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The Ultimate Get Home Bag

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A get-home bag, or GHB, is a cousin to a bug-out bag. Where a BOB is designed to help get you away from home and hopefully to your bug-out location, a GHB is a bag designed to help you get home if disaster strikes while you’re away from home. A …

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How to Catch Fish

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OK, you made it. You bugged out to the wilderness or to your super-secret bug-out location. Now you need a continual food source for the long term, regardless of how big your stockpile is. One of the most touted ways pertaining to wilderness survival food is, of course, fishing. There’s absolutely no …

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Killer Urban Survival Tips

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NOTE: This article has been updated with more urban tips for your survival. Since most prepping advice is focused on wilderness survival (due to the large amount of people living in the countryside who are interested), city dwellers are a little left out when it comes to no-fluff urban advice. This is exactly why I wrote this …

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24 Urban Survival Skills You Need to Master

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While there are many survival skills one could learn, the thing is, most of them are for wilderness survival scenarios… and that’s fine, except many of us live in cities, so our needs and skillset are a little different. I decided to make a similar one just for urban scenarios. I’m doing this …

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Emergency Communications 101

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One of the most often overlooked components of an emergency plan or SHTF plan is the need for emergency communications. In today’s world, so many people have become overly dependent on cell phones for communication. In fact, there’s an entire generation of people, those born after 1995, known as Gen …

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120+ Survival Tips That May One Day Save Your Life

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When my assistant and I came up with the idea for this article, we didn’t exactly have a goal in mind BUT we knew what we wouldn’t be able to do, and that’s to gather all the survival and preparedness knowledge in a single post. That’s just impossible and all its …

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40 Ways To Kill Time after Doomsday

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The thought of not having Internet and a working cell-phone post disaster (whatever that may be), is scaryto me. Even though we humans lived for millions of years without blogs, Facebook, and Google, it’s going to be tough for most of us to kill time when there won’t be anything …

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The Best Bug Out Vehicles

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OK, I’m not going to say that there’s a perfect vehicle out there waiting for you. Instead, I’m going to give you the most important things to look at when considering one (or more!) bug out vehicle and let you figure out which one is right for, whether it’s a …

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Hurricane Preparedness 101

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It’s very sad that a destructive event such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was responsible for reminding people that they need to prepare. The vast majority of them weren’t prepared at all and the ones that made it out alive regret being unprepared to this day. Shocking Hurricane Stats the …

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6 Home Defense Guns to Protect your Family

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Some preps are perennially effective, not just in a “true” SHTF event or the End of the World as We Know It. Take for instance having a gun and the skills to use it. Reason? Sadly, evil exists in the hearts of men and there are those out there who …

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Police Brutality Cases, Stats, Videos and More

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I think we can all agree that police brutality is at an all-time high. It’s already part of the American way of life. But this isn’t how the American way of life is supposed to be, is it? There was once a revolution and I feel another one is coming… …

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Alternative Survival Weapons to Have as Back-Ups

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Having a survival weapon is an absolute necessity for camping, hiking, bushcraft, or if you’re just lost in the wilderness. Not only do you need a weapon to protect yourself from any animals or people who threaten you, you also need it to be able to hunt as well. There are …

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47 Secret Places to Hide Your Guns (Shhh!)

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Periodically, in times of societal unease caused by media coverage of mass killings and murders that is more akin to a sustained artillery bombardment, there will be plenty of saber-rattling and pearl-clutching over the subject of civilian gun ownership. This is often a result of pressure from anti-gun groups but …

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Improvise or Perish…

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You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water …

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Escaping a Bear Hug Using Simple Self-Defense

The bear hug technique is extremely dangerous simply because it’s so widely used by attackers everywhere. Reason? It assumes they grab you from behind when you least expect it, with minimal chance of you seeing them. This gives your attacker the element of surprise. Now… you’ve probably seen plenty of …

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Bartering for Preppers

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Bartering is going to be one of those skills that will almost guarantee that you and your family will not only survive, but thrive in a post-apocalyptic world. One of the most dreaded things post-disaster, following the initial death-toll, after subsequent deaths due to lack of food, water and various …

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The Yellowstone Volcano Eruption (What Are The Odds?)

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In this article I’m going to take my research beyond just the effects of a possible Yellowstone Volcano Eruption. This will put even more pressure on everyone to prepare. I’m going to tell you why you need to start preparing for a volcanic eruption in a minute but first, let’s …

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The Survival Skills Megalist

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There are two kinds of preppers: the ones that are stockpiling through the roof, and the ones who rely mostly on their knowledge of survival skills. The two schools of thought need not be exclusive, but I think just about everyone agrees that no matter how much gear you have, …

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