Sugar for Wounds: Do You Have It in Your First Aid Kit?

Sugar for Wounds

Sugar for Treating Wounds The following is for informational purposes only. The information provided is not medical advice, and should not be considered as such. Any wound, cut or abrasion has the potential of becoming infected if not treated promptly and effectively. Certain wounds that become infected can be serious leading to loss of limb …

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How to Recognize 9 Common Game Fish Diseases

Game Fish Diseases

The grid’s been down for months and you have resorted to fishing to feed your family. Unfortunately for you, the fishing has been bad. You finally pull one out of the water and it has a strange cauliflower like growth. What is it? Is it safe to eat? Check out this article on 9 common …

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How to Cut Rope in an Emergency Without a Knife

Nylon Rope

So, you have run across a situation where you need to cut a piece of rope in an emergency. You reach for your knife and suddenly you remember you left it at home. This short video will show you how to precisely cut string or rope if you haven’t got a knife or a pair …

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Turkey Frying Safety Tips: Stay Safe This Thanksgiving

Turkey Frying Safety Tips

Just in case you have forgotten, the following is a reminder. Every year deaths are attributed to turkey frying, but injury and death can be prevented with some common sense and attention to detail and by knowing the facts. In the days and weeks leading up to Thanksgiving there are television ads warning of the …

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How to Build a 330 Gallon Water Storage System For Your Home

Water Storage System

Water is essential to life. In a grid down situation the search for water will begin shortly after the event occurs. Having adequate water storage on hand will free up time for other post-SHTF activities. The question is, where do you start? What barrels can be used? How do you clean them? How do you …

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Power Grid Down: It’s No Longer a Myth it can and Likely Will Happen

Power Grid Down

Headlines: NSA Director: China can damage US power grid (Admiral Michael Rogers Director NSA) (FoxNews.com). According to reports not only can China cause the lights to go out, at least two other unnamed countries can as well. We can only speculate, but Russia comes to mind, as do some Middle Eastern countries. Countries where mutually …

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Bug Out Bag Too Heavy? Well Maybe You Should Stay Put Then.

Bug Out Bag Too Heavy

What you think you can carry and what you actually can carry are usually two different things. Typically, you should be able to carry 25 percent of your body weight in a pack. This of course assumes you are relatively fit. Some simple math calculations will tell you how much you should be able to …

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13 Ways to Keep Your House Warmer This Winter

Warm House in Winter

With record lows expected this winter and the average cost for heating your home on the rise, finding ways to keep your house warm and save a few bucks at the same time can be a godsend. By using the tips at the article below not only can you save some money, but they will …

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Wood Ash and Its 10 Survival Uses

Wood Ash Survival Uses

Wood ash is nothing more than the burnt remains of wood and the ash typically represents about one percent of the initial wood weight. The composition of wood ash is nitrogen at very low levels, calcium carbonate at between 30 and 40 percent, and then 10 percent potash. Do not collect wood ash for survival …

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ESEE 4 Survival Knife Review

Esee 4 Survival Knive

Before we get started if you are looking for a “Rambo type knife” with sharp curved points with wicked looking Jimping on the back of the blade, and a bug-out-bag sized hollow handle, that houses a tool kit, medical kit, compass, matches, thread, hooks and spearmint gum you probably should stop reading.  Jimping by the …

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