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Survival Skills

How to Make Activated Charcoal and Use It Correctly

There are many uses for activated charcoal in a survival situation and in everyday life too. This handy black powder can alleviate stomach problems, treat poisoning, prevent hangovers, and even stop a spider’s venom from spreading and causing necrotic damage. In a pinch, you can even use it to make a survival water filter. Activated charcoal absorbs toxins and purifies.

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Pemmican is an old survival food that helped many people stay out in the woods longer or get through a hard winter. Hardtack is a very dry cracker that will last for decades and was a staple food for sailors and soldiers throughout history. What is pemmican made from? Traditional pemmican is a combination of dried meat that has been very finely cut or powdered and mixed with fat and dried fruit. Spices and salt are added for flavor.

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Freeze-dried food ranks as the most delicious and high-quality survival food out there. However, the downside is the cost. Recently, the availability and quality of home freeze dryers has improved. This article will give you an overview of freeze-drying and details about the home freeze dryers that are available so that you can make an informed decision. Although freeze-drying is an amazing food preservation method, it is not for everyone.

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You never know what’s going to happen. From civil unrest, fire, industrial accidents, and explosions to everyday burglaries and theft, it can seem hard to find effective and affordable ways to make your home more secure. Window security film is a layer of transparent plastic sheeting that is applied to a window. The sheet strengthens the window and prevents it from shattering on impact. Thickness matters The thicker the film, the more impact resistance and protection it provides.

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In this article, I’m going to teach you the top 7 strategies I used to burglar proof my home, after I learned my lesson the hard way. After a break-in to my apartment a few years back, I was stunned and thought “where did I go wrong?”. And after a thorough investigation with the help of a security expert, I found weaknesses in my security plan and decided to do something about it.

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One of the most stressful and critical situations the average citizen can experience is an adversarial contact when dealing with police. Such mistakes or over-reactions can have tragic consequences. At the very least, your liberty could be interrupted temporarily or indefinitely. At the very worst, your life could be ended. Just how dangerous is contact with the police? Well, that depends on a lot of factors.

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In this guide, I'm going to teach you the strategies we use to build bug out bags at Ready To Go Survival ...module by module.  As you can imagine, putting together a bug out bag list for your personal situation is no easy task. Your goal is to build the best bug out bag, but when you scour the Web, it seems like there are thousands of opposing ideas on the perfect combination.

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In this guide, I’m going to give you a comprehensive hurricane checklist with all the items you need to ride out the next storm. Category 5 Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in Florida in early September 2017, was the strongest hurricane in terms of wind speed and duration ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. And in 2017, there were four major hurricanes that were Category 3 or greater.

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You need to develop your urban survival skills. Why? Well, let’s face it. Most people live in the densely populated cities. According to United Nations (UN), as of 2014, 54% of the world’s population lived in urban centers. That’s 3.9 billion people living in cities! And that was four years ago. The number of mega-cities—those with more than 10 million people in them—is increasing. The population of small cities of less than 500,000 people are growing rapidly.

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It was a warm summer evening in Brooklyn, NY, and I was out with my finance friends talking about the future of BitCoin (right after the first bust). When I got home, I proceeded to open the door and realized something strange. It appeared that my door was barricaded shut. I went around the back and saw one of the windows opened. It was at that moment that I realized what had happened. My apartment was burglarized.

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