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3 of the Easiest Survival Shelters for ‘SHTF Scenarios’

3 of the Easiest Survival Shelters for ‘SHTF Scenarios’

Building a shelter is the most urgent priority in almost any survival situation. Shelter offers us protection from exposure to extreme cold and heat. Learn how to make three of the easiest shtf shelters to protect yourself from the elements.

Survival Medicine: New Wound-Closure Method That Could Replace Stitches

Survival Medicine: New Wound-Closure Could Replace Stitches

In a world without medical facilities, open wounds can invite serious, life threatening infections. To the untrained eye, it could cause death. A new invaluable and less invasive medical tool could be the answer to safer and improved wound closure.

Poor Diet Causes More Disease Than All Vices Combined

Poor Diet Causes More Disease Than All Vices Combined

Yes, one would correctly surmise that our poor health has been caused by a combination of factors. However, as surprising as it may sound, one of those factors stands out from rest.

US Lowers Fluoride Levels in Drinking Water… Will It Really Make a Difference?

Will Lowering Fluoride Levels in Drinking Water Make a Difference?

The controversial fluoride debate has been raging on for quite some time, but it seems those who have been passionate in fighting for the right for fluoride to be removed from water supplies have had a minor victory. But will it make a difference?

Congress Wants to Put Artisanal Soap Makers Out of Business for Your Safety

Congress Wants to Put Artisanal Soap Makers Out of Business

Congress is at it again and this time they are after your soap. This act will create requirements for fees, licenses, and inspections that will make it impossible for small businesses to continue running.

Toxic Food: 1 in 6 Americans Come Down with This Potential Life-Threatening Illness

Toxic Food: 1 in 6 Come Down with This Food-Related Illness

CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. This article is part 1 of 2 and will help you identify the common threats of foodborne illnesses and how to prevent them.

Building Your SHTF Gunshot Survival Kit

Building Your SHTF Gunshot Survival Kit

The potential for a violent event in your personal life in the near future is very real. Accept this fact, prepare, and continue to live confidently in the knowledge that if the worst happens, you did everything you could to be ready for it.

How to Build an Awesome Mousetrap With a 5 Gallon Bucket

How to Build an Awesome Mousetrap With a 5 Gallon Bucket

There’s a reason why humanity has struggled to eradicate these creatures for centuries, while never achieving any long term success. If they weren’t so resilient and smart, they would never be a problem.

Biological Warfare: Protecting Yourself Against Mankind’s Deadliest Weaponized Diseases (Part 3)

Bio Warfare: Mankind's Deadliest Weaponized Diseases

Part 3 in the Biological Warfare series discuss the illnesses that are the worst of all those that plague man and are perfectly geared for use in bio-warfare for a number of reasons besides virility and lethality.

How to Build a Sturdy Freestanding House out of Sandbags

How to Build a Sturdy Freestanding House out of Sandbags

What most folks don’t know is that sandbags can be used to build for more than just temporary structures. With a little more time, resources, and elbow grease, they can form long lasting freestanding buildings.

Going Rogue: 15 Ways to Detach From the System

Going Rogue: 15 Ways to Detach From the System

We must come to the understanding that there is no true safety net for us to fall into; it’s up to ourselves to get us out trouble. How easily you land depends on how reliant you were to begin with. Adopting certain concepts as your new life’s code will help you on your path.

Study: Contagious Norovirus Spreads From Dog To Owner

Study: Contagious Norovirus Spreads From Dog To Owner

With the canine flu epidemic wreaking havoc on dogs across the country, many are comforted in knowing that the contagious virus cannot be passed to humans. However, with this heightened concern, dog owners are paying particular attention to the fact that some horrific flu-like illness can be transferred from dog to owner.

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