their cars and joining their fellow citizens pushing onward on foot trying to escape. What they leave behind is up for the picking. Scavenging abandoned cars for survival will help you gather essential supplies.

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