As food prices continue to skyrocket, having a bulk supply of food is a great investment. But it also provides security and peace of mind against potential emergencies.
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Long before technology was developed to predict the weather, people had to rely on observation, patterns and folk lore to avoid being caught off-guard by the elements. Here's how to try predicting the weather on your own..
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Which way is north? Whether you're lost in the woods or you're trying to install a sundial in your yard, you're bound to want to find true north from time to time, and chances are when the time comes you won't have a compass. What's more,...
One common mistake among people that are into survival and disaster preparedness is associating military operation procedures, the mental attitude, the gear involved and the tactics applies to tasks in the civil world during hard times. In some cases...
In the last "wild edibles" post I did, I missed a lot of good wild food. Today, we cover 10 more wild plants you can eat.
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The following bow making instructions will help you construct an effective bow in a relatively short amount of time. A quickie bow is a fast-made bow for immediate use in a survival situation. It is carved from a sapling or branch of a tree.