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8 Boy Scouts Survival Tips For Any Emergency

8 Boy Scouts Survival Tips For Any Emergency

The wilderness survival skills which abound in old Boy Scout manuals could help us all become more prepared for an emergency. Modern scouting workbooks and badges may focus a lot more on technology merit badges, but the old training manuals ...

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3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

Today’s homes are all heated as a requirement of the Universal Building Code. While air conditioning isn’t a regulatory requirement, heating is. The heating must be adequate to maintain the home in the “comfort zone” even in the most-extreme temperatures ...

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4 Ways To Communicate During A Disaster

4 Ways To Communicate During A Disaster

The power has gone out. A state of emergency has been declared. Phone lines are down. Your teenage daughter is halfway across the city watching a movie with her friend. As you frantically dial her cell phone number, you start ...

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Becoming Prepared: One Couple’s Story

Becoming Prepared: One Couple’s Story

There are a lot of people in America today who are concerned about emergency preparedness. Just like people were afraid of the Russians in the 50s — building bomb shelters and stocking them with all of the things that a ...

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Modern Survival Skills You Should Learn

Modern Survival Skills You Should Learn

There are two kinds of survival skills that I like to call “soft survival skills” and “hard survival skills.” Hard survival skills consist of those abilities that a person or family needs to survive in an extreme situation, such as ...

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Building A Bug-Out Bag

Building A Bug-Out Bag

Over the last few years, being a survivalist or prepper has become a much more mainstream and accepted by American culture. The stereotype of the paranoid man sitting in his basement surrounded by his gun collection and wearing his aluminum-foil ...

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The Basics Of Distillation

The Basics Of Distillation

Distilling is basically the act of removing impurities from something or concentrating the essence of something in a liquid form. One of the most common liquids that people distill is water. Water can be distilled very simply with the right ...

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How To Ration A Limited Food Supply

How To Ration A Limited Food Supply

Even if you do your best to prepare for the worst, sometimes things just go wrong.  There may be a natural disaster in which you lose all of your canned goods, or stuff could actually hit the fan leaving you ...

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