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How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

Knowing how to prepare for a winter storm is especially important for people in live in Northern regions. If you’ve ever been through a bad winter storm (like the one in early 2016), you probably ...

16 Preppers Survival Tools

16 Preppers Survival Tools

Editor's Note: This is a very informative article that was originally posted on 5/29/16 by previous owners of this site. Numerous experts participated in the discussion, and we have archived ...

Signs of a Tornado

Signs of a Tornado

Tornadoes often strike without much warning causing devastation in their path. Places like Tornado Alley, the Midwest and southeastern US face the most funnel clouds throughout the year, but ...

How to Build a Lean-To Shelter

How to Build a Lean-To Shelter

We learned it all in grade school (at least that's when I recall first learning it): One of our primary needs is shelter. I don't think I'm going to get much argument on this one. A good shelter ...

7 Basic Self-Defense Moves For Beginners

7 Basic Self-Defense Moves For Beginners

If someone physically attacked you or a loved one, would you be able to fight back? The reason I ask, is because unfortunately, violence is a fact of life. As you read this, someone, somewhere in ...

How to Use a Compass Like a Pro

How to Use a Compass Like a Pro

Here's the thing: If you consider yourself a true outdoorsman (or outdoorswoman), and you don't know how to use a compass, it's a little bit like being a football player who doesn’t know how to ...

10 Preps That are 100% Free

10 Preps That are 100% Free

I’m shocked by how much money people are willing to spend on survival gear (especially when there’re so many things they can do that don’t cost a dime). Tools, gear, guns, ammo, a stockpile, gym ...

Apartment Prepping: How to Get Started

Apartment Prepping: How to Get Started

In a perfect world, we’d all have big houses with dozens of acres of land. That would make prepping much easier. But some people, particularly those who live in big cities, don’t have that ...

9 Best Family Guard Dogs & Why

9 Best Family Guard Dogs & Why

Throughout history, domesticated dogs have done a great job at protecting their owners against people and other animals. Today, dogs have a natural instinct to protect humans. But certain breeds ...

10 Best Hunting Apps of 2016

10 Best Hunting Apps of 2016

There are several ways to become more self-sustainable. You can A) Grow your own food, B) Raise animals, or C) Hunt wild game. In this article, we’ll be focusing on the hunting wild ...

Top 10 Handguns to Own & Why

Top 10 Handguns to Own & Why

(Note: See Authorship Note following article) Good or bad, guns are a part of life. In the United States, the 2nd amendment is what allows citizens to own guns. Obviously, there are rules you must ...

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