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Feed Yourself For Free: 12 Edible ‘Survival Plants’

Dandelion salad anyone? While there are hundreds of edible foods to be found in the wild… …just 12 plants will provide enough sustenance for you to live on. Out of the many hundred edible British foods detailed in the best ‘wild plant’ guides, just these 12 will provide all you truly need, and more, for […]

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Purifying Water With Stones

“When I mention to someone that you can boil water with hot stones, they always ask me two questions… Why would you do that? How do you do it? Why would you ever boil water using stones? Why don’t you use the fire to heat it. Well, in a perfect situation, in a camping situation, […]

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9 Ways To Start A Fire Without Matches

“There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one. A manly man knows how to start one without matches. It’s an essential survival skill. You never know when you’ll find yourself in a situation where you’ll need a fire, but you don’t have matches. Maybe your single […]

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Turning Oil Tanker Trucks Into Homes

My Dad would fricken love this. Not so sure about mum though. If she has trouble with the idea of a standard issue caravan, well. “There are many marvelous ideas for turning old buildings into new habitable structures, but unless the existing units are modular the plans can rarely apply to multiple similar structures over […]

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Basics on Water Storage, Resupply, and Purification

“Of all the resources that a prepper has to be concerned about in the event of a disruption of civilization, Practical Preppers consultant Scott Hunt says that water is the most critical need. “You can’t last very long without it,” Hunt explains. “Just how long may be affected by the temperature and how much you’re […]

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The Portable Treehouse

Want to go camping, but afraid of bugs, snakes, or bears? Why not pitch your tent in the air, above the forest floor and away from critters and potential predators, with Tentsile, “the world’s most versatile tent.” The portable tent-hammock hybrid can be used in nearly any environment, anchored to trees in the heart of […]

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So You Wanna Pick A Fight With A Bear?

Looking to pick a fight with a bear? Well, we wish you good luck with that, but just incase… According to Stephen Colbert, bears are the number one threat to America today. Sure, bears look cute when they’re rummaging through a garbage can looking for food, but don’t let their cuteness lull you into carnal […]

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Out Treckking? Dont Get Caught In The Dark Again…

Out trekking and need to setup camp before the sun goes down? Lost your watch? Don’t get caught short. Here’s how you can roughly determine how much daylight is left using nothing but your own digits. Simply count the finger widths between the sun and the horizon. Each finger is equivalent to 15 minutes, with […]

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