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Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down

“Does your government have an Internet kill-switch? Read our guide to Guerrilla Networking and be prepared for when the lines get cut. These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing on Facebook or spreading the word through Twitter. And as we’ve seen in Egypt, that means that your […]

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Making A Survival Doll

When all else fails, whether earthquake, tornado, terrorist attack, the rapture, or an alien invasion from outer space, you have only to grab your survival doll and run. Concealed within this innocent-looking, seemingly worthless doll is everything you will need to survive just about anything that could possibly happen… Other survivors you encounter may attack […]

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25 Ways You Can Be More Self Reliant Today

“There are a lot more than 25 ways to be more self reliant so use these tips as a creative nudge. Self reliant living has always been an important skill. From the Pilgrims to the generation that lived through the Depression and World War II the ability to survive and thrive during times of intense […]

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The Definitive Guide To Traditional Food Preparation & Preservation

“Before huge multinational corporations did it for us, humans had to figure out how to turn raw, unrefined formerly-living things into food that could be cooked or eaten. And before standup freezers, refrigerators, ice boxes, canned soup, bagged bread, tinned fish, and grocery stores hit the scene, we had to figure out how to preserve […]

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How Anyone Can Be More Self Sufficient

“I firmly believe that being self sufficient is one of the most important things a person can do. We rely on someone else for almost everything in our lives. We rely on the electric companies to keep our homes running. We rely on the propane companies to keep our homes heated. We rely on the […]

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How To Get Started On The Path To Providing For Your Family

“If you’re used to buying your groceries at the supermarkets, and/or have never raised animals or had a garden, trying to get started can certainly feel overwhelming. Why not get started, but just start small? Trying to do too much too quickly can be a recipe for burnout and frustration. Starting small will not only […]

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Survival Skills: How To Make A Torch

“Hollywood always makes everything look so easy. The scene opens with someone stuck in a cave, tunnel, temple or another suitable backdrop for an adventure movie. Our hero grabs up a leg bone from an expired adventurer, wraps it in rags and lights the contraption on fire to create a torch that seems to last […]

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How To Make Self-Igniting Fire Starters

“I am always on the lookout for a new fire starter, and when I find a new idea, of course I have to try it out! Well I have found a new interesting concept and I thought I might share my attempt with it. It is a fire starter that has an ignition source, an […]

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How To Disinfect Water With Household Bleach

“As everyone knows, many municipal water systems use chlorine to disinfect water. Often, the use of chlorine is combined with other purification systems such as filtration and ultra violet treatments. All you have to do is sniff your water tap water – it’s no secret. Why chlorine? Simple – it works. It just so happens […]

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How To Build A Yukon Portage Pack

“Aside from constructing a tarp tent there’s another (and arguably more clever) way that a tarp and 30ft length of rope can turn out to be quite useful to the kayak camper; for constructing a Yukon-style portage pack! The Yukon pack, also known as a Hudson Bay Company Pack, makes use of basic camping materials […]

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